September, 2019

CHEFS- ELEVEN STEPS TO GREATNESS

Culinary Cues

There are chefs and there are chefs. Some hold the title while others have earned the title. So what is the difference? I have always been blessed to count a significant number of true chefs as friends. These are people who everyday exemplify what it means to be great at what they do.

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5 Psychological Theories to Boost Restaurant Marketing

Social Hospitality

Want to boost your restaurant marketing? Use psychology. The result? More guests. It’s that simple. We’ll look at some great psychological techniques you can use. Psychological techniques can give your restaurant marketing an effective boost. This helps you get noticed more quickly among competitors. Theories such as The Illusion of Scarcity, Social Proof and Mere Exposure can increase your foot traffic drive profits, and generate essential guest bookings.

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[Guide] Restaurant Management Tips & Tactics: 2019 Field Guide

7 Shifts

Every great restaurant has many parts that contribute to its success: delicious food, excellent customer service, an inviting atmosphere, and competent staff. But restaurant management is the glue that holds it all together. As a restaurant manager, your job is to juggle several responsibilities—from managing employees and controlling costs to creating staff schedules and boosting revenue. With so many responsibilities, running a restaurant can be tricky.

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The Birthplace of American Spirits

Sante

virginiaspirits-org_orig.jpeg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: The origins of American spirits in America featuring a taste of A. Smith Bowman's magical bourbon. It was the year 1620 at the Berkeley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia where colonist George Thorpe is credited with distilling America’s first batch of corn-made whiskey. It was the prelude to corn-made moonshine and bourbon.

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Does getting into food delivery pay off?

Deliverect

With the whole restaurant industry getting on the delivery bandwagon, you may be feeling the heat and wondering if it’s time to jump on yourself. But is food delivery worth the investment? How much effort does it take? Rest assured: not only does delivery pay off, it’s not all that hard to get into – especially if you work with us! The numbers don’t lie: delivery profits really…deliver! If you have an existing restaurant, the bulk of your overhead is already set.

The Business Jargon Every Restaurant Owner Should Know

Cheetah

In the Weeds? Every business has its jargon, and the restaurant world is no different. Whether you’re a hands-on manager or stop by your store every once in a while, your staff needs to trust your expertise and you need to know the lingo that proves you’re a pro. More importantly, shared terminology improves communication among staff and helps speed up the entire operation, from the host stand, to service, and in the kitchen.

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10 Effects Of Working Night Shifts (And How To Combat Them)

Sling

In many industries, the night shift is a necessary part of the regular workday. Businesses operate through the night to produce as much volume as possible and meet the demands of the market. But employees tasked with working these irregular shifts for prolonged periods of time can suffer from a variety of health issues. What are these issues? And what can be done to prevent them from happening? In this article, the experts at Sling reveal 10 effects of working night shifts and how to combat them.

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7 Kitchen Management Tips to Guarantee Back of House Serenity

7 Shifts

Anyone who’s worked (or even stepped foot) in a restaurant knows how important effective kitchen management is. Yes, the back of house (BOH) is where food is prepped, cooked, and plated, but it’s also where chaos can quickly ensue if roles, responsibilities, and tasks aren’t communicated well. Simply put, if things aren’t running well in the kitchen, restaurant staff and diners alike often suffer.

Wine + Music Pairing 101

Sante

Reserve Tastings Wine Company has taken the guesswork out of pairing wine with music with their exclusive wine club. Although you may be aware of the intricacies of pairing wine with food, have you thought about pairing wine with music? Now you don’t have to because Reserve Tastings Wine Company has taken the guesswork out of it for you.

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TransAct Will See You at NACS!

Transact

The National Association of Convenience Stores Show is the hub of all things that move and influence the convenience store industry. It is the foremost event in the industry, bringing in major brands and influencers from all around the world for a four-day meet and greet with classes, talks, panels, and networking events as well as opportunities to buy and sell.

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Keep Diners Coming Back with These 4 Unbeatable Tips

Cheetah

Customer Retention Is a Powerful Business Tactics To attract first-time diners, restaurant owners do anything from marketing to branding to offering discount vouchers. But getting new clients and retaining them are two very different things. There are many upsides to having brand-loyal customers. They provide a steady business, act as ambassadors who bring in new people by spreading brand awareness and they help create a family-like atmosphere in your restaurant.

