Catching Up, Bad News, Good News

Hey, all! It’s been a few weeks and I apologize about that. Hopefully you weren’t in dire need of advice. Judging from the number of visitors during my absence I see that you’re all finding some of my advice useful. Bad news first. As you know, I’ve been busy working on a business plan for…

Articles You Should Read – July Edition

I’ve been doing a monthly post consisting of important restaurant industry articles that I’ve come across. These posts seem to have become pretty popular so…here’s the July Edition. Enjoy!

Hospitality and Restaurant Industry Must Read Articles

I’ve come across another set of service and hospitality industry news articles that I think you’ll be interested in reading. All of these are quick reads. As always, click the title to read the full article. 5 Steps to Take Control of Food Addiction ∞ Do Startups Have a Drinking Problem? This article is about…

Petty Employee Theft: Why Restaurant Manager Theft Needs To Be Discussed

Why Restaurant Manager Theft Needs To Be Discussed This is an article written by Dave Bennet, President and CEO of Mirus Restaurant Solutions.  In the article, Dave touches on a subject that I had planned on going into in the future. The Elephant In The Room… Theft or loss in the restaurant industry is everywhere. Lots…

Current Events Articles for the Hotel and Service Industries

It seems that some current events, social media and its use in the hotel and service industry, and some trending events have been on most of my reader’s minds lately. I thought I’d prepare a list of a few current event articles that have stuck out to me over the last few weeks. These are…

Serviceable Update and News

Hello, Followers. It’s been about a week since I’ve last posted so I wanted to touch base with you. I wanted to let you know about a few new and exciting things I’m working on for near future which I think will help you as you run your business. New Website Launch. First, I’ll be…

Chef Paul Gerard: WORK THE LINE

I’m working on the next installment of the Owning a Restaurant series right now. I’ll be going over the all too important process of finding and selecting the right location for your business. In the meantime, I thought I’d share this video about Paul Gerard, a man with an unsurpassable drive and passion for working…

February Recap and What to Expect in March

February Recap Last month I focused on a few things: the tipping issue and where it’s headed, how to create a management team, how to choose a theme and concept and a name for your restaurant, and the many perils of working in the high-pressure restaurant industry. By the end of the month, I’ll bet you…