Operating Safely

NEW CHALLENGES?

WE’RE SERVING NEW SOLUTIONS.

You’ve made it through a lot. Now, you’re facing a whole new set of challenges, like labor shortages, food shortages and constantly changing service demands. The good news is, we have solutions to help you prevail. Tap into our support, ideas and expert advice. Let’s continue to make it – together.


Schedule a free consultation with a Food Fanatics® Chef or Restaurant Operations Consultant in your area for help with anything – from menu planning, to P&L strategy, to takeout and delivery.

2022 trends

REGISTER FOR A LIVE WEBINAR OR WATCH ON DEMAND

These webinar sessions, with Q&A, will help you increase revenue and operate safely.

Go Green to Get in the Black
Don’t miss out on these tips to go green! Join us for this upcoming FREE session in honor of Earth Day. We will be covering how you can go green without cutting into your profits, easy ways your operation can be more eco-friendly, how to market your sustainable initiatives, how consumers are demanding sustainability, as well as the products they will pay a premium for.
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Patio Season
The warmer months are approaching, and that means one thing – patio season! Learn how to prepare your operation for the business boom this spring and summer with staffing, product and technology solutions. This session will help you find inspiration for refreshing your beverage program with killer cocktails and mocktails and show you all the must-have patio items for 2022!
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A Service with No Staff
Can’t find anyone to hire? Try filling your job openings with technology instead. Together, we’ll walk through a consumer’s service experience at an operation that uses technology in place of staff. You will see how you can still extend hospitality without as many human touchpoints.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The Labor Equation
Calculating labor costs isn’t as straightforward as it used to be – product selection can have just as much impact on your labor costs as poor scheduling! In this free session, our experts will tell you how you can expect your profit and loss statement to evolve with the changing labor market, and you will walk away with tips to prepare you for that coming change.
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SOLUTIONS FOR LABOR AND SUPPLY CHALLENGES

Start here for help with hiring and retaining staff and with building a menu with labor-saving ingredients.

ADD NEW PRODUCTS. ADD NO LABOR
Add back-of-house, made-from-scratch flavor to your menu, without adding staff, with labor-saving Scoop™ products.
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PREP-SAVING PRODUCE CALCULATOR
Our ready-to-use produce saves you time, money and staffing worries. Find out just how much with our new custom Prep-Saving Calculator.
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BUILD BETTER LTOs, SEASONAL AND HOLIDAY MENUS

HOLIDAY AND SEASONAL LTOs
Get profitable LTO strategies and tips for upcoming food and seasonal holidays.
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USE FOOD HOLIDAYS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
Food holidays can be a strategic way to attract new customers. Use this national food holiday calendar to find marketing opportunities for your restaurant.
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TIPS FOR DINE-IN, TAKEOUT, DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Capacity restrictions have lifted, and outdoor dining season is upon us. Prepare for increased traffic with these resources.

HEED THIS
Get advice from an in-the-trenches pro,
US Foods® Restaurant Operations Consultant leader Lance Reynolds.
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A GUIDE TO GREAT OUTDOOR DINING
Learn how restaurants have expanded to keep
al fresco dining all year.
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MARKETING AND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

Looking for help with social media? Need a new menu? Fed up with your old POS system? Find solutions!

Marketing Signage
Need social distancing decals? Keep guests aware of your protocols with these floor decals and other signage.
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FIVE WAYS TO STEP UP YOUR SEO
Building SEO value for your restaurant begins with loving your website. Learn how to improve your bottom line by maximizing your website.
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RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS RESOURCES

Find guides, how-to's and templates for all things operations – operating safely, temporarily closing, managing cash flow and more.

BACK TO BETTER BASICS
Learn how to re-examine essential business practices to ensure success with this article from Spring 2021 Food Fanatics magazine. Find out more details here.
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THE HIRING UN-FREEZE
Find out how you can build a stronger foodservice team in a post-pandemic world. Get all the details here or in the Spring 2021 Food Fanatics magazine.
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MULTI-UNIT, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY, HEALTHCARE AND HOSPITALITY RESOURCES

REOPENING/RECOVERY BLUEPRINT
Discover your guide to the changing landscape of foodservice management within universities, hospitals and hotels. Get guidance on reopening requirements, best practices and more for your operation post-pandemic. We aim to bring you personalized solutions that fit your specific needs.
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Operationalizing the international dysphagia diet standardization initiative (iddsi), part 1 - healthcare
Part 1 of Operationalizing the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) was a live panel session. The panel will share their experiences executing this new diet modification system through all phases of the transition.
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