Energy permeates the air at Daikaya in D.C.

We recently filmed for our Restaurant Owners Uncorked video series at Daikaya in Washington, D.C. Daikaya occupies a two-story building, with a Japanese ramen shop on ground level and a cocktail lounge ("izakaya") on the second floor. Every day during lunch tons of people flood through the street-level doors to eat chef Katsuya Fukushima's ridiculously... Continue Reading →

Great advice about restaurant business plans (new video)

Mike Schatzman of Union Sushi + Barbecue Bar in Chicago on the importance of having a carefully though through business plan. I really think this is excellent advice and a must-see if you have any interest in ever opening a restaurant...(If you are viewing this in an email and don't see the video, it's here)

Thank you

A couple of times per year I like to turn to our blog to thank our customers, and mention a few things that our on my mind. This is one of those times. Schedulefly was launched in May of 2007 on a server in Wes's closet and with a couple of restaurants in Raleigh as... Continue Reading →

Why we’re glad our phone rarely rings

Yesterday I was handling our incoming phone calls at Schedulefly. We received fewer than 10 calls the entire day, and here's how they broke down....Approx 5 calls: Customers who needed to change their credit card number with us and don't know about our new online billing system.2 calls: Calls from people considering using Schedulefly and... Continue Reading →

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