Ready to Buy a New Restaurant? Consider 3 Factors First

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At a glance Schedule a consultation with Aprio today The full story: Your restaurant is your livelihood and an extension of your family. If you are a long-term owner, then you may have the good fortune of building a solid menu and a beloved group of regular clientele who keep coming back for more. At…

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Key Cybersecurity Best Practices for Restaurateurs

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At a glance Schedule a consultation with Aprio The full story: Did you know that one of the most dangerous threats to your restaurant business is one you can’t necessarily see? Cyber breaches are far more common — and far costlier — than restaurateurs realize. According to IBM, the average cost of a data breach…

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Dana Delivers: Plant-Based Food Innovation, Awareness & Advocacy

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Join Dana as she talks with Spike Mendelsohn, a television personality and chef best known for his appearance in season four of Top Chef, in the first of a two-part series. In this first part, Spike shares his food journey across continents, life as a restaurateur, and his experience with plant-based foods, and how they all have affected his career.

Get the full show notes and more resources at https://www.aprio.com/category/dana-delivers/

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Dana Delivers: Giving Back to Food Service Workers in Need

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Ever noticed the lack of options food service workers have when they face a catastrophe like a broken limb or a house fire? In today’s episode of Dana Delivers, Jen Hidinger Kendrick, co-founder of Giving Kitchen, talks about the beginning of the organization, who and how it helps, and how listeners can contribute to the cause – financially or otherwise. Jen also touches on the importance of community, especially to Giving Kitchen’s mission.

Get the full show notes and more resources at https://www.aprio.com/category/dana-delivers/

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Dana Delivers: Move Faster, Grow Smarter

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Restaurant owners walked away from the pandemic with plenty of a-ha moments and lessons learned. But for Chris Johnson, there is one lesson that is more relevant than ever: move faster.  In today’s episode of Dana Delivers, Chris — the Founder, President and CEO of Rackson Restaurants, which counts Burger King and Dave’s Hot Chicken…

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Should Your Restaurant Offer a Retirement Plan?

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At a glance The main takeaway: Restaurants have long overlooked offering a retirement plan due to the cost and compliance burden, but recent changes have made it more feasible – even beneficial – to offer savings options to employees. Impact on your business: Your restaurant could benefit from tax credits and deductions while also boosting…

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Dana Delivers: Advising for a Better Tomorrow

As a member of a family franchising legacy, Susan Black-Beth cultivated a successful career as a franchise licensee, operator and eventually investor. But in the wake of a life-changing event, she tapped into a different perspective and found a new professional purpose. In this episode of Dana Delivers, Susan, who is the Founder and Managing…

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Dana Delivers: Tips to Beat the Heat in Today’s Market

Inflation is high, supply chains are strained, and agricultural shortages are turning up the heat on restaurants and franchises. The question is, have we seen this before? What can we learn from the past to proceed with confidence in today’s volatile market? In this episode of Dana Delivers, we sit down with Kevin Burke, Managing…

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