Controlling Food Costs In A Restaurant

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Anyone who has ever run a quick-service or full-service restaurant knows just how big of a factor food costs are to their ultimate success. While the industry, especially quick-service restaurants, presents unique challenges for staffing, most owners would say that controlling food costs is one of the most important keys to running a profitable restaurant. This is due to slim margins (research by the National Restaurant Association has the average profit per dollar in food service at about .05!) and the sheer percentage of costs represented by food. Read More