Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Health department grading not easy as A-B-C for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/health-department-grading-not-easy-b-c-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Pittsburgh and Seattle are the latest cities looking to require restaurants to post health department inspection letter grades on their doors, but operators there want more say in how the process will work. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two cities are at odds with restaurant operators over how to handle health inspection letter grades.</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/food-safety/health-department-grading-not-easy-b-c-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/health-department-grading-not-easy-b-c-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Food Safety Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Bucato chef Evan Funke's pasta transcends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/bucato-chef-evan-funkes-pasta-transcends <div class="node-body article-body">Funke is a full-fledged culinary star who can make even the most strong-willed Angeleno take a no-carb break</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/bucato-chef-evan-funkes-pasta-transcends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/bucato-chef-evan-funkes-pasta-transcends#comments Top Chefs Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38801 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com FT33 chef Matt McCallister gives vegetables their due http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/ft33-chef-matt-mccallister-gives-vegetables-their-due <div class="node-body article-body">The 33-year-old chef has a deep respect for veggies</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/ft33-chef-matt-mccallister-gives-vegetables-their-due" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/ft33-chef-matt-mccallister-gives-vegetables-their-due#comments Top Chefs Vegetarian Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38791 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com A peek at Chicago's newest gastro hot spot http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-chicagos-newest-gastro-hot-spot <div class="node-body gallery-body">A great chef in a cool space at an up-and-coming location makes this a must-see restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-chicagos-newest-gastro-hot-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/peek-chicagos-newest-gastro-hot-spot#comments New Restaurant Concepts Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38761 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 4 strategies to attract today’s consumer http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/4-strategies-attract-today-s-consumer <div class="field-deck"> A study by Technomic and Acosta examines why diners may or may not choose your restaurant. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A study by Technomic and Acosta examines why diners may or may not choose your restaurant. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/4-strategies-attract-today-s-consumer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/4-strategies-attract-today-s-consumer#comments Consumer Trends Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:00:00 +0000 38781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Rolling out a new app? Consider the tax issues first http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first <div class="field-byline"> Nikki Gold </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants looking at adding an app might want to consult a tax advisor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants are finding that smartphone apps are becoming as necessary to their business as menus and napkins.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/rolling-out-new-app-consider-tax-issues-first#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Marketing Technology Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:28:00 +0000 38771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock The latest cookbooks on Mediterranean, pastry, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/latest-cookbooks-mediterranean-pastry-more <div class="node-body article-body">Aglaia Kremezi’s Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts celebrates the seasonality and flavors of one of the world’s great cuisines</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/latest-cookbooks-mediterranean-pastry-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/latest-cookbooks-mediterranean-pastry-more#comments Food Trends Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Editor’s Picks: The holiday blues, coffee talk, restaurants make the grade http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/editor-s-picks-holiday-blues-coffee-talk-restaurants-make-grade-0 <div class="field-deck"> A brief roundup of this week’s trending news </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A brief roundup of this week’s trending news </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/editor-s-picks-holiday-blues-coffee-talk-restaurants-make-grade-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/editor-s-picks-holiday-blues-coffee-talk-restaurants-make-grade-0#comments Editors Space Consumer Trends Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:31:00 +0000 38751 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>One study says restaurants are experiencing more empty tables during the holiday season.</p> Thinkstock Amanda Cohen: 5 things I can't live without http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/amanda-cohen-5-things-i-cant-live-without <div class="node-body article-body">Amanda Cohen is the chef/owner of Dirt Candy, a New York City vegetarian restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/amanda-cohen-5-things-i-cant-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/amanda-cohen-5-things-i-cant-live-without#comments Chef Interviews Gated Vegetarian Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 8 flavors you’ll use more in 2015 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/8-flavors-you-ll-use-more-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">McCormick predicts foods will have bolder, more intense flavors in the year ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/8-flavors-you-ll-use-more-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/8-flavors-you-ll-use-more-2015#comments Food Trends Drink Trends Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:59:00 +0000 38731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 7 ways to strengthen mobile promotions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Dreymann </div> <div class="field-deck"> Target the right audience, strategic discounts and other practices make for a more effective campaign. