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3 Types of Business Security Systems to Help Deter Criminals

Why is it important that your business is protected by a security system?  Having a business security system is not just a good idea, it’s essential. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in 2019 there were over 1.1 million burglaries in the United States and burglary victims suffered an estimated $3 billion in property losses. Do you want to take that chance? A business security system will give you peace of mind that your business is protected. 

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The Importance of Personalized Loyalty Programs

Repeat customers are what keeps many restaurants going. One way to show appreciation is through a carefully crafty loyalty program. Loyalty programs have been around for a while. If you’re a restaurant owner, you probably already have some variation of one. But have you ever considered taking your loyalty program to the next level? Do you even know where to start?

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Most Common Fire Hazards in Your Commercial Kitchen

This entry is part of 15 in the series Fire Prevention

A United States Fire Administration report found that nearly 5,900 restaurant fires occur every year, causing around 75 injuries and more than $172 million in damage. Fires are a serious liability, so learn here about the most flammable items in your commercial kitchen and tips to prevent your livelihood from going up in flames.

Read, ‘Creosote in Your Restaurant, Not Just in Your Chimney.’

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3 Tips to Making the Most of Your Employee Benefits

Benefits are a great tool for a company to attract candidates and retain employees but did you know that the majority of  employees don’t actually understand their benefits? In fact, up to 80% of companies report that their employees do not open or read benefit materials. So, how can we help? Below we will discuss three tips to help you make the most out of your employee benefits.

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What is a Ghost Kitchen & What Does it Mean For The Restaurant Industry?

Ghost kitchens have been making quite a splash in the restaurant industry for the past few years. This new trend, however, is not something to be feared — quite the opposite, in fact. Ghost kitchens present
opportunities for aspiring restaurateurs to get involved by making it easier to enter the market and
minimizing risk. Established restaurants are also jumping on this opportunity to stay nimble in a fluctuating market. Here, we’ll go over what ghost kitchens are and what implications they carry.

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7 Steps for Practicing Commercial Fryer Safety

This entry is part of 18 in the series Safe With Society

Using a deep fryer in a commercial kitchen can be a dangerous and daunting task. Fried food is popular in the U.S. and it’s no secret that the deep fryer is a cornerstone of most restaurant kitchens in America. Commercial fryers typically hold around six gallons of piping hot oil at a temperature of 375 degrees, making it immensely important to handle with care.

Whether you are churning out french fries to accompany a burger or fancy crab cakes, it’s important to train and empower employees to operate this dangerous piece of equipment safely.

Read, ‘Fire Prevention Maintenance for Deep Fryers

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How to Stay Safe While Working From Home

This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series Safe With Society

More employees are working remotely from home than ever before. We’ve discussed the challenges of keeping remote staff engaged, but have you considered the unique hazards for employees working from home? They may not be as obvious, but there are several potential hazards and risks that remote employees should be aware of when working from home.

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5 Ideas for Keeping Your Restaurant Bustling This Winter

Winter is a tough season. It’s no secret that the colder months bring a fresh set of challenges for bars and restaurants. In an effort to continue to serve up good eats, no matter the weather, restaurants may want to seriously consider allocating resources towards digital efforts. Here are 5 tips to keep your restaurant bustling this winter:

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Safeguarding Your Outdoor Dining Area

This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series Safe With Society

People enjoy spending time outdoors to lower stress and boost their mood. The same can be said for dining – you may attract more customers to your restaurant with outdoor seating. Serving customers in an outdoor space may be appealing, but it’s not as simple as just taking a few tables and chairs outside the main building. Below are a few tips to make sure that you’re providing the best experience possible to your patrons. Before taking any action, it is recommended to consult with all local authorities, your attorney, and your insurance agent.

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Employee Burnout: Signs & Tips to Prevent It

Did you know that 77% of professionals have experienced burnout at their current job? Poor mental health can negatively affect an employee’s performance, engagement with coworkers, and their physical capability and daily functioning on the job. Recognizing the signs of employee burnout will allow an employer to address and prevent burnout. Let’s take a look at the signs of employee burnout and how to prevent it from happening.

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