Your Restaurant Is on OpenTable, Should You Be on Resy?

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If your restaurant is already on OpenTable, does it make sense to be on Resy as well? If you are unfamiliar with Resy, it’s a restaurant reservation and wait list system recently launched by Airbnb. Resy offers simple-to-use software that includes everything from table management to online bookings and POS integration. How does it work?… Read more »

How Can You Better Accommodate Guests with Special Needs?

There is no shortage of regulations detailing how restaurants and hotels are to provide for guests with disabilities or special needs. Unfortunately, that just addresses the bare minimum of what is required to remain compliant. Laws don’t tell you how to make your hotel or restaurant a regular destination for guests with additional requirements, but… Read more »

Glassdoor Reviews Impact a Company’s Ability to Hire Top Performers

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You probably keep up with online feedback of your restaurant or hotel on common review sites to see how your service rates, but have you checked how you’re doing on Glassdoor? You provide the exceptional service you do because of the quality of people you hire. Are you sure your Glassdoor rankings aren’t impeding that… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Strong Growth Leads to New Office Expansion in Scottsdale, AZ and West Palm Beach, FL

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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ronald R. Magas, President Magas Media Consultants, LLC (203) 445-8981 C: (203) 685-8082 Email: rmagas@charter.net LEAWOOD, KS — October 4, 2017 – Horizon Hospitality, the premier hospitality industry executive search firm in North America has opened new regional offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and West Palm Beach, Florida to meet… Read more »

Which Trends Are Coming in Food and Beverage?

As a restaurant professional, you know it’s essential to keep up with popular developments in food and beverage and more importantly, anticipate what’s coming next. Here are a few trends you need to know in the coming year. Special Diets Increasingly, restaurants are focusing on how to adapt to diners’ evolving tastes and dietary restrictions.… Read more »

Asking Candidates for Salary History May NOW Have Legal Implications

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Recent discussions have employers wondering if they should be asking candidates for salary history during the interview process. Of particular concern is Oregon’s Equal Pay Act, portions of which are to go into effect in October 2017. Along with many other provisions, it contains the admonishment that employers may not ask an applicant how much… Read more »

What Is Your Goal – Build Check Size or Drive More Customer Traffic?

There’s more than one way to grow your restaurant business. The method you choose depends on the resources available to you. The primary sources of growth most restaurant owners rely on are increasing the number of customers who dine in their establishment or boosting the dollars spent by each diner. Here are some proven growth… Read more »