Learn Why a Training Plan is Critical to a Restaurant’s Success

Eugene, OR

Palo Alto Software, makers of the world’s #1 selling business planning software, Business Plan Pro, Sales and Marketing Pro, and LivePlan, is partnering with Todd Edman, CEO of Waitrainer, to bring you a free educational webinar titled, “Planning for Success in a Restaurant: Why a Training Plan is a Critical Component of a Restaurant’s Business Plan.”

Eugene, OR October 31, 2012

When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 10-11 a.m. PT; 1-2 p.m. ET

Where: Via GoToWebinar. Pre-registration required: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/397668026

Who: If you are starting or running a restaurant (or other food services business) you should attend this free webinar to learn more about the role staff training plays in setting organizational culture.

Why: Studies show that nearly 60% of restaurant startups fail after 3 years (26% failing in the first year). There are several reasons for their failure; however, improper planning and management is high on the list. Todd Edman,CEO of Waitrainer (the leader in online restaurant training), will talk about the importance of including a training plan when writing a restaurant business plan. Todd will show an example Training Plan developed inside of LivePlan and then demonstrate its effective execution in a virtual restaurant using Waitrainer+. Todd will discuss setting policy, procedure, safety, menu and equipment training. He will also share insights related to measuring your training success to create an ongoing training plan. Research also shows that businesses who write and track their business plans experience 30% more growth than those who do not. Attend this webinar to learn how to write a winning Training Plan as part of your overall Business Plan.

How: The webinar is free and will be conducted via a free GoToWebinar and accessed from your own computer or mobile device (with app) on Thursday, November 15, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

About Waitrainer
Founded in 2007, Waitrainer is the leader in online restaurant training for both front and back of the house. The company offers an online training system that manages content while increasing consistent comprehension for each employee in every position. Waitrainer+ is the industry leading, web-based employee training software designed just for restaurants. Do your back-of-house prep-cook and equipment training, or your front-of-house menu and server training in less time, online!

About Palo Alto Software, Inc.
Palo Alto Software, Inc. makers of the #1 selling business planning software in the world, develops and publishes tools, products and content to help small and midsized businesses plan and manage their venture. LivePlan, the company's flagship product offers a cloud-based, access-anywhere solution for both PC and Mac users. Palo Alto Software has been the market leader in its category for over fifteen years. Founded in 1988 by business planning expert Tim Berry, the company is a privately-owned corporation based in Eugene, Oregon.