Mon.May 10, 2021

What to Avoid When Looking for a Restaurant Job: 6 Red Flags

7 Shifts

On the latest episode of the 7shifts Restaurant Management & Growth Podcast, we had the opportunity to sit down with Jensen Cummings. He's a chef and the founder of Best Served Creative , a platform for hospitality works of all levels to tell their stories and make the industry better.

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How to Elevate Guest Experience in the Age of COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s easy for restaurant experiences to be impersonal and ordinary right now, with face masks and takeout containers dictating the nature of dining. With so much of a focus on health and safety, other details and levels of service are understandably pushed to the backburner.

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5 technology trends to consider for your restaurant

Typsy

As your restaurant looks forward to offering in-person dining again, you may want to try innovative approaches to customer experience. With new safety regulations coming into force and new technologies becoming available, now is the time to adapt and change the way your venue operates.

Seasonal Staff Playbook: Hiring, Training & Retaining Great Teams

Hot Schedules

Seasonal Staff Playbook: Hiring, Training & Retaining Great Teams. E very sports team has a series of plays – running plays, passing plays, defensive plays and so on. But no matter how many times you read playbook, what matters most is how the team executes on the field.

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Amid a "Labor Shortage," Are Restaurants Offering Enough?

Crunchtime

The battle is ON for hiring restaurant workers. And what a fierce battle it is.

Summer 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

With the pandemic and climate change being hot topics in recent months, Summer 2021 will have guests wanting to see more healthy and sustainable items on their menu.

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Buyer Persona Explainer

Indoor Media

If you’ve ever been in an advertising meeting, the team probably identified a “ buyer persona.” This term essentially refers to your business’s ideal customer — and some business owners go as far as to name them.

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Spectacular Places to Eat in Rittenhouse

Restaurant Clicks

Rittenhouse, a neighborhood in Philadelphia, is a popular place to visit exquisite shops, galleries, bars, and even spas. Along with all of these attractions are plenty of top-notch restaurants.

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How to Reduce Food Waste in Restaurants: 16 Practical Tips

Touch Bistro

Running a foodservice operation involves a lot of moving parts. And one area that is often overlooked is the question of how to reduce food waste in restaurants.

It Took a Pandemic to Make TV Dinners Truly Delicious

EATER

A pork cutlet TV dinner from Karl’s in Detroit | Courtesy of Karl’s.

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Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months of Retail

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus to drive the greatest impact.

Federal Grants Programs for Shared Use Commercial Kitchens Supporting Local Food Systems

The Food Corridor

Bootstrapping a shared commercial kitchen is never easy. Especially if you are looking to make a difference in your local community, support small food businesses, or run educational programs.

Guaranteed Basic Income Could Be a Game-Changer for Restaurant Workers

EATER

Bloomberg /Contributor via GettyImages. More cities nationwide are considering guaranteed income for low-wage earners, which could empower food and farm industry employees This story was originally published on Civil Eats.

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Mental Health of employees in the workplace

Bizimply

Whether you manage a team of casual workers, part-time staff, or salaried employees, you need to make your team’s mental health a priority. The post Mental Health of employees in the workplace appeared first on Bizimply

5 Ways to Control Food Costs in Your Restaurant

Margin Edge

Creating recipes and setting your initial menu pricing is Restaurant 101. Managing what happens afterwards, when the rubber of your cost assumptions meets the road of real-world operations, is where it gets more complicated. Get Real-Time Insights into Your Food Costs: Try MarginEdge Free until July.

Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Mental Health of employees in the workplace

Bizimply

Whether you manage a team of casual workers, part-time staff, or salaried employees, you need to make your team’s mental health a priority. The post Mental Health of employees in the workplace appeared first on Bizimply

7 Proven Ways To Attract More Customers To Your Restaurant

The Restaurant Times

It’s no secret that the modern restaurant industry is incredibly competitive. London alone has a whopping 18,000 restaurants, many of which are family-owned or non-franchise establishments. This may lead you to believe that running a restaurant is easy.

