2020

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Before You Reopen Your Restaurant.Think About Your Staff

Embrace the Suck

We all want to get back to “normal,” whatever that means now. Honestly, normal wasn’t very normal in the first place so, let’s look at this as a plot twist! This time around is your opportunity to do things better than you did before. COVID-19 isn’t your fault, but how you ran your restaurant before is. Now, if that upsets you a little bit, then read on because there are a few things we must discuss.

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The Future of Dining: Industry Expert Insights

Modern Restaurant Management

To discuss this topic in more detail join “Restaurant of the Future: How to Take Advantage of the Digital Transformation,” a panel discussion about how technology spurred by COVID-19 will help shape the way restaurants operate, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. EST. Space is limited, click here to register. Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts to gaze into a crystal ball and re-imagine the future of dining.

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11 Thrilling Wine Business Trends To Delight

A Wine Story

Wine Business Trends 2020 - Wine Business Monthly. Man Ordering Wine Online - Wine Business Trends. Highlights from Technology and Financial Webinar. Are you curious about wine business trends 2020? Most of us know that e-commerce is booming in the US wine industry. Some wineries boast record sales, but others struggle. Why? What role does technology play into a winery’s bottom line?

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CHEFS: BUILD A TEAM – KEEP A TEAM

Culinary Cues

There is no issue more pressing, and no task more important than building a kitchen team and establishing a culture of retention. Yes, I do mean a culture of retention. A chef may be talented, have a great resume, be noted for his or her pronounced taste in food, and even be established as a person who understands how to earn a profit, but if a chef is unable to pull together a great team of focused cooks, build an environment of professional camaraderie, and determine ways to keep that team int

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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Butter Coffee: What Is It & Why Do People Drink It?

Perfect Daily Grind

In the late 2000s, lifestyle author and the CEO of Bulletproof, Dave Asprey, returned from Tibet after drinking yak butter tea at high altitudes. In the years that followed, he began to promote coffee mixed with butter, which swept the United States and became a favourite among fitness enthusiasts and those on low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets. Consequently, butter coffee became popular in Western coffee consuming markets, specifically the UK and the US.

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How to make guests with food sensitivities feel welcome

Typsy

2020 has thrown a myriad of challenges at the restaurant industry. Now more than ever, making guests feel at home is important. But this time we’re not talking about having the proper sanitizing practices in place or observing COVID-19 enforced social distancing. Instead, we’re addressing the reality of catering for a growing group of customers who have food sensitivities.

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Operating Efficiency of Domino’s Pizza Tantamount to Google

Restaurant Engine

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) went public in 2004, and it has delivered a superior return to its shareholders, better even than Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL). “It’s pretty amazing,” said Joe Weisenthal. “The basic idea is that both Domino’s Pizza and Google went public around the same time. I think it was 2004. And if you look at the chart, they basically had a pretty similar trajectory.

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How Coronavirus is Impacting Restaurants

Aaron Allen & Associates

Disruption from Coronavirus has been especially significant for the restaurant industry. The economic slowdown, public markets in distress, supply chains interrupted, tourism coming to a halt, consumers staying at home (which — for many — translates to a lower disposable income), and huge uncertainty can have long-lived effects for many restaurant businesses.

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200 Compelling Female Bloggers Of 2020

Lady Boss Blogger

As 2020 nears its end, many of us are finding ourselves feeling a little uninspired. But hope isn’t lost! Here we’ve generated an extensive list introducing 200 compelling female bloggers of 2020 to remind you what you enjoy, big and small, and help motivate you to see your goals clearly again. We’ve […]. The post 200 Compelling Female Bloggers Of 2020 appeared first on LadyBossBlogger.

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The Age of the Politically Agnostic Chef is Over

The Restaurant Manifesto

Chefs are speaking out with a greater sense of urgency and we should listen. The post The Age of the Politically Agnostic Chef is Over appeared first on THE RESTAURANT MANIFESTO.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Food Banks Get The Love, But SNAP Does More To Fight Hunger

The Salt

The charitable organizations called food banks are getting a lot of attention and donations right now. But they aren't nearly as important or effective as SNAP, formerly known as food stamps. (Image credit: Frederic J.

