Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Amazon’s best-selling cookbook author, Meathead, dishes on BBQ http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/amazon-s-best-selling-cookbook-author-meathead-dishes-bbq <div class="field-deck"> Here are BBQ myths to ignore, and a sample sauce recipe idea from ‘Q master Meathead Goldwyn just in time for the launch of grilling season. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling, author Meathead Goldwyn demystifies the science, debunks some prevalent barbecue myths and just plain renews your enthusiasm for grilling. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/amazon-s-best-selling-cookbook-author-meathead-dishes-bbq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/top-chefs/amazon-s-best-selling-cookbook-author-meathead-dishes-bbq#comments How To Top Chefs Wed, 25 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 54861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Courtesy: Rux Martin Books Courtesy: Rux Martin Books 5 strategies for dealing with the overtime rule change http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-strategies-dealing-overtime-rule-change <div class="field-byline"> Joshua Ostrega </div> <div class="field-deck"> Now more than ever, responsive scheduling is key. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now more than ever, responsive scheduling is key.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-strategies-dealing-overtime-rule-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-strategies-dealing-overtime-rule-change#comments H.R./Legal Tue, 24 May 2016 18:59:00 +0000 54731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Would you rather have a manager juggling schedules or working the floor?</p> Thinkstock 10 perks and pointers for summer food festival season http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/10-perks-and-pointers-summer-food-festival-season <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Summertime is festival time—and a great opportunity to market your brand and reach new guests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of food festivals take place across the U.S. each year. We asked seasoned food festival veterans why they participate as well as their tips for a successful event.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/10-perks-and-pointers-summer-food-festival-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/10-perks-and-pointers-summer-food-festival-season#comments Marketing Fri, 20 May 2016 01:52:00 +0000 54501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Food festivals allow restaurants to showcase their product to a new audience.</p> Getty Images North America 4 tips for hiring seasonal employees http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/4-tips-hiring-seasonal-employees <div class="field-byline"> Aldor Delp </div> <div class="field-deck"> It might be tempting to cut corners when bringing in temporary talent. But that’s a bad idea, for a number of