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Must-Watch Webinars

PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS
PREPARING YOUR RESTAURANT FOR THE SUMMER BUSINESS BOOM
LABOR-SAVING KITCHEN HACKS
DOING MORE WITH LESS

Cash Flow & Financial Support

CARES ACT Q&A

Our team of experts has helped operators find millions in funding through COVID-19 relief-related loans and grants.

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HOW TO CALCULATE AND MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW

Our experts will show you how to assess and calculate your cash flow, address concerns and give ideas for new revenue streams to keep you profitable.

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US FOODS® MENU PROFIT PRO

Learn how to maximize your profits through analysis of your menu, which items make you the most money and how to create menu items your diners – and your bank account – will love.

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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; together, we'll uncover more profit in your business.

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CARES Act & Relief Funds

CARES ACT Q&A

Our team of experts has helped operators find millions in funding through COVID-19 relief-related loans and grants.

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Ghost Kitchens

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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PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Your ability this season to get your off-premise offerings in front of diners could make or break your business. Learn how to leverage your website and social media to make your brand stand out, and make ordering easy and profitable.

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GHOST KITCHENS: LAUNCHING A VIRTUAL BRAND

Opening a ghost kitchen means establishing a new brand and menu that works with your existing inventory and appeals to your diner demographic. In this webinar, learn how to leverage your current ingredients, design the right menu for your audience and promote the brand digitally.

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OPERATOR ROUNDTABLE: GHOST KITCHENS

Want to know what it’s really like to open your own ghost kitchen? Our panel of operators will discuss their experiences, share tips and answer your questions on how to bring this new revenue stream to life.

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Takeout & Delivery

PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Your ability this season to get your off-premise offerings in front of diners could make or break your business. Learn how to leverage your website and social media to make your brand stand out, and make ordering easy and profitable.

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DISPOSABLES THAT DELIVER: MONOGRAM®

Disposables are more than just to-go vessels – they are an extension of your brand, help keep the integrity of the dish and can encourage repeat business. Learn how to choose the right disposables for your menu, and package food like a pro.

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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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BREAK OUT YOUR TAKEOUT IN 2021

With the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, takeout and delivery demand exploded, and it’s not going away as the nation opens. What used to be ‘nice to have’ is now a consumer standard. Make your takeout offering more competitive and profitable than ever.

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US FOODS MENU PROFIT PRO

Learn how to maximize your profits through analysis of your menu, which items make you the most money and how to create menu items your diners – and your bank account – will love.

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US FOODS MENU

Your menu is the first impression of your brand. Our Menu Design team, with expertise in menu design and high-quality printing, can help you increase revenue.

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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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Social & Digital Media Marketing

PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Your ability this season to get your off-premise offerings in front of diners could make or break your business. Learn how to leverage your website and social media to make your brand stand out, and make ordering easy and profitable.

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GHOST KITCHENS: LAUNCHING A VIRTUAL BRAND

Opening a ghost kitchen means establishing a new brand and menu that works with your existing inventory and appeals to your diner demographic. In this webinar, learn how to leverage your current ingredients, design the right menu for your audience and promote the brand digitally.

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DIGITAL FRONT DOOR TOOLKIT

Your website, social media and Google presence have never been a more crucial part of your business' success. Get a toolkit to help make your digital presence stand out from the competition.

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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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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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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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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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MAXIMIZING YOUR WEB PRESENCE

Are you getting the most out of your digital presence? With help from BentoBox, learn how to avoid top mistakes, collect data from your website, set up online and e-commerce ordering and get best practices for digital menus.

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Staffing & Labor

OPERATOR ROUNDTABLE: FEEDING CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITY

We sit down with DV8 Kitchen, Hugs Cafe and The Giving Kitchen to discuss how operators can incorporate giving back to their community into their business practices.

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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 the food tech trends you need to know to increase profit.

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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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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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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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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; together, we'll uncover more profit in your business.

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US Foods Exclusive Brands & Tools

HOW TO CALCULATE AND MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW

Our experts will show you how to assess and calculate your cash flow, address concerns and give ideas for new revenue streams to keep you profitable.
 

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BUILD A BETTER SANDWICH WITH METRO DELI®

Americans eat over 45 billion sandwiches a year. Boost your sandwich menu to increase orders and profits with premium meats and cheeses from our Metro Deli® brand.

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WHAT CONSUMERS WANT: TOP 5 MENU ITEMS TO ADD IN 2021

Diners are finally back to dining in, but what do they want to eat? Get the top must-have menu items and trends from our culinary experts, and learn how to incorporate them in your existing menu.
 

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DISPOSABLES THAT DELIVER: MONOGRAM

Disposables are more than just to-go vessels – they are an extension of your brand, help keep the integrity of the dish and can encourage repeat business. Learn how to choose the right disposables for your menu, and package food like a pro.

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US FOODS MENU PROFIT PRO

Learn how to maximize your profits through analysis of your menu, which items make you the most money and how to create menu items your diners – and your bank account – will love.

