Working IN Your Restaurant Doesn’t Work

Embrace the Suck

I have worked with over 2000 independent restaurants and I can honestly tell you that out of them all I can honestly say that only 1% was a great owner/operator. Author’s Note: This is an excerpt from my new book title Your Restaurant Culture Sucks! Coming out in late February 2021.

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Vincent Liu: Tea Enthusiast Creates the MyTeaPal App

T-Ching

In just a few months, MyTeaPal has attracted more than 2000 users from several different countries. I am always drawn to stories of how the innovations of technology interact in a meaningful way with the ancient world of tea.

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IT’S ONLY MY POINT OF VIEW

Culinary Cues

From the days between 1980 and 2000 – we were the exciting career choice. I always try to see things through other people’s eyes and not just my own. There are always multiple sides to every issue, and numerous factors that sway a person’s perspective one-way or the other. When it comes to work – there are some who view it as a necessary chore to earn a paycheck, while others may view the same work as an opportunity and something to look forward to.

Vincent Liu: MyTeaPal App

T-Ching

In just a few months, MyTeaPal has attracted more than 2000 users from several different countries. I am always drawn to stories of how the innovations of technology interact in a meaningful way with the ancient world of tea.

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Five Things Every Restaurant Can Do to Boost Profits While Reopening

Modern Restaurant Management

CoGS for the period is $2000. If running a restaurant wasn’t already expensive, running one under new distancing regulations means less capacity and investment in safety infrastructure that will take a toll on costs.

Online Ordering: A Business Survival Guide

Deliverect

With increased smartphone penetration in the early 2000’s and the growth of Uber and other mobile-first services, food delivery startups began to take off with consumers. The Inception of Online Ordering.

8 Multifamily Housing Trends in 2020 (Pre & Post-COVID)

2ndKitchen

Continued High-Occupancy Levels in Multifamily Buildings Cause Housing Shortages Since 2000, the number of US renters in American cities has grown by an average of 31%. In 2019, the occupancy rate of rental units in multifamily building was 96.3% – the highest since 2000 – and is still climbing. In the last decade, the multifamily market has experienced hyper-growth in the number of overall renters, average cost of rent for residents, and new building projects.

7 Restaurant Management Book Recommendations

7 Shifts

Published: 2000 ??

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PTO Accrual: What It Is And How To Calculate It

Sling

Total full-time hours worked per year = 2000 (50 weeks per year X 40 hours per week). With our hypothetical numbers, it would be: 80 PTO hours / 2000 total hours = 0.04. Just use the same two constants — 80 hours PTO and 2000 hours worked per year — and the employee’s hours worked to figure out how much time off they’ve earned. Calculating PTO accrual can be a confusing and labor-intensive task.

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A Simple Checklist for Creating an Auto Shop Website

Indoor Media

If you hire a web design agency or professional designer, a basic website could cost between $2000-$5000. While few would argue that an auto shop website isn’t necessary, the range of what qualifies as a “website” is pretty broad.

Tasting Wine With Sergio Zingarelli

Sante

“We work very hard since the year 2000 to reduce or not use any chemical treatments. Another challenge is to not use any chemical herbicides since 2000, using only mechanical removal of the herbs under the vines; maintain as best we can a stable balance in the vigor and quality of grapes ratio using only organic fertilizers and a very specific program of cover crops serving as the specific goals and nature of the soils of the different vineyards.” Rocca vineyards_2.jpg.

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An Elegant Wine

The Wine Knitter

link] The first vintage that was born out of the collaboration between the Catena family and Domaines Barons de Rothschild was Bodegas CARO 2000. Today’s post is short, but I felt that this wine deserved extra attention rather than just giving a “shout out” on social media.

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Managing Risks for Acts of Violence on Restaurant Property

Modern Restaurant Management

since 2000 , property owners and operators everywhere are taking a hard look at security options. With more than 300 active shooter events in the U.S. The focus is two-fold: minimizing the risk of such an event from happening, and also reducing liability post-event should a victim’s family or local authorities claim the property should have been more secure. It is true that there is a “duty to protect” occupants in your establishments.

Two Cultures + Two Estates = Elegant Wines

Sante

The first vintage in 2000, called CARO , was a success and led to the creation of Amancaya in 2003, a Malbec dominated cuvée. CARO-Vignesetmontagnes-resize.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: What happens when two cultures and two famous wineries get together? Read this story to find out! It began in 1999 with the birth of a partnership between Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and the Catena family of Mendoza.

40 Iconic Restaurants That No Longer Exist

50 Mistakes

2000: Valle's Steak House ​ Founded in 1933, Valle's Steak House saw huge expansion during the '60s by embracing the dining trend of leaning toward a menu full of steak and lobster. The last restaurant shut down in 2000. 2000: La Petite Boulangerie ​ American bakery chain, La Petite Boulangerie or "little bakery," did indeed start out small, with only two stores in the beginning.

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'Tis The Season!

