As part of the “Why is food so expensive in restaurants?” series, I am examining the difference between shopping for a restaurant and your last trip to a grocery store. Guests will often compare the prices on the menu at a restaurant to the prices they see at the grocery store. This fails to take into account the differences between the way a family shops for groceries and the way that restaurants must shop. The additional expenses that a restaurant must pay adds to the prices they charge on the menu. It is important to understand this when understanding the cost of food at a restaurant and why they offer a much better value than you might think. Learn more about the price of food at restaurants.
Why Restaurants Pay More For Food
About David HaydenRestaurant industry professional helping small restaurants with their training, operations, and marketing needs. Author of Tips2: Tips For Increasing Your Tips and Building Your Brand With Facebook. You can also visit my other websites and blogs at: http://www.tips2book.com http://www.restaurant-marketing-plan.com http://www.themanagersoffice.com http://www.tipssquared.com http://www.foodieknowledge.com http://www.restaurantlaughs.com http://www.tipsfortips.wordpress.com
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David Hayden was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He took his first serving job in 1996. Since that time, he has worked for over a dozen different restaurant companies. He has held both hourly and salaried positions at independent and corporate restaurants. He has waited on over 100,000 guests and trained hundreds of servers. He has been named "Best Server in Kansas City" the last three years by the local weekly paper.