Restaurant Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rss.xml en Trendinista: Overtime rule change would impact many restaurant managers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers <div class="field-deck"> Proposed federal regulations would complicate how employers compensate many salaried managerial employees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators will have to rethink how they pay their salaried workers when the U.S. Department of Labor issues new rules that govern overtime pay later this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers#comments Trendinista H.R./Legal Fri, 22 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 43061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to attract Millennial business diners http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> More Millennials are dining out with business clients and associates, and their tastes vary from earlier generations'. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large tables, craft beers and warm hospitality resonate with a younger diners entertaining clients or associates in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 21 May 2015 19:53:00 +0000 43041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Hot streak continues for fast-casual pizza concepts http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/hot-streak-continues-fast-casual-pizza-concepts <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual brands are the stars in the already robust pizza segment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the pizza market is strong, growth-focused pizzeria operators should be figuring out how to grab a piece of the hot fast casual pie.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/hot-streak-continues-fast-casual-pizza-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/hot-streak-continues-fast-casual-pizza-concepts#comments New Restaurant Concepts Thu, 21 May 2015 18:01:00 +0000 43031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The owner of PizzaFire says &quot;we count pepperonis&quot; to keep costs under control.</p> Heating up sales with warm weather beverages http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sponsored/heating-sales-warm-weather-beverages <div class="node-body article-body">Cool drink offerings keep customers coming back in the summer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sponsored/heating-sales-warm-weather-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sponsored/heating-sales-warm-weather-beverages#comments Sponsored Wed, 20 May 2015 16:37:00 +0000 42861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Consider buying an induction range for your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/consider-buying-induction-range-your-restaurant <div class="node-body article-body">Most top chefs prefer gas ranges to electric. But induction ranges, in many ways, are equal, if not superior to gas in their ability to produce great food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/consider-buying-induction-range-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/consider-buying-induction-range-your-restaurant#comments Equipment Wed, 20 May 2015 16:07:00 +0000 43021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Menu Moves: More concepts pair coffee with alcohol http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-more-concepts-pair-coffee-alcohol <div class="field-deck"> Just as brewmasters are experimenting with hints of coffee in their beer, cafés and coffee shops are adding alcohol to the menu. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as brewmasters are experimenting with hints of coffee in their beer, cafes and coffee shops are adding alcohol to the menu.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-more-concepts-pair-coffee-alcohol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/menu-moves-more-concepts-pair-coffee-alcohol#comments Food Trends Drink Trends New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 20 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 42961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How Apple Pay is playing out for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants#comments Equipment Consumer Trends How To Technology Wed, 20 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 43011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Apple Pay promises better security as users must register a credit card and use their&nbsp;fingerprint to authorize purchases.</p> Apple $15 minimum wage could leave operators sleepless in Seattle http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle <div class="field-deck"> Mandatory wage hikes could spell more hours for owners and put a damper on sales of restaurant franchises. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants aren’t just hit with higher labor costs when the minimum wage increases. There’s plenty of collateral damage, too.</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/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 20 May 2015 14:19:00 +0000 43001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Reinterpret bread and cheese combos for bar snacks http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/reinterpret-bread-and-cheese-combos-bar-snacks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Don’t underestimate the allure of getting creative with additional proteins, especially in combination with fruit</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-recipes/reinterpret-bread-and-cheese-combos-bar-snacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/reinterpret-bread-and-cheese-combos-bar-snacks#comments Food Recipes Gated Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Caramelized Red Onion and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/caramelized-red-onion-and-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich <div class="node-body article-body">Yield: 12 sandwiches</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/caramelized-red-onion-and-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/caramelized-red-onion-and-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich#comments Food Recipes Cheese Fruits Gated Sandwiches Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com U.S. Apple Association Dried Plum and Gorgonzola Crostini http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/dried-plum-and-gorgonzola-crostini <div class="node-body article-body">Yield: 25 servings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/dried-plum-and-gorgonzola-crostini" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/dried-plum-and-gorgonzola-crostini#comments Food Recipes Cheese Fruits Gated Mediterranean Small Plates Snacks Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Jack and Smoked Gouda Cheeses http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/ultimate-grilled-cheese-sandwich-jack-and-smoked-gouda-cheeses <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Kenneth Oringer</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/ultimate-grilled-cheese-sandwich-jack-and-smoked-gouda-cheeses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/ultimate-grilled-cheese-sandwich-jack-and-smoked-gouda-cheeses#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes American Cheese Gated Sandwiches Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Sweet Corn Arepas with Strawberry Salsa http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/sweet-corn-arepas-strawberry-salsa <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Dave Woolley</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/sweet-corn-arepas-strawberry-salsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/sweet-corn-arepas-strawberry-salsa#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Cheese Fruits Gated Latin Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com California Strawberry Commission Brie and Grape Flatbread http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/brie-and-grape-flatbread <div class="node-body article-body">From: Bistro 1010, Honolulu</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/brie-and-grape-flatbread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/brie-and-grape-flatbread#comments Food Recipes Cheese Fruits Gated Tue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Jose Garces: 5 things I can’t live without http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/jose-garces-5-things-i-can-t-live-without <div class="node-body article-body">A year after we named him a Rising Star, Garces opened his first restaurant, Amada, and never looked back.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/jose-garces-5-things-i-can-t-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/jose-garces-5-things-i-can-t-live-without#comments Chef Interviews Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Inside New York City's funky Mexicue Kitchen & Bar http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/inside-new-york-citys-funky-mexicue-kitchen-bar <div class="node-body gallery-body">A hybrid cooking style that blends Mexican cuisine with Southern American barbecue</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/inside-new-york-citys-funky-mexicue-kitchen-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/inside-new-york-citys-funky-mexicue-kitchen-bar#comments Food Trends New Restaurant Concepts Latin Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42881 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Do social media rankings trump a Beard Award? