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…

How Can Small Hotels and Restaurants Use Social Media?

The big guys already include social media as a major part of their marketing plan, but how can independent owners of small hotels and restaurants use it and still have time to run their business? When I was running my little sandwich deli I was very inexperienced and naive. I had worked for a few…

Hospitality Books You Need to Read

If you’re aspiring to a hospitality management career you need to make sure these books have a prominent spot on your bookshelf. Over the course of my career friends and colleagues recommended these books to me. Some of them came to me at the beginning of my journey, others while I was mired in the…

Owning A Restaurant: Learn by doing

Serviceable is located in Houston, which is very likely the most popular city for restaurant openings right now, and yet the most underrated food city in the country. We can’t put our fingers on why that is, but we suspect it has a lot to do with the rest of the country’s perception of the…

Owning a Restaurant: Why Do You Want to Own a Restaurant – Part Two

Opening a restaurant seems to be the cool thing to do these days. With the internet, everyone can be a critic. Everyone can be a foodie. Anyone can learn how to cook. Anyone can mix a drink. Everyone’s an expert. Everyone can dream. Armed with that knowledge, starting your own restaurant seems easy enough: you write…

Working with the Health Department

Working with health inspectors is an everyday reality of the hospitality industry. It’s one of those things we do so often we start to take it for granted. You know, like your daily duties, food prep, or cleaning duty checklists. After going through them so many times, you know them by heart and start to…