Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Full-service patrons lukewarm about restaurant tech http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech <div class="field-deck"> They’re heavy users of technology when planning a meal. During and after, not so much. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Full-service restaurant customers might use technology to plan for a meal away from home. During and after, not so much. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech#comments Operations Technology Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:53:00 +0000 45221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Bar designs that tap into the new counter culture http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture <div class="field-deck"> Bar layouts are getting more sophisticated as guests opt to dine there rather than traditional tables. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look at five creative bar designs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture#comments Trends Operations Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:41:00 +0000 45111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>La Pulperia&#39;s bar features reclaimed wood from Brazil.</p> Best servers know how to 'assume the sale' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale <div class="node-body blog-body">Product knowledge is power and when your staff are trained to suggest opportunities that enhance the experience, sales will naturally follow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rock-your-restaurant">Rock Your Restaurant</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale#comments Management Tips Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 45101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to turn 'laborers' into 'talent assets' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets <div class="field-byline"> Anthony Lye </div> <div class="field-deck"> Operators should think in terms of "talent management," not "labor management." </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operators should think in terms of "talent management," not "labor management." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:41:00 +0000 45091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Red Lobster Back East: How one California restaurant business is launching an expansion http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion <div class="field-deck"> 15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:19:00 +0000 44821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Atlantic salmon with Jim Beam, brown sugar and soy sauce.</p> 6 tricks to trim your insurance bill http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/6-tricks-trim-your-insurance-bill <div class="field-byline"> By Ted Devine </div> <div class="field-deck"> Are insurance premiums eating away at your profits? Here are some ways to keep more of your money. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are insurance premiums eating away at your profits? Here are some ways to keep more of your money.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/6-tricks-trim-your-insurance-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/6-tricks-trim-your-insurance-bill#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:42:00 +0000 45011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Avoid disaster and lower your insurance premiums by training staff on responsible alcohol service.</p> Thinkstock 5 ways to protect your business from divorce http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-protect-your-business-divorce <div class="node-body article-body">Many restaurants are family businesses, so a divorce can be especially devastating. Here's how to minimize the damage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-protect-your-business-divorce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-protect-your-business-divorce#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:45:00 +0000 44781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Build a Better: Lobster promotion http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion <div class="field-deck"> Summery menu ideas for over-the-top or understated lobster dishes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Summery menu ideas for over-the-top or understated lobster dishes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion#comments Marketing Food Trends Seafood Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 44731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Seafood Tower at B&acirc;oli Miami features one half of a cooked Maine lobster in the company of 6 raw kumamoto oysters, a cooked jumbo shrimp, 6 head-on prawns, 4 baby scallops, 3 king crab legs and black steamed mussels over crushed ice.</p> Photo courtesy of Bâoli Miami Millennials eclipse Boomers as prime restaurant customer base http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-eclipse-boomers-prime-restaurant-customer-base <div class="field-deck"> The most-analyzed demographic is now also the largest one—and its members love to eat out. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most-analyzed demographic is now also the largest one—and its members love to eat out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-eclipse-boomers-prime-restaurant-customer-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/millennials-eclipse-boomers-prime-restaurant-customer-base#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0000 44711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to improve your profitability: More notes from the road http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road <div class="node-body blog-body">Some restaurants do have their acts together. Here are some recent examples.</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/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road#comments Blogs Finance View from the Kitchen Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:41:00 +0000 44811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com