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How AR Menus Promote Craveability

Modern Restaurant Management

The food and restaurant industry has been steadily moving toward greater visualization of menus options. Plain text evolved into beautiful food photography and video boards. The next phase in the advancement of food imagery will be in the application of 3D and Augmented Reality (AR) menus. AR technology enables the customer to use their own smartphone to display immersive 3D models onto a surface in front of them.

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Can Dry Tokaji Win as the “New Sauvignon Blanc?”

A Wine Story

Can Dry Tokaji Win as the “New Sauvignon Blanc?”. Furmint white wine. Dry Tokaji from the Furmint grape is a delicious white wine grape from the Tokaj region of Hungary with very crisp acidity. Historically, Furmint and Hárslevel? grapes enjoyed harvest late in the season. Click to Tweet. This “noble rot” concentrated the sweetness of the grape, allowing for the production of the delicious sweet botrytized wine, sweet Tokaj.

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OUR DAILY BREATH: POST COVID KITCHENS – GET READY

Culinary Cues

Restaurants will get the green light at some point. When the data demonstrates that the virus is somewhat under control – whether that is the end of May or later, we all know in our hearts and minds that things will be different. Guests will not likely flock back to our operations, there will still be a considerable amount of trepidation, especially since pre-vaccine life will still include the threat of virus transmission.

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Join Full Course Navigator: Your Path to Professional Growth in Restaurant Leadership

Full Course Foundation is dedicated to nurturing excellence in restaurant leadership. Our Navigator program offers a wide range of resources tailored for professional growth. From high-quality training to personalized coaching, Navigator equips restaurant leaders with the tools they need to thrive in their careers. Unlock your potential with three months FREE access to Navigator by Full Course!

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How Cold Brew Captured The Millennial Market

Perfect Daily Grind

Cold brew is a popular drink in many specialty coffee shops around the world. This is in large part thanks to demand from millennial coffee drinkers, who make up a sizable amount of the world’s coffee consuming population. Having been invented several decades ago, it’s re-emergence as a popular beverage choice for younger generations is something coffee shops and roasters should be noting.

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Advice from a manager: how to ace a hospitality interview and trial

Typsy

If you're a hospitality professional, chances are high that your employment has been affected by the ongoing coronavirus. But businesses are now looking towards reopening, and with them job opportunities are becoming increasingly available. Your best chance at success is being prepared and knowing what to expect. Read on for advice from an experienced hospitality hiring manager on how to ace a hospitality interview and trial.

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The True Cost of Keeping a Restaurant Open During a Pandemic

EATER

Pim Techamuanvivit | Nahm. San Francisco chef and restaurateur Pim Techamuanvivit breaks down COVID-19’s effects, and the difficult decisions she’s had to make “This is a time that you look around at the people, the makers, the restaurants you care about and you support them because you want them to be here. It’s a matter of extinction,” the chef and restaurateur Pim Techamuanvivit said when we first spoke in August.

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COVID-19 Irish Food Delivery Services [MEGAPOST]

Gastro Gays

In these testing times, panic buying won’t solve anything, neither will us all running to supermarkets. We need social/physical distance and to stay at home and away from other people as much as physically possible… The post COVID-19 Irish Food Delivery Services [MEGAPOST] appeared first on GastroGays.

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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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Good Food Lab Series: JUST Egg

Foodable

In the latest episode of the Taste Kitchen ’s Good Food lab series, Brittany Cascone chats with Josh Tetrick, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Eat Just, Inc. Cascone and Tetrick sample and discuss the plant-based company’s pourable and folded JUST Egg varieties. Founded in 2011, Eat Just, Inc. is committed to providing low-cost plant-based egg products that do not compromise on taste, texture, or quality.

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20 Creative Tips to Take Your Restaurant Delivery to the Next Level

Restaurateur Connection Submitted Articles

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Rebuilding the Restaurant Industry Starts With Destroying the Chains

The Restaurant Manifesto

It’s time to take a stand against the tyranny of corporations that don’t reinvest in our communities. The post Rebuilding the Restaurant Industry Starts With Destroying the Chains appeared first on THE RESTAURANT MANIFESTO.

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For Subway, A Ruling Not So Sweet. Irish Court Says Its Bread Isn't Bread

The Salt

Yes, Ireland has a legal definition for bread. And the nation's Supreme Court said Subway's bread has too much sugar to satisfy it.

