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The Breakfast Cook – Tough, Dependable, Organized, and Fast

Culinary Cues

There are cooks and there are cooks – each has his or her list of responsibilities, required skills, and bag of tricks. Just because you are listed on a schedule as a cook does not necessarily mean that you are adept at filling every position under that designation.

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10 Inspirational Hospitality Industry Stories During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, there is a lot of negativity online and in the news. The hospitality industry has been hit hard, and it can often be difficult to see silver linings in immense uncertainty and tragic circumstances. Nevertheless, some brands have demonstrated how to be good to their customers, associates, healthcare providers, and communities during this time. Here are 10 inspirational ways the hospitality industry is embracing positivity during COVID-19.

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What the Heck is a KPI and Why You Should Give a Sh*t

Embrace the Suck

As competition gets tougher and profits seem to slip slowly away, you need to analyze your data more than ever. In fact, the bars and restaurants that fail to capitalize on their data will find themselves in hot water. It’s been happening for a while—you just haven’t felt the heat yet. It’s like the story of the frog placed in a stockpot in room temperature water—it doesn’t notice the danger it’s in.

5 Ways to Attract Restaurant Customers

ChowNow

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed both restaurant operations and consumer behavior. In March 2020, searches for “restaurant takeout” on Google increased 285 percent , as diners reacted to the closure of dining rooms across the country.

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.

Taste of the NFL: Where chefs and NFL communities win

Sante

The San Francisco 49ers held a winning card at the charity event. Deborah Grossman. ?The The 49ers may have lost the Super Bowl, but Chef Parke Ulrich prepared a delicious San Francisco-influenced Dungeness crab fried rice dish to please attendees at the NFL sanctioned feast before the big game.??.

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Inspiring! 3 Restaurants Show How they Adapted During the COVID-19 Pandemic

7 Shifts

You've heard hundreds of stories about restaurants struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While it's undoubtedly a difficult time for restaurants, this has also been an era of innovation and resilience.

Forecasting for Restaurants: Implications for Inventory and Labor

Restaurant365

Operating a successful restaurant requires restaurant owners and managers to focus not only on managing day-to-day operations, but also evaluating ways to reduce costs and grow future sales.

How to Start a Food Truck Business

Restaurant Clicks

Owning any business is a complicated venture, but the food industry is particularly competitive. Food trucks are becoming an increasingly trendy way to sell food, and for good reason.

RATE Your Advertising Campaign

Indoor Media

Great advertising can make you feel on top of the world! A successful advertising investment should return 4-5 times your initial investment and drive increased business from both new and existing customers. Unfortunately, not every advertising campaign is created equally.

IN CHALLENGING TIMES DON’T MAKE CLASSIC BUSINESS MISTAKES REMEMBER THE TOP ELEVEN

Culinary Cues

Difficult times in business can never be addressed with complacency. This is the time to double your efforts rather than allow yourself to get caught up in the malaise. There is always opportunity beyond business survival for those who commit to moving forward.

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7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

As worldwide markets continue to feel the pain of COVID-19, companies of every size are suffering from the effects. However, no one understands the consequences more than the travel and hospitality industries. The impact of Coronavirus on restaurants and hotels has been insurmountable. . This pandemic has forced most companies to reevaluate their financial plans and marketing strategies.

The Top 10 Things Learned from Working with 1000+ Restaurants

Embrace the Suck

I keep detailed coaching notes from every client I have had over the past 11 years as The Restaurant Coach™ Some of those stories make it into my books, speaking gigs, podcasts, or just as a solid warning to new clients about what not to do!

Why Prices on Grubhub Just Skyrocketed

ChowNow

If you’ve taken a look at Grubhub’s app lately, you may have noticed an immense amount of new restaurants available for online ordering. After all, the delivery giant more than doubled what they call their “restaurant inventory” in the past quarter.

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.

Luxury Wine Marketing

Sante

Luxury Wine Marketingl.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: Luxury Wine Marketing, The Art and Science of Luxury Wine Branding, is a must read for any food and beverage or hospitality industry professional dealing with upper tier wines.

Why you should optimize your menu for delivery

Deliverect

Food delivery is big business. The industry’s been growing at a steady pace and is expected to yield a worldwide revenue of US $164 billion by 2024. Today, 60% of all dining experiences are off-premises – a percentage that is believed to only increase.

