THE 2021 CHEF SKILL SET

Culinary Cues

Such is the case in 2021. So here is the good news: there will be ample opportunities in 2021 and beyond for chefs, cooks, managers, and service staff who recognize the immediacy of the challenge and the new skill set that will be required of successful players and leaders in the field.

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5 tactics for restaurant success in 2021

ChowNow

In this blog, we’ve compiled tactics for restaurant success that will help you start 2021 on the right foot. If you shifted your restaurant operations in 2020 in favor of both takeout and delivery, you’ll want to keep delivery as one of your restaurant success tactics in 2021.

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Be Nimble, Be Quick: What Consumers Want in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

And, based on our recent survey of 830 US consumers, it’s likely a good mantra for 2021. A snapshot of the most recent survey results follows, with insights to guide 2021 planning. Marketing Operations 2021 guest expectations customer desires Revenue Management Systems

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Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is finally here, it’s out with the old and in with the new. Alcohol-free cocktails are nothing new, but what will be different in 2021 is how they’ll be prepared. The post Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks appeared first on Goliath Consulting Group.

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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.

Three Critical Restaurant Advertising Strategies for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

2020 was difficult for everyone, and the restaurant industry wasn’t spared. With millions out of work and nearly 100,000 restaurants closing, the industry took a hard hit.

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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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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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Restaurateur Connection 2020 MVP Winners

Sante

January 2021 Management Publisher's Plate @restaurateur-connection @Restaurateur_CIn our move to give Santé writers the broadest possible audience, we partnered with Aggregage last year to establish Restaurateur Continue Reading.

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Breaking the Silence on Sexual Harassment

Sante

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

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THE EINSTEIN MOMENT FOR RESTAURANTS

Culinary Cues

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about a comment made by Chef Jeremiah Tower during our recent podcast conversation. He stated: “The restaurant industry needs an Einstein Moment.”

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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.

Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2021 [PDF Template]

7 Shifts

With a new year comes new challenges, and after the year for the industry that was 2020, we want to help set your restaurant up for success in 2021.

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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. And three, above all, we see the need for digital marketing automation continuing and growing into 2021 and beyond. My outlook for 2021 is good.

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

7 Shifts

Here’s a preview of what you’ll find inside the full report: DOWNLOAD: How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021 Key findings from the report Restaurateurs are making significant changes to their labor structure and business models in the wake of the pandemic.

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Working IN Your Restaurant Doesn’t Work

Embrace the Suck

Coming out in late February 2021. Author’s Note: This is an excerpt from my new book title Your Restaurant Culture Sucks! 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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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. In 2021, the digitization of the restaurant industry will increase exponentially. Our outlook for 2021 is optimistic.

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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.

5 big food trends coming your way in 2021

Deliverect

Here are 5 trends that are sure to start popping up on plates (or in delivery bags) in 2021. #1 People will continue to look for a sense of comfort and normalcy in 2021. Find out in our article "What’s the future for delivery and online ordering in 2021".

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The Perfect Recruiting Plan

Embrace the Suck

If you’re like the majority of restaurants and bars in your market, you’ve been struggling to find staff. Many operators are struggling to find any staff! Are they breathing? Can they form a coherent sentence? Hired!

Winners and Losers of 2020 Impacting 2021

Foodable

Barron and LeFranc explore the brand successes and failures of 2020, and what that means for restaurants in 2021. Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

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Get Ready for the Post-COVID Economy Now!

Embrace the Suck

The bad news : Here we are, waiting for the world to end. I know I wrote a post a little while back saying that there would be a restaurant apocalypse in 2020. I did not see this curveball coming. The good news : The world is not going to end!

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Predictions for 2021: Part 1

Foodable

In this episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron outlines his predictions for the restaurant and hospitality industry in 2021. Having a COVID passport —legal proof that you have received the vaccine—may become a requirement for dining out by late 2021.

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Hotel Manager’s Guide to Room Service in 2021

2ndKitchen

Chapter 5: 4 Room Service & In-Room Dining Trends in 2021. 4 Room Service & In-Room Dining Trends in 2021. The post Hotel Manager’s Guide to Room Service in 2021 appeared first on 2ndKitchen.

