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After months of adhering to only takeout and delivery mandates, restaurants in nearly all 50 states are now allowed to offer dine-in service as long as they comply with the regulations outlined by their local government. Georgia was the first state to reopen its dining rooms in late April, while Massachusetts just reintroduced indoor dining on June 22. Of course, it’s not business, as usual, any longer. The dine-in options come with restrictions, so owners must consult with their local health agencies for guidelines. Generally, however, you will come across rules like these: Required cloth-facial coverings for staff and encourage patrons to wear these as well…

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How to Choose a Restaurant Consultant

Any qualified restaurant consultant brings experience, credibility and the ability to find information most restaurant owners never access. Consultants can advise restaurant owners on a variety of issues including menu design, concept development, interior spaces, development assistance, financial information services and real estate. Our product, or deliverable, can take the form of a written report…

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Synergy Restaurant Consultants Announces Strategic Alliance with Scarpello Consulting

The IRS has released industry specific guidance regarding cost segregation studies in the restaurant industry. Now restaurant owners/operators can accelerate depreciation on 20-40% of total building costs. The IRS has released industry specific guidance regarding cost segregation studies in the restaurant industry. Now restaurant owners/operators can accelerate depreciation on 20-40% of total building costs. Dean…

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North To Alaska To Fine Tune Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria

Synergy Restaurant Consultants was recently retained for operations assessment by Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria in Anchorage, AK. While Joe White is pleased that his sales are up, a great place to be in this economy, he felt things could be much better. And he felt like he was stuck in a rut and in need of…

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Billion Dollar Restaurant Supply Chain Management Veteran and Procurement Guru Joins The Synergy Restaurant Consulting Team

Industry experts Synergy Restaurant Consultants are pleased to announce that Jim Campbell, Restaurant Supply Chain Management Veteran and Procurement Guru will join the Synergy Restaurant Consulting Team. “Jim brings an incredible amount of restaurant supply chain management knowledge and experience to our team and will be a tremendous resource to our clients,” says Dean Small,…

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Synergy Gets Fired Up

Fired Up Inc., parent of the 170-unit casual-dining Johnny Carino’s Country Italian chain, has retained Synergy Restaurant Consultants to enhance and accelerate the brand with their  menu development, unique restaurant expertise and creativity.  “At Carino’s, we maintain a very aggressive development schedule, and since we have been working with Dean and Danny, our menu efforts…

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Historic Parkland Memorial Hospital Deeply Rooted In American History Looks To Upgrade Operations, Innovate Retail Foodservice

Realizing the importance of high staff morale, and high quality ‘fuel’ for all guests, the Executive Staff decided to try a different, more innovative approach to what is really a Hospital Food Court. Because the majority of Operations Assessment projects Synergy completes involve the commercial restaurant segment, the Parkland team decided that a totally different,…

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