Hiring Tips

Core Hospitality

Did the reference checks happen? Getting the right people is always going to be a challenge. There are a few questions you need to ask your team. On every resume drop off is someone doing a 30 second screen with 3 important questions for them that matters to your operations.

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CHEFS ARE ALL IN AND ALL OUT

Culinary Cues

By “all in” I am referring to total commitment, building your life around the demands of the job, and most significantly to do so while being oblivious to the impact that this commitment has on other aspect of one’s life.

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Create a Restaurant Training Manual Step-by-Step (with examples)

The Eat Restaurant

A restaurant training manual (also referred to as restaurant employee handbook) lays the foundation for consistent results so that your staff is capable of delivering high-quality dining experiences whether they’re on the floor or in the kitchen.

CHEFS- ELEVEN STEPS TO GREATNESS

Culinary Cues

Now, by great I am not referring to the number of accolades, feature stories, or titles that appear after their name (although many have rightfully earned all of that) – I am referring to how they are perceived by others. There are chefs and there are chefs.

How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

Celebrities like Oprah also endorsed Acai and referred to it as a “superfruit.” The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

WHY RUNNING A CLUB KITCHEN MIGHT BE THE TOUGHEST AND MOST SATISFYING CHEF POSITION OUT THERE

Culinary Cues

So – what is different today, and why would I refer to this as maybe the toughest environment for a chef and one that also provided the greatest opportunity?

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WHEN COOKING BECOMES MORE THAN A JOB

Culinary Cues

When your friends introduce you as a cook at such and such restaurant or refer to you as chef, rather than use your name. Typically, it starts off that way – old enough to work, they’re hiring, no experience required – it’s a job.

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Restaurant Profitability Is a Simple Math Problem

The Restaurant Expert

But before you can tackle the systems that will get you to profitable, first you have to get over what David refers to as your “mental underwear.”. Oh how I wish achieving restaurant profitability was only a simple math problem. But the real issues that hold restaurant owners back from achieving their desired profitability are mostly psychological. It’s true that profitability can be broken down to the most basic level; you need to spend less money than you bring in.

How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

Celebrities like Oprah also endorsed Acai and referred to it as a “superfruit.” The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

How is Flywheeling Used in Commercial Cold Storage?

Wasserstrom

The term flywheeling refers to the use of a literal, mechanical device called a flywheel. Within its origins, flywheeling represents the pursuit of the engineering holy grail of perpetual energy.

Restaurant Referral Program – Ultimate Way to Increase your Restaurant Sales!

Bingage

You referred someone’s business to your friends and family because you’re already using it and you invited because “that someone” is rewarding you for doing the same! Have a look at the Google Pay refer a friend program , it offering 180 Rs.

6 Ways Chatbots Can Help Restaurant Businesses

Social Hospitality

They’re able to assess customer references and accordingly suggest food items they will prefer. When it comes to digital marketing for restaurants , there are various avenues to explore. One of those avenues is Chatbots.

How Gift Cards, Loyalty Programs, and Customer Reviews can Help Your Restaurant

Lavu

It also encourages them to refer the restaurant to their loved ones. . Other loyalty program features include voucher codes, membership levels, loyalty points, and refer-a-friend discounts. One of the biggest challenges that restaurants face is obtaining and retaining customers.

10 Digital Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Incentivize customers for referring your brand to their friends. Digital marketing has revolutionized the marketing landscape, especially for restaurants. Even if your restaurant is well established, you have to keep up with current marketing trends in order to remain competitive.

Singani 63 Successful at Changing the Rules

Bevology

I was referred to Academy Award winning film director Steven Soderbergh by my friend and partner Howard Bernstein to help respond to the question: “Hey, do I need a distributor or something?” Five years ago I was guiding the launch of a new-to-the-U.S.

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4 Tips for Creating Successful Restaurant Loyalty and Rewards Programs

Focus POS

Points can be earned based on dollars spent (the most preferred method), number of visits, purchase of specific items, or for engaging in other related activities such as signing up, or referring friends. Let your loyal customers be brand ambassadors by giving them points for referring their friends (and reward the referred folks as well).

The Formula For a Badass Brand!

Embrace the Suck

In business strategy, there is a common theory referred to as Red Ocean and Blue Ocean strategy. And that’s the same as being referred to as a commodity. I recently gave an interview for Foodable TV about how to build a brand.

COOKS – THE COMFORT OF HEAT, SWEAT, AND HARD-WORK

Culinary Cues

These tangible works are also a result of an intelligent approach to a process, constant reference to flavor memory, and a level of mental and physical organization that is parallel to that of an architect, a pilot, or a surgeon – this is work that is far more complex that many give it credit for.

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Checklist for launching a successful delivery business

Deliverect

Think about promotions and discounts customers can use for their first purchase and reward them for referring a friend. Delivery isn’t simply an extra revenue channel – it’s also in high demand.

Why choosing the right POS system is a top priority

Deliverect

You can refer back to this later when you consider the different POS options. Setting up a business in the hospitality industry comes with a big checklist of things not to forget.

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Food Service Vendors: Where to Find the Best of the Best

Marketman

References: Once you’ve narrowed the list down to a handful, it’s time to check their references. Ask for references from establishments that are similar to your restaurant. The Best of The Best Food Serving Vendors.

New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make for Your Kitchen in 2020

Transact

I’m referring to topics like: Food safety best practices. January 1, 2020, isn’t just the start of a new year; it’s the start of a new decade. What better time to turn over a new leaf and turn your kitchen into the best thing since sliced bread ?

