2016

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Website – Part 2

Island Media Management

Since the internet arose, people are searching through the net. And related to the travel industry, people are not only searching for where to go, when to go or where to stay on google or other search engines, but also where to eat. This is the main reason why your food and beverage service businesses need a website. More Reasons Why: If you haven’t read the first part of Restaurant Website Benefits, please go through this link.

2016 53

Introducing Chef Mark Duesler!

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Michael Karsz, Research Technician. The FSTC is proud to introduce the newest member of our team, Mark Duesler! Mark will fill a vital role as Chef Consultant/Program Advisor at Frontier Energy and oversee the new equipment demonstration program at the FSTC facility. With 20 plus years of experience in foodservice including 15 years working in commercial kitchens, Mark will have the opportunity to share his knowledge and expertise with the FSTC technical staff and restaurant operators alike.

2016 40
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"Can I have the holidays off?" (Employees & Managers Ask)

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

The best and worst time of the year for restaurant owners and managers might be the holidays. Restaurant leaders and managers who are eager to please, who make decisions based on fear and wish to be liked more than respected will respond with "Sure, you can have the holidays off". A simple "yes" can be a shortcut to disaster and will doom a restaurant for months. Holiday Marketing Restaurant Staffing Restaurant Planning

2016 40

You may be the owner of an illegal and accidental franchise and not even know it.

Restaurant Law

Beware: If you own more than one restaurant which operates under the same name, you may have created an illegal and unintended franchise. This sounds crazy, but it is actually very common and the consequences of creating an unintended franchise are substantial, serious, and include the possibility of both personal and criminal liability.

2016 46

Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

Thanksgiving in Villa Ganesh by UXATA Chef Services

UXATA

The post Thanksgiving in Villa Ganesh by UXATA Chef Services appeared first on UXATA Private Chef Services Riviera Maya. UXATA Guests Chef Services Mexican Caribbean Riviera Maya Thanksgiving

2016 100

The Difference Between Service and Hospitality

The Back Burner

If you haven’t been acquainted with the food and dining experience of Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado—we suggest you should. Known for its menu based on the small, regional cusine of Fruili, Italy, Frasca has transformed a night out to be much more than a night you don’t have to cook. The secret to Frasca’s unparalleled success is twofold—perfectly execute delicious meals night after night, and (more importantly) highlight the experience.

2016 30

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Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part II

Island Media Management

There are just a handful of owners who have added a blog to their website to build a reputation in the community where they operate, as well as promote the food and drinks that they offer. This is an opportunity that most owners are missing considering that most people are now using the internet to find where they can eat and to read reviews of bars and restaurants that they hope to visit.

2016 40

Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part II

Island Media Management

There are just a handful of owners who have added a blog to their website to build a reputation in the community where they operate, as well as promote the food and drinks that they offer. This is an opportunity that most owners are missing considering that most people are now using the internet to find where they can eat and to read reviews of bars and restaurants that they hope to visit.

2016 40

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 1

Island Media Management

Before people walk into your restaurant to enjoy the good ambiance, impeccable service, and great delicacy, they need to find you first. For this reason, you need to implement not only the social media marketing tools but also an effective website SEO campaign. Here are some SEO tips for your website in the restaurant industry. 4 First Approaches: Instead of load you right away with abundant guidelines, we would like you to understand and apply these four approaches first to your website.

2016 40

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 1

Island Media Management

Before people walk into your restaurant to enjoy the good ambiance, impeccable service, and great delicacy, they need to find you first. For this reason, you need to implement not only the social media marketing tools, but also an effective website SEO campaign. 4 First Approaches: Instead of load you right away with abundant guidelines, we would like you to understand and apply this four approaches first to your website. Keyword Research and Combination.

2016 40

Where Are the Hourly Workers? Finding Hourly Applicants in Today's Labor Market

Learn about 6 compelling insights that are contributing to the current hourly shortage, and uncover 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market.

Solid Fuel Cooking: Codes & Standards

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Rich Swierczyna, Senior Engineer. With the rise of exhibition and front-of-house cooking, solid fuel appliances are gaining a foothold in commercial kitchens, most notably in establishments like pizzerias and BBQ restaurants. These appliances are fueled by highly combustible material such as charcoal, briquettes, mesquite, or hardwood.

2016 40

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 3

Island Media Management

When was the last time someone entered in your restaurant saying he had seen it on the internet? This could seem unimportant but it is the key of success for your business. This article is the part three of 10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurant, if you haven’t read the first part and the second part , you may want to go through them first.

