posts tagged as Corporate leadership


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | September 16, 2019

The Counter: Restaurant Industry Scorecard for Q2 2019

The restaurant industry fared well through the second quarter of 2019, with same-store sales growing a healthy 1.8% overall despite growing labor costs and shifting consumer dining habits. But to keep the momentum going, restaurants are... read more


By Kari Maue | April 22, 2019

Starting a 401(K) Plan: What You Need to Know

Faced with a tight labor market, many restaurants are looking into offering defined contribution plans as a way to attract and retain talent. read more


By Dana Zukofsky | March 26, 2018

Good Leadership is Critical to Boosting Performance

How do you choose the right leaders for your restaurant? An investor’s POV. read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | August 22, 2016

Should Your Restaurant Outsource Accounting Functions?

Standardizing and simplifying finance and accounting processes is an essential characteristic of a well-run organization. Whether the accounting function is in-house, co-sourced, or outsourced, it’s key for restaurants to ensure they... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | June 14, 2016

Event Recap: BDO Restaurant CFO Bootcamp

Our semi-annual BDO Restaurant CFO Bootcamp was held in Chicago at the end of May. Finance accounting professionals in the restaurant industry spent three days immersed in hot topics and trends in the industry. read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | September 04, 2015

Coaching restaurant owners on succession planning

Proactive succession planning is fundamental to owning a successful restaurant business. read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | July 24, 2015

How the Restaurant CFO Role is Evolving

Until recent years, a restaurant CFO job description required accounting experience, street smarts and good character.  read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 30, 2015

Improving Financial Practices for Long-Term Sustainability

A well-managed restaurant doesn’t always guarantee a sound business strategy, but approaching restaurant management with a focus on facts, figures and the future can help in achieving... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | May 27, 2014

An Insider’s Perspective on Successful Restaurant Leadership

Mario Ponce, owner/principal of  Partners in HospitalityTakito Kitchen, shared his unique insights at our recent Restaurant CFO Roundtable in Chicago. read more