Earning Respect from Your Restaurant Staff

Restaurant industry employees are an interesting group. You have the youngsters who join the crew for a quick buck before moving on to a more corporate job, veterans who enjoy writing their own ticket and choosing their shift.  Then there are those who just love everything about the industry; the challenge of creating new dishes… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Job-hopping in the Hospitality Industry

It’s tough to strike a balance between building longevity in one place and going where the opportunity is. How do you know if you should stay for the long haul or jump ship? A big factor to consider is “Why are you making the change?”. Before you go job-hopping, weigh the pros and cons. Great… Read more »

Three Behavioral Interview Tips To Calm Your Fears

Interviews are intimidating enough already. Behavioral interviews add another layer of pressure onto an already stressful situation. Taking the time to prepare and craft a cohesive career story can make your behavioral interview go a little smoother. The purpose of a behavioral interview is to get to know how you tick, how you’ll fit in… Read more »

Why do Restaurants Fail? What Can Employers do Better?

According recent studies, 60 percent of new restaurants do not make it past the first year, and 75-80 percent go under within five years. So why do restaurants fail? How can you ensure that your restaurant is not another casualty? Avoid these top five reasons that restaurants fail: Wrong location Bad management Poor quality Out… Read more »

Soft Skills that Make a Great Hotel Manager

Hiring the right manager is one of the most important decisions you can make for your hotel.  A great manager can keep your guests happy, increasing your repeat and referral business. When you’re hiring a manager for your hotel, you look for industry experience, education and a track record of success. Hotel Managers must wear… Read more »

Temperamental Executive Chefs: Are They Worth the Drama?

The short answer is no. While the Gordon Ramseys of the world make for great television, a drama king or queen is not the key to a restaurant’s success. That’s not to say that a chef should not have personality – a bit of charm and charisma can go a long way toward getting things… Read more »

There is No Field Better than Hospitality

There is No Field Better than Hospitality. Here’s Why. The benefits of working in hospitality is a well-kept secret. Many people don’t even know all the options that are available to them, from front line positions like front desk clerk or server to running an entire hotel chain – the options are endless and varied.… Read more »

Ace Your Restaurant Management Job Interview


Interviews are stressful in any industry, but when you are looking for jobs in restaurant management, you have to demonstrate your ability to wear the many hats required to meet the demands of the job. You must present yourself professionally, be outgoing and engaging and show how well you handle stress. Here are a few… Read more »