Sante

His first wines were released in 2000 and his bio reads like a movie script (more to follow in another post). HolidaySparklingWines.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Six festive sparkling wines to drink over the holidays and all year long! The holiday festivities have begun and I’ve heard a lot of corks popping lately, which is always music to my ears! Champagne and sparkling wines have always been considered the “go-to” drink for celebrations.

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2 Easy Tips To Increase Your Bar’s Profit

BNG Point of Sale

At the end of the month, they saw an additional $2000 increase in profit , just from upsells! A lot of bar owners dream of having an experience like Cheers, one where customers are happy, and the drinks are flowing. But it’s a lot more work then you’d assume, and it can be difficult to make any money from it. Sometimes it can seem like you’re doomed to lose money and never see any profit from all your hard work.

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World-Class Wines Of Gary Farrell Winery

The Wine Knitter

Gary built the winery in 2000, with a focus on his obsession for cleanliness, attention to detail, natural process flow, small tank fermentation, and top-flight French oak cooperage.

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Quality Matters: An Excerpt from ‘Around the Corner to Around the World’

Modern Restaurant Management

Poor quality, vacuum-packed, and instant coffees, along with the growth of other caffeinated beverages like colas, were cutting the average per capita consumption of coffee bought from forty-five gallons per year in 1946 to less than twenty gallons by the year 2000.

5 Secrets of the Orcia DOC

A Wine Story

The story of the Orcia DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata) began on February 14, 2000. With the hard work of Roberto Mascellione and ten hardscrabble producers, February 14 2000 marked the day of their reward. Elena, just 23, explains that her father Paolo created the winery in the year 2000. Only 2000 bottles are produced of this IGT wine. Orcia DOC Poggio al Vento in Castiglione de Orcia. 5 Secrets of the Orcia DOC.

TV or Not TV, the License Is the Question

Modern Restaurant Management

In an age where experiences count more than material things, the right atmosphere paired with great food and drink is key to a restaurant’s success. So much so, that business owners curate every part of the dining experience, right down to the music. In smaller, more intimate restaurants, live music helps set the mood, whereas in sports bars, TVs broadcast the big game for fans.

Best Restaurant Podcasts for 2020

Marketing4Restaurants

An in-depth interview with Craig Shelton, CEO of Shelton Hospitality Group, CEO of Aeon Hospitality Consulting, and founder of King’s Row Coffee, an instructor at Princeton University and winner of the 2000 James Beard Award for Best Chef adds up to his profound description. Best Restaurant Podcasts for 2020. Podcasts are the greatest productivity hack, because they allow you to learn while doing things like walking the dog, prep, driving to work or jogging.

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Will Tipping at Restaurants Make Sense in a COVID-19 World?

Cheetah

Just last March, a man left a $2000 tip for the staff to split at North Bay restaurant Buckeye Roadhouse. Reading Time: 6 minutes. Tipping at restaurants has always been a contreversial issue.

The Stages of Gentrification, as Told by Restaurant Openings

EATER

Between 2000 and 2010, the Latinx population declined 26 percent. Black residents, who made up 78 percent of the Crown Heights population in 2000, only accounted for 57 percent by 2013. million today, compared to $650,000 in 2000, according to Zillow data.

Positioning Your Shopping Centre’s Food & Hospitality For The Future

Future Food

from 2000 to 2006 to 2.4% Positioning Your Shopping Centre’s Food & Hospitality For The Future. Mall Developer’s Recipe For Success – The Key Ingredients? FOOD, HOSPITALITY, ENTERTAINMENT & BEAUTIFUL SPACES! Shopping Centres are Living Centres, around the world. As Shopping centres are changing rapidly, food and hospitality is central to the business case, physical environments are crucial in creating the Centre’s Point of Difference (P.O.D.).

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Cleanliness in the Restaurant: Reality and Perception

Modern Restaurant Management

For instance, something more sustainable but reminiscent of the white, butcher paper on wood tables that was popular in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Just because dine-in business is on hold doesn’t mean your restaurant’s future has to be. Now is the time to get ahead and make sure you are equipped to adequately address what customers will likely be worried about most: restaurant cleanliness and sanitation.

Fred Sauceman on His Career

KaTom

“The very next year, I embarked on a three-year project to document food and stories from ETSU, and that culminated in 2000 with the publication of Home and Away: A University Brings Food to the Table , a 6-pound book that took the top award in the state the next year from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association,” says Sauceman. Fred Sauceman’s Foodservice Journey.

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Savoring A Tuscan Merlot

Sante

Sorting through yet another recent delivery of vintage wines leftover from our restaurant days, I came across a bottle of Marchesi de Frescobaldi “Lamaione” 2000, a 100% Merlot. Marchesi de Frescobaldi “Lamaione” 2000, Toscana IGT. 20190817-130716_orig.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Start thinking Merlot when it comes to Tuscan wines! One might not think of Merlot when it comes to Tuscan wine.

