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CULINARY SCHOOL – STICK YOUR TOE IN THE WATER BEFORE BUYING A BOAT

Culinary Cues

There are a handful of very significant decisions that we make in life – decisions that involve tremendous commitments of time, effort, focus, and yes – money.

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Excuse Me, Have You Seen My Core Values Running Down the Street?

Embrace the Suck

What’s going on with you? Seriously—why haven’t you started taking action on your big goals for this year yet? Still, waiting for a couple of key elements to fall into place? The position of the moon not favorable for this grand venture?

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THE KITCHEN MAGIC OF CHEF PHIL LEARNED

Culinary Cues

Our industry recently lost a giant of the professional kitchen. Chef Phil Learned stood tall in the kitchen of The Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch, NH.

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Working IN Your Restaurant Doesn’t Work

Embrace the Suck

Author’s Note: This is an excerpt from my new book title Your Restaurant Culture Sucks! Coming out in late February 2021. You’ve heard it said to you by every consultant out there.You need to work ON your restaurant and not IN your restaurant.

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Reader Survey 2021 Restaurateur Connection

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for restaurant professionals. Here at Restaurateur Connection, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Restaurateur Connection’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.

Breaking the Silence on Sexual Harassment

Sante

Les Dames d'Escoffier NY presents Breaking the Silence on Sexual Harassment. January 2021 Management #metoo Master Sommelier sexual harassment

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Why Weighing is the Most Efficient and Accurate Bar Inventory Method

Sculpture Hospitality

Successful beverage inventory management results in a huge number of benefits for your bar. It helps your business to reduce drink shortages, limit waste, optimize reordering, avoid order mistakes, increase profits and much more. Industry & Technology

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Staying In Is Here to Stay. What Does that Mean for Restaurant Loyalty Programs? 

Modern Restaurant Management

Undoubtedly, one of the most affected industries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic was the restaurant industry.

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Do you think delivery and takeout isn’t right for your restaurant? Think again

Deliverect

2020 was a huge year for off-premise dining. Restaurants had to do whatever they could to survive. For some that meant stepping up their already hot delivery game using the latest tech.

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4 Reasons Why Coupon Advertising Works

Indoor Media

If you’re wary of coupon advertising — don’t be. Coupon advertising is one of the easiest ways to get new customers in the door and promote brand familiarity. Whether you’re a new business in your area or just trying to excite your regulars all over again, coupons can be a great way to reach out.

How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021

7 Shifts

The restaurant industry will look back on 2020 as the spark that changed how it does business. The COVID-19 pandemic left dining rooms empty and accelerated the industry’s shift to third-party delivery services as a major revenue driver.

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Restrictions into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

The restaurant industry has changed so dramatically in the pandemic era that it's time to redesign your business strategy. This requires us to take a look at our menus, inventory, staff, and even our seating strategy. Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, and fit your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions.

How Fear Holds Your Restaurant Back

Embrace the Suck

Gather ‘round and allow me to tell you a tale. The names have been changed to protect those not so innocent. Let this tale be a precautionary lesson for you to not go down the same path lest you suffer the same fate as this restaurant did.

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How Can Restaurants Manage the Disposables Dilemma?

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from Buyers Edge Platform. Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at bcastiglia@modernrestaurantmanagement.com.

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10 Reasons Why POS Systems Are Better For Restaurants Than A Cash Register

BNG Point of Sale

Running a POS system for your business is a key way to speed up orders and improve customer service; this is a universal truth for both restaurants and bars alike. Businesses like restaurants and bars use today’s advanced POS systems to their advantage, and you can benefit from them, too.

🍒5 Super Tasty Ways to Enjoy Bodega Norton You’ll Love

A Wine Story

Bodega Norton Malbec. Bodega Norton Malbec is one of the iconic wines of the Mendoza (Argentina) region. Forbes.com covered this dynamic winery recently. One key reason is that Bodega Norton is the oldest “modern” winery in Mendoza.

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Webinar Survey 2021 Restaurateur Connection

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 has been a challenging year for restaurant professionals. Here at Restaurateur Connection, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Restaurateur Connection’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.

How I Found Empowerment in the History of Black Veganism

EATER

The imagery of veganism propagated by the wellness industry erases the long — and often radical — history of plant-based diets in the Black diaspora I used to think of pork as a life-giving food.

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Cloud-Based Software Can Help Restaurants Operate Better than Ever. Here’s How

Xtra Chef

For most restaurant operators, pivoting to the new normal has become a major source of stress.

