You may know how much each ingredient in your restaurant costs you. But do you know how much each menu item costs? Calculating Plate Cost can help you set your menu prices, calculate inflation impact and evaluate promotion profitability. Learn how to calculate Plate Cost and download our free Plate Cost Calculator Worksheet with bonus Plate Cost Percentage calculator.
No one likes a cluttered in-box. Mirus' newest feature will help streamline automated reports and keep user's inboxes clean. Learn how the Group Alert Schedule feature can help you effortlessly access your restaurant data.
Topics: Mirus Updates
Keeping an eye on your Prime Costs is important to operating a successful restaurant company. Learn how to calculate and use restaurant prime cost and the targets you should aim for.
We talk a lot about specific ways restaurants should measure performance. It's basically what we help restaurant executives do. The data management services and analytic tools Mirus provides allows multi-unit restaurants to see how things are going on a broad and drilled down basis. There are lots of things that go into measuring restaurant performance. In this post we are going to discus three basic ways restaurants measure performance.
Topics: Restaurant Performance
Sprinkles Cupcakes opened the world's first cupcake bakery in Beverly Hills in 2005. They drew long lines of loyal cupcake fans and celebrity endorsements. Since then the company has grown to 31 locations from coast-to-coast.
Always innovating, they debuted the world's first Cupcake ATM in 2012 adding a new revenue center. They've also expanded into ice cream, cookies, and layer cakes.
Sprinkles Cupcakes are baked fresh in small batches throughout the day with the finest ingredients and contain no preservatives, trans fats, or artificial flavors. With over 50 cupcake flavors, the company is always finding new ways to surprise and delight their customers.
I had the chance to sit down (pre-Covid) with Sprinkles Cupcakes' Vice President of Technology, Daniel Legh-Page to talk about how Mirus helps them integrate different systems and quickly run reports. He's no stranger to Mirus as this is his 4th company using and rolling out Mirus.
Topics: Client Spotlight
The one year anniversary of Covid-19 in the United States has come and gone, and vaccines are going into the arms of people faster than we expected back in December. It's only a matter of time when everyone who wants a vaccine has received it. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
For those following our irregular updates on the impact of Covid on restaurants, the world turned upside down for many in the past week. The picture below shows the last 7 days of Mirus Index. What do you think is going on?
In the past year many restaurants have added new technologies to help with online ordering and delivery. Which means more systems and data to manage. Learn all about restaurant tech and data stacks and what the difference is between the two.
In a prior blog post, How to use PMIX Analysis, I wrote about Restaurant Product Mix in various stages of reporting complexity from Basic to Advanced Reporting and how each view can provide different insights. Today’s blog is going to capitalize on that prior issue but also take a different view in an effort to expand on the uses for PMIX.
At Mirus we're all about giving our clients control over their data. That includes how their restaurant data looks in the custom reports and dashboards they create. We're excited to announce our newest reporting enhancement: Total Line Font Control. See why total line font control is important and the new features available.
Topics: Mirus Updates