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Beautiful Gems Of Fontanafredda

Sante

Barolo 2010 Riserva and 2000 Riserva. Riserva 2000 aromas are softer with very ripe (almost overripe fruit) and spice. Riserva 2010 and Riserva 2000 Photo credit: Penny Weiss. n2u2xrig_orig.jpeg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: The Fontanafredda estate began as a gift of love from the king of Spain to his beloved mistress. It eventually became the largest contiguous wine estate in the Langhe and still is.

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In This Time of Social Change, Can a Brand Also Be an Ally?

EATER

McDonald’s restaurant workers walk off the job to demand higher wages and union rights in 2016. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images. Major corporate food brands are tweeting #BlackLivesMatter, but that’s not the same as activism A symptom of brands sounding more and more like people is that we more frequently look to companies to mirror our ideologies.

Famous Dave’s: A Quarter Century of BBQ Evolution

Modern Restaurant Management

Famous Dave’s started in Hayward, Wisconsin of only 2000 people and by the end of the summer we were serving almost 6000 people a week. Famous Dave's is one restaurant brand that evokes salivation satisfaction. Recently celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Minneapolis-based restaurant franchise was founded on Dave Anderson's passion for BBQ.

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Day 766 Tasting Wine With Sergio Zingarelli

The Wine Knitter

“ We work very hard since the year 2000 to reduce or not use any chemical treatments. Another challenge is to not use any chemical herbicides since 2000, using only mechanical removal of the herbs under the vines; maintain as best we can a stable balance in the vigor and quality of grapes ratio using only organic fertilizers and a very specific program of cover crops serving as the specific goals and nature of the soils of the different vineyards.”

Ending On A Sweet Note!

Sante

This Cognac was first introduced in 2000. 20201222_110646.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Dessert wines, after dinner sips and "cozy up to the fire" treats.

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Two Cultures + Two Estates = Elegant Wines

The Wine Knitter

The first vintage in 2000, called CARO , was a success and led to the creation of Amancaya in 2003, a Malbec dominated cuvée. It began in 1999 with the birth of a partnership between Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and the Catena family of Mendoza. Their mission was to produce a wine that would combine French and Argentine cultures. Baron Eric de Rothschild described it as, “An association between two cultures, two families and two noble grapes.”

A Brief Guide to Champagne

EATER

For the year 2000 vintage, Jacquesson retired its NV “Perfection Brut” bottling in favor of an ever-changing numbered cuvee based on individual vintage years. Harry Dempster/Getty; Mirrorpix/Getty. In the market for Champagne for whatever reason?

Day 765 Tis The Season!

The Wine Knitter

His first wines were released in 2000 and his bio reads like a movie script. The holiday festivities have begun and I’ve heard a lot of corks popping lately, which is always music to my ears! Champagne and sparkling wines have always been considered the “go-to” drink for celebrations. But they have evolved into wines that are now enjoyed all year long and not just for special occasions.

2019 60

A Taste Of Montsant DO Wines

Sante

Approximately 2000 hectares are under vine, with the majority (94%) being red grape varieties. montsant-wine-region-e1591971525908.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: I may not be able to travel to Spain right now so my wine glass is doing the traveling instead!

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Top Drinks for Autumn

Sante

First, the two sisters now running the family winery sustainably by establishing organic vineyards in 2000. Deborah Grossman. Winter is cabernet time. Summer is all about rosé What are the best drinks for autumn?

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MRM People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

Modern Restaurant Management

She joined Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits in Arizona in 2000 and went on to serve as Vice President & General Manager for the state’s Fine Wine Division. Pera, who will turn 80 this year, has served as President and CEO since 2009 after having served as CFO and COO since 2003 and a director since 2000.

Beautiful Gems of Fontanafredda

The Wine Knitter

Barolo 2010 Riserva and 2000 Riserva Barolo Riserva is only made in exceptional years and comes exclusively from Fontanafredda’s estate vineyards within the communes of Serralunga d’Alba and Barolo. Riserva 2000 aromas are softer with very ripe (almost overripe fruit) and spice. Barolo 2000 Riserva Barolo 201 Riserva on left Barolo 2000 Riserva on right.

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An Evening In Franciacorta

Sante

” In his wish to reduce sulfites, he began experimenting with yeast extracts in 2000. Penny Weiss. Elegant sparkling wines not to be missed. When someone mentions Italian sparkling wines, our thoughts might turn to Prosecco, Lambrusco and Asti Spumante. Well, I have another sparkling wine that should definitely be on your radar. Follow me to Franciacorta where premium and complex sparkling wines are produced.

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MRM People & Places: Maki Madness and Pancakes for Life

Modern Restaurant Management

Founded in 2000, Abe and Christina Ng wanted to give Miami something it didn’t have at the time – a neighborhood Japanese restaurant for sushi lovers that served delicious fresh food at good prices. The elevated culinary destination is set to open at 2000 S. Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's People & Places column features news of company hires and promotions, charitable efforts and product introductions.

Minneapolis Restaurant Owner Says ?Let My Building Burn, Justice Needs to Be Served?

EATER

The Gandhi Mahal website tells Ruhel’s history of moving to New York in 1996 to work with his brother in a restaurant, then moving to Minneapolis in 2000 to start his own. Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images.