Tweet What do you like about your favorite restaurant? I have a few personal favorites and the reasons are simple and I suspect they are the same as yours. I’m talking about casual dining, not the five-star, upscale dining experience. Most of us don’t go to those establishments on a regular basis; we go to [...]
Archive | September, 2011
Tweet Everyone’s got an opinion. And in the internet age, everyone can and does voice their opinion online. A short search online will bring back at least one person’s opinion about every kind of business under the sun, from eye doctors to painters. Restaurants are particularly targeted by the masses of opinion makers out there, [...]
Tweet Replacing the commercial faucet on sinks in your restaurant doesn’t have to be a difficult job. Following a couple simple steps will help you replace old or worn faucets in your kitchen very easily. For starters, there are two types of faucets: 1. Deck Mount – These faucets attach directly to the top (or deck) [...]
Tweet If your restaurant or bar has beer on tap, you already know how much customers appreciate a good pour. Beer on tap tends to taste better, and from a business perspective, buying kegs gives you a better margin than buying it in bottles or cans. For most restaurateurs, beer taps are a win-win. But [...]
Tweet Your guests don’t just come to your restaurant to eat – they come for the experience. Servers are there to do more than make drinks and take orders – they are there to “serve.” That means give the guest the experience they desire. It’s the server’s job to “read the table” or get a [...]
Tweet Above is an image of my favorite thermometer for everyday foodservice use, the COMARK PDT-300. Here is why: It is NSF approved and meets the Colorado requirement for a thin probe thermometer to measure the temperatures of thin foods such as patties, fillets, etc. It reads quickly, in just a few seconds. It is [...]
Tweet It was taken as a good sign recently when the Nation’s Restaurant News reported that employee turnover in the restaurant industry was on the rise for the first quarter of 2011. This means more jobs are being created and more vacancies need to be filled in the restaurant business than any time since 2008. [...]
Tweet It’s been the talk of the country all summer long: the state of the economy. There’s a lot of uncertainty out there, and that’s why we want to know: how is the economy affecting your business – good, bad, or indifferent? We are preparing a report on the economy and its effect on food [...]
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