US Foods® Webinars

We have created a number of informative webinars covering a range of topics to help you make it. To join one of our upcoming webinars, see dates, times and topics below and register to attend. Or you can watch any of our previously recorded webinars on demand. 

we can help you with reopening, recovery, CARES ACT/PPP, staffing, takeout and delivery 
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Ghost Kitchens, TAKEOUT & DELIVERY


Ghost Kitchens

What is a Ghost Kitchen and is it right for you? We dive into the benefits of adding a virtual, carryout and delivery-only restaurant concept within your existing kitchen. Learn how you can grow revenue fast and increase diner frequency while maximizing your current inventory and back-of-house.

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Monday, October 26, 4:00 PM CDT

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Accelerating Takeout

Learn from our Restaurant Operations Consultants and Food Fanatics Chefs how to quickly ramp up your takeout and delivery program.

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REOPENING SAFELY, CLOSING TEMPORARILY & CASH FLOW


PAUSED – Temporarily Shutting Down

Many operators are struggling to manage their operations safely, with the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to handle common situations that keep you up at night. What do you do when an employee tests positive, or if you’re forced to close your indoor dining room? How should you communicate changes to your employees and customers? Get support from our experts.

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¡PAUSA! Controlando un Cierre Temporero

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Resy: Reservations and Table Management

Re-opening for dine-in can present many challenges, but stressing over unpredictable walk-in traffic doesn’t have to be one of them. Our CHECK® Business Tools partners at Resy join us to discuss how their platform can help streamline your front-of-house.

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Reopening Safely: What You Can Do to Prepare

As some states are releasing plans to reopen, our Restaurant Operations Consultants will review tips to help you prepare to reopen your restaurant accordingly. This will include guidance and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Restaurant Association.

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Recover and Reopen: C&U, Hospitality and Healthcare

Foodservice operators are dealing with unique challenges in the Post-Covid world. Learn how to reopen each zone within your operation safely, and how to rethink your business model to adapt to changing needs. Our Food Fanatics® culinary experts will also show you how to leverage your existing food packaging to go contactless while maintaining a quality dining experience. As always, we will leave time for a Q&A session with panelists from your industry to answer any of your questions.

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Managing CMS Regulations for Success in Today's Environment - Healthcare

This webinar, Managing CMS Regulations for Success in Today’s Environment, will offer an important update on CMS regulations impacting foodservice departments. Learn how to navigate through the current survey process that every operator can benefit from. Get up to speed on the most frequent citation trends seen across the United States, and learn where to locate the current and anticipated Phase 3 regulatory rollout.

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Thursday, October 22, 1:00 PM CDT

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Operationalizing the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI), Part 1 - Healthcare

Part 1 of Operationalizing the International Dysphasia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) will be a live panel session. The panel will share their experiences executing this new diet modification system through all phases of the transition. Through their stories, learn about best practices for considerations, influence, outcomes and impact. Be sure to participate in both parts of the two-part series.

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Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 PM CST

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Operationalizing the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI), Part 2 - Healthcare

Join us in Part 2 of Operationalizing IDDSI for a chef-led demonstration of food manipulation through the different IDDSI levels. Testing methodologies and approved documentation processes will be demonstrated. Learn about challenges, best practices for equipment and organizing records.

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Wednesday, December 16, 1:00 PM CST

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Increasing Revenue and Profitability


New! Speed Scratch

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, October 28, 2:00 PM CDT

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Metrics that Matter

Most operators know how to calculate prime costs of the business, but you may be missing the numbers that really drive profit. In this webinar, we’ll look at critical metrics like table turns, server productivity, labor scheduling and guest count. It’s more important than ever to know the full scope of your cost-to-revenue ratio, so let’s uncover more profit in your business together.

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BentoBox: Website Design

In a digital world, your website is your new front door. Website design, powered by BentoBox, can make sure your website highlights everything you have to offer, and makes updates a breeze. Build a better website and increase dine-in, takeout and delivery sales.

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Homebase: Team Management and Staffing

To help you manage the daily changes in the restaurant industry, Homebase provides tools to help you change schedules on the fly, streamline payroll, hire additional staff and get expert HR tips from live advisors. Join our experts to make staff management easy.

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Toast Point of Sale

Over 80% of restaurant operators know the right technology can increase sales, but most don't have the right systems in place. In this webinar, we take you through the Toast Point of Sale (POS) platform – designed to connect your systems, help you boost revenue, make off-premise a breeze and manage your staff.

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Run a Profitable Kitchen

From receiving to storage, from prep to plating, your kitchen is where a profitable operation starts. Our Food Fanatics Chefs will show you how to reopen with a profitable kitchen in the new normal. We'll discuss the keys to kitchen efficiency, streamlining your menu, and how to stand out from your competitors to give diners what they want now.

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ENGINEERING A MORE PROFITABLE MENU

Our Food Fanatics Chefs and Restaurant Operations Consultants will show you how to crunch the numbers to create a more profitable menu that works for your business in the new normal.

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Moving Forward: Calculating Cash Flow

To help ensure you can weather the COVID-19 pandemic, our Restaurant Operations Consultants will review tools and best practices to calculate your cash flow and manage your operations accordingly.

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CARES ACT/ PPP and Families First (FFCRA) Act


CARES Act and FFCRA Q&A

Get your questions answered from our experts about recent legislation including the CARES Act, PPP and Families First Coronavirus Act. We will review recent updates and discuss how they impact you and your employees.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2:00 PM CDT

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MARKETING Tips, SOCIAL MEDIA & Google


New! Get Good @ Instagram

Instagram can be 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 and posting schedule, as well as tips to make your photos #instaworthy.

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Thursday, October 29, 10:00 AM CDT

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Get Good @ Google

Today, diners begin their search on Google to find new go-to spots. Learn how to strengthen your presence on Google (for free!) by using Google My Business, as well as how to optimize your website to show up in search results. Want a bigger boost? You’ll also get an introduction to paid search options, so you can put your location at the top of the list.

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Friday, October 30, 10:00 AM CDT

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BOOSTED: A SOCIAL MEDIA HOW-TO FOR RESTAURANTS

Our Restaurant Operations Consultants will walk you through the essentials of successful social media messaging, including how to boost posts, create an Instagram Story, set up a Facebook menu and more.

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Wednesday, October 28, 10:00 AM CDT

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Stay Connected Through Social Media

Our Restaurant Operations Consultants will share social media best practices, including how to create engaging content and stay connected to your customers during this COVID-19 crisis.

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