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

Financial Literacy For Restaurants

Someone once told me that restaurants have the most complicated business model because it is the only business in which you bring in raw product, manufacture that product and have a sales force on premise to sell that product. I had never thought of my business as...

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Bernalillo County Minimum Wage – 2019/2020

Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Notice of Increase The Bernalillo County Commission approved a cost of living increase to raise the minimum wage from $9.05 to $9.20 an hour. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo...

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Health Care and Insurance Benefits

As a member of New Mexico Restaurant Association, you have access to a suite of health care insurance programs, through our partnership with National Restaurant Association,  that help meet the diverse needs of restaurant employers, employees and their families. The...

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It Pays to Belong: Breakdown of NMRA Membership Benefits

Why should you join the New Mexico Restaurant Association? It shows your customers you are a leader in Safety and Service, and that you’ve invested in bettering your business and the community.   Together, we are stronger, and you’ll be joining over 1,200 restaurants...

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Changes to New Mexico Driver’s License and ID Card

What Changes Are Being Made to NM Driver’s Licenses/IDs? In November 2016 New Mexico began issuing two types of DL/IDs: Real ID-compliant and non-Real ID compliant. The term Driving Authorization Card (DAC) has been commonly used to refer to both a non-compliant DL...

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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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