The Dozen – A Wine’s Story

Sante

Every wine has a tale behind it, one that we usually don't have time to tell. May 2021 The Dozen wine winereviews

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?? Trentodoc Wine

A Wine Story

Trentodoc Wine. In honor of Trentodoc Day (May 10) Trentino hosted an excellent webinar about its wines. Explaining the region and its wines was Roberto Anesi, Italy’s Best Somm 2017. The history of Trentodoc wine dates to the early 1900s.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

2019 Casa Relvas Herdade De Sao Miguel Escolha Dos Enologos Vinho Regional Alentejano

Planet Grape

The post 2019 Casa Relvas Herdade De Sao Miguel Escolha Dos Enologos Vinho Regional Alentejano appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Portugal Reds Still Wines Alentejano Alicante IG Touriga Franca Touriga Nacional Vinho Regional

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14 Best Canned and Boxed Soups, According to Chefs

EATER

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2018 Luke The Companion Red Blend Columbia Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2018 Luke The Companion Red Blend Columbia Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Columbia Valley Red blend Washington

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5 pandemic pivots with L’Oca d’Oro

OpenTable

Austin’s neighborhood Italian restaurant L’Oca d’Oro opened in 2016 as a place built around regulars, where staff members… The post 5 pandemic pivots with L’Oca d’Oro appeared first on Open for Business. Features

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Insight Into the Post-Pandemic Restaurant

This pandemic has brought permanent changes to the market and consumer behavior. But like all things, the crisis will pass, and people will start to explore how to resume normal activities. It’s crucial to ensure that your restaurant is ready to adjust and kick-start once the pandemic has passed. Here’s how to adjust your business model in order to get your restaurant back on track.

2018 Luke Merlot Wahluke Slope Columbia Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2018 Luke Merlot Wahluke Slope Columbia Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Columbia Valley Merlot Wahluke Slope Washington

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Meet the Industry’s Future Leaders

EATER

From the Editor: Everything you missed in food news last week This post originally appeared on May 8, 2020 in Amanda Kludt’s newsletter “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital news and stories in the food world each week. Read the archives and subscribe now.

2018 Luke Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope Columbia Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2018 Luke Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope Columbia Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Wahluke Slope Washington

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2019 Vintage Longbottom H Syrah Adelaide Hills

Planet Grape

The post 2019 Vintage Longbottom H Syrah Adelaide Hills appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Australia New World Reds Still Wines Adelaide Hills GI South Australia Syrah

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

2019 Vintage Longbottom Henry’s Drive Shiraz McLaren Vale

Planet Grape

The post 2019 Vintage Longbottom Henry’s Drive Shiraz McLaren Vale appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Australia New World Reds Still Wines Fleurieu GI McClaren Vale Shiraz South Australia

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2019 Vintage Longbottom Henry’s drive Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon McClaren Vale

Planet Grape

The post 2019 Vintage Longbottom Henry’s drive Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon McClaren Vale appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Australia New World Reds Still Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Fleurieu GI McClaren Vale Shiraz South Australia

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2020 Matetic Vineyards EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc Valle de Casablanca

Planet Grape

The post 2020 Matetic Vineyards EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc Valle de Casablanca appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World Reds South America Still Wines Aconcagua Casablanca Valley DO Sauvignon Blanc Valle de Casablanca

2020 Casa Relvas Art.Terra Amphora Vinho Regional Alentejano

Planet Grape

The post 2020 Casa Relvas Art.Terra Amphora Vinho Regional Alentejano appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Portugal Reds Still Wines Alentejano aragonez IG moreto Trincadeira Preta Vinho Regional

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Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

As the COVID-19 restrictions ease restaurants need strategies to adapt to crises in order to remain in business and protect profitability. The 2 ways of ensuring survival are protecting revenue and reducing costs. And the right technology can help. Read on to find out how.