Mother’s Day is the biggest brunch holiday. Be prepared for success with these labor-saving ideas and tips.
Cross-train employees to perform different tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and serving. This allows you to have a smaller staff size and gives employees more opportunities to learn new skills
Automate Ordering and Payment Processes
Utilize pre-made or semi-prepared ingredients to reduce the amount of prep work required for menu items. This can save time and money on labor costs. Products like Bountiful Harvest Refrigerated Diced Potatoes and Hash Browns, Fair Meadow Liquid Eggs, Markon Ready-Set-Serve, and Prairie Creek Fully cooked Bacon are our Business Resource team’s favorite recommendations.
Use Pre-Made or Semi-Prepared Ingredients
Utilize pre-made or semi-prepared ingredients to reduce the amount of prep work required for menu items. This can save time and money on labor costs. Products like Bountiful Harvest Refrigerated diced potatoes and hash browns, Fair Meadow liquid eggs, Markon Ready-Set-Serve veggies, and Prairie Creek fully-cooked bacon are our Business Resource team’s favorite recommendations.
Reduce Menu Items
Simplify the menu and reduce the number of items offered to streamline kitchen operations and reduce labor costs.
Implement Lean Management Practices
Adopt lean management practices such as minimizing waste, reducing inventory, and optimizing work processes. This can help improve efficiency and reduce labor costs.
Implement Efficient Scheduling
Use scheduling software to optimize staffing based on peak business hours and customer traffic. This helps ensure that there is always enough staff to handle busy periods, while minimizing labor costs during slow periods.
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