Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Cold brew remains a hot trend http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-remains-hot-trend <div class="field-deck"> Operators finding new ways to menu a popular drink </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operators finding new ways to menu a popular drink</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-remains-hot-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-remains-hot-trend#comments Drink Trends Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:54:00 +0000 60021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: Harold&#39;s Cabin</p> How millennials view older, more experienced workers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/how-millennials-view-older-more-experienced-workers <div class="node-body video-body">Bruce Tulgan, author of Everyone Gets A Trophy: How To Manage The Millennials describes how millennials view their older colleagues, and what they expect from more experienced leaders.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/how-millennials-view-older-more-experienced-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/how-millennials-view-older-more-experienced-workers#comments Video Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:50:00 +0000 59881 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Secrets to selling more gift cards http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/secrets-selling-more-gift-cards <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Food rewards, cyber sales and other tactics help boost volume during the holidays </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Food rewards, cyber sales and other tactics help boost volume during the holidays</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/secrets-selling-more-gift-cards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/secrets-selling-more-gift-cards#comments Marketing Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:58:00 +0000 60001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 20 hot trends for 2017: African flavors, housemade charcuterie, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/20-hot-trends-2017-african-flavors-housemade-charcuterie-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">Chefs expect new cuts of meat, a broader variety of ethnic food and housemade items to be some of the hottest trends in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/20-hot-trends-2017-african-flavors-housemade-charcuterie-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/20-hot-trends-2017-african-flavors-housemade-charcuterie-more#comments Food Trends Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:11:00 +0000 59991 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Asian Box plots growth with new investment http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment <div class="field-deck"> Waiting out real estate market could pay off for California-based Vietnamese street food chain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vietnamese street food chain adds seven units</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment#comments Operations Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:25:00 +0000 59971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A challenging real estate market has slowed growth for Asian Box.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> How the Trump administration could impact restaurant taxes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes <div class="field-byline"> Mark E. Battersby </div> <div class="field-deck"> A look at the potential tax law reform under the president-elect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the potential tax law reform under the president-elect</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes#comments Owner Trends Operations Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:57:00 +0000 59961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock A look at immersive experience concept Single Thread http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-immersive-experience-concept-single-thread <div class="node-body gallery-body">Healdsburg, Calif.-based restaurant Single Thread emphasizes the customer dining experience.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-immersive-experience-concept-single-thread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/look-immersive-experience-concept-single-thread#comments New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:09:00 +0000 59951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com National Guard helps train Illinois restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse talks teamwork, leadership with the Army </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse talks teamwork, leadership with the Army</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant#comments Management Staffing Operations Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:04:00 +0000 59941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photos courtesy of Johnny&#39;s Italian Steakhouse</p> Trending this week: holiday keys to a happy staff, operators unsure about overtime strategy, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/trending-week-holiday-keys-happy-staff-operators-unsure-about-overtime-strategy-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">See what's trending on Restaurant Hospitality this week.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/trending-week-holiday-keys-happy-staff-operators-unsure-about-overtime-strategy-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/trending-week-holiday-keys-happy-staff-operators-unsure-about-overtime-strategy-more#comments Trends Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 59931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Meatball Shop creator shares tactics for site selection, motivation, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/meatball-shop-creator-shares-tactics-site-selection-motivation-more <div class="field-deck"> Michael Chernow keeps lots of balls in the air at once. He’s the Owner of Seamore's, co-founder of The Meatball Shop and WellWell and host of FoodPorn on FYI. He recently spent some time explaining his latest concept and how he handles everyday demands of operating restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Chernow keeps lots of balls in the air at once. He’s the Owner of Seamore's, co-founder of The Meatball Shop and WellWell and host of FoodPorn on FYI. He recently spent some time explaining his latest concept and how he handles everyday demands of operating restaurants.