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 »
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Hiring the Resume and Not the Person Could Increase Your Long-Term Costs
Most hiring managers have made a few hiring mistakes caused by hiring someone who looked good on paper. But really, what else do you have to go on when you’re ready to hire? Hiring the wrong person because you relied too heavily on their resume can be an expensive mistake. Here are some tips to… 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 »
Is a Locker for Wine or Liquor a Feature Your Favorite Customers Would Appreciate?
What is your restaurant clientele like? Do they enjoy the finer things? Are they willing to pay a premium for them? A private onsite locker for wine and liquor may be just the perk they need to continue coming back to your establishment. After all, what would make them feel more welcome than providing a… Read more »
What Makes Customers NOT Return?
Every smart hospitality professional knows that repeat customers are the best customers. Do you feel like the return rate at your restaurant or hotel is below average among your competitors? It’s critical that you examine the customer experience to ensure you are treating customers the way you would wish to be treated to keep them… Read more »
Thinking About More Restaurant Technology? Don’t Forget ROI?
There is virtually no limit to the technology available to today’s restaurants. But how do you know which ones to adopt and which ones to skip? Consider technologies that improve diner experience, allow you to keep up with the latest trends and prove profitability. Here are a few restaurant technologies you may want to adopt.… Read more »
The 2 for $20 Offer Erodes the Long-Term Value of a Full-Service Restaurant
You may not know it yet, but your restaurant is in trouble. The reason? Millennials. Why? Because they are holding restaurants to a higher standard. Recent reports have revealed that fast food and fast casual restaurants are struggling for business because younger diners just don’t go to them. Cheaper Isn’t Always Better In recent years,… Read more »
Where Do You Go (in Your Career Search) When You Don’t Know Where to Go?
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 »
Make Restaurant Delivery a New Part of Your Business
Does your restaurant offer delivery? Should it? Delivery may be a great way to take advantage of the continuing “nesting” trend. But it’s important to go in with a plan so your core business doesn’t suffer and your delivered food experience is up to par with what your in-restaurant diners receive. What should you offer?… Read more »
What Is the Right Type of Search for Your Hospitality Job Opening?
When you are looking to fill a critical hospitality management position, you have options. How do you know which one will deliver the best results for your organization? Depending on the nature of the position, the number of people you need to recruit and the workload of your internal human resources department, you’ll probably choose… Read more »