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Bar & Restaurant Industry Standards – Where do You Rank?

restaurant cost percentages

Let me ask you an important question: How intimate are you with your restaurant cost percentages? Or is there no intimacy at all? Do you just ignore them? Neglect them? Do you keep putting off getting to know them, like pulling weeds from your garden?  Ok, that was five questions, but when you neglect things that …

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7 Steps to Lowering Your Bar & Food Costs NOW!

THE COST PERCENTAGE MYTH If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me how to lower their bar and food cost percentage, I could have purchased my bourbon Slushee machine by now, but since nobody gives me nickels for such questions, I’ll have to be content with making my own Basil Hayden Slurpees …

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Pour Cost % vs. Variance %: Which One is Better?

November 23, 2017 |Dave Allred 95% of bar/restaurant owners rely on pour cost percentage from their liquor inventory to determine the financial status and health of their bar.  There’s nothing wrong with that, but I’m here to tell you that cost percentage is not the holy grail to determining what’s going on in the trenches. Variance percentage …

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