Fri.Dec 01, 2023

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Bringing Comfortable European Dining to Downtown Nashville

Modern Restaurant Management

Newly opened Ophelia’s Nashville strives to create a classic Italian cafe vibe while fitting into a vibrant urban streetscape. Located in the heart of the city’s evolving financial district, the 2,700-square-foot neo-Italian establishment reused the existing retail area at the base of the historic L&C Building. Completed by Architect of Record and General Contractor The Bradley Projects and Certified Construction Services, the project uses carefully curated materials including ru

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Near, Far, Caviar

EATER

Illustration by Bea Hayward Once a luxury reserved for posh dinners, fish roe has become the snack du jour at restaurants across the country — and it’s blurring the lines between casual and formal dining Caviar has gone on a journey over the past few years. It’s the TikTok snack du jour , something to be eaten by the bump instead of the spoonful, paired perfectly with potato chips in place of blini.

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Should Cracker Barrel get out of the gift shop business?

Restaurant Business

Reality Check: The retail component of the family dining concept drew off sales and profits during the brand's most recent quarter. Maybe it's time to leave the shops out of future Cracker Barrels.

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Buzztime Weekly Bar Trivia Challenge – Week 8

Buzztime Business

Are you hungry for more trivia? Is one night of bar trivia per week not enough to satiate your senses? Buzztime has tens of thousands of questions in its database. Pub trivia hosts and players could spend a lifetime with them! However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure. Events that are important one year become irrelevant many years later.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Maggiano's Little Italy's new president comes from the high-end resort world

Restaurant Business

Former MGM Resorts exec Dominique Bertolone has been tapped to lead the next wave of growth for Brinker International's Italian casual-dining brand.

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THE PATH TO EXCELLENCE – SO INSPIRING

Culinary Cues

What term or phrase best describes those who are on the path of excellence: unrelenting, finesse, culinary pride, make a dent in the universe, pursuit of perfection, make a difference, total commitment, or focused drive? Some portray the result while others – the process, but in all cases, they embrace individuals or teams in pursuit of something unique and memorable – a cut above the rest.

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Eight Amazing Promotion Ideas To Market Your Restaurant

24/7 Waiter

Bring previous visitors back again, get new customers, and watch profits increase. Your restaurant promotion ideas make a big difference in your business success. Promotions help market your restaurant to your target audience, so unleash your imagination. Why Is It Important to Promote Your Restaurant? Promotions are important because they help you achieve your goals.

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CONSISTENT CREATIVITY OR CREATIVE CONSISTENCY

Sante

Two words seem to be in conflict: consistency and creativity. In business both words are essential ingredients for long-term success; Continue Reading The post CONSISTENT CREATIVITY OR CREATIVE CONSISTENCY appeared first on Santé Magazine.

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Avoid cantaloupe unless you know its origins, CDC warns amid salmonella outbreak

The Salt

At least 117 people in 34 states have gotten sick from salmonella infections. U.S. health officials believe two brands of cantaloupe — and dozens of fruit cups and medleys — may have been the cause.

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The Double Dozen – Holiday Bonus

Sante

From sparkling to white to red to cocktails to Cognac - 24 ways to enjoy the season. The post The Double Dozen – Holiday Bonus appeared first on Santé Magazine.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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McDonald's brings back Adult Happy Meals

Restaurant Business

Marketing Bites: McDonald’s has teamed up with Kerwin Frost to launch new limited edition adult happy meals. Dunkin’ and Martha Stewart launch martini glasses.

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Home Designs For Life: Remodeling Ideas To Increase Safety, Function, And Accessibility In The Home

Robert Ancill Restaurant Consulting

Designing the Future of Dining: Crafting Age-Friendly Restaurants with Renowned Designer Robert Ancill Robert Ancill has always had a passion for creativity and design which led him to the restaurant industry where he created and designed restaurant and food retail concepts. In 2006, Robert founded TNI Design, a high-energy innovative international design agency that provides … Read More The post Home Designs For Life: Remodeling Ideas To Increase Safety, Function, And Accessibility In The

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Big Table Restaurants and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers name new executives

Restaurant Business

Executive Summary: A roundup of high-level job changes in the restaurant business includes a new executive for Thompson Central Park New York.

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The Banana Peel Slips Into the Spotlight

EATER

No longer destined for the compost bin, the ingredient is bringing tannins and tropical flavor to Old-Fashioneds, highballs and more.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Wendy's, whose chairman is an activist, may be getting an activist

Restaurant Business

The Bottom Line: Activist investor Blackwells apparently plans to nominate “several directors” to the burger chain’s board, according to Reuters.

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Cost-conscious consumers trade down from restaurants to c-stores

Restaurant Business

As menu prices rise at fast-food restaurants, customers are looking to convenience stores for meal deals.

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Yes, there is such a thing as too fast in the quick-service world

Restaurant Business

The Bottom Line: In a world of digital orders and drive-thrus, friendly service actually matters more than speed.

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