Efficiency is the best pathway to productivity and profitability. If you are looking to improve efficiency in your kitchen JigsawTek might consider recommending a redesign with more efficient equipment, or the re-locating equipment to make the flow through the kitchen more efficient, or changing the activities of your kitchen staff removing unnecessary steps, or implementing new technology that reduces your overall staffing requirements.
This type of assessment can be said for all processes within your brand, be it at the store level, the franchise group level or the brand level. The processes may be manual, or partially automated, or may involve equipment, or a business process like updating your financials. Just because a process gets the job done, it does not mean that it is efficient, it only means that it gets the job done.
With inflation pressing hard, food costs are up, staff wants more money, and in some places they cannot get enough staff. With COVID technology was forced to move forward in the restaurant industry to support a new expectation for service.
The time to act is now!