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/meatball-shop-creator-shares-tactics-site-selection-motivation-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/meatball-shop-creator-shares-tactics-site-selection-motivation-more#comments Owner New Restaurant Concepts Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:30:00 +0000 59921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&quot;If everybody works well and does what they&rsquo;re supposed to do, you win,&quot; Chernow says. Photo: Wil Brawley</p> Rough start spurs a quick makeover for L.A. eatery http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery <div class="field-deck"> A critical and popular favorite, Sambar, wasn’t making money. So owner Akasha Richmond reconceived the space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A critical and popular favorite Sambar wasn’t making money. So owner Akasha Richmond reconceived the space.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery#comments Owner Design Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:54:00 +0000 59911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Contemporary Indian restaurant Sambar has closed and relaunched as AR Cucina, an Italian concept. Photos by Rob Stark Photography</p> Employees’ mental health disorders often qualify as disabilities http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities <div class="field-byline"> Susan Warner </div> <div class="field-deck"> ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities#comments Legal Staffing Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +0000 59891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 ways to strike a better a work-life balance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance <div class="field-deck"> Outsourcing, automating and other steps can streamline work demands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outsourcing, automating and other steps can streamline work demands</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance#comments Management Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:42:00 +0000 59901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: jakubzak/iStock/Thinkstock</p> 11 tips to keep staff happy over the holidays http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays#comments Staffing Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:13:00 +0000 59861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Six sandwiches packed with flavor http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/six-sandwiches-packed-flavor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out these inspired ideas that take the simple sandwich to new heights.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/six-sandwiches-packed-flavor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/six-sandwiches-packed-flavor#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:35:00 +0000 59851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Kubanaso http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/kubanaso <div class="node-body article-body">From Chef Manny Mendez, Kuba Kuba, Richmond, Va.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/kubanaso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/kubanaso#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:54:00 +0000 59841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Photo: National Pork Board</span></p> Tunisian Market Sandwiches http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/tunisian-market-sandwiches <div class="node-body article-body">From Nancy Harmon Jenkins, author of The Essential Mediterranean </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/tunisian-market-sandwiches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/tunisian-market-sandwiches#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:48:00 +0000 59831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Photo: Potatoes USA</span></p> Savory Chipotle Wild Alaska Salmon Sandwich http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/savory-chipotle-wild-alaska-salmon-sandwich <div class="node-body article-body">From Duke's Chowder House, Seattle</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/savory-chipotle-wild-alaska-salmon-sandwich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/savory-chipotle-wild-alaska-salmon-sandwich#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:37:00 +0000 59821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Nashville Fried Chicken Wrap http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/nashville-fried-chicken-wrap <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/uploads/2016/07/29/nashville-fried-chicken-wrap.jpg" style="width: 267px; height: 400px; float: right;" />1 12-Inch flour tortilla<br /> &frac34; c. fried chicken<br /> &frac14; c. Nashville hot sauce<br /> 2 Tbsp. cheddar cheese, shredded<br /> 2 Tbsp. Bread-and-Butter Pickled Avocado<br /> &frac14; c. kale, shredded<br /> &frac14; c. Avocado Ranch Dressing</p> <p><strong>Bread-and-Butter Pickled Avocado</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/nashville-fried-chicken-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/nashville-fried-chicken-wrap#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:27:00 +0000 59811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Soy & Five-Spice Pork Belly Buns http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/soy-five-spice-pork-belly-buns <div class="node-body article-body">From Chef Jet Tila, The Charleston, Santa Monica, Calif.; and Modern Asian Kitchen, Compass Group</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/soy-five-spice-pork-belly-buns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/soy-five-spice-pork-belly-buns#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:22:00 +0000 59801 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo:&nbsp;Kikkoman Sales USA</p> Cleveland Cheese Steak http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/cleveland-cheese-steak <div class="node-body article-body">Can be made vegetarian and vegan</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/cleveland-cheese-steak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/recipes/cleveland-cheese-steak#comments Recipes Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:15:00 +0000 59791 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: Melt Bar and Grilled</p> How to view your restaurant like a customer http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer <div class="field-byline"> Paul Goetz </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting inside guests’ heads is best way to find out what is or isn’t working </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting inside guests’ heads is best way to find out what is or isn’t working</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer#comments Management Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:23:00 +0000 59781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The more you know about guests, the better you can serve them.