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you are contemplating a mobile promotion for the first time or you’re a veteran, there are certain good practices that you should keep in mind. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-strengthen-mobile-promotions#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing How To Technology Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:58:00 +0000 38721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Eggnog-inspired cocktails capture mood of the season http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/eggnog-inspired-cocktails-capture-mood-season <div class="field-deck"> 6 hand-crafted recipes demonstrate the versatility of this holiday favorite. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eggnog is a classic holiday drink, but it&rsquo;s also an adaptable concoction that inspires experimentation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/eggnog-inspired-cocktails-capture-mood-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/eggnog-inspired-cocktails-capture-mood-season#comments Beverage Recipes Drink Trends Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:30:00 +0000 38711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Zabaglione Eggnog</p> Chef-Nog Punch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chef-nog-punch <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Harper McClure, BRABO, Alexandria, VA</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chef-nog-punch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/chef-nog-punch#comments Beverage Recipes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:26:00 +0000 38701 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Zabaglione Eggnog http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/zabaglione-eggnog <div class="node-body article-body">From: Bartender Holly Reid, 312 Chicago, Chicago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/zabaglione-eggnog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/zabaglione-eggnog#comments Beverage Recipes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:17:00 +0000 38691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Cardamom Sour http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/cardamom-sour <div class="node-body article-body">From: Bartender Sheri Kelly, Tulio, Seattle</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/cardamom-sour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/cardamom-sour#comments Beverage Recipes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:05:00 +0000 38681 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com St. Nick's Fix http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/st-nicks-fix <div class="node-body article-body">From: Head bartender Chris Burmeister, Outpost, Santa Barbara, CA</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/st-nicks-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/st-nicks-fix#comments Beverage Recipes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:58:00 +0000 38671 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com SIX15 Nog http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/six15-nog <div class="node-body article-body">From: F&B director John Keiser, SIX15 Room, Minneapolis</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/six15-nog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/six15-nog#comments Beverage Recipes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:44:00 +0000 38661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Millennials view, respond differently to food news http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-view-respond-differently-food-news <div class="field-deck"> Younger restaurant customers have a markedly different perspective on what qualifies as important food news. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Of the food stories that resonated most with U.S. consumers overall in 2014, not a single one made it into the top three for Millennials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-view-respond-differently-food-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-view-respond-differently-food-news#comments Eat Beat Marketing Consumer Trends Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:16:00 +0000 38651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Coke&#39;s name promotion was the top food news story among Millennials.</p> Master Mixologist: Erick Castro http://restaurant-hospitality.com/master-mixologists/master-mixologist-erick-castro <div class="node-body article-body">Erick Castro is a superstar bartender who has taken San Francisco by storm</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/master-mixologists/master-mixologist-erick-castro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/master-mixologists/master-mixologist-erick-castro#comments Master Mixologists Gated Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38351 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How the Broadmoor f&b stays in tune with the times http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/how-broadmoor-fb-stays-tune-times <div class="field-deck"> A large portfolio evolves to address the changing needs of a loyal clientele. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How the Broadmoor resort keeps its food and beverage concepts relevant to a demanding clientele.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/how-broadmoor-fb-stays-tune-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat/how-broadmoor-fb-stays-tune-times#comments Eat Beat Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:04:00 +0000 38641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Ristorante Del Lago overlooks the central lake and main building at the Broadmoor.</p> Trendinista: Should independents disclose calorie counts? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-should-independents-disclose-calorie-counts <div class="field-deck"> Independent restaurants aren’t compelled to do so by new federal regulation, but should they take it upon themselves to add calorie counts to the menu? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Even though it&rsquo;s not mandatory, independent restaurants should consider whether offering diners more nutrition information would benefit business.</p> <p>A number of studies have shown that some consumers want to see calorie counts and will make decisions on where to go based on this information.</p></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-should-independents-disclose-calorie-counts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-should-independents-disclose-calorie-counts#comments Trendinista Consumer Trends Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 38521 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>PizzaRev, a 19-unit fast-casual pizza chain, offers a nutrition calculator on its website.