How to Build a Successful Employee Engagement Program for Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

Did you know that there are more than one million restaurants in the United States alone? These restaurants rely on 15.3 million employees to give customers the meals and experiences they crave. The key to making customers happy is to make employees happy.

Mastering Restaurant Bookkeeping in 5 Simple Steps

Restaurant365

How to Do Bookkeeping for a Restaurant in 5 Simple Steps. Restaurant bookkeeping involves financial and accounting practices that track your business’ detailed costs and revenue.

5 New Restaurant Trends That Will Boost Your Profitability

Cheetah

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Covid-19 has caused major disruptions throughout the foodservice industry while simultaneously sparking new restaurant trends.

Managing Bar Supply Chain During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Goliath Consulting

Every bar manager experiences recurring nightmares of that one delivery day. We all know the one. It is the middle of the lunch rush and trucks keep showing up at the loading dock during times the restaurant has deemed inappropriate for deliveries.

OUR DAILY BREATH: WHAT RESTAURANTS MEAN TO SOCIETY

Culinary Cues

Cooking for others is one of the oldest professions known to humanity. Since fire was first discovered – we have enjoyed and developed the skills to cook, eventually season, and finally plate prepared food to please other people.

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A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84 billion, which, in 2019, included $20 billion in ad revenue. . The restaurant and food industry is one of the many to take advantage of the marketing opportunities Instagram offers. Restaurants across the globe now use Instagram to advertise their wares and, many even create bespoke dishes which are designed specifically to be shown off on the platform.

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.

Food Inventory Control – Taking Inventory

Chef's Resources

Managing Restaurant & Hotel Food Inventory – (Part 1 of 4) One of the most important components of managing your food cost is managing your inventory process.

Three Ways to Leverage Technology for Restaurant Reopenings

Modern Restaurant Management

A prerequisite for working in the restaurant industry is often to be “quick on your feet.” ” The COVID-19 pandemic—more than any contentious customer or kitchen catastrophe—is putting that skill to test.

The Other Side of the Cork - Winemaker Spotlight: Alicia Wilbur

Sante

Alicia Wilbur, assistant winemaker at Herzog Wine Cellars, approaches wine on a spiritual level to deliver stellar wines. By Yael E. Geller, MPH. There are many types of friends that people acquire throughout their lives. Sometimes the comfort level with friends made during adulthood is more serious or formal. I’ve known Alicia Wilbur for a bit over four years, and Alicia is the type of friend I feel like I have known my whole life.

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How to Use Data to Optimize Your Delivery Offering

Deliverect

In the current climate, data is one of the strongest tools a restaurateur has in their arsenal. Data is integral for getting a rounded view of your business and making the right strategic decisions.

How to Create a Restaurant Staff Training Manual

7 Shifts

The restaurant industry has a reputation for high staff turnover. 2018 saw a record high 74.9%

Exceeding Restaurant Health and Safety Protocols to Instill Customer Confidence

Restaurant365

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in many areas, restaurant operators are facing new concerns. Are we doing enough to protect our employees and customers? How can we gain their confidence in our health and safety protocols? What will we do if one of our employees tests positive for the coronavirus? For restaurants that may serve hundreds of customers whose previous contacts are unknown, keeping employees and diners safe while they interact with each other is a primary concern.

The Benefits of a Successful Inventory Management System in Your Bar and Restaurant

Sculpture Hospitality

There’s no industry in the world that’s more competitive than the hospitality sector. There’s no doubt about it, the restaurant and bar business is an incredibly tough space to operate in, and the owners that work within it are highly passionate about what they do.

How to Track True ROI from a Restaurant POS System

Focus POS

When a technology solution affects as many areas of business as your restaurant POS system does, it can be difficult to track the true return on investment (ROI) that it offers.

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SUCCESSFUL CHEFS – WHAT CAREER KILLERS TO AVOID

Culinary Cues

Rest assured, at some point restaurants will rise up again, clubs and hotels will measure success based on occupancy and food service activity, and the position of “chef” will be center stage in driving sales and measuring profitability.

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5 Examples of Customer Service Innovation in Hospitality

Social Hospitality

The hospitality industry constantly changes and evolves in the face of new industry and consumer trends. Unique socio-economic shifts also dictate the course of the market. Analysts and industry leaders continuously provide forecasts to give businesses a way to build their competitive advantage. The industry never stands still. Customer service is at the core of innovation and good business practices. This is the case no matter where the industry goes.