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Save Time And Labor With Highly Efficient Equipment

Restaurant Business

Labor challenges are ongoing for restaurants in all segments. Whether operators are having trouble finding trained employees or are facing difficulty with retention, the outcome is the same—stressed workers in the back of house, restaurants running on a skeleton crew and potential service interruptions as staff is spread too thin. Operators looking for a solution to ongoing labor struggles, however, are in luck.

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Navigating Spring Challenges

Modern Restaurant Management

With spring's arrival, I find myself reflecting on the myriad of challenges facing the restaurant industry. With rising salaries, inflation, and higher crime rates, it's clear that we need to adapt and innovate to thrive in this ever-changing landscape. Drawing from my 20 years in the industry and a decade of owning successful restaurants like Duck Duck Goose , Osteria Pirata , and Anchor Tavern , I'm excited to share some of the strategies I've developed a roadmap to "Spring

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How England’s Cadbury Creme Egg Became an American Easter Icon

EATER

Photo-illustration by Lille Allen; Cadbury Creme Egg by David Cooper/Getty In the U.S., Cadbury chocolate is a uniquely seasonal treat There is no clearer sign that Easter — and thus, spring — is approaching than the appearance of Cadbury Creme Eggs on candy shelves across the country. With its ovoid chocolate shell and sweet filling, visually reminiscent of the inside of an egg, the Cadbury Creme Egg is arguably Easter’s most recognizable candy.

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Swig's CEO is leaving the company

Restaurant Business

No reason was given for the departure of Rian McCartan. Alex Dunn, managing partner of the beverage chain’s owner The Larry Miller Co., was named interim CEO.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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How England’s Cadbury Creme Egg Became an American Easter Icon

EATER

Photo-illustration by Lille Allen; Cadbury Creme Egg by David Cooper/Getty In the U.S., Cadbury chocolate is a uniquely seasonal treat There is no clearer sign that Easter — and thus, spring — is approaching than the appearance of Cadbury Creme Eggs on candy shelves across the country. With its ovoid chocolate shell and sweet filling, visually reminiscent of the inside of an egg, the Cadbury Creme Egg is arguably Easter’s most recognizable candy.

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Restaurant Public Relations: How to Promote Your Restaurant Like a Pro

The Rail

By Owen Baker, Contributor Like any other business, a successful restaurant must be promoted properly. In previous years, word of mouth may have been enough in terms of restaurant marketing. Not anymore. A good restaurant marketing strategy must also leverage public relations (PR). Just look at the statistics. A staggering 94% of diners choose restaurant establishments based on a restaurant’s reputation.

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Some Iconic Wines from Fathers & Daughters Cellars

Sante

Fathers and Daughters, Ella’s Reserve Pinot Noir 2019 From the moment you take a whiff, you are greeted with a Continue Reading The post Some Iconic Wines from Fathers & Daughters Cellars appeared first on Santé Magazine.

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Big Macs aren't McDonald's real inflation story. Instead, look to the Cheeseburger

Restaurant Business

While the focus on restaurant menu price inflation has centered on premium items like the Big Mac, it’s in the smaller items, with fewer deals available, where prices have increased most.

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In Search of the Ultimate Old-Fashioned

EATER

We asked 10 of America’s best bartenders to submit their finest recipes for the Old-Fashioned—then blind-tasted them all to find the best of the best.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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Punch Bowl Social plans growth with two acquired concepts

Restaurant Business

Chicago-based eatertainment chain Punch Bowl Social has acquired two new brands that it plans to grow. One is karaoke-concept Voicebox and the other is an immersive art experience called Sweet Tooth Hotel. Both have cocktail bars.

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Bad news, chocolate lovers: Cocoa prices have risen faster than bitcoin

The Salt

It's been a wild historic ride: The price of cocoa topped the all-time record before Valentine's Day and has almost doubled since then, in time for Easter. The culprit is the weather.

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California cites I Heart Mac and Cheese for franchise violations

Restaurant Business

The state said that the fast-casual restaurant chain of customizable macaroni and cheese bowls failed to provide proper disclosures on its franchise documents. It’s the second state to take action against the business.

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I Baked the Bisquick Coffee Cake So You Don’t Have to

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater Sometimes, you can’t trust the recipe on the back of the box One August afternoon at an antique store in Downeast Maine, I was flipping through a box of old print advertisements when a Bisquick ad from the 1960s stopped me in my tracks. A photo of the back of a Bisquick box listed recipes for things like pancakes, biscuits and shortcake, but most memorably, a coffee cake that called for Bisquick in its batter and crumb topping.

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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A new generation of upgraded kids' menus plays to parents, but they're getting Gen Alpha to hit the 'like' button

Restaurant Business

While many fast-food chains stick to old-school kids’ fare, there’s a recent surge among fast-casual and full-service restaurants to offer healthier, more grownup menus that appeal to the whole family.

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Here's where Gen Z wants restaurants to spend their tech dollars

Restaurant Business

Mobile ordering, paid reservations and, yes, dynamic pricing, are in demand among younger diners, according to a new report from the National Restaurant Association.

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Labor strife is still high as California's landmark fast-food wage law takes effect

Restaurant Business

With all the last-minute sniping by members, the first meeting of the Fast Food Council promises to be a doozy.

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Restaurants have good reasons for not turning cartwheels over the credit-card deal

Restaurant Business

Working Lunch: The offer from MasterCard and Visa doesn't look so good when you dive into the details.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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KFC's chicken nuggets take on a saucier attitude

Restaurant Business

New Saucy Nuggets come in five varieties to satisfy flavor-craving sauce fans.

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