</p> monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock Labor Department battling overtime rules injunction http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction <div class="field-deck"> Federal agency filed notice to appeal last week’s decision by federal judge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Federal agency filed notice to appeal last week’s decision by federal judge</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction#comments Legal Operations Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:29:00 +0000 59771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez filed a notice of appeal indicating plans to challenge an injunction that put changes to federal overtime regulations on hold. Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images</p> Centro's Angela Salamanca endures trial by fire to succeed http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/centros-angela-salamanca-endures-trial-fire-succeed <div class="field-deck"> The Raleigh, N.C., restaurateur didn't set out to run restaurants, but life happened </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Raleigh, N.C., restaurateur didn't set out to run restaurants, but life happened</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/centros-angela-salamanca-endures-trial-fire-succeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner/centros-angela-salamanca-endures-trial-fire-succeed#comments Owner Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:11:00 +0000 59751 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&quot;I feel like my first line of mentorship is my staff,&quot;&nbsp;Salamanca says. Photo: Wil Brawley</p> BrewDog bets big on first U.S. brewery, brewpubs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs <div class="field-deck"> Founders literally play roulette with crowdsourced funding </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founders literally play roulette with crowdsourced funding</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs#comments New Restaurant Concepts Finance Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:42:00 +0000 59741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Martin Dickie (left) and James Watt are building advocates for their brand through crowdfunding.</p> 2017 operations forecast: creative food, creative management http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2017-operations-forecast-creative-food-creative-management <div class="field-deck"> Hard-to-control costs may be offset by cool new ways to drive the top line next year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hard-to-control costs may be offset by cool new ways to drive the top line next year</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2017-operations-forecast-creative-food-creative-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2017-operations-forecast-creative-food-creative-management#comments Trends Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:57:00 +0000 59731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Staff retention remains the top challenge for restaurant operators, according to Andrew Freeman.</p> Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Trending this week: 9 trends for 2017, 5 ways Trump might impact restaurant labor, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/trending-week-9-trends-2017-5-ways-trump-might-impact-restaurant-labor-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>See what&#39;s trending on Restaurant Hospitality this week.</p> </div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/trending-week-9-trends-2017-5-ways-trump-might-impact-restaurant-labor-more#comments Trends Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:18:00 +0000 59721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Split and Mixt rebrands set stage for growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/split-and-mixt-rebrands-set-stage-growth <div class="field-deck"> San Francisco’s Good Food Guys group tweaking its fast-casual brands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">San Francisco’s Good Food Guys group tweaking its fast-casual brands</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/split-and-mixt-rebrands-set-stage-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/split-and-mixt-rebrands-set-stage-growth#comments New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:44:00 +0000 59711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Split&#39;s third unit launched this month. Photo:&nbsp;Patricia Chang</p> Legalized marijuana could dilute drinks sales http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/legalized-marijuana-could-dilute-drinks-sales <div class="field-deck"> Figures from Washington State suggest impact of cannabis availability on spirits consumption </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Figures from Washington State suggest impact of cannabis availability on spirits consumption</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/legalized-marijuana-could-dilute-drinks-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/legalized-marijuana-could-dilute-drinks-sales#comments Legal Trendinista Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:25:00 +0000 59701 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>More customers who want to catch a buzz may use marijuana, not alcohol, to do it. &nbsp;Photo:&nbsp;Pe3check/iStock/Thinkstock</p> Operators left unsure about overtime strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/operators-left-unsure-about-overtime-strategy <div class="field-deck"> Many companies already in compliance, despite injunction on new Department of Labor rules </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many companies already in compliance, despite injunction on new Department of Labor rules</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/operators-left-unsure-about-overtime-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/operators-left-unsure-about-overtime-strategy#comments Legal Operations Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:15:00 +0000 59691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: utah778/iStock/Thinkstock</p>