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Restaurant Tech You Need in 2021: Delivery Management and Optimization Solutions

Xtra Chef

Building your restaurant’s tech stack for 2021. Entering 2021, there are a wide range of restaurant technologies that you should consider adding to your tech stack to superpower your business.

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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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2021 Guide for Restaurants: 14 Things to Watch

Black Box Intelligence

2021 Guide for Restaurants: 14 Things to Watch. After a challenging year, there’s a lot to keep an eye on as we start 2021. The post 2021 Guide for Restaurants: 14 Things to Watch appeared first on Black Box Intelligence.

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Restaurant Tech To Watch in 2021

Foodable

Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

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145 – 2021 Restaurant Trends – Food, Marketing and Business

Marketing4Restaurants

This is Part 3 of our Resto Trends 2021 series. Check out the previous episodes here: Episode 143- Restaurant Trends for 2021. Episode 144- Restaurant Trends for 2021- Online Ordering and Delivery. 2021 Restaurant Trends – Food, Marketing, and Business.

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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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Predictions for 2021: Part 2

Foodable

In this episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron gives listeners more of his predictions for the restaurant and hospitality industry in 2021. Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

Throughout 2021 and beyond, that answer will largely depend on how restaurants adjust their loyalty programs. Undoubtedly, one of the most affected industries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic was the restaurant industry.

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5 Ways to Promote Your Restaurant App to Customers

ChowNow

Now that you’ve invested in your own restaurant app for online ordering , your next question is likely, “How do I encourage my customers to use it?”. Incentivizing app downloads is important because it gives you a boost in visibility and customer loyalty.

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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 and Why Zero Party Data Should Drive Restaurant Marketing 

Modern Restaurant Management

The privacy landscape underwent numerous changes in 2020 and will continue to evolve into 2021. Apple has announced plans to restrict its IDFA (identifier for advertisers) in 2021. Marketing a restaurant looks completely different today than it did heading into 2020.

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F&B Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant and food and beverage industry experts for their insights on what trends will be on the radar for restaurant owner and operators in 2021. is a preview of the trends and practices that will shape the hospitality industry in 2021.

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Local SEO For Hotels: 11 Tips to Dominate Search (2021)

2ndKitchen

Search engine optimization (SEO) for hotels is one of the best ways to ensure a consistent stream of new customers to your hotel and one of the most consistent hotel marketing strategies for inbound bookings in 2021. Chapter 2: 10 Local SEO Tips for Hotels in 2021.

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

Deliverect

Add revenue streams without adding stress with Deliverect in 2021. 2021 looks set to see delivery, takeout, and curbside pickup continue to grow in importance. 2020 was a huge year for off-premise dining. Restaurants had to do whatever they could to survive.

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America’s top sommeliers and restaurant buyers to judge 2021 Sommeliers Choice Awards

Sante

America's top sommeliers and restaurant buyers to judge 2021 Sommeliers Choice Awards. Competitions February 2021 Sommeliers Choice awards sommeliers choice awards vaccinations wine competitions

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47+ Must-Read Property Management Statistics in 2021

2ndKitchen

As we move into 2021, there are a lot of unknowns in the property management industry. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: Property Management Industry Statistics in 2021. Chapter 4: Statistics on the Renting Marketing Post-COVID in 2021.

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Track Restaurant Inventory on a Spreadsheet

Sculpture Hospitality

Did you know that one of the most common hidden expenses for restaurateurs is down to poor food and beverage inventory management processes? Yet, despite this, many restaurants are still struggling to implement successful inventory management processes. Industry & Technology

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Virtually Delicious: Setting the Table for Digital-First Dining

Modern Restaurant Management

Here’s our predication for 2021–by the end of the year, every restaurant, big or small, will have a virtual banner under which they sell food catering to a different cuisine or market.

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The Boston Wine Festival is set to return January 12, 2021

Sante

January 2021 Off-the-Wall Wine boston Champagne festival wineThe 32nd Annual Boston Wine Festival brings world-class wine and food to one of Boston's proudest traditions, the Boston Harbor Hotel.

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