313: Control your restaurant with a budget and tracking – Ryan Gromfin


In this episode, we discuss why running a business using a P&L is like driving a car looking through the rear-view mirror, how to set and control your spending with a budget, why daily tracking increases your situational awareness, and how sharing what you’ve tracked gets your team more involved. Also, we get a little off topic and discuss the significance of developing a “playbook” or protocols.

Ryan Gromfin is also known as The Restaurant Boss. After years of working in the kitchen at numerous restaurants, 5-star hotels, with James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best hotelier in the world, he is now using his experience to serve as an industry consultant at Authentic Restaurant Concepts. Today he helps restaurant owners reduce cost and increase profit with efficient strategies and you can find his work at www.TheRestaurantBoss.com

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“Running a business using a P&L is like driving a car looking through the rear-view mirror.”

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