The Avero Blog

Hospitality industry trends, best practices, events and more

How Your Restaurant Can Use Big Data [A Beginner's Guide]

November 03, 2017 | By Adam Sanders


It can appear scary and daunting, but it’s not. You may not be a “techie person”, but it doesn’t matter. People may tell you it’s only for big restaurants, but they’re wrong. Big Data can help your restaurant succeed. In fact, Fast Company.

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Food Waste Out To Get You This Halloween? Run To Your POS Data!

October 31, 2017 | By Adam Sanders

What does it matter when the last three mackerel servings go in the trash bin at the end of service, or if you bought a few too many carrots in this week’s order? Well, it matters a lot. 40% of food goes unused each year, and the amount of waste.

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3 Simple Tips To Manage Commodity Food Costs

October 24, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf
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Best Practices for Social Media: Twitter

October 05, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf


What is the quickest way to engage with your customers on social media? The answer is Twitter.

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September 2017 Avero Index

October 03, 2017 | By Isa Gomez

The Avero Index tracks year-over-year same-store sales performance of restaurants representing different cuisines, venue types, and average checks, nationally and in several specific markets.

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Motivation 101: Keeping Your Front Line Employees Engaged & Selling

September 29, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf

One issue many restaurants struggle with is keeping their front of house employees, such as servers and bartenders, motivated and selling up to par. Here you will find some innovative tips to keep your employees motivated and your profits soaring.

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Best Practices for Social Media: Instagram

September 27, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” but with over 700 million active users posting on Instagram, and millions of food pictures, how can you break through the clutter and noise and stand out?  Draw your patrons into your restaurant by promoting.

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Surviving Social Media in 5 Easy Steps

September 21, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf

It’s a zoo out there on social media, and the hospitality space is no exception – don’t get caught off guard. Your first order of business is to stay calm, and keep in mind some social media basics:

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Avero Index: Restaurants Struggle in the Wake of Harvey and Irma

September 19, 2017 | By Isa Gomez

The past few weeks have brought the southern United States two devastating natural disasters, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area sending over 5,000 people to stay in shelters and killing an estimated.

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Why Engaging Influencers Matters To Your Business

September 14, 2017 | By Marcy Stumpf

Who are Social Media Influencers?

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