Tweet Any restaurateur knows that hiring the wrong employee can be very costly for business. Not only will a bad employee cost you literally, by spending the money to hire and train them and the employee that eventually replaces them, but the level of work they bring to the table in your restaurant can also [...]
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Tweet Restaurateurs have a lot on their plate; hiring and training employees, attracting new customers, providing quality ingredients, keeping diners happy, treating workers well to start, but the list never ends. On top of all this these businesses must also make sure that their restaurant can pass a health inspection with flying colors. Restaurant owners [...]
Tweet By Jay Fiske, VP of Business Development & Jason Roeder, Director of Energy Products & Services, Powerhouse Dynamics Last week, we continued our discussion on the critical questions that need to be addressed in order for a business to extract the maximum value from their investment in an energy management system: • Who should [...]
Tweet There are some fantastic training programs and trainers working in the industry. At most restaurants though, training is squeezed in with other daily activities because of the urgent demands of operating a restaurant. This is the nature of the industry. Because of this, there is room to improve restaurant training. Well into my tenure [...]
Tweet Several different factors can help market a restaurant to the public. Quality ingredients, good service and of course tasty food are the first to come to mind. Other standards must be met or exceeded to maintain a good public image. These are factors like food safety and ethical employee treatment. Failure to meet expectations [...]
Tweet By Jay Fiske, VP of Business Development & Jason Roeder, Director of Energy Products & Services, Powerhouse Dynamics In last week’s post, we introduced some of the benefits for deploying an energy management system across a restaurant’s operations. We also described three critical questions that need to be addressed in order for a business [...]
Tweet On a hot summer day in a coffee shop most customers don’t want to drink hot coffee. They want something cool and refreshing. Coffee drinkers still want their caffeine fix without the steaming hot cup of joe. This is where iced coffee comes in, it’s cold, refreshing and satisfies customers coffee needs. This popular [...]
Tweet By Jay Fiske, VP of Business Development & Jason Roeder, Director of Energy Products & Services, Powerhouse Dynamics Energy has historically been considered an “uncontrollable” cost by most food service businesses. With the possible exception of lighting, most forms of energy consumption in restaurants and other businesses are nearly invisible, and many of the [...]
Tweet After a year of dedicated blogging on The Back Burner, I took a minute to reflect recently about where the food service industry has been and where it’s going in 2010. That reflection got me thinking: after a year and 350+ posts, what were the 10 simplest, most effective ways for a restaurant to [...]
Tweet When you think of a restaurant you don’t normally think of modern technology. Usually these businesses are manually run and operated. Restaurant owners typically rely on outdated computers or old-fashioned books to manage their business. Times are changing. In this day and age of cutting-edge technology there are far more efficient ways to compile [...]
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