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US FOODS MENU

Your menu is the first impression of your brand. Our Menu Design team, with expertise in menu design and high-quality printing, can help you increase revenue.

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MOLLY'S KITCHEN®: DRIVING CHECK AVERAGE WITH APPETIZERS

Appetizers are a long-standing, top-profit driver for many operations. Get the latest in appetizer trends, and learn how to save time and money and increase revenue and profit, with trending starters.

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SPICE UP YOUR MENU WITH DEL PASADO®

Adding Latin flavors to your menu is easy with del Pasado®. Take advantage of global trends while saving time and labor in the back-of-house with on-trend products.

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Culinary Demos

BUILD A BETTER SANDWICH WITH METRO DELI

Americans eat over 45 billion sandwiches a year. Boost your sandwich menu to increase orders and profits with premium meats and cheeses from our Metro Deli brand.

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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.

View On Demand


DISPOSABLES THAT DELIVER: MONOGRAM

Disposables are more than just to-go vessels – they are an extension of your brand, help keep the integrity of the dish and can encourage repeat business. Learn how to choose the right disposables for your menu, and package food like a pro.

View On Demand


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.
 

View On Demand


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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SPICE UP YOUR MENU WITH DEL PASADO

Adding Latin flavors to your menu is easy with del Pasado. Take advantage of global trends while saving time and labor in the back-of-house with on-trend products.
 

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AT HOME: EASTER AND MOTHER'S DAY

Get the latest trends and inspiration from our culinary team to build on-trend Easter and Mother's Day menus. We'll include marketing tips and tools to help you promote your offerings.

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Holiday Promotions

HOLIDAY PROFITS

This holiday season will look different for you and your diners – but our experts have you covered. Learn how to create a sought-after menu and maximize takeout, family meals and meal kits for your customers’ holiday events. In this session, we will also share great “gift” ideas for your restaurant to help you boost your profits this holiday season.

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AT HOME: EASTER AND MOTHER'S DAY

Get the latest trends and inspiration from our culinary team to build on-trend Easter and Mother's Day menus. We'll include marketing tips and tools to help you promote your offerings.

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Operator Interviews & Roundtables

OPERATOR ROUNDTABLE: FEEDING CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITY

We sit down with DV8 Kitchen, Hugs Cafe and The Giving Kitchen to discuss how operators can incorporate giving back to their community into their business practices.
 

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PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Your ability this season to get your off-premise offerings in front of diners could make or break your business. Learn how to leverage your website and social media to make your brand stand out, and make ordering easy and profitable.

View On Demand


DIGITAL FRONT DOOR TOOLKIT

Your website, social media and Google presence have never been a more crucial part of your business' success. Get a toolkit to help make your digital presence stand out from the competition.

View On Demand


OPERATOR ROUNDTABLE: GHOST KITCHENS

Want to know what it’s really like to open your own ghost kitchen? Our panel of operators will discuss their experiences, share tips and answer your questions on how to bring this new revenue stream to life.

View On Demand


MAXIMIZING YOUR WEB PRESENCE

Are you getting the most out of your digital presence? With help from BentoBox, learn how to avoid top mistakes, collect data from your website, set up online and e-commerce ordering and get best practices for digital menus.

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Restaurant Technology

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 the food tech trends you need to know to increase profit.

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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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US FOODS MENU PROFIT PRO

Learn how to maximize your profits through analysis of your menu, which items make you the most money and how to create menu items your diners – and your bank account – will love.
 

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RESY: RESERVATIONS AND TABLE MANAGEMENT

Reopening 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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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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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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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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CHOWNOW

Are you making the most of the online ordering boom? Our CHECK partners at ChowNow will help you show up everywhere. From Google search to Instagram ordering, they have the tools to help you break up with costly third-party apps.

 

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MAXIMIZING YOUR WEB PRESENCE

Are you getting the most out of your digital presence? With help from BentoBox, learn how to avoid top mistakes, collect data from your website, set up online and e-commerce ordering and get best practices for digital menus.

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Consumer Trends

WHAT CONSUMERS WANT: TOP 5 MENU ITEMS TO ADD IN 2021

Diners are finally back to dining in, but what do they want to eat? Get the top must-have menu items and trends from our culinary experts, and learn how to incorporate them in your existing menu.

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Operations Support

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 the food tech trends you need to know to increase profit.

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HOW TO CALCULATE AND MANAGE YOUR CASH FLOW

Our experts will show you how to assess and calculate your cash flow, address concerns and give ideas for new revenue streams to keep you profitable.
 

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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.

View On Demand


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.

View On Demand


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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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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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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COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES, HEALTHCARE & HOSPITALITY

RECOVER AND REOPEN: C&U, HOSPITALITY AND HEALTHCARE

Foodservice operators are dealing with unique challenges in the post–COVID-19 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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Spanish Translations

REOPENING SAFELY: WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE

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RUN A PROFITABLE KITCHEN

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STAY CONNECTED THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

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ACCELERATING TAKEOUT

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PAUSED – TEMPORARILY SHUTTING DOWN

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