The Top 5 Weekly Reads from the Service Industry

We’ve collected some of this week’s best reads for you here in one convenient location. There’s a mix of articles here for everyone, whether you’re in the front of the house or back of the house.

We’ve also got some great articles for new restaurant or business owners.

Make sure you click on each and subscribe to the site newsletters. You may not have time to always read what’s sent to you but try to click on anything that catches your eye. We always advise our readers to be on the lookout for good advice and tips.

Happy learning!

Zen and the Art of Prep

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Author Jack Hott catches a side of restaurants few think about. The calming effect of prep, which involves repeating an action over and over until you’re in a meditational or trancelike state.

It’s beautiful when you get to that point. The experience is alluded to in Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Jiro Ono and his apprentices experienced it every day…

How Growing Restaurants Provide Increased Job Opportunities

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Stefanie Tuder does us all a big favor by clearly pointing out peripheral job positions you’ll need to consider as your restaurant grows.

Congratulations to any and all readers that are successful enough to need this article!

The Idiot’s Guide to Breaking Down a Fish

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OK. This post isn’t from this week, but we found it when doing research for other pieces. The description of the process of breaking down a fish, along with high-quality images will have you buying whole fish and breaking them down in no time.

You’ll never buy from the grocery store again.

Where to Eat Right Now: Houston

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This is an interesting read for everyone, even though you may not live near or be visiting Houston anytime soon.

For those of you who don’t live in Houston, we’d like to inform you that the city is currently one of the hotbeds of the foodie scene in the U.S. This is due to the huge international community the oil & gas and medical industries bring.

Keep your eyes and taste buds tuned in…

5 Technologies the Hotel Industry Can’t Afford to Ignore in 2017

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We had to get one about the hotel industry in before we end today’s post.

This is a really good read about where technology is taking us in the service AND hospitality industries. As you’ll see, the features and amenities hotels will be able to offer in the future due to tech are amazing.

We want to sneak in this quick article about robots in the restaurant industry, too. We thought it fit well in this section.

Please enjoy the articles. Share with your colleagues. And get ready for a great year!

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