Operating Safely

WEBINARS FOR RESTAURANTS AND FOODSERVICE OPERATORS

Below, you’ll find live and on-demand webinars that span a wide range of topics to help you increase revenue and operate safely. All our live sessions have Q&A sessions with our experts. If you’d like to schedule free 1-on-1 time with a Restaurant Operations Consultant (ROC), Food Fanatics® Chef or Specialist, you can do it here.

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This Week's Webinars

October 19, 2021

The Secret Solution to Attracting Diners and Prospective Employees

2:00 PM CDT

October 20, 2021

Next-Gen Ideas for Next-Gen Diners

2:00 PM CDT

October 21, 2021

Keys to Creating a Culture that Drives Results

2:00 PM CDT


OCTOBER 2021 Webinar Calendar

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
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 touch points.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Adding It All Up with US Foods® Inventory

Take control of your food cost and inventory. Get a live demo on how to do inventory the right way with our free tool for US Foods® customers.

 

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Thursday, October 7, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
“Market Price:” Managing Supply Concerns and Market Conditions with Your Menu

Your menu is the key to your operation’s success. It impacts customer ordering decisions, determines your inventory and can make or break your profitability. Join our experts to learn how menu development and design can help you manage current market conditions.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
The Gift of Profit: Building a Low-Labor Menu for the Holidays

Do your current staffing challenges have you worrying about how to successfully execute service during the busy holiday season? Our Food Fanatics Chefs are here to help with product ideas and tips and tricks for creating low-labor menus for catering, family meals or meal kits!
 

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Thursday, October 14, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Payroll and Tip-Pooling 101: What You Need to Know

Ensure you are compliant with changing compensation guidelines from the Department of Labor. Our experts will review tip-credits, help you determine if tip-pooling is right for you, and discuss the various payroll laws we’re seeing across the country and how you can stay on top of them.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
The Secret Solution to Attracting Diners and Prospective Employees

Great reviews are a powerful way to attract diners and staff! Learn how to manage and increase reviews across Google, Facebook and Yelp, and how to leverage them on your website and social media.
 

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Next-Gen Ideas for Next-Gen Diners

Operators need to differentiate themselves from their competition and serve food that is social media-worthy and socially conscious, to attract more diners and chefs – especially those of the next generation. Learn how to upgrade your youth appeal now.

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Keys to Creating a Culture That Drives Results

If you’re not looking at what you offer potential employees beyond pay, you may be missing out on qualified candidates! Learn what job seekers are looking for, and how a renewed focus on company culture can help you attract top talent and improve your metrics across the board!

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
3:00 PM CDT
9 Reasons Why:
The Urgency of Food Waste Prevention in College & University Dining

At a time when the foodservice industry is being asked to do more with even less, the labor efficiencies, financial savings and sustainability benefits from food waste prevention aren’t nice-to-haves – they’re a necessity. In this fast-paced 45-minute webinar, Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman will review the growing body of research that makes the financial, environmental and social case for food waste prevention; see how labor is wasted when food is wasted; and how food waste prevention aligns with your campus carbon-reduction goals.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Building Your Customer Base with Facebook

Get access to an entire database of potential customers right through your Facebook page! We’ll walk through some of the essentials needed to improve your presence on this platform, as well as dive into Business Suite, so that you can make sure your posts get seen by the right people every time.
 

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Thursday, October 28, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Doing More with Less

Making your operation more efficient and profitable is a challenge. Our team outlines new tech trends for smarter staffing, online and handheld ordering, takeout and food tech trends you need to increase profit.
 

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NOVEMBER 2021 Webinar Calendar

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Google My Business: Showing Up When It Matters Most

For diners today, the search for their next meal begins on Google. Learn how to strengthen your presence on Google with a free Google My Business Profile, and we’ll show you the marketing opportunity that exists when you are able to view and respond to insights from Google users.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Now Hiring?!

For the first time in a long year, you need to increase staff. Learn how to get back to recruiting, hiring, training and retaining an all-star staff, while keeping the P&L in check.
 

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Don’t Let the Season Scare You

Your customers may hibernate this winter, but your business doesn’t have to. With more than 8,000 virtual “ghost” restaurants now operating in the US, learn how you can jump on the virtual brand bandwagon and get yours up and running quickly to ensure that your winter sales don’t suffer!

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