December, 2022


Culinary Cues

It’s 5:30am when the alarm clock screams “it’s time!” My bare feet hit the cold floor while the muscles in my legs resist with a creeping cramp that brings me quickly to my knees. Crap!!”, I shout while frantically rubbing my calf trying to work out that Charlie horse pain.

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Why Your Restaurant Name Matters (+103 Awesome Examples)

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Table of Contents. Why your restaurant name matters. 103 Restaurant Name Ideas. Other resources for starting a restaurant. Why Your Restaurant Name Matters. There is no question that two keys to success in the restaurant business are excellent food and great service.

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The Tipping Fatigue Struggle Is Real

Modern Restaurant Management

The rising cost of goods and services has given some consumers pause over how much gratuity they are willing to leave at restaurants. With inflation continuing to reach near 40-year highs, tipping for takeout and delivery dropped to 14.5 percent in the second quarter of 2022.

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The Bar Exam: How to Pass the Cocktail Taste Test with Flying Colors


Today’s craft cocktail culture requires fun, forward-thinking cocktail programs, which means you must serve high-quality, innovative drinks in order to Continue Reading. Management Maximizing Profits This Month Vol. 26 No. 12 Bar Bar Above california cocktails foodwinespirits

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

Menu Trends and Promotion Ideas for Winter 2022

Goliath Consulting

We’re leaving the cool breeze of fall and into the cold, crisp air of winter. Some may say they hate the cold, but they love what the season brings: joy and cozy, comfort foods. In this blog, we’re here to help you plan out the best and wholesome meals for the winter your guests will love.

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How to Use a Restaurant Inventory Order Sheet

Sculpture Hospitality

Inventory order sheets, also known as product order sheets or just order sheets, are used to keep track of ordering at your restaurant and are often a critical component of successful restaurant inventory management. Restaurant Inventory

Cocktail Garnishes 101

Bottleneck Management

Cocktail Garnishes 101 with Matthew. Matthew from the Bottleneck training team is teaching us all about garnishes and showing us how to use items you already have at home. Why use garnishes ? To regulate acidity, to reawaken your palate, and let’s be honest, for fun. Acid: Think citrus.

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Restaurant Staff Performance Management Techniques

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant managers are always looking for new ways to make the day-to-day process of running their business easier. One way to do this is by utilizing performance management techniques when evaluating staff to identify who is performing well, who may need some help and those who need letting go.

Restaurant hiring accelerated in November

Restaurant Business

New statistics show that 62,100 jobs were added by eating and drinking places, or roughly 1 of every 4 positions created economywide. Workforce

The Ultimate Playbook for Automating Restaurant Operations

Restaurants are operating with 6.2 fewer back-of-house employees and 2.8 fewer front-of-house employees. Learn what thriving brands are doing to address labor shortages, streamline operations, and maximize efficiency, all while increasing their bottom line.

Tips and suggestions to pick a restaurant online ordering system

Rocket Fuel

Restaurant owners and franchisees in years past could rely on quick service, clean dining rooms, and friendly staff to stay afloat, but the scene has changed dramatically over the last decade. With the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, the ordering process has changed, and the delivery channel skyrocketed.

Coffee News Recap, 2 Dec: World AeroPress Championship Finals take place in Vancouver BC, Canada, two Peet’s Coffee California locations vote to unionise & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 28 Nov. European Union set to enforce new sustainable packaging regulations for single-use products which includes coffee capsules.

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Eater’s Best New Restaurants 2022


Ellen Mary Cronin. Eat here now. Thank us later. At Eater, we love answering the question: What’s the best place to eat right now? In 2022, by far the most normal-feeling year in, well, years, chefs and restaurateurs have been chasing passions and opening dream projects.

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Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Will technology drive growth?


