Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Will Apple Pay change the future of mobile payments? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/will-apple-pay-change-future-mobile-payments <div class="field-byline"> Megan Rowe </div> <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The mobile payment system Apple Pay debuts this week</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/eat-beat/will-apple-pay-change-future-mobile-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/will-apple-pay-change-future-mobile-payments#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:31:00 +0000 36541 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Poll: Repeat guests value experience over food http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant owners think food is the draw for repeat guests, but a survey suggests other factors carry more weight. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant owners think food is the draw for repeat guests, but a survey suggests other factors carry more weight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food#comments Eat Beat Consumer Trends Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>An ongoing marketing campaign positions Bonefish Grill as the place to have a happy experience.</p> Newscom Industry celebrates Melman Award winner Sam Fox http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox <div class="field-deck"> This year’s winner has created a multiconcept empire that is expanding quickly from its home base in Phoenix. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Fox, the winner of the Richard Melman Innovator Award, has created a multiconcept restaurant empire that is expanding quickly from its home base in Phoenix.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/industry-celebrates-melman-award-winner-sam-fox#comments Eat Beat Owner Interviews Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:41:00 +0000 36451 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sam Fox and Richard Melman</p> Strategic moves, passion build strong restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/strategic-moves-passion-build-strong-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Despite intense competition, smart restaurant operators can succeed and thrive with a smart game plan, said several multiconcept operators at MUFSO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/strategic-moves-passion-build-strong-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/strategic-moves-passion-build-strong-restaurants#comments Management Tips Marketing Food Trends How To Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:02:00 +0000 36441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Gavin Kaysen will carry the torch back home http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home <div class="node-body article-body">Kaysen grew from a cook to a chef under the watchful eye of Daniel Boulud. Now he’s bringing that knowledge to his native Minneapolis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/gavin-kaysen-will-carry-torch-back-home#comments Industry Experts Management Tips Chef Interviews Eat Beat Owner Interviews Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:01:00 +0000 36381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gavin Kaysen in his old stamping grounds: the kitchen at Caf&eacute; Boulud. &quot;I used to say it has Daniel&rsquo;s ghost inside of it because I always felt somebody or something was watching over us,&quot; he says.</p> Multiconcept restaurant operators share tips for growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/multiconcept-restaurant-operators-share-tips-growth <div class="field-deck"> Speakers at this year's MUFSO conference say it pays to be flexible when looking to expand </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Speakers at this year's MUFSO conference say it pays to be flexible when looking to expand</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/multiconcept-restaurant-operators-share-tips-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/multiconcept-restaurant-operators-share-tips-growth#comments Management Tips Eat Beat How To Growth Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Pumpkin recipes for your restaurant's fall menu http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-recipes-your-restaurants-fall-menu <div class="node-body gallery-body">Explore these promotable pumpkin ideas for your restaurant’s fall menu</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-recipes-your-restaurants-fall-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-recipes-your-restaurants-fall-menu#comments Food Recipes Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36251 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Pumpkin desserts, drinks offer seasonal spin on tradition http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-desserts-drinks-offer-seasonal-spin-tradition <div class="node-body article-body">Explore these promotable pumpkin ideas for your restaurant’s fall menu</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-desserts-drinks-offer-seasonal-spin-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/pumpkin-desserts-drinks-offer-seasonal-spin-tradition#comments Eat Beat Food Recipes Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Japanese Pumpkin Eggrolls with Caramel Sauce</p> Fang Restaurant Pumpkin Pie Cider http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/pumpkin-pie-cider <div class="node-body article-body">From: Bartender Brent Poole, South Water Kitchen, Chicago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/pumpkin-pie-cider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/pumpkin-pie-cider#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Fruits Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com South Water Kitchen Gourd-Zilla Cocktail http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/gourd-zilla-cocktail <div class="node-body article-body">From: Bartender Jamie Buckman, The Bookstore Bar & Café, Seattle</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/gourd-zilla-cocktail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/gourd-zilla-cocktail#comments Beverage Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Pudding http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-bread-pudding <div class="node-body article-body">From: Sous chef Luis Silva, 312 Chicago, Chicago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-bread-pudding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-bread-pudding#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Chocolate Desserts Desserts Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Michelle Banovic Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-cheesecake <div class="node-body article-body">From: Pastry Chef Ethan Howard, Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-cheesecake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chocolate-pumpkin-cheesecake#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Chocolate Dairy Desserts Desserts Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Japanese Pumpkin Eggrolls with Caramel Sauce http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/japanese-pumpkin-eggrolls-caramel-sauce <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Kathy Fang, Fang Restaurant, San Francisco</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/japanese-pumpkin-eggrolls-caramel-sauce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/japanese-pumpkin-eggrolls-caramel-sauce#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Asian Gated Vegetables Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Fang Restaurant Spicy dishes fuel breakfast sales http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/spicy-dishes-fuel-breakfast-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Operators incorporate hot and flavorful ingredients to help drive revenues in the morning daypart.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/spicy-dishes-fuel-breakfast-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/spicy-dishes-fuel-breakfast-sales#comments Food Trends Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:45:00 +0000 36281 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Chef April Bloomfield talks career path - The New York Times http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/chef-april-bloomfield-talks-career-path-new-york-times <div class="node-body video-body">The renowned chef recounts her youthful ambition to be a cop and how she worked her way to the top of her field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/chef-april-bloomfield-talks-career-path-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/chef-april-bloomfield-talks-career-path-new-york-times#comments Chef Interviews Video Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:46:00 +0000 36271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Buying worktables and sinks for your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/buying-worktables-and-sinks-your-restaurant <div class="node-body article-body">Tables and sinks are not the sexiest things you’ll buy, but they are vital to the efficiency and profitability of any restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/buying-worktables-and-sinks-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/buying-worktables-and-sinks-your-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Business Equipment Gated Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:27:00 +0000 36261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Online training improves on standard shadowing model http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/online-training-improves-standard-shadowing-model <div class="node-body blog-body">Why online restaurant server training makes sense</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/accidental-salesperson">The Accidental Salesperson</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/online-training-improves-standard-shadowing-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/online-training-improves-standard-shadowing-model#comments Blogs Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal The Accidental Salesperson Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:06:00 +0000 36181 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Crafting the perfect PR cocktail for your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/crafting-perfect-pr-cocktail-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Russell Trahan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you look for ways to generate valuable publicity for your restaurant, think like a bartender.