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Be Nimble, Be Quick: What Consumers Want in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

The old nursery rhyme, “Jack be nimble, Jack be quick” could sum up the actions of successful restaurant operators in 2020. And, based on our recent survey of 830 US consumers, it’s likely a good mantra for 2021.

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5 big food trends coming your way in 2021

Deliverect

Just as everyone was making their predictions for last year’s food and restaurant trends, a certain pandemic appeared and shook things up. As people around the world stayed home more often and ordered more delivery and takeout than ever before, new trends emerged.

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The Five Best Twitter Tips for Lawyers

Indoor Media

Does the thought of using Twitter send chills down your spine? If it does, but you’re still intrigued by its ability to build brand familiarity, recognition, and voice, then you’re in the right place. The Twitter-sphere is a complicated place to understand fully.

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The Internet’s Most Incredible Collection of Food History Has Been Saved

EATER

Illustration by D’Ara Nazaryan.

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🍒5 Super Tasty Ways to Enjoy Bodega Norton You’ll Love

A Wine Story

Bodega Norton Malbec. Bodega Norton Malbec is one of the iconic wines of the Mendoza (Argentina) region. Forbes.com covered this dynamic winery recently. One key reason is that Bodega Norton is the oldest “modern” winery in Mendoza.

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Virtually Delicious: Setting the Table for Digital-First Dining

Modern Restaurant Management

Temporary pop-ups have long been a way to test a new concept without building out a full location. Creating an entire restaurant, after all, is a massive undertaking, even when not in the middle of an industry-wrecking pandemic.

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Clients Rank ChowNow Among the Best Delivery and Takeout Providers

ChowNow

From our first online order to our one hundred millionth , here at ChowNow, we’ve always been proud of what we help our clients achieve. Some restaurants have made millions on our platform. Others have increased ticket sizes by 30% or doubled order frequency.

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Should You Clean, Sanitize or Disinfect?

FreshCheq

What’s more important to do in a restaurant, clean, sanitize or disinfect? Well, you will not be surprised to find out that it is equally important to do all three. These are words that we have been hearing a lot about recently, especially during the pandemic.

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America’s Independent Bowling Alleys Might Not Make It Through the Pandemic

EATER

Shutterstock. Alongside restaurants and bars, recreational spaces like bowling alleys are also feeling the pressures of indefinite COVID-19 closures Up until August of last year, Eric Wells worked as a bartender at Bay View Bowl in Milwaukee. “I’ve

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The Second Draw PPP Loan: The Latest News and Next Steps for Restaurants and Small Businesses

Goliath Consulting

Restaurants and Small Businesses may now apply for a second PPP Loan beginning January 13, 2021, thanks to the latest COVID-19 pandemic relief bill approved in late December which authorizes up to $284.5 billion for eligible businesses.

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MRM EXCLUSIVE: Five CX Strategies Restaurants Can Use to Gain a Competitive Edge During Challenging Times

Modern Restaurant Management

There’s no disputing that the past year has been extremely hard on the restaurant industry overall.

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How to Start a Restaurant Blog

Indoor Media

If your restaurant has a website, you’re halfway to creating a blog. Blogging is an effective way to reach hungry consumers in your area and build an audience. By publishing helpful and relevant content, your restaurant can increase its local influence and reach new customers and regulars alike.

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How Restaurants Can Protect Themselves During COVID-19

Next Restaurants

The following isn’t legal advice but general thoughts and guidelines to consider. Always consult with a professional attorney for any legal actions and law interpretations. COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, and that’s particularly true with the restaurant industry.

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We Should All Be Eating More Rabbit

EATER

Natasha Breen/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images. Lean, nutritious, and climate friendly, rabbit can offer an escape from the industrial meat supply chain “Have you ever taken legs off a chicken? The back legs are a ball and socket, like on a chicken.

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Social Media Marketing: 10 Ideas for Promoting Your Best Dishes

Restaurant Engine

With the right smartphone or camera, you can take great looking food photos. Is social media marketing on the menu for your restaurant’s marketing plan? If not, it’s time now to harness its power for your restaurant. You know that owning a restaurant takes a lot of time and a lot of work.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features restaurant industry year-end totals, how restaurant labor is evolving, fast-food brand intimacy and top cities for locavores. An Unpopular Year. The U.S.

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Hotel Manager’s Guide to Room Service in 2021

2ndKitchen

For the hospitality industry, on-demand dining services have been a staple nearly as long as hotels have been in existence.

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5 Steps to Clean and Sanitize Your Restaurant

FreshCheq

Let’s face it, it is more important now than ever to have a clean safe restaurant for your customers. Since the coronavirus, our customers need reassurance that it is safe to eat and dine in our restaurants. Restaurant Management

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