Improving Employee Performance: Your Staff & Your POS System

Employee Loyalty – a Business Essential

Drawing from my own experience as a pizza restaurant employee, both production and management teams say that having loyal employees will not only save you money but will make you money. Employees can be tricky! They are real people with real problems and real lives. If we are completely honest restaurant employees do more work…

Thrive & Buckaroos Slices and Scoops

Thriving with Thrive!! Or…The Gift That Kept Us Going

Reposted from the official blog of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops , published September 29, 2019.   The story of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops would not be complete without the inclusion of this very special episode, and it is part of the saga we kept quiet until this post.   It was the biggest surprise in this particular…


5 Ways Restaurants Can Beat the Big Guys

With more and more major chain restaurants opening every day, independent and small chain eateries across the nation are turning to new strategies to help them compete against major brands. Here’s a look at how today’s technology and modern marketing strategies help small businesses thrive in a highly competitive market.

Suggestive Selling with Thrive Online

Increasing Restaurant Ticket Averages

Perhaps you’ve read the studies. Certainly you’ve heard it from online ordering providers. Restaurants embrace online ordering in part because ticket averages are higher.  But is this pure magic?  Do customers automatically order more just because they are ordering online?  Is it guaranteed to work for your restaurant?

Smart Ways to Increase Summertime Pizza Sales

Ah summertime. The kids are out of school and the temperatures are rising. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Americans consume over 3 billion pizzas each year. The only thing is, most pizzas are not sold during the summer months. In fact, the biggest delivery days are Halloween, Thanksgiving, Super Bowl Sunday, New…


Tools That Keep Pizzeria’s Productivity Cooking!

Tools that aid in the Productivity of Pizzeria’s   I’ve worked in several restaurants and pizzerias, and from my experience, I can say that the biggest enemy of productivity is inadequate and faulty equipment. When we think of productivity, we generally think of employee production, but an individual’s production is merely a cog in the…