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But I’m not a regular restaurant; I’m a cool restaurant

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Fast Casual While the record low unemployment rate in the United States is certainly something to be celebrated, it can also cause a labor shortage for many industries. The … Continued



Restaurant Accounting Software: Which Solution is Right for You?

This article was written by Ryan McSweeney for Upserve Thank you, Upserve, for the shout out in your article on the best restaurant accounting software and solutions. Compeat is proud to make the list! Running a restaurant is not just about … Continued



Is a Restaurant Recession Coming?

This article was written by Kevin Hardy for QSR For many pundits, it’s not if, but when. Is your brand prepared? The most recent American economic cycles have been defined by extremes: One with the Great Recession (the worst downturn … Continued



The Roaring 2020s: Restaurant Predictions for the Next Decade

This article originally appeared on QSR A look at what limited-service operators should expect. Projecting likely restaurant trends over a 12-month period is an exercise that many operators and consultants are accustomed to performing. But projecting an entire decade ahead … Continued



What to Expect from the Gen Z Consumer: High-Tech Expectations and Healthier Tastes

Wondering how Generation Z will change the restaurant industry? Our CMO, Kristi Turner, shared with Nation’s Restaurant News her predictions for the newest generation of diners – including a higher focus on health and sustainability. Millennials and their taste for … Continued



7 Steps to Better Holiday Staffing

This article was written by Carol Dunnigan, SVP of People and Culture, for HR Technologist In order to find success this holiday season and maintain the right balance of customer satisfaction, employee morale and profitability, restaurant operators must work to build a … Continued



To Cater or Not to Cater? That is the Holiday Question.

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Modern Restaurant Management Catering can be a great way to increase your sales during the holiday season. You already have the commercial kitchen, staff, customer base, and the economy of scale … Continued



Eight Ways to Fill Seasonal Positions Amid Record-Low Unemployment

This article was written by Carol Dunnigan, SVP of People and Culture at Compeat, for Modern Restaurant Management With the lowest unemployment rate we’ve seen in two decades, employers are definitely feeling the fact that we are experiencing a job seekers market. … Continued



7 Tips for Creating Memorable Dining Experiences

This article was written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Hospitality  Technology The holiday season gives restaurants a perfect opportunity to entice hungry holiday shoppers into their establishments. If past years are any indication, diners could spend nearly $100 billion … Continued



Non-finance metric helped CFO diagnose strategic error

This article was written by Robert Freedman for CFO Dive Fast churn rate was key to learning software was too complex for small organizations, SaaS executive says. Years ago, when Paul Willson was overseeing the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function at … Continued



The Challenges Of Automating Restaurant AP

This article originally appeared on It may be the case that the only predictable thing about the restaurant business is… unpredictability. New menus items may be popular… or not. The Friday hot spot may be hotter than usual, with … Continued



Designing the “PERFECT” Online Menu

This article was written by Jason Hollis, Training & Implementation Lead for Compeat, for Hospitality Technology Your menu, by definition, is the list of dishes available at a restaurant. But a menu is far more important to your business than that. … Continued