7 Ways to Creatively Staff Your Restaurant

Embrace the Suck

For every applicant that applies (and gets hired) the referring employee gets $25. How has this year treated you and your restaurant? How has your quest to find staff been? If you are like the majority of restaurants, it’s been a big challenge.

How Web-Based Reporting Tools Empower Restaurant Owners to Make Better Business Decisions

Focus POS

Not only do these programs help drive repeat business, 82% of loyalty program members have also been found to refer at least one more person to join your loyalty program.

Food Service Vendors: Where to Find the Best of the Best

Marketman

References: Once you’ve narrowed the list down to a handful, it’s time to check their references. Ask for references from establishments that are similar to your restaurant. The Best of The Best Food Serving Vendors.

3 Creative Recipes for Marketing Success

Open for Business

Benefits: Varvatos staff now refer their clients to Alexander’s, and at Alexander’s the bar staff proudly wears their suits.… When it comes to restaurant marketing, winemaker dinners and charity events are two of the most common activations.

How to Promote Customer Retention & Loyalty with Restaurant Marketing

Next Restaurants

To further foster a sense of community, consider initiating a program where customers get rewarded for referring someone to your restaurant. Eventually, this tactic will also result in a group of referred customers who can potentially be retained.

Are you Missing Out?

Goliath Consulting

Reference: 1) [link]. 4 Things to Consider Before Adding Delivery to Your Restaurant. Food delivery is projected to grow 12% per year over the next 3 years 1. Aside from the sales opportunity, there are other clear benefits to incorporating food delivery at your restaurant, such as giving the restaurant increased visibility, exposure to new customers and gaining of valuable insights on purchasing trends 2,3.

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Time to Get Some! Core Values That Is.

Embrace the Suck

Don’t underestimate the power of having a list and referring to it. What is going on with you? Seriously. Why haven’t you started taking action on those big goals for this year yet? Still waiting for a couple of key elements to fall into place?

5 Steps to do Social Media Right

Goliath Consulting

Reference: [link]. Using Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to grow your restaurant business. By Bora Kang. With more than 79% of the US population now using Facebook, Instagram or Twitter 1 and users projected to increase to 257 million by 2023, restaurants can no longer afford not to invest in their social media presence. Millions of users utilize social media to find and share their favorite restaurants; some browse it just to figure out where and what they want to eat.

5 Reasons Why You Need a Restaurant Management Software Solution in 2019

Margin Edge

External References: The Culinary Pro: Calculating Food Cost. Everybody has a different reason for getting into the restaurant business, but shuffling paper and maintaining spreadsheets usually isn’t among them.

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Restaurant Inventory Software Tips

The Restaurant Expert

What does cost of goods sold refer to? Restaurant inventory software is a fast and efficient way to get a better handle on your restaurant inventory processes.

How Cold Brew Captured The Millennial Market

Perfect Daily Grind

References in coffee compendiums and documents from the late 1800s to early 1900s reveal that versions of cold brew were enjoyed everywhere from Cuba to England, where its brewing method made it popular, as refrigeration wasn’t widely available.

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13 Simplest Yet Creative New Year Restaurant Promotion Ideas (That You Can Actually Implement)

Bingage

Now if he will refer B to your outlet he will get a voucher of Rs.100 or something in free! So 2019 is coming to a close, people must be started planning for the evening.

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

Bingage

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to programs which are designed to perform a particular task by responding to real-time events. The restaurant industry is large, complicated and growing rapidly.

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

Bingage

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to programs which are designed to perform a particular task by responding to real-time events. The restaurant industry is large, complicated and growing rapidly.

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Reducing the Drama When Staff Resign

Ken Burgin

Many businesses now offer only a short statement with start and finish dates, not a full reference. Had someone quit unexpectedly? It’s costly, especially if they hold an important position.

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Good Branding Is Good Business

Goliath Consulting

Your restaurant’s messaging refers to the outlets and platforms you utilize while promoting your restaurant (social media, email marketing, snail mail, billboards, etc.). Loyal and referring customers are the outcomes of a successfully defined brand. References: [link]. Your brand is your bond! It is easy to focus on and get caught up with your product or service because it is the deliverable; the tangible asset you deliver to your customer.

The Romantic Sommelier

iSanté

” When I worked in Manhattan, we would refer to this as “bridge and tunnel,” both implying the same thing – these were not our regular guests, they were here for a special occasion. raeburn_rose__rrv__2018.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis.

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Restaurant Labor Laws Cheat Sheet: Seattle

7 Shifts

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. Sick time refers to “A physical or mental health condition, including a medical appointment.”

2019 Restaurant Trend Report

Goliath Consulting

Restaurants are continuing to embrace what many refer to as the “local food movement.” References: [link]. Each new year brings new trends. In the Food Service industry, 2019 is bringing in its own wave of fresh trends! The desire for convenience and the popularity of fast-casual dining remains important to diners in this new year. Time is an asset that everyone values, making it a major factor in consumer dining.

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Smart Employee Scheduling: Key to Increasing Restaurant Profits

iTab POS

To find who your star performers are, you need to evaluate staff performance as well as refer to the restaurant sales by the hour of the day by using your restaurant POS reporting tools. Smart Employee Scheduling: Key to Increasing Restaurant Profits.

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“Beer is a magical product”: Starting a microbrewery?

Izettle

Dig Brew Co: a young brewery with an excellent sense of humour (their Instagram bio proudly declares them ‘officially the 383rd best restaurant in Birmz’).