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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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How To: Social Media Marketing in the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

We get it, you’re busy. The idea of using social media marketing to attract customers, all the while managing inventory and payroll, can be exhausting. But millennials and Gen-Z are quickly becoming the largest generation, overtaking baby boomers in 2019. And one thing we know about those 35 and younger – they love social media. Checking into restaurants, tagging beautiful platings, and sharing their experiences with friends and family.

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7 Sexy Secrets to Enjoying Sweet Moscato

A Wine Story

Sweet Moscato. Sweet Moscato Statue. Are you curious about sweet Moscato wine? Sweet Moscato is a wine from the Moscato grape. Famous in ancient Rome and noted by the historian Pliny, sweet Moscato grows all over the world. But the most famous wine from the sweet Moscato grape is Moscato d’Asti. Like many wines from Italy, the name “Moscato d’Asti” refers to the grape variety (Moscato) and the town where it comes from, Asti.

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CHEFS – IS IT WORTH IT?

Culinary Cues

We have all had those moments (some of us more frequently than others) when we question what we are doing, the level of commitment required, and the price to pay. As chefs we all are aware of the time, physical stress, and emotional trauma associated with running a busy kitchen. The labor pool is a true challenge, the pressure to earn a profit is relentless, the fickle nature of guests can be frustrating, the shear number of daily decisions required of the job is mind-numbing, and the need to pu

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What Is a Spanish Latte?

Perfect Daily Grind

Enter a coffee shop and order a Spanish Latte, and you’ll probably get an espresso-based drink made with milk and condensed milk. However, visit other coffee shops around the world and you might have to ask for a Vietnamese Coffee or Café Bombón to get the same beverage – or something similar to it. So, what exactly is a Spanish Latte, and how does it differ from other drinks?

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2024 Restaurant Spending Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve

How do you stay on top of what your customers are expecting when they step through your doors? Do you know what’s on their mind? How are you going to account for what they’re planning on doing months from now? As we head into 2024, price-related issues are still top-of-mind for restaurant customers after the inflation boom earlier this year. In this new report, we give you the latest insights on consumer spending trends, attitudes on tipping, and how you can respond.

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Six reasons to embrace online hospitality learning

Typsy

With millions of people across the world working from home, or furloughed, undertaking online training has never been more crucial to the continuing success of a business. Skilled, motivated employees are the heart and soul of the hospitality industry, and there’s no better way to stay motivated, invested and skilled than helping workers broaden their knowledge base.

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When It Comes to Indoor Dining, Restaurant Workers Face the Greatest Risk

EATER

It all has to do with ventilation, aerosols, and the fact that restaurant workers are stuck in the same air for hours while working indoors Outdoor restaurant dining is perhaps the closest we’ve come to a return to normalcy since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic: Sidewalk and patio setups offer a familiar service while, if approached responsibly, mitigate risk.

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Five Tips for the Best Customer Experience During COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Since the start of the pandemic, restaurants across the country have been on a rollercoaster ride. Businesses have been forced to pivot away from on-premises dining to offer on-line ordering and take-out services. While some had well established services already in place, others have had to start from nothing to provide these capabilities. Here are five tips for planning for the future to provide the best service: Understand Your Customers.

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Maximize Takeout Profitability With These Six Steps

Modern Restaurant Management

Off-premise dining was already on-trend in the restaurant industry well before COVID-19. According to Morgan Stanley estimates, online delivery is set to grow from $260 billion in 2017 to $325 billion in 2020 – and possibly $470 billion by 2025. But now there’s something coming on stronger than even delivery: takeout. Just since the beginning of the pandemic and the restrictions on on-premise dining, 62 percent of operators have or plan to implement designated takeout areas due to th

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Win More in 2024: Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success

Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success Start maximizing ROI and doing more with less with Olo’s ultimate guide to restaurant marketing. In this guide: Strategies to level up in 4 key areas: data, audiences, content distribution, and loyalty Interactive checklists to help you track your progress throughout the year Tips for leveraging guest data across your entire business What you’ll learn: Level 1 | Beginner: Learn how to collect guest data, build a healthy subscriber list, launch personali