2016 40

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 2

Island Media Management

Do you market your restaurant through your website? You need to know all the advantages that it will bring you, like to increase your visibility, to interact with potential clients, get to know them; and from there, decide what changes you need to do. This is a continuation of the previous article on 10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants; if you haven't read the first part of, please go through this link.

2016 40

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 2

Island Media Management

Do you market your restaurant through your website? You need to know all the advantages that it will bring you, like to increase your visibility, to interact with potential clients, get to know them; and from there, decide what changes you need to do. This is a continuation of the previous article on 10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants; if you haven't read the first part of, please go through this link.

2016 40

New Restaurants Checklist: Ensuring Success

Developing a business plan is key when it comes to new restaurant startup success. Restaurant owners should have a clear picture of their goals, strategies, and budgets in order to determine and allocate resources properly. Read this checklist with it's 4 key steps to ensure your restaurant's success.

Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part I

Island Media Management

In today’s technological world, most people will turn to the internet to find great places to eat in their local area or in new towns and cities when they travel. Most restaurant and bar owners know this and have taken to displaying pictures of the drinks list and food menus, location as well as the times when they are open on their websites. However, this is not enough. Your website needs to be alive, all the time! Your website needs to have a movement that search engines can track.

2016 40

Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part I

Island Media Management

In today’s technological world, most people will turn to the internet to find great places to eat in their local area or in new towns and cities when they travel. Most restaurant and bar owners know this and have taken to displaying pictures of the drinks list and food menus, location as well as the times when they are open on their websites. However, this is not enough. Your website needs to be alive, all the time! Your website needs to have a movement that search engines can track.

2016 40

What’s On Tap?

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Kiana Caban, Communications Assistant. The FSTC attended the 2016 California Craft Beer Summit , a three-day event with an interactive expo, multiple educational sessions, and a concluding beer festival in Sacramento, CA this past September. The annual event is hosted by the California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) , an entity dedicated to connecting and empowering California craft brewers through advocacy, education, and communication.

2016 40

Free Seminars: Legal Considerations when opening a bar or restaurant. Restaurant Management Boot Camp 2.0

Restaurant Law

When : Downtown Location : September 13, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Uptown Location : September 28, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where : Downtown Location : 79 John St., 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10038 Uptown Location : 361 West 125th St., 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10027 Seminar Description : An insider look at tips, tricks, and best practices to start your first restaurant in NYC, presented by Restaurant Attorney James D. DiPasquale.

2016 43

The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

Pancakes with a little twist

UXATA

Start the day with this delicious and nutritive option. Serves: 6. Cooks: 15 minutes. Difficulty: Easy. Nutrition facts: Omega 3, calcium, iron, potassium, protein, Vitamin B6, C, folic acid, antioxidants, fibre. Ingredients: 1 ½ cup of whole wheat flour. 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. 1 tablespoon of baking powder. 2 tablespoons of chia seeds. 1 cup of almond milk. 1 egg. 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (one extra for cook). Vanilla extract. Pinch of sea salt. 1 banana (sliced). Agave syrup to enjoy.

2016 100

Día de los muertos

UXATA

Each year, between November 1 st and 2nd, Mexicans get closer to the pantheons of our loved ones to decorate it with flowers, making offerings and remember the life and death duality as a magical part of existence. And in our homes, the souls of the dead visit us to live with those who still journeyed these lands. The commemoration through an altar in our homes is a time of unity and family celebration in which we prepare offerings for those who we miss most, when they come back to visit us.

2016 100

Julia´s Bachelorette party

UXATA

A lot of beauty and caribbean magic in Julia´s bachelorette dinner, at Hacienda Paraíso – Tulum. by Luxury Retreats International. We hope you visit us soon !! The post Julia´s Bachelorette party appeared first on UXATA Private Chef Services Riviera Maya. UXATA Guests Bachherolette Hacienda Paraíso Luxury retreats International Party Private Chef

2016 100

A night of fine flavors with our friends of Luxury Retreats International

UXATA

Happy to share and delight the President’s Club group from Luxury Retreats International. at Casa Los Charcos Playa del Carmen. Cooking classes, local and international flavors, drinks and lots of Caribbean magic ! The post A night of fine flavors with our friends of Luxury Retreats International appeared first on UXATA Private Chef Services Riviera Maya. UXATA Friends Casa Los Charcos Luxury retreats International Mexican Caribbean Private Chef UXATA

2016 100

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.

