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Serve Sustainable Seafood

Seafood is a wonderful delicacy that helps form the backbone of thousands of restaurants. Seafood is healthy and great tasting, and customers love treating themselves to seafood when they go out to eat. Unfortunately, overfishing has increased exponentially in the last 25 years, resulting in the collapse of a full third of the world’s fisheries. […]

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Is Your Restaurant Truly Family Friendly?

According to a recent survey by the National Restaurant Association (NRA), 75% of restaurants offer a children’s menu and another 6.25% are considering offering one.  Most restaurants understand the need to cater to young families and accommodate them in every way possible. But is your restaurant really making your youngest customers and their parents feel […]

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HACCP Principle 4 – Establish Monitoring Procedures

Now that you’ve established your Critical Control Points and Critical Limits for every preparation process and every menu item in your restaurant, it’s time to monitor.  Limits and CCPs don’t do any good if there’s no enforcement.  The first thing to establish is someone who will accept responsibility for monitoring.  If no one must answer […]

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Green Restaurant Tips: Manage Equipment

“Going Green” is a hot buzzword these days, and everyone, including the food service industry, is jumping on board the environmentally friendly bandwagon. The great thing about going green in your restaurant is that you can cut costs and save yourself considerable money while improving customer loyalty and visibility at the same time.  In a […]

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The Back Burner Rated Top Food Service Blog

The Back Burner was recently honored with the top spot in the Business Schools Directory: 60 Best Blogs In The Restaurant Industry. After two years of blogging, we’ve accumulated quite a library of information for everyone in the food service industry here at The Back Burner. If you haven’t already, now would be a great […]

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The New Age Of Restaurant Marketing: ModMarket

You’d think finding a place to eat lunch in a health nut haven like Boulder, Colorado that featured simple, all-natural ingredients made from scratch for a good price would be pretty easy.  Boulder residents Anthony Pigliacampo and Rob McColgan realized a couple years ago that unless they wanted to eat at Chipotle every day, finding […]

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