Stop throwing money away: Cost your Menu

In all likelihood, your most immediate opportunity to improve your restaurant’s financial performance is to better control your Cost of Goods Sold (“COGS” – the cost of all your menu’s ingredients).  Time after time, we see well run restaurants literally leave money on the table when it read more

Mei Mei Shakes It Up

Mei Mei is more than a great restaurant, they are great story-tellers.  As long-time food system activists, they’ve integrated their values into their sourcing.  Their mission is inspiring:

We’re on a mission to provide not only great food and wonderful service, but also a thoughtfully read more

Rethink Restaurants

The $2,800 Strawberries

As anyone who has worked with, managed or owned a restaurant can tell you, the business is very much a game of pennies.  Over the course of a year, a popular dish is prepared and served hundreds or even thousands of times. read more

a millennial management strategy by rethink restaurants

Empowering WE: A Millennial Management Strategy

If you’re involved in business or management, it’s likely that you’ve had a discussion recently about Millennials in the workplace.  To be sure, it’s a trendy topic and one that carries increasing importance as the demographics of the workforce shift.  I’ve seen managers strategize, lament read more