Positively Progressing or Falling Behind?

Positively Progressing or Falling Behind?

Do you feel your Pub Restaurant is POSITIVELY PROGRESSING or falling behind? ...it's one or the other - Can't be both! On Monday just gone, I was on a call with a very smart food industry colleague, talking about a subject that's dear to both our hearts and it's one that keeps cropping up in so many conversations we have with Pub Restaurant Owners and Managers lately. The "very smart" guy's … [Read more...]

Restaurant Success with Mem Saab

Restaurant Success with Mem Saab

What makes a restaurant Extraordinarily Successful? This week, we're pleased and honoured to be able to share with you some of the most important restaurant success insights from the award winning Nottingham restaurant Mem Saab. What did you think? We would love to hear WHAT your most favourite take-away is from this video interview that you feel you'd like to immediately implement into … [Read more...]

Despite trying I couldn’t save them!

Despite trying I couldn’t save them!

Try as I might, I couldn't save them :( I'm always saddened when I see a business close with good honest owners, managers and their employees faced with the realisation that they won't be going to work tomorrow and will have to start looking for new employment. And the saddest part of all...it need NOT have been like that! Despite being busy with my coaching clients and my online training … [Read more...]

How to Increase Profit in a Pub Restaurant

How to Increase Profit in a Pub Restaurant

Discover HOW to quickly and easily increase your Pub Restaurant Profits in just a 51 minute video. (£500 value) (Includes bonus "cheat sheet" with Tom Kerridge's Top 12 Tips for Pub restaurant success) In this video...Marcus Kilvington, Founder of Food Profits Membership and Dan Cramp, General Manager of the Larwood and Voce, Moleface Pub Group in Nottingham UK, discuss the exact profit … [Read more...]

HELP for pubs – Don’t suffer in silence

HELP for pubs – Don’t suffer in silence

HELP for pubs - Don't suffer in silence There has been an increase in the number of pub owners and managers contacting me recently, reaching out for help and advice, which has prompted me to write this weeks blog dedicated to help those pubs that have NOT contacted me and maybe suffering in silence.... There's a saying which always comes to mind when I read about problematic situations which is … [Read more...]

WHY 80% of People DON’T Buy My Products or Services

WHY 80% of People DON’T Buy My Products or Services

Here's WHY 80% of people DON'T buy my products and services... ...and don't buy YOURS either. BUT, thats ok! Read on, and I'll explain how this relates to your business and how to benefit from it. If you've followed me for some time, you'll know I won't make things sound better than they really are. (and you shouldn't either) Honesty is the best policy in EVERYTHING we do. As the … [Read more...]

Italian Standards Of Service Versus United Kingdom

Italian Standards Of Service Versus United Kingdom

Are Italian standards of service better than the UK? I was in Sorrento in Italy recently, and was both impressed and inspired by the level of service that I experienced in the hotel each and every night that I dined in their restaurant. WHY? Firstly, the food was superb (the product got my attention) but the thing that really struck me was how good the Restaurant Manager Nino was. This man … [Read more...]

I’m Not Making Enough Money

I’m Not Making Enough Money

One of the most common questions I get asked by owners and managers is... "Marcus, I'm not making enough money. How can I make more?" Not knowing whether they're referring to revenue or profit, I'll ask them to clarify. The answer is most often the same, each time I ask the question - Both! I'll follow up with a further question which is loaded with the answer to one significant cause. Do … [Read more...]

Are you working on the right things?

Are you working on the right things?

Having worked with several business owners and managers over recent weeks, I felt it a very pertinent question to talk about this week in the hope that I can share some insight and advice on what appears to be a very common problem amongst pubs, restaurants, cafe's and fast food takeaways and which is a key factor to them not achieving what they set out to achieve. SUCCESS (personal or … [Read more...]

Unlimited Holiday for Your Employees?

Unlimited Holiday for Your Employees?

I was interested to read this week... that Sir Richard Branson has taken the decision to offer 170 of his staff UNLIMITED HOLIDAY, and if it turns out to be a success, he will extend the program to all of his employees. WHY would he do that? It's caused quite a discussion amongst my business friends with comments like "That's crazy", "How can you run a business like that?", "They'll be no one … [Read more...]