Tweet While your kitchen may be by far the biggest energy user, it is by no means the only thing that racks up your monthly bills. Paying a little attention to some of the other energy drains in your business can help bring your overall energy use down considerably. Maintain green heating and cooling systems. [...]
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Tweet Some chain restaurants have started using comprehensive, fully automated energy management systems (EMS) to help reduce energy usage in their restaurants. Restaurant energy management systems have been around for a couple decades, but recent technological advances have really improved what an EMS can do. An EMS system can control air conditioning, hood exhaust fans, [...]
Tweet Everybody in the food service industry is talking about locally sourced food these days. The National Restaurant Association has called local,organic and sustainable ingredients one of the biggest trends of 2010, and consumers have defied logic by proving they are willing to pay more for better quality. The Mexican-themed chain Chipotle has carved a [...]
Tweet Every restaurant has had to deal with revenue and expense challenges over the last year. And many have probably wondered whether green practices and products in their restaurants are worth their while, both in terms of cost to purchase and the time it takes to implement new products and procedures. If a new Harris [...]
Tweet The “restaurant family meal” is a central event in many well-run restaurants. Just before the dinner rush front of house and back of house staff gather to enjoy a well-cooked meal prepared by the chef. The family meal is a great way to foster positive interaction and a feeling of camaraderie among your employees. [...]
Tweet The Darden Group, which operates both Red Lobster and Olive Garden national chain restaurants, is understandably also the largest purchaser of seafood in the U.S. As concern grows over the dwindling seafood supply in the world’s oceans, Darden has made every attempt to stay out in front of the situation and look for solutions [...]
Tweet You’ve heard about organic ingredients. You’ve also heard about food miles and skyrocketing food costs. Anybody in the restaurant business can tell you these issues have affected their customer’s tastes and their bottom line. Stir in increasingly frugal customers and you’ve got a recipe for trouble in any restaurant. That devilish combination of customers [...]
Tweet San Franciscan restaurants are participating in a city-wide compost collection program that has collected over 105,000 tons of food scraps and yard trimmings in a single year. All that waste used to end up in the landfill, where compostable waste makes up a full third of everything in the dump. The all natural fertilizer [...]
Tweet Any restaurateur interested in making their restaurant more green has encountered these terms before. The problem is, just because a product claims it is compostable, biodegradable, or recyclable doesn’t make it so. Making the right decisions to green your restaurant in a way that makes sense for your business means you need to know [...]
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