Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Inside Jesse Schenker's home kitchen http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-jesse-schenkers-home-kitchen <div class="node-body video-body">See the chef's kitchen essentials and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-jesse-schenkers-home-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-jesse-schenkers-home-kitchen#comments Video Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 35321 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 10 thoughts: Alex Stupak http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alex-stupak <div class="node-body article-body">Alex Stupak, a 2013 Food & Wine Best New Chef, is the chef/owner of Empellon Cocina and Empellon Taqueria in New York City.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alex-stupak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alex-stupak#comments Chef Interviews Gated Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Noma chef René Redzepi makes tortillas http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/noma-chef-ren-redzepi-makes-tortillas <div class="node-body video-body">In the test kitchen of Noma, Redzepi and his pastry chef, Rosio Sánchez, demonstrate the difficulties of making the Mexican staple.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/noma-chef-ren-redzepi-makes-tortillas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/noma-chef-ren-redzepi-makes-tortillas#comments Video Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:22:00 +0000 35241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Examining this season’s restaurant promo strategies http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies <div class="field-deck"> Casual dining chains are getting creative with their promotions this fall, but one multi-concept operator might have a smarter way to build current and future business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual dining chains are getting creative with their promotions this fall, but one multi-concept operator might have a smarter way to build current and future business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies#comments Management Tips Marketing Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:43:00 +0000 35231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Lettuce Entertain You recently held its 2014 Taste of Lettuce River North at its downtown Chicago Wildfire unit.</p> Wildfire Chicago Keep it simple to promote healthy eating http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating <div class="field-deck"> Consumers like to order healthful meals with ingredients they are familiar with. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers like to order healthful meals with ingredients they are familiar with.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating#comments Management Tips Marketing Food Trends Consumer Trends Green Food Natural/organics Nutrition Labels Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:52:00 +0000 35211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>THE LCL: Bar &amp; Kitchen gives as many details on its food as possible, which helps diners accept new ingredients they haven&#39;t tried.</p> Apple Pay: Is it right for your restaurant? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Giant chains are already on board with Apple’s new mobile payment system. Smaller operators may be wondering if they should follow suit. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Giant chains are already on board with Apple’s new mobile payment system. Smaller operators may be wondering if they should follow suit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant#comments Consumer Trends Operations Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:30:00 +0000 35191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Starbucks, Panera Bread, McDonald&rsquo;s and Subway will be early adopters of Apple&rsquo;s new Apple Pay mobile payment system.</p> Apple How do your sustainability practices match up? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match <div class="field-deck"> Also, a new concept for Johnny Rockets and Dave & Buster’s hits the IPO repeat button. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new concept for Johnny Rockets and Dave & Buster’s hits the IPO repeat button.</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/consumer-trends/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match#comments Consumer Trends Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:00 +0000 35201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ralph-brennan-restaurant-group <div class="node-body article-body">The Brennan family in New Orleans is as close to restaurant royalty as you’ll find anywhere in America</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ralph-brennan-restaurant-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ralph-brennan-restaurant-group#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Ralph Brennan</p> 2014 RH 25: Barbara Lynch Gruppo http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-barbara-lynch-gruppo <div class="node-body article-body">Hollywood needs new ideas and we’re suggesting that it make a movie about Barbara Lynch’s life</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-barbara-lynch-gruppo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-barbara-lynch-gruppo#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: CH Projects http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ch-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Arsalun Tafazoli likes to think he has helped change the San Diego dining scene</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ch-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ch-projects#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Craft &amp; Commerce</p> 2014 RH 25: Crafted Concepts http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-crafted-concepts <div class="node-body article-body">We’ve been fans of Jennifer Jasinski ever since she opened her first restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-crafted-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-crafted-concepts#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Jennifer Jasinski</p> 2014 RH 25: Table 301 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-table-301 <div class="node-body article-body">Leading the charge of outstanding Greenville, SC, restaurants has been Table 301</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-table-301" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-table-301#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Carl Sobocinski</p> Hot honey could be the next Sriracha http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/hot-honey-could-be-next-sriracha <div class="field-deck"> Also: Chipotle workers walk out, and Pac-Man creator will open an upscale eatery in Chicago. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Also: Chipotle workers walk out, and Pac-Man creator will open an upscale eatery in Chicago.</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/hot-honey-could-be-next-sriracha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/hot-honey-could-be-next-sriracha#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Food Trends Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:33:00 +0000 35171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Mindy Segal: 5 things I can't live without http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/mindy-segal-5-things-i-cant-live-without <div class="node-body article-body">Segal has been at it for 25-plus years, and she’s at the top of her game</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/mindy-segal-5-things-i-cant-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/mindy-segal-5-things-i-cant-live-without#comments Chef Interviews Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35161 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 7 giant cocktail ideas http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/7-giant-cocktail-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are seven independent restaurants capitalizing on the sharing culture by mixing group-sized cocktails.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/7-giant-cocktail-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/7-giant-cocktail-ideas#comments Drink Trends Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35151 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Top Chef alums open Root & Bone in New York http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/top-chef-alums-open-root-bone-new-york <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Michael Sanson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth bring traditional rural fare and Hollywood good looks to New York City.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/top-chef-alums-open-root-bone-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/top-chef-alums-open-root-bone-new-york#comments Eat Beat New Restaurant Concepts Gated Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35141 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Root &amp; Bone has a funky farmhouse feel.</p> Giant group cocktails filling sizable niche http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/giant-group-cocktails-filling-sizable-niche <div class="field-deck"> Seven establishments capitalizing on the sharing culture by mixing community cocktails. