Tweet So now you have CCPs, Critical Limits, and monitoring procedures for your budding HACCP program. You know what you are going to control, where you are going to control it, and how to know your Critical Limits are being met. So what happens if a Critical Limit is not met? A story I heard [...]
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Tweet We’ve all been there. The bartender is super busy and splashes some alcohol in your glass before topping it off with whatever mixer goes with your drink – and you end up with a strong one or a weak one. And of course flirty girls and good tippers regularly expect – and get – [...]
Tweet Ah, yes, the capricious foodie: that enigmatic character who can turn 100 people into loyal patrons with a glowing mention of your restaurant at every dinner party – or become the bane of your existence with nasty reviews on sites like Yelp or a sarcastic blog post. Especially in competitive urban markets like L.A. [...]
Tweet Fine dining restaurants in Denver, CO are pooling their resources this weekend to kick off Denver Restaurant Week, an annual event that allows diners to sample the city’s fine cuisine over the course of a week for an incredible price: $52.80 for two. Tons of restaurants are participating in the promotion in an effort [...]
Tweet Foursquare is a location-based application for mobile devices that allows users to discover and rate local businesses and then share those discoveries with their social network. Since I wrote about Foursquare last year, the company has really started to take off, landing promotional deals with Bravo, Warner Bros., and HBO. The latest feather in [...]
Tweet Every restaurateur has been through the baptism by fire known as Opening Night. Those who have survived can testify to the nerve-racking experience of preparing menu items for the first time for a dining room full of people. Many hopeful entrepreneurs have had their dreams realized or crushed on opening night, and anyone wanting [...]
Tweet Since last August, when I first posted about the blossoming underground fine dining scene in San Francisco, the phenomenon has grown exponentially and started spreading up and down the west coast. From Vancouver to L.A., chefs are ditching the kitchens of established restaurants and setting off on their own, and using shrouds of secrecy, [...]
Tweet In a recent study by Technomic, 36% of consumers said they are doing their socializing at home more often than a year ago. In addition, 40% said they’d like to entertain at home more often in the next year. For a restaurant owner, those are some sobering numbers. The corresponding 4% decline in restaurants [...]
Tweet Promoting your restaurant is a never-ending task. As a restaurateur, you understand just how important marketing is to your success. You probably also don’t have the resources to carry out a massive campaign (like Coke or Budweiser), and every dollar you spend needs to come back as a paying customer. Even in trying times [...]
Tweet The level of liability restaurant managers and owners face in alcohol related incidents can be shockingly high. Protecting yourself, your staff, and your customers from dangerous alcohol related situations should be a top priority for your business. And the best way to protect yourself is to make sure your staff is properly trained for [...]
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