COOKS AND CHEFS- BUILDING YOUR CAREER TAKES EFFORT

Culinary Cues

The best things in life are never easy, and with your career, if you truly want to reach for that rewarding chef position or chef/owner opportunity then it is essential that you set your goals, chart a course of action, stay true to the end game, and know that it will take time and considerable effort to get there. There really are no shortcuts if you want to do it right.

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20 Areas That Employees Can Improve On | GetSling.com

Sling

As an owner or manager , you should always be looking for ways to improve the way you work. But that’s only half the equation for a successful business. You also need to focus on areas of improvement for employees. Granted, every business is different, and what works for one team (or employee) might not work for another. But there are some universal skills that everyone — and we mean everyone — can stand to improve.

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Restaurant Labor Laws Cheat Sheet: New York State

7 Shifts

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is general in nature and businesses should consider whether the information is appropriate to their needs. Legal and other matters referred to in this article are based on 7shifts' interpretation of laws existing at the time and should not be relied on in place of professional legal advice.

Old Ebbitt Grill 25th Annual Oyster Riot

Sante

Event date: October 26, 2019 (All day). Washington, DC – Old Ebbitt Grill is pleased to announce a new date and venue for its 25th annual Oyster Riot. As this milestone year for the well-celebrated event coincides with renovations to the restaurant's interior atrium, the Riot will be held outdoors under an expansive tent at The Bullpen at Nationals Park on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

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Line Cook Jobs Marysville Washington

Chef's Resources

LINE COOK III – BLACKFISH WILD SALMON GRILL – $18.22 Check back next week September 24th as this position should be posted again on the Tulalip employment page if no one is hired this week. Tulalip Resort Casino – Marysville, WA $18.22 per hour Looking for line cook jobs Marysville, WA? Blackfish restaurant in the […]. The post Line Cook Jobs Marysville Washington appeared first on Chefs Resources

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The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business: Part 3

Cheetah

So you made it through part 1 of the guide , where we learned about buying a food truck, and choosing the best spots, and through part 2 where we dealt with limited storage and suppliers, and coming up with delicious menu offerings.

CHEFS- WE ARE ALL THE SAME, YET ALL SO DIFFERENT

Culinary Cues

I have been privileged to work in kitchens all my life as a prep cook, line cook, and chef. I have built a reasonable set of technical skills along the way, and have learned – through trial and error, how to become a better than average chef and manager of kitchen operations. Over the past few decades I have also been able to observe cooks and chefs from all walks of life, from every type of restaurant, and from every level of passion for the craft.

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Performance Appraisal Phrases: 200 Helpful Phrases For Employee Performance Reviews

Sling

Performance reviews can be difficult for everyone, manager and employee alike. But you can avoid that stress by structuring your performance reviews to inspire greatness instead of dread. One of the best ways to do that is to use performance appraisal phrases. These simple yet descriptive sentences help your employees understand what they’re doing well and what they still need to work on. But what are the best performance appraisal phrases?

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Weak Restaurant Culture While Boosting Sales

7 Shifts

No one will deny it; working in a restaurant is tough. There are the long hours on your feet, the unexpected rush of diners, the last-minute callouts, and the customers you just can't seem to please. A lot of the tough situations that arise during a restaurant shift are difficult to control, and they can make for some pretty grumpy employees. But there are aspects of the job that you, as a manager, can control to strengthen a weak restaurant culture and keep employees happy.

Hilton Welcomes María Del Carmen Bonarelli as Executive Chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo

Sante

MCLEAN, Va. and Santo Domingo – September 5th, 2019 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the appointment of María Del Carmen Bonarelli as executive chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo’s Agatha Restaurant. MCLEAN, Va. and Santo Domingo – September 5th, 2019 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the appointment of María Del Carmen Bonarelli as executive chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo’s Agatha Restaurant.

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AI in Restaurants; Is It Really Profitable (Here is your Answer)

Bingage

The restaurant industry is large, complicated and growing rapidly. On the other, it’s tough to make the restaurant successful as consumer tastes and restaurant formats are changing rapidly. The Restaurant is a type of business where being a technophobe can not work. It is like letting your competitors moving ahead by you.

