David Scott Peters

Journalist

David Scott Peters is a restaurant consultant, event speaker and founder of TheRestaurantExpert.com, a company committed to the success of independent restaurants offering exclusive online restaurant management software designed specifically to meet the complete operational needs of independent operators. Learn more about how David can help you at www.TheRestaurantExpert.com.

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The Restaurant Expert

Many restaurants fail because they simply failed to plan. How do you avoid failure—small or epic? It’s simple really. You plan for success. You put yourself and your restaurant in Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Oct 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

Do you have manager meetings? Not the passing-in-the-hall quick conversations, but actual sit-down meetings where you focus on moving the business forward? If you are, are they effective?  Communication in Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Sep 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

Something universal about successful restaurant owners is they never say or accept someone saying to them, “I can’t!” Successful restaurant owners recognize that when someone says, “I can’t,” what Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Aug 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

You can’t afford to not make a great first impression. There are too many other options for your guests in today’s marketplace. And with fewer dining out experiences per Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jul 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

Labor is a major area where restaurants can bleed profitability. Why? When the clock goes tick, you owe! For your food costs, if you buy too much food, as Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jun 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

I bet you’ve heard that a typical restaurant makes a nickel to 8 cents on every dollar they bring in. I bet you’ve heard about the study Ohio State Read more ›

David Scott Peters on May 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

Photo courtesy David Scott Peters Anyone who has worked in restaurants knows sexual harassment is rampant in the industry. Protect your employees and your business with knowledge on the subject.  Sexual Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Apr 1, 2018