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award <div class="field-deck"> Beard Award winners barely register on a new Top 50 restaurant list that uses social media data to produce its rankings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beard Award winners barely register on a new Top 50 restaurant list that uses social media data to produce its rankings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award#comments Trendinista People to Watch Social Media Fri, 15 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 42981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>State Bird Provisions chef/owners Nicole Krasinski and Stuart&nbsp;Brioza are riding high these days.</p> 10 thoughts: Alon Shaya http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alon-shaya <div class="node-body article-body">Alon Shaya is the executive chef and partner of Domenica and Pizza Domenica in New Orleans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alon-shaya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/10-thoughts-alon-shaya#comments Chef Interviews Wed, 13 May 2015 18:36:00 +0000 42871 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com New York's Meatball Shop to make TV debut http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/new-yorks-meatball-shop-make-tv-debut <div class="node-body video-body">CNBC takes viewers behind the scenes of five restaurants in the ultra-competitive New York food scene</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/new-yorks-meatball-shop-make-tv-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/new-yorks-meatball-shop-make-tv-debut#comments Owner Interviews Video Wed, 13 May 2015 15:59:00 +0000 42851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com All-male Hooters knockoff: Will the dudes abide? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide <div class="field-deck"> Tallywackers could become one of the hottest concepts to hit the industry in years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tallywackers could become one of the hottest concepts to hit the industry in years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 13 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The bare chests are for promotional purposes only;&nbsp;Tallywackers servers will be clad in skin-tight tees and shorts.</p> Tallywackers Menu Moves: ‘Water served upon request’ rising in popularity http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/menu-moves-water-served-upon-request-rising-popularity <div class="field-deck"> California’s water shortage is forcing restaurants across the state to make adjustments. Here are some tips for conserving. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California’s water shortage is forcing restaurants across the state to make adjustments. Here are some tips for conserving.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/menu-moves-water-served-upon-request-rising-popularity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/menu-moves-water-served-upon-request-rising-popularity#comments Management Tips Drink Trends Sustainability Wed, 13 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 42821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock No feedback is worse than bad feedback http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback <div class="node-body blog-body">Restaurant guests often don't provide valuable negative feedback, but some detective work can unearth problems.</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/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback#comments Blogs How To View from the Kitchen Wed, 13 May 2015 13:46:00 +0000 42831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Coffee shop owner talks sourcing, business success http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/coffee-shop-owner-talks-sourcing-business-success <div class="node-body audio-body">Hear from Sean Scott, owner of Subculture Coffee</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/coffee-shop-owner-talks-sourcing-business-success" 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/2015/05/roulogopromo.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_SeanScott.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=43264366">ROU_SeanScott.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/coffee-shop-owner-talks-sourcing-business-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/coffee-shop-owner-talks-sourcing-business-success#comments Owner Interviews Fri, 08 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42671 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: 7 midyear restaurant trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends <div class="field-deck"> How Hispanics, Millennials, smoky flavors, technology and other factors are influencing foodservice. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How Hispanics, Millennials, smoky flavors, technology and other factors are influencing foodservice.</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/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends#comments Food Trends Drink Trends Consumer Trends Fri, 08 May 2015 10:29:00 +0000 42811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com A look at New Orleans' unique foods http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/look-new-orleans-unique-foods <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at the different influences on New Orleans' cooking.</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/look-new-orleans-unique-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/look-new-orleans-unique-foods#comments Food Trends Thu, 07 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Cultural diversity leads to layers of flavor in New Orleans http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/cultural-diversity-leads-layers-flavor-new-orleans <div class="field-deck"> Today, chefs in the Big Easy are building upon traditional Cajun and Creole influences, adding fresh ingredients and their own twists. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today, chefs in the Big Easy are building upon traditional Cajun and Creole influences, adding fresh ingredients and their own twists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/cultural-diversity-leads-layers-flavor-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/cultural-diversity-leads-layers-flavor-new-orleans#comments Chef Interviews Food Trends Thu, 07 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A sampling of the seafood small plates at Caf&eacute; Adelaide on Poydras&nbsp;St. Left to right: shrimp remoulade, Gulf oysters with&nbsp;cochon de lait tamale grits, a shrimp &amp; tasso &quot;corndog&quot; with five-pepper jelly, and redfish and white bean soup.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fontina-Stuffed Pretzel Bread http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/fontina-stuffed-pretzel-bread <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Govind Armstrong</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/fontina-stuffed-pretzel-bread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/fontina-stuffed-pretzel-bread#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Cheese Gated Wed, 06 May 2015 14:54:00 +0000 42771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Duck Cakes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/duck-cakes <div class="node-body article-body">From: Chef Eric Aber, Home Grown Café, Newark, DE</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/duck-cakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-recipes/duck-cakes#comments Food Recipes Chef Recipes Gated Poultry Wed, 06 May 2015 14:52:00 +0000 42751 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Maple Leaf Farms 8 off-the-radar restaurants we love http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/8-radar-restaurants-we-love <div class="node-body gallery-body">What really impresses us are those of you who can compete on a high level at a much smaller stage</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/8-radar-restaurants-we-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/8-radar-restaurants-we-love#comments New Restaurant Concepts Gated Wed, 06 May 2015 14:40:00 +0000 42741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Future looks bright for independents, Technomic says http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says <div class="field-deck"> Consumers are expected to gravitate toward smaller operators in the next decade. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers are expected to gravitate toward independent restaurants and smaller chains in the next decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says#comments Consumer Trends Wed, 06 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 42761 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock