Blog

The Importance of a Healthy Corporate Culture

Tagged in: , , , , , , , , , ,

Dental, medical, paid time off, 401K…these are the usual benefits you might see listed on a job ad. However, as more and more companies compete for top talent, extra incentives are increasing. Many employers are now offering their staff additional perks such as tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, on-site gyms, and free meals, to name a few. Corporate perks are not only a way to attract good candidates, but it can define your company culture—its values and what it stands for. Many companies want to create a nurturing work environment that balances work and life while promoting positivity and productivity….

Read More
3pd Food Delivery

What Is Your Delivery Strategy?

Food delivery is now more common and convenient than ever, and modern technology has made it easier for people to access food no matter where they are.  Many restaurants stumble because they do not have their restaurants properly set up for delivery.  Restaurants operators who have a sound delivery strategy realize 20+% of sales towards…

Read More...
Straw ban

Innovations in Non-Plastics

Last Monday was Earth Day – this worldwide event is to bring awareness of the importance of environmental protection. That awareness also extends to the foodservice industry. On Monday, April 22, 2019 (coinciding with Earth Day) the City of Los Angeles put a new ordinance into effect, aimed at reducing single-use plastic waste. This new…

Read More...

How Much Can You Afford to Spend On Occupancy Costs?

We have found that many operators and startups don’t have all the financial tools at their disposal to calculate what they can afford to spend on occupancy costs. Often they are given a cost per square foot AND an additional CAM charge (common area and maintenance) OR a Triple net fee (which includes all taxes)…

Read More...
Restaurant branding

Restaurant Branding for Startups

You’ve had a dream of owning your own restaurant for what seems like forever, and now things are finally coming into place. You have your funding, your location, and your menu. But how will you make your restaurant memorable? Will your brand be one that stands out from the crowd, or will it merely be…

Read More...
Regional Pizzas

New Pizza Concepts We Love

How did you celebrate this month’s holiday? No, not Valentine’s Day. We’re not talking about President’s Day either. For us, National Pizza Day, inspired us to recollect and celebrate some of our favorite pizza concepts, including one we recently helped to get off the ground!  We don’t like to brag, but at Synergy, we have…

Read More...
restaurant shift scheduling

Effective Labor Scheduling Can Boost Restaurant Efficiency

Labor is an expensive aspect of running a restaurant and restaurant staff scheduling has an immense impact on whether or not your operation runs efficiently. How much time are you spending on scheduling? How do you intelligently streamline scheduling and employee communication? How do you manage last-minute phone calls and shift swaps? Let’s start with…

Read More...