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The Science of Menu Change

Shamrock Foods Business Insights

There are a myriad of reasons to update your menu. From small additions and subtractions to complete refreshes, changing your restaurant’s menu can be an essential step towards success of your business. Understanding the science of menu change will help you focus your menu on profitability, feasibility and sustainability.


Carryout Cocktails

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Carryout cocktails, or cocktails to-go, continue to be one of the fastest-growing foodservice trends over the past 2 years. Every day, new states are updating their state and local liquor laws to accommodate alcohol-to-go.

Get Staffed, Stay Staffed

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The past two years has radically altered just about everything we do in the restaurant industry. A few strategic steps can make it better, easier, and more fun to get staffed and stay staffed in the current employment environment.

The Knife And The Whisk

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Bo Bryant, Shamrock Restaurant Business Consultant, is back with a new way to look at labor in your kitchens. Using these two tools as our guide, Bo walks us through how to can best use labor for efficiency and cost savings.

Managing Your Menu Through Supply Chain Uncertainty

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Supply chain irregularities due to labor demand, transportation challenges, material shortages and unpredictable consumer demand are affecting restaurant operators across the globe. It’s never been more important for operators to shore-up inventory and menus to navigate product availability challenges. This quick guide helps outline strategies you can take to lessen the impact of the supply chain and put the control back into your kitchen.

How To Calculate & Manage PRD

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Meeting Per Resident Day Costs (PRD) is crucial to managing your senior living facility’s dining budget. Establishing and tracking a PRD will allow for more creative menuing and permit the use of higher-quality ingredients.

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Reduce Labor Costs and Save Time with ProClean No Boil Fryer Cleaner

Shamrock Foods Business Insights

Many of the best-run companies in our industry regularly analyze operations and procedures to determine where cost-reducing changes can be made. That’s where ProClean No Boil Fryer Cleaner comes in! A breakthrough spray-on fryer cleaner that’s simpler and faster to clean tough, cooked-on grease in the deep fryer.

Kitchen Conversations

Kitchen Conversations By Shamrock Foods: Bo Bryant

Shamrock Foods Business Insights

Bo Bryant has touched every part of the restaurant industry through his career and now helps restaurant owners navigate the challenges they are facing. He is no stranger to periods of inflation and staffing issues, so knows what areas to focus on in order to maximize profitability amidst the demands of the current economy.

Streamline IDDSI Implementation with Menu Wizard+

Shamrock Foods Business Insights

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that affects an estimated 15 million adults in the United States.* With the support of Shamrock Foods Menu Wizard+, healthcare and senior living facilities have the opportunity to easily accommodate these patients on texture-modified diets while following the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) that was introduced worldwide in 2015.