How Can You Make Customers Feel Less Guilty About Consuming Desserts?

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American diners continue to make their best effort at eating healthy meals. One of the latest trends is an attempt to reduce sugar intake. And since dining out has become a regular occasion rather than an occasional indulgence, it can be tough to persuade customers to treat themselves with an indulgent dessert. But, with a… Read more »

Finding the Perfect Fit Is Hard – Should You Stretch to Hire the Candidate in 2019

The talent market is tight and shows no signs of letting up. But, how can you afford to compromise when building a quality team? It all comes down to separating your must-haves from your like-to-haves. Stand firm on your must-haves and use your best judgment on the rest. What can you do when presented with… Read more »

Is Your Restaurant Using Automation in Every Possible Way to Improve Efficiency?

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As budgets get tighter and the demand for talent grows, restaurants must learn to do more with less. One of the means to achieve this is through the use of automation. Consider how you can employ automation to make your restaurant more efficient and profitable. Reservation manager Digital reservation management systems may be one of… Read more »

Scare Away Job Candidates With This Application Process

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If you’ve tried to hire lately – and let’s face it, hiring is an ongoing process in the hospitality industry – you know it’s a job-seeker’s market. Unemployment is at an all-time low, meaning employers need to court candidates, streamlining the hiring process and smoothing out any speedbumps that can scare off prospective employees before… Read more »

Getting Back to Dinner at Home – How Are Restaurants Meeting Their Customers’ Behaviors

Increasingly, consumers are eating dinner at home, either preparing it from scratch, using a meal kit or choosing restaurant takeout or delivery. That’s because people are busy these days. They often work shifts that conflict with their partner or family, or need more than one job to make ends meet. It’s tough to find time… Read more »

How Can You Take Farm-to-Table to the Next Level?

Restaurants have been shown excellent results when they implement farm-to-table dining. Food is fresher, costs can be lower, and it attracts a loyal clientele committed to sustainable food chain practices. What better way to take advantage of this movement and further drive down costs than owning your own farm? How are successful restaurants leveraging this… Read more »

Your Reputation Matters (Even More Than You Think!)

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In a tight job market, you can’t afford to leave any stone unturned when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. Don’t underestimate the importance of your employer brand and reputation among job seekers. How Large Is the Impact of Reputation? A recent report indicated 89 percent of job seekers say reputation matters a great… Read more »

8 Critical Questions to Ask a Recruiting Firm BEFORE You Hire Them!

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The benefits a recruiting firm can bring to your hospitality business are virtually without limit. But it’s essential you choose the right firm for best results. The only way to ensure success is by interviewing potential recruiting firms as you would a job candidate. Below is a list of eight essential questions you need to… Read more »