Can technology drive growth? It improves productivity, automates manual processes, saves time, streamlines operational costs and so much more! The post Surviving the Cost of Living Crisis: Will technology drive growth? appeared first on Bizimply. Workforce Management

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Growth of Modern Contactless Payments: Increasing Restaurant Profitability and Efficiency

Modern Restaurant Management

Contactless payment solutions drive operators’ revenue and elevate customer experiences, but how can the technology set restaurants up for long-term success? Contactless solutions have become a tool to ensure the survival of many businesses over the past three years.

Boost brand loyalty with compelling post-dining customer experiences

Restaurant Business

When consumers dine out, they choose where to go based on a number of factors—menu variety, value, the experience and service they get when they go to a certain place and more.

Lavu Introduces Integration with DoorDash to Streamline Operator Experience


Solution Powered by Parafin Provides Flexible Capital to Restaurants as Industry Continues Recovery Albuquerque, NM (September 28, 2022) — Lavu, a major global restaurant software … Lavu Introduces Integration with DoorDash to Streamline Operator Experience Read More ».

The 2022 Perfect Daily Grind holiday coffee gift guide

Perfect Daily Grind

Once again, it’s the time of year to start thinking about gifts for friends and family as we approach the holiday season. For many of us, this means buying a special gift for the coffee enthusiast or professional in our lives.

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Scheduling Headaches? AI Can Solve Them

Machine learning proves to be effective for predictive scheduling and empowers employees by giving them more control over their lives and schedules. Download this guide to find out more!

Winter Gift & Promotion Ideas for Your Shared Kitchen Food Businesses

The Food Corridor

The nights are drawing in and temperatures are dropping across the United States. Especially in the Northern States and Canada. People are eating more and craving comfort foods during the winter months.

The Town That Panettone Built


Fiasconaro Bakery. A tiny medieval village hidden inside a national park produces world-famous Sicilian panettone Nicola Fiasconaro pulls a floppy mass of panettone dough off of a conveyor belt, plops it onto a steel work table, and shapes the buttery, fruit-studded goop into a perfect little round.

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Preventing an Ice Maker Takeover

Modern Restaurant Management

Thanks to the internet, including “The Ice Man” TikTok videos, most people know that restaurant ice makers can contain some nasty things. Though many folks still appreciate a cold beverage, knowledge of things lurking in ice makers has them inspecting the ice in their glass more closely.

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Applebee’s owner to acquire Fuzzy’s Taco Shop for $80M

Restaurant Business

Dine Brands Global, which also operates IHOP, will get its long-desired growth concept in the 138-unit fast-casual brand. Financing

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

The Dozen – Ports of a Certain Age


A very good lineup of premium whites and reds with Port to finish. The Dozen This Month Vol. 26 No. 12 Wine foodwinespirits port

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There Is No Debate Over Taco Tuesday Vs. Fried Chicken Friday


Listen to "There Is No Debate Over Taco Tuesday Vs. Fried Chicken Friday | Season 8, Vol. 12" on Spreaker. In the latest episode of Hospitality Hangout , Michael Schatzberg “The Restaurant Guy” and Jimmy Frischling “The Finance Guy” chat with R.J.

How to name a restaurant: 10 tips to make the task easier


Restaurant names really matter. Of all the decisions a restaurant owner makes before opening the doors , what to name the place is among the most important. A name shapes first impressions and influences public opinion.

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Apparently, Hosting the ‘Great American Baking Show’ Is as Awkward as It Looks


The cast of The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holidays | Mark Bourdillon.

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Using AI to Test Innovative Restaurant Employee Communication and Scheduling Models

AI technology is helping restaurateurs rise to complex labor challenges and laws with machine learning solutions that improve working conditions for staff, leading to happier employees who stay onboard and bring their best to work.

Why Earned Wage Access Is the Perfect Gift For Employees

Modern Restaurant Management

With the holidays upon us, restaurants and hospitality organizations are jumping on earned wage access (EWA) as a fee-free way to combat the labor shortage we've seen organizations face in 2022.

Sweetgreen COO Chris Carr to step down in 2023

Restaurant Business

SVP Stephanie Traut will take over leadership of operations for the fast-casual salad chain. Leadership

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