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seven establishments capitalizing on the sharing culture by mixing community cocktails.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/giant-group-cocktails-filling-sizable-niche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/giant-group-cocktails-filling-sizable-niche#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Marketing Beverage Recipes Drink Trends Social Media Ultimate Beverage Solutions Alcohol Bars & Taverns Beverages Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35131 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>White Sangria concocted by executive chef Riley Huddleston and served in a pitcher at the recently opened IO Urban Roofscape at the Godfrey Hotel in Chicago ($37).</p> Crafting children’s beverages http://restaurant-hospitality.com/ultimate-beverage-solutions/crafting-children-s-beverages <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice operators appeal to younger customers' preferences with specially tailored drinks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Foodservice operators appeal to younger customers' preferences with specially tailored drinks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/ultimate-beverage-solutions/crafting-children-s-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/ultimate-beverage-solutions/crafting-children-s-beverages#comments Ultimate Beverage Solutions Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:20:00 +0000 35061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar Book reviews: Charcutería, The Chef Says http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-reviews-charcuter-chef-says <div class="node-body article-body">Latest books take on Spanish meats, chef quips</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-reviews-charcuter-chef-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-reviews-charcuter-chef-says#comments Food Trends Top Chefs Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Homemade Pop-Tarts get trendy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/homemade-pop-tarts-get-trendy <div class="node-body video-body">Pastry chefs and home cooks are creating their own handmade versions of the treat</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/homemade-pop-tarts-get-trendy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/homemade-pop-tarts-get-trendy#comments Video Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:12:00 +0000 35031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Despite strikes, survey shows happy restaurant workers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/despite-strikes-survey-shows-happy-restaurant-workers <div class="field-deck"> Disgruntled fast food workers aren’t happy with their paychecks or their jobs. A new NRAEF study finds a majority of restaurant employees don’t fit this profile. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Disgruntled fast food workers aren’t happy with their paychecks or their jobs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/despite-strikes-survey-shows-happy-restaurant-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/despite-strikes-survey-shows-happy-restaurant-workers#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal Operations Back of the House Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:06:00 +0000 35011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Police arrest demonstrators who were protesting for an increase in wages for fast food and home care workers in Cicero, IL.</p> Getty Images Wineries hit hard by Napa earthquake http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake <div class="field-deck"> Also: Apple’s mobile payments technology expected to make waves, and non-alcoholic beverage offerings evolving. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apple’s mobile payments technology expected to make waves, and non-alcoholic beverage offerings evolving. </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/consumer-trends/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Operations Technology Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:29:00 +0000 35001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 factors to consider when choosing a franchise http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-factors-consider-when-choosing-franchise <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="field-deck"> Careful evaluation of a brand’s market potential, competition and management flexibility are among considerations in choosing a franchise. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Buying a restaurant franchise can be a great path to business ownership. But how do you decide which restaurant franchise to buy? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-factors-consider-when-choosing-franchise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-factors-consider-when-choosing-franchise#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Finance Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 34801 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 2014 RH 25: Major Food Group http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-major-food-group <div class="node-body article-body">These operators are in love with their city and with the gloriousness that can be Italian-American food</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-major-food-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-major-food-group#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 34951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Bread & Butter Concepts http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-bread-butter-concepts <div class="node-body article-body">While franchising is certainly not for everyone, there are some benefits to the corporate structure</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-bread-butter-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-bread-butter-concepts#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 34941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>BRGR Kitchen + Bar</p> 2014 RH 25: Rockit Ranch Productions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-rockit-ranch-productions <div class="node-body article-body">Rockit Ranch c.e.o. Billy Dec isn’t your average stuffed-shirt company head</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-rockit-ranch-productions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-rockit-ranch-productions#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 34931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>From left: Arturo Gomez, Brad Young and Billy Dec</p> 2014 RH 25: Altamarea Group http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-altamarea-group <div class="node-body article-body">Altamarea has a secret weapon—Ahmass Fakahany, a former Merill Lynch financial genius</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-altamarea-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-altamarea-group#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 34921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Ahmass Fakahany, left, and Michael White</p> 2014 RH 25: Cornerstone Restaurant Group http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-cornerstone-restaurant-group <div class="node-body article-body">When you put the words “Michael” and “Jordan” on a sign, you better perform with the best of the best</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-cornerstone-restaurant-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-cornerstone-restaurant-group#comments RH 25 Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Gated Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 34911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Michael Jordan&#39;s Steak House</p> Labor woes creep into high-end kitchens http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/labor-woes-creep-high-end-kitchens <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now, including: new Twitter tools; South American QSR growth; and the never-ending craft beer trend. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">5 things you need to know now, including: new Twitter tools; South American QSR growth; and the never-ending craft beer trend.</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/labor-woes-creep-high-end-kitchens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/labor-woes-creep-high-end-kitchens#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat H.R./Legal Fine dining Restaurants Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 34961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Freeimages.com Chile-Rubbed Heritage Pork Chop http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chile-rubbed-heritage-pork-chop <div class="node-body article-body">From: Executive chef Jeff Harris, American Food + Beverage, Fort Worth, TX</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chile-rubbed-heritage-pork-chop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-recipes/chile-rubbed-heritage-pork-chop#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes American Dinner Gated Main Dishes Meat Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 34991 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Mei-Chun Jau