Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Emeril Lagasse: 5 things I can't live without http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/emeril-lagasse-5-things-i-cant-live-without <div class="node-body article-body">Celery salt and an electric deep-fryer are among the chef's must-haves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/emeril-lagasse-5-things-i-cant-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/emeril-lagasse-5-things-i-cant-live-without#comments Chef Interviews Gated Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:22:00 +0000 42241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Kick Apps: 5 mobile tools to make your job easier http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are five apps that will help you run a badass restaurant and put guests in your seats.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier#comments Management Tips How To How To Technology Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:11:00 +0000 42201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Momentum builds toward nixing tips http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips <div class="field-deck"> Now that a number of high-profile restaurants have eliminated gratuities, is it time for you to consider a new way of compensating servers? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that a number of high-profile restaurants have eliminated gratuities, is it time for you to consider a new way of compensating servers?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips#comments Trendinista Consumer Trends Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 2015 NRA Show spotlights latest foodservice solutions, trends, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more <div class="field-deck"> The four-day annual event focuses squarely on the business of eating, drinking and hospitality. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The four-day annual event focuses squarely on the business of eating, drinking and hospitality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more#comments Trends Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:01:00 +0000 42231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Foodamental Studio, a popular introduction to the NRA show last year, will touch on topics such as Modern German, Instagram Cram, Java as a Rub and more.</p> NRA Pizza chain owner offers advice on growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth <div class="node-body audio-body">Advice on learning not to grow too fast, and more</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/04/roulogopromo_0.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_PaulWise.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=50617118">ROU_PaulWise.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth#comments Owner Interviews How To Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 8 variations on the classic Derby Day mint julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/8-variations-classic-derby-day-mint-julep <div class="node-body gallery-body">What happens when mixologists shake up tradition by using this minty cocktail as a jumping-off point?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/8-variations-classic-derby-day-mint-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/8-variations-classic-derby-day-mint-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42151 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Spicy Mint Julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/spicy-mint-julep <div class="node-body article-body">From: Brandon Lockman, Red Star Tavern, Portland, OR</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/spicy-mint-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/spicy-mint-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42141 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Swizzle & Coin http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/swizzle-coin <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chris Bumeister, Goodbar, Goleta, CA</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/swizzle-coin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/swizzle-coin#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42131 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Early Riser http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/early-riser <div class="node-body article-body">From: John Stanton, Sable Kitchen & Bar, Chicago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/early-riser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/early-riser#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Kitten Mintins http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/kitten-mintins <div class="node-body article-body">From: Brian Means, Dirty Habit, San Francisco</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/kitten-mintins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/kitten-mintins#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The Herbaceous Julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/herbaceous-julep <div class="node-body article-body">From: Ray Anguiano, Atwood Restaurant, Chicago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/herbaceous-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/herbaceous-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Ancho Julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/gated/ancho-julep <div class="node-body article-body">From: Mixologist Malachi Topping, The Thoroughbred Club at Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/gated/ancho-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/gated/ancho-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Griotte Julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/griotte-julep <div class="node-body article-body">From: Mixologist Malachi Topping, The Thoroughbred Club at Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/griotte-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/griotte-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chocolate Julep http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chocolate-julep <div class="node-body article-body">From: Mixologist Malachi Topping, The Thoroughbred Club at Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chocolate-julep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chocolate-julep#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 42071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Food across the curriculum http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/food-across-curriculum <div class="node-body article-body">Food-themed programs, such as the one at Ohio University, position food as being central to academic study</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/food-across-curriculum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/food-across-curriculum#comments Food Trends Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000 42171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to overcome common restaurant finance hurdles http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles <div class="field-byline"> Tim O&#039;Connor </div> <div class="field-deck"> An owner's credit score, skin in the game and other factors weigh heavily in any loan application. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five common loan application mistakes and how to overcome them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:20:00 +0000 42041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Pop-up restaurants provide fast track to growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth <div class="field-deck"> Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Menu Moves: Add name-brand reds to your wine list http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-add-name-brand-reds-your-wine-list <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant wine sales should trend up this year, with customers ordering brands and labels they’ve seen on retail store shelves. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant wine sales should trend up this year, with customers ordering brands and labels they’ve seen on retail store shelves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-add-name-brand-reds-your-wine-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-add-name-brand-reds-your-wine-list#comments Drink Trends Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:38:00 +0000 42051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock FABI Awards celebrate latest innovations in foodservice products http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/fabi-awards-celebrate-latest-innovations-foodservice-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">Black bean spaghetti, volcanic water, vegetarian gyros and more are among food and beverage products to be showcased at the NRA Show</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/fabi-awards-celebrate-latest-innovations-foodservice-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/fabi-awards-celebrate-latest-innovations-foodservice-products#comments Food Trends Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:35:00 +0000 42021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com A peek inside stylish Andiron Steak & Sea in Las Vegas http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-inside-stylish-andiron-steak-sea-las-vegas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Andiron is an ultra modern steakhouse in a Hamptons-style setting.