</p> PizzaRev Food freshness, transparency increasingly key to many consumers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/food-freshness-transparency-increasingly-key-many-consumers <div class="field-deck"> Growing ranks of restaurant customers want more fresh food with a pedigree, according to recent research updates from two foodservice consulting firms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growing ranks of restaurant customers want more fresh food with a pedigree, according to recent research updates from two foodservice consulting firms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/food-freshness-transparency-increasingly-key-many-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/food-freshness-transparency-increasingly-key-many-consumers#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38511 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Amazon, Uber enter restaurant delivery fray http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray <div class="field-deck"> The market for restaurant takeout and delivery meals holds so much promise that tech titans are hustling to get involved. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tech titans are hustling to get involved in the restaurant delivery game.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/amazon-uber-enter-restaurant-delivery-fray#comments Eat Beat Business Operations Technology Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:01:00 +0000 38481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Inside Starbucks' high-end Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-starbucks-high-end-reserve-roastery-and-tasting-room <div class="node-body video-body">The coffeehouse operator opens a tasting room in its Seattle hometown showcasing luxury brews.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-starbucks-high-end-reserve-roastery-and-tasting-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/inside-starbucks-high-end-reserve-roastery-and-tasting-room#comments Drink Trends Video Coffee/Tea Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:14:00 +0000 38451 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Aerosmith drummer latest rocker to open a restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/aerosmith-drummer-latest-rocker-open-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Joey Kramer’s Rockin’ & Roastin’ Café will open in in N. Attleborough, MA, in early 2015. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Joey Kramer’s Rockin’ & Roastin’ Café will open in in N. Attleborough, MA, in early 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/aerosmith-drummer-latest-rocker-open-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/aerosmith-drummer-latest-rocker-open-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Business New Restaurant Concepts Coffee/Tea Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:42:00 +0000 38461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Joey Kramer&rsquo;s Rockin&rsquo; &amp; Roastin&rsquo; Caf&eacute; will open in in N. Attleborough, MA, in early 2015.</p> A look inside Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-inside-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen <div class="node-body gallery-body">After disappearing from the restaurant scene years ago, Chris Cannon is back with a dynamic multiconcept project that occupies a New Jersey mansion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-inside-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-inside-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen#comments New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chris Cannon makes comeback with Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chris-cannon-makes-comeback-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Michael Sanson </div> <div class="field-deck"> After disappearing from the restaurant scene years ago, Chris Cannon is back with a dynamic multiconcept project that occupies a New Jersey mansion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After disappearing from the restaurant scene years ago, Chris Cannon is back with a dynamic multiconcept project that occupies a New Jersey mansion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chris-cannon-makes-comeback-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chris-cannon-makes-comeback-jockey-hollow-bar-kitchen#comments Eat Beat Business New Restaurant Concepts Gated Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The more casual Oyster &amp; Wine Bar</p> How to invite more business diners to your tables http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-invite-more-business-diners-your-tables <div class="field-deck"> Four operators suggest ways to attract some of the most free-spending guests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four operators suggest ways to attract some of the most free-spending guests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-invite-more-business-diners-your-tables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-invite-more-business-diners-your-tables#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 38311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The most lucrative restaurants understand what business diners value and identify ways to attract them.</p> Thinkstock 5 ways restaurants can trim energy usage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-ways-restaurants-can-trim-energy-usage <div class="field-byline"> Martin Flusberg </div> <div class="field-deck"> Spiking electricity costs are spurring proactive measures to manage energy better. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spiking electricity costs are spurring restaurants to adopt energy management measures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-ways-restaurants-can-trim-energy-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-ways-restaurants-can-trim-energy-usage#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business How To Energy Efficient Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:37:00 +0000 38441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Q&A with chef Chris Shea http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/qa-chef-chris-shea <div class="node-body article-body">David Burke Kitchen's executive chef discusses tableside cooking and other fine-dining trends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/qa-chef-chris-shea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/qa-chef-chris-shea#comments Chef Interviews Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:41:00 +0000 38431 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com