Weekend chocolate flakes cookies

UXATA

Family fun weekend! Serves: 30 cookies. Cooks: 20 minutes. Difficulty: easy. Nutrition facts: Vitamin B, protein, calcium, sodium, potassium, antioxidants, iron. Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour. 1 little spoon baking soda. 1 little spoon baking powder. Pinch of sea salt. 1 cup softened butter. caster sugar. Brown sugar. 2 eggs. Vanilla extract. 2 cups dark chocolate flakes or chips. Making: Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking sheet with wax paper.

2016 100

Fresh and crunchy Pico de Gallo

UXATA

A party of Mexican flavors in your mouth! Serves: 10. Cooks: 10 minutes. Difficulty: Super easy. Nutrition facts: Vitamin A, B, C, E, K , Iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, antioxidants, fiber. Ingredients: 5 diced red tomatoes. 1 small chopped onion (white or red). 1 bunch of fresh and chopped coriander. 2 limes, juice from. Sea salt. Fresh ground black pepper. 1 chopped serrano/jalapeño pepper (optional). Making: Mix together in a bowl and refrigerate for an hour.

2016 100

Extraordinary vegan chocolate chia pudding

UXATA

Take your nutrition to another level! Serves: 1 large. Cooks: 5 minutes preparation / 4-5 hours rest. Difficulty: Super easy. Nutrition facts: Omega 3, Vitamin A, B, E, protein, calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, potassium, fiber. Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups unsweetened organic almond or coconut milk. ¼ cup organic chia seeds. 2 or 3 tablespoons organic cacao powder. 1 tablespoon organic agave syrup. Pinch of sea salt or pink Himalayan. Vegan dark chocolate and coconut flakes for garnish.

2016 100

Amazing smokey mayo

UXATA

You can’t stop loving this awesome dressing! Serves: 330 ml. Cooks: 15 minutes. Difficulty: Super easy. Nutrition facts: Oleic acid, Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K, antioxidants, proteins, potassium. Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant (wrapped in aluminum foil). garlic clove. limes, juice from. 1 egg yolk. 250 ml extra virgin olive oil. Sea salt. Fresh ground black pepper.

2016 100

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.

Powerful spinach fritters

UXATA

Quick and delicious option for lunch. Serves: 6. Cooks: 20 minutes. Difficulty: Easy. Nutrition facts: Omega 3, calcium, iron, potassium, protein, Vitamin A, B, C, E, K, folic acid, fibre. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour. 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. 1 tablespoon of baking powder. 1 cup of water. 1 egg. 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (two extra for cook). Sea salt. Fresh ground black pepper. A bunch of fresh organic spinach. 1 small chopped onion.

2016 100

Roasted corns on the cob

UXATA

The perfect side dish! Serves: 12. Cooks: 30 minutes. Difficulty: Super easy. Nutrition facts: Vitamin B1, B2, B3, E, beta carotene (vit. A), folic acid (vit. B9), Iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber. Ingredients: 4 yellow corn in the cob. 4 tablespoons of sour cream. 4 tablespoons of fresh cheese (crumble). 1 small bunch of fresh and chopped parsley (optional). Olive oil. Sea salt. Fresh ground black pepper. Making: Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.

2016 100

Refreshing and elegant Gin & Tonic

UXATA

Enjoy this digestive “summer-chick” signature drink. Serves: 1. Preparation time: 5 minutes. Difficulty: Super easy. Nutrition facts: Vitamin A, C, folic acid, Calcium. Ingredients: 2 oz. tonic water. 1 bunch of fresh mint. 1 limes, juice from. 4 cucumber slices (extra one to decorate). 2 lime slices (extra one to decorate). Fresh ginger to taste.

2016 100

Adam´s bachelor party

UXATA

Great time with friends, celebrate Adam Pritzker´s bachelor party of and enjoying the delicious menus of Chef Paula Alonso from UXATA Chef Services. Days of sun, international cuisine and friends at Hacienda El Paraíso – Tulum by Luxury Retreats International. Thanks to Adam, Noah, Sam, Matthew, Anthony, Brandon, Wyatt, Tom, Derek, Chris, Alexander, Aaron, Ben H., Ben T., and Marc for count on our services , you are a wonderful group !! We hope you visit us soon !!

2016 100

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.