Compared to other industries, restaurants see one of the highest rates of staff turnover. Student employees and seasonal workers are one the biggest reasons, but despite the seasonality of the industry, a high staff turnover rate ultimately costs you money.
What was once considered a practice for those in fringe groups of animal lovers and “tree-huggers”, the vegan diet has now blossomed into a common American lifestyle with great health benefits, and the restaurant industry has evolved along with it. Now more than ever, the vegan restaurant industry is booming.
Many restaurants have made the move to go “no tipping” in recent months. When Danny Meyer shifted his restaurants to “hospitality included” at the back half of last year, we all could have guessed the trend would catch on industry-wide. But what we might not have been able to guess is how guests were going to respond.
All around us we see payment technology booming. If you’re a restaurant that has yet to adopt this payment system as part of your business model, you might still be reluctant to take the leap. It’s just another thing to install into your daily operations system and to train your staff on. Who's got time for that?