5 Tips to Have a Better Holiday Party

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It’s the Holidays! Since you’re running the gauntlet of Holiday shopping with too many big top reservations and a pesky Dec. 23rd closing shift, we thought we’d give you a few tips on how to have a Better Holiday Party. Get […]

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5 Ways to Build a Better Website

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A restaurateur touches every part of their customers’ experience – and I’m not talking about the food. From the color of the walls, to the logo, to the font on the menus (and even the paper stock), they attend to […]

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CONTEST! Restaurant Resolutions 2015! PRIZES!

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It’s nearly 2015 and it’s time for your New Year’s Resolution! With a new year comes an opportunity to turn over a new leaf – so if you’re looking to quit smoking, improve your knife skills or not pass out […]

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Trend Watch – Airport Food… No, Really…

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Airports are no longer just a place to stand in line, then get searched, and then stand in another line. Or at least some of those lines will lead to something better than being smooshed into a cramped seat between […]

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Instagram Accounts You Should be Following

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Love it or hate it, Instagram is not only here to stay, but it’s an integral part of our current food culture. Everywhere I go I see people taking pictures of their food – and not just pretty food, but […]

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5 Hot Sauces that Make Crew Chow Possible

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Crew Chow (or Family Meal depending on your level of Stockholm Syndrome) is one of the fascinating traditions of the restaurant industry. Each day a full spread is put out for the staff to enjoy while unwinding from a busy […]

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Stop Employee Turnover – 5 Ways to Keep Your People Working for You

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According to the National Restaurant Association, employee turnover is at nearly 63%. A rate that high is more than an inconvenience – it’s a cost that cuts into your bottom line. Keeping a staff happy, and showing up, is easier […]

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6 Food Raps to Get Your Hands in the Air

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1. Be Healthy by Dead Prez So there was a time when I dated a lovely woman who was a dedicated vegan. She was cool vegan – she managed to convert her ethical eating beliefs into a spot on an […]

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5 Shift Drinks and What They Really Taste Like

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The shift drink is a time honored and hallowed tradition in the restaurant industry. It turns out that dealing with the general public on any given night will lead to a few drinks. Some drinks have become universal favorites in […]

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All I ever needed to know, I learned in Restaurants – Floor Edition

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After over 20 years working restaurants in various capacities I recently asked myself: what did I learn? Other than it takes 6 turns to loosen a champagne’s cage or to never follow a prep cook to a second location, that […]

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