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/crafting-perfect-pr-cocktail-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/crafting-perfect-pr-cocktail-your-restaurant#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Marketing Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:47:00 +0000 36171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Creative soups drive combo sales and traffic http://restaurant-hospitality.com/soup-solutions/creative-soups-drive-combo-sales-and-traffic <div class="node-body article-body">Pairing soup with sandwiches and salads can help drive combo sales and add encourage guests to try more soup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/soup-solutions/creative-soups-drive-combo-sales-and-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/soup-solutions/creative-soups-drive-combo-sales-and-traffic#comments Soup Solutions Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 35811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Spicy flavors still hot on restaurant menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millennials are leading the charge of spicy food and drink in restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Business Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:16:00 +0000 36161 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Pastry chef values giving customers an experience http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/pastry-chef-values-giving-customers-experience <div class="node-body video-body">Andrew Ullom of Ashley Christensen Restaurant Group shares why he loves his work</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/pastry-chef-values-giving-customers-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/pastry-chef-values-giving-customers-experience#comments Chef Interviews Eat Beat Business Video Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:29:00 +0000 36151 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Ebola: 9 tips to cut your restaurant’s risk http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/ebola-9-tips-cut-your-restaurant-s-risk <div class="field-deck"> Thorough precautions can help keep both your employees and your customers safe during the current outbreak of this deadly disease. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thorough precautions can help keep restaurant employees and customers safe during the current Ebola outbreak.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/ebola-9-tips-cut-your-restaurant-s-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/ebola-9-tips-cut-your-restaurant-s-risk#comments Eat Beat How To How To Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:01:00 +0000 36141 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Building a better bar menu http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/building-better-bar-menu <div class="field-deck"> A great bar menu is a powerful tool for driving sales, fueling drink orders and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A great bar menu is a powerful tool for driving sales, fueling drink orders and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/building-better-bar-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/building-better-bar-menu#comments Eat Beat Food Trends Appetizers Bar Food Gated Small Plates Snacks Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 36121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Bourbon Steak&rsquo;s burgers bring in the bar business.</p> Popular dishes on restaurant bar menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/popular-dishes-restaurant-bar-menus <div class="node-body gallery-body">A great bar menu is a powerful tool for driving sales, fueling drink orders and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/popular-dishes-restaurant-bar-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/popular-dishes-restaurant-bar-menus#comments Food Trends Gated Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 36111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Fresh, local, customizable offerings resonate across demographics http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics <div class="field-deck"> Also, America’s largest chain restaurants have significantly reduced calories; and Virgin Hotels unveils its bar and restaurant concepts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">America’s largest chain restaurants have significantly reduced calories; and Virgin Hotels unveils the hotel's bars and restaurants. </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/5-things-you-need-know-now/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Food Trends Consumer Trends Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0000 36101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com MUFSO Conference 2015 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/mufso-2015 <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">Hyatt Dallas Regency at Reunion</span> <div class="street-address"> 300 Reunion Blvd. </div> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <span class="postal-code">75207</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=300+Reunion+Blvd.%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+75207%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference-- or better known as MUFSO is the most comprehensive executive conference in the restaurant industry! Now in its 55th year, in addition to the ever-popular leadership content, featuring thought-provoking and inspirational Keynote Addresses that MUFSO is legendary for, the Conference Pillars represent the industry&rsquo;s most progressive content with more than 30 educational sessions spread across discipline focused tracks including: Operations, Culinary, Marketing, Restaurateur and Ideas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mufso.com" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/mufso-2015#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36131 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com TripAdvisor shifts focus to the restaurant industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The travel review site is shedding light on how to optimize your online presence</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Consumer Trends Social Media Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com TripAdvisor Bareburger's ingredients for success - Bloomberg http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/bareburgers-ingredients-success-bloomberg <div class="node-body video-body">The five-year-old chain based in New York that serves organic burgers currently has 20 restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/bareburgers-ingredients-success-bloomberg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/bareburgers-ingredients-success-bloomberg#comments Video Fast-Casual Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:14:00 +0000 36081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Menuing more sophisticated sandwiches http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sandwich-solutions/menuing-more-sophisticated-sandwiches <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurateurs tap into wealth of innovative ingredients to create new, different sandwiches</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sandwich-solutions/menuing-more-sophisticated-sandwiches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sandwich-solutions/menuing-more-sophisticated-sandwiches#comments Sandwich Solutions Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:30:00 +0000 35251 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com What restaurants need to know about new maple-syrup grading system http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system <div class="node-body article-body">A prized ingredient might get more plentiful; Hard Rock Cafe courts kids; plus more recent trends</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/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:53:00 +0000 36071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com