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Keep Diners Coming Back with These 4 Unbeatable Tips

Cheetah

Customer Retention Is a Powerful Business Tactics To attract first-time diners, restaurant owners do anything from marketing to branding to offering discount vouchers. But getting new clients and retaining them are two very different things. There are many upsides to having brand-loyal customers. They provide a steady business, act as ambassadors who bring in new people by spreading brand awareness and they help create a family-like atmosphere in your restaurant.

6 Tips for Operators to Better Manage Their Finances

Sculpture Hospitality

When people first get into bar ownership, there’s no instruction manual for how to manage the finances of a company. Bar Management Restaurant Operations

How Much Should You Pay Your Baristas?

Perfect Daily Grind

Baristas are an essential part of the success or failure of your coffee shop, and their wages likely make up a large part of your business costs. But how do you determine what’s a fair rate of pay for a barista?

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[Case Study] Simple, Labor-Saving Scheduling for 75+ Clean Juice Locations

7 Shifts

Clean Juice is the first and only USDA-certified organic Juice Bar franchise in the United States, serving a deliciously fresh menu of cold-pressed juices to protein smoothies, to avocado toast, and more. They’re also one of the fastest-growing franchises, having opened their original home location only four years prior, and having grown to nearly 80 locations so far in 2019 (with over 50 currently in development).

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Going Full Circle in Chicago

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full circle.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: Annual beverage conference features informative seminars and networking over great wines. It began with finding hidden gems and ended in trying to discern what we know and don’t know about spontaneous fermentations. Last week, Full Circle Wine Solutions, the California-based public relations and marketing firm operated by Evan Goldstein and Limeng Stroh, held its 5th Annual Beverage Conference at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.

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How to create a top customer experience through delivery

Deliverect

A top-notch customer experience. In this day and age it’s impossible to imagine the food & restaurant industry without delivery. Having food delivered to customers is a whole new way to order, experience and enjoy food. Therefore, the worst thing you could do is look at delivery merely as an add-on to your existing business. Next to food quality, delivering a top-notch brand experience should be at the core of your delivery operation.

4 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Restaurant Location

Cheetah

The Importance of Your Restaurant Location There are many things to consider when choosing a restaurant location. For a perfect match, restaurant owners need to undertake serious research. Study your customers’ psychographics, look into the demographics of potential neighborhoods and areas, consider the competition, floor space, lease terms, and more.

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6 reasons to consider a career in hotels and restaurants

Typsy

In the hospitality industry, your career has a multitude of potential paths and it's not like any other industry because your success is directly linked to the work you put into every day. The hospitality industry is massive and covers a range of various sectors under the umbrella of hospitality. Put it this way, if you were to start your career in hospitality, you would have two choices: hotels or restaurants. Hotels Managers Restaurants

The Truth About Reality TV and Bar Ownership

Bar and Restaurant Coach

Is there anything better than binge-watching reality TV? Reality TV has been great for bar consultancy firms like Barmetrix by introducing our services to the world. If nothing else, these popular shows have made people aware that running a successful bar operation is damn HARD. But the exposure hasn’t come without a cost. It’s also created a slew of unrealistic stereotypes around what bar and restaurant consultants actually do for their clients. Help for Struggling Bars and Restaurants.

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Thriving with Thrive!! Or.The Gift That Kept Us Going

Thrive POS

Reposted from the official blog of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops , published September 29, 2019. The story of Buckaroos Slices and Scoops would not be complete without the inclusion of this very special episode, and it is part of the saga we kept quiet until this post. Pizza Delivery Software Labor Management software Employee Management restaurant technology customer satisfaction training philanthropy

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A Taste of Susana Balbo Wines

Sante

20190824_091453.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Wines you can enjoy all year long! Photo credit: Penny Weiss. Simply put, I love Susana Balbo wines. So, when I recently received four bottles of her CRIOS brand, I was quite pleased. Susana Balbo is the founder and owner of Susana Balbo Wines located in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza in western Argentina close to the Andes Mountains. Susana Balbo Winery Photo credit: Susana Balbo Wines.

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Food Service Equipment: What You Need in Your Kitchen

Marketman

The countdown has begun! You found the perfect property in your ideal location… and it was reasonably priced. Your dream is about to come true. You’re going to manage your very own restaurant. It will be your signature dishes highlighted in your carefully crafted menu. While the food you serve will either have diners waiting in line or leave your tables as barren as the Sahara, there’s more to it.