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-inside-stylish-andiron-steak-sea-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-inside-stylish-andiron-steak-sea-las-vegas#comments New Restaurant Concepts Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:26:00 +0000 42011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chef Zach Pollack inspired by Italy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-zach-pollack-inspired-italy <div class="node-body article-body">Maybe in another life, Zach Pollack was born and lived in Italy</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-zach-pollack-inspired-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-zach-pollack-inspired-italy#comments Rising Star Chefs Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:14:00 +0000 42001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Yelp reviews could trigger health inspections http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections <div class="field-deck"> Wording found in anonymous online reviews may soon determine how frequently local health officials inspect your restaurant. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wording found in anonymous online reviews may soon determine how frequently local health officials inspect your restaurant. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections#comments Trendinista Social Media Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 41981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 4 tips for better restaurant lighting design http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/4-tips-better-restaurant-lighting-design <div class="field-byline"> Greg Jones </div> <div class="field-deck"> Even the coolest restaurant design doesn’t really work if the lighting is wrong. Here’s how to make sure your design team gets it right. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than a few knowledgeable restaurateurs will tell you that you can’t skimp when it comes to lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/4-tips-better-restaurant-lighting-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/4-tips-better-restaurant-lighting-design#comments Equipment How To Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:09:00 +0000 41971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo http://restaurant-hospitality.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Los Angeles Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.052234">34° 3' 8.0424" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.243685">118° 14' 37.266" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.052234+-118.243685+%28%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo will bring together 400+ vendors and 8,000+ restaurant, foodservice and professionals.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Since 1936, hundreds of thousands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals have attended The Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo to gain experience and knowledge on how to become more informed, more educated, more competitive, and more profitable in the industry. The tradeshow and FMFSF conference, sponsored by the California Restaurant Association (<a href="http://www.calrest.org" title="www.calrest.org">www.calrest.org</a>), is the largest showcase of foodservice products in the Western US, giving attendees everything they need to know in terms of the latest trends, newest product options, and idea generating special events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.westernfoodexpo.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-0#comments 34.052234 -118.243685 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 41961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com HD Expo http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hd-expo <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Mandalay Bay</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.169941">36° 10' 11.7876" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.139830">115° 8' 23.388" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.169941+-115.139830+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>HD Expo is the premier trade show and hospitality conference for its industry. Established in 1992 and presented by Hospitality Design magazine, it remains at the forefront by offering the newest and most innovative products and services, encouraging and sharing ideas, providing inspiration and connecting hospitality professionals. HD Expo is dedicated to bringing the interior design industry, architects, owners/operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers the best available resources for their projects. This includes the most informative conference sessions led by top specialists pertinent to today&rsquo;s industry.</p> <p><a href="http://registration.experientevent.com/showhde151/default.aspx?flowcode=attendee" target="_blank"><strong>Register &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hd-expo#comments 36.169941 -115.139830 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:00:00 +0000 41951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com BestSandwiches2015Test http://restaurant-hospitality.com/bestsandwiches2015test <div class="node-body page-body">Best Sandwiches in America 2015 Entry Form</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/bestsandwiches2015test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:21:09 +0000 41941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Developing top talent demands a four-pronged strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Johnson </div> <div class="field-deck"> An expanding talent gap will likely hit restaurants hard in the coming years. Here’s a plan to help make the most of the existing pool. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An expanding talent gap will likely hit restaurants hard in the coming years. Here’s a plan to help make the most of the existing pool.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:49:00 +0000 41931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Red Lobster 10 thoughts: John Tesar http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-john-tesar <div class="node-body article-body">John Tesar is the chef/partner of Spoon Bar & Kitchen and Knife, both in Dallas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-john-tesar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-john-tesar#comments Chef Interviews Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 41891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Find a good system, and stick to it http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/find-good-system-and-stick-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Is poor communication in your restaurant costing you money?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-kitchen">View from the Kitchen</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/find-good-system-and-stick-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/find-good-system-and-stick-it#comments Blogs View from the Kitchen Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:51:00 +0000 41921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Menu Moves: Spring brings fresh LTOs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-spring-brings-fresh-ltos <div class="field-deck"> Diners are thawing out and looking for seasonal ingredients and dishes to get back in the sunshine spirit. Take the opportunity to freshen up your menu. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners are thawing out and looking for seasonal ingredients and dishes to get back in the sunshine spirit. Take the opportunity to freshen up your menu.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-spring-brings-fresh-ltos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-spring-brings-fresh-ltos#comments Food Trends Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:49:00 +0000 41911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>At River Roast in Chicago, boring salads are transformed into unique meals for spring.</p> River Roast