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

June 15, 2021

Claiming Available Funds with ERTC

2:00 PM CDT

June 16, 2021

Satisfy Summer Cravings: What Consumers Want

2:00 PM CDT

June 17, 2021

Get Good @ Google

2:00 PM CDT


June 2021 Webinar Calendar

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Restaurant Revitalization Funds Q&A

Get your questions answered from our experts about recent legislation, including the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, CARES Act, PPP, EIDL and ERTC. We will review recent updates and discuss how they impact you and your employees.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
10:00 AM 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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Wednesday, June 2, 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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Thursday, June 3, 2021
10:00 AM CDT
Preparing Your Restaurant for the Summer Business Boom

Are you ready for a restaurant and foodservice boom this summer? Get prepared to handle increased volume both on- and off-premise, ramp up your staff and meet diner menu demands.

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Thursday, June 3, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Labor-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Streamlining your operations is a must – and that starts in your kitchen. Join our Food Fanatics chefs to learn how to better use products that help cut prep time and reduce labor costs, while maintaining the flavor, consistency and integrity that diners expect.

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Wednesday, June 9, 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, June 10, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Get Good @ Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook is here to stay and you cannot afford to ignore it. Learn the tips and tricks that operators use to improve your social media presence and drive order traffic.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Claiming Available Funds with ERTC

Make sure you’re not leaving any funds on the table – our team of CARES Act ROCs will walk you through the details of the most underutilized component of the CARES Act – the Employee Retention Tax Credit.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
1:00 PM CDT

Healthcare, Hospitality and College & University
Embracing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI): A Conversation About the Impact in Foodservice

Have you looked at your foodservice team? Who are you managing? The foodservice industry is typically comprised of a very diverse mix of employees ranging in age, skill, education, gender, race and cultural backgrounds. Join a conversation with industry professionals to explore your own belief system, identify how that belief system impacts leadership ability and learn how to crack the thinking code to embrace and support your diverse workforce. Lourdes Diaz, VP of Diversity and Inclusion for US Foods, and Toni Watkins, MS, RDN, System Director of Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) for Riverside Health, will lead us through this thought-provoking and stimulating conversation and provide solutions to embrace and engage your diverse foodservice workforce.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Satisfy Summer Cravings: What Consumers Want

Business is (finally) picking up! Consumers are craving fresh foods for grab-and-go and outdoor dining. Join us for tips to build a killer summer menu.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Get Good @ Google

For diners today, the search for finding their new go-to spots begins on Google. Learn how to strengthen your presence on Google for free by using Google My Business, and optimize your website to show up in search results. Want a bigger boost? You’ll also get an intro to paid search options to put your location at the top of the list.

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Your Labor-Saving Secret Weapon: Chef’s Line®

Short on staff? You’re not alone, but we can help. Get products and prep tips to help you reduce the need for staff and reduce skill gaps, while ensuring a high-quality menu.

 

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Get Good @ Instagram

Instagram is a restaurant’s best marketing tactic today, but you need a solid strategy to turn likes into loyal diners. During this session, you’ll get a content strategy, posting schedule as well as tips to make your photos #instaworthy.
 

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
3:00 PM CDT

Healthcare, Hospitality and College & University

Take Control of Your Food Waste: How to Prevent Food Waste in College & University Dining Before It Happens

Join US Foods food waste prevention partner Leanpath for this timely and informative webinar. Learn why preventing food waste is more valuable to kitchens than composting or donation, as well as the 3-step process for food waste prevention and tips you can implement today to reduce food waste. Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman and Leanpath Executive Chef Robb White will help you understand why food waste prevention matters, and the opportunities it creates to run a more efficient and sustainable kitchen.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Avoiding Potential PPP Forgiveness Pitfalls

The announcement of the Paycheck Protection Program last year was a relief to many operators, but there are things you need to be aware of in the coming months and years to guarantee forgiveness. Our CARES Act ROCs will break down all of the possible pitfalls to protect your loan forgiveness status.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
2:00 PM CDT
Preparing Your Restaurant for the Summer Business Boom

Are you ready for a restaurant and foodservice boom this summer? Get prepared to handle increased volume both on- and off-premise, ramp up your staff and meet diner menu demands.
 

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July 2021 Webinar Calendar

Thursday, July 1, 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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