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Maximize Profitability: Streamline Your Spend Management with Technology

Foodservice spend management is the process by which businesses in the foodservice industry manage and control their food and non-food costs. The goal of foodservice spend management is to maximize profitability by controlling costs while maintaining the quality of food and service. The foodservice industry is highly competitive, with many variables that can affect profitability, including food costs, labor costs, and overhead expenses. Therefore, foodservice spend management is a critical component of your business success. The process of foodservice spend management typically involves several steps, including: Budgeting: Developing a budget for food and beverage costs based on historical data, menu offerings, and projected sales. Menu engineering: Analyzing the menu to determine which items are most profitable and adjusting menu prices, portion sizes, and offerings accordingly. Vendor management: Evaluating vendor pricing and quality, negotiating contracts, and managing relationships with vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products. Inventory management: Monitoring

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Benefits of a Foodservice Operator Partnering with Buyers Edge Platform

Foodservice operators make up a critical part of the supply chain. Think about it – you use manufacturer products in a variety of different ways throughout your operation. You are the end of the chain destination where customers purchase the final goods. Without operators like you, manufacturers and distributors would be sitting on mountains of unused product. But, how do you know what products to use and if you are getting a good price? How do you identify the right suppliers for your operation’s unique needs? The answer is by partnering with a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). A GPO is an entity that is created to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members. Help In Every Area of Your Operation Foodservice operations include more than just a back-of-house. You have areas such as


Technology Over Tradition: Why Restaurants Should Automate As Much As They Can

In a world of technological marvels such as automated virtual assistants, self-driving vehicles, and drone delivery, why would anyone want to manually run their restaurant the old fashioned way? If you haven’t already, it’s time to adapt to a more digital world and take what once were manual processes and turn them into a more streamlined way of operating. There are many different areas of your restaurant where technology can be adopted to make the workload on your staff a lot lighter and easier. From the back-of-house to the front-of-house, technology is the answer to creating a more efficient environment. When candidates see that your restaurant uses different technology solutions throughout the operation, it lets them know you’re prioritizing technology over traditional ways of operating, making things quicker and easier for them. Using technology could make your restaurant stand out from others, be the deciding factor for foodservice workers applying