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CASE STUDY

Buffalo Wild Wings

Read how Buffalo Wild Wings cut down scheduling time by 75% and saved BIG on labor costs

Buffalo Wild Wings Saves Time and Money with HotSchedules

Defying tough economic times, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar (B-Dubs) is among the fastest growing restaurant chains in the country and continues to enjoy increasing success.

B-Dubs is the quintessential sports bar with wall-to-wall big-screen TVs, a full menu of varied options and their all-important 14 signature sauces.

CHALLENGES
  • Large employee base with complex seating layout
  • Time consuming scheduling process
  • Ever changing student schedules and scribbled post-its
  • Lack of visibility into critical labor-saving data

RESULTS
  • Now spend 75% less time creating schedules
  • Increased communication between employees with Broadcast Messaging
  • Saved on labor costs by preventing unnecessary overtime
  • Every shift now includes a balanced staff with various skill levels

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HotSchedules lets managers know when the approval of a shift trade will send us into overtime so they can prevent it from occurring. Clearly, avoiding overtime has a real cost benefit to us.

VIVIAN NEUBAUER

General Manager, Buffalo Wild Wings - Brea, CA

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