Manage My Restaurant

It’s all fun and games until you have to get down to business. On this page we will share links and BLOG posts that will help you navigate your sales and marketing, workforce management, food and nutrition trends, customer service and anything else that helps you operate your business.

Manage my Restaurant

Restaurant Success Guide

Even though all the moving parts of running a restaurant can seem endlessly overwhelming, profitability BOILS DOWN TO FIVE SIMPLE “LEVERS”.

The value in these levers is not that they are “secret” but that they help you SIMPLIFY what to focus on. Instead of a million different things – just focus on these 5 levers.

Customer Service Training

Learn how to empower your staff to double your sales by treating your customers right, selling the most profitable items on your menu and building your brand with every person who steps through your door.

Association Membership

There are many reasons to belong to your industry association, we help you with negotiated discounts, answering your management questions and voicing your concerns to elected officials.

NMRA Staff

Our staff has over 80 years of restaurant experience. We are here to help you answer your most pressing questions. Don’t hesitate to call.

Opening a Restaurant in New Mexico?

There are things you need to know and most likely we can help. Don’t hesitate to call our office. 505-343-9848

Sales and Marketing for Your Restaurant

Bringing in new customers and keeping the ones you have are critical to your restaurants’ success.

Restaurant Operations

Hiring and retaining employees, making payroll, knowing food trends, employee policies, standard operating procedures. You need to know it all. We have the information you need.

BLOG articles on everything you need to know to open and manage your restaurant

Food Safety Month 2019 – Week 3 – Refine the Process

from: Food Safety Focus It’s National Food Safety Month, and throughout September, we’re sharing resources and information aimed at helping you improve your food safety practices. This year’s theme is “Controlling Risk: The Elements of a Food Safety Management System”...

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Food Safety Month 2019 Week 2- Provide Input

As a restaurant employee, you’re trained. You’re experienced. You’re good at your job. That’s why it’s so essential that you provide input to your managers. While they’re busy doing their jobs, they may not be able to see the gaps in the day-to-day rules of the...

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Partnering w/ Prostart Schools for Pretrained Employees

ProStart is a career and technical education program that unites the foodservice industry and the classroom to teach high school students culinary skills and restaurant management principles, as well as skills such as communication, teamwork, professionalism, and time...

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Retaining Employees through Creative Benefits

When we surveyed our members recently on the challenges they face as employers and business owners, the biggest challenge by far was finding and retaining employees.  Offering benefits is a great strategy for employee retention, and helps set you apart from other...

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5 Tips When it Comes to Vendors

Ask any successful restaurateur what they would do without their trusted suppliers, and most of them are going to tell you the truth, vendors are the lifeblood of the industry. Whether it is scoring fresh produce, getting a vent hood serviced or building a menu...

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3rd Party Delivery: Top Ten Things To Consider

Guest Blogger Jerry Harrell, 2018-2019 Board Chairman of NMRA and Owner of Double Eagle de Mesilla in Mesilla, New Mexico, offers some insight on 3rd Party Delivery: Uber Eats, Waiter, Door Dash, Grub Hub, TuYu, Lodel are some of the delivery businesses knocking on...

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New Mexico Restaurant Success Kit

As New Mexico’s leading association for restaurant owners – with a staff that has years of restaurant ownership & management experience – we know first-hand the excitement that comes with owning your own restaurant business.   It’s exciting, but achieving success...

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NMRA Is Your Personal Assistant

We’ve all had those days when you wish you had more hours in a day, or better yet—a personal assistant to help you get things done.  For restaurant operators, those days happen often. You’ve got a ton to manage.  Even the things you can expect to deal with every day...

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