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 »

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 »

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 »

Where Do You Go (in Your Career Search) When You Don’t Know Where to Go?

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As a hospitality professional, you know there are many opportunities in the industry. Getting a little expert advice can help you make smarter career decisions – whether you’re looking for your first management position, changing industries, juggling offers or hoping to relocate to a highly desirable location. You may have questions like: Which opportunity is… Read more »

Consumers Will Pay for Higher-Quality Food. What Do You Need to Provide?

Increasingly, consumers focus on quality over quantity. Diners are less likely to go through a drive-thru several times a week than they are to make the time to dine in a full service or fast casual restaurants with a reputation for top-notch service and high-quality food. What do these quality-seeking diners expect? Locally Sourced Products… Read more »