What’s your procedure for receiving food shipments?
Incoming shipments should be checked at your convenience, not the convenience of a hurried driver or delivery person. Food is your raison d'être. If your food cost is 33% it means that 33 cents out of every dollar goes to product and deserves your attention as much if not more than any other costs in your establishment. Careless receiving practices can lead to far too many problems that negatively affect production in terms of quantity, quality projected costs and may even limit your profit.
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Mike has worked across Canada as a food and beverage professional and currently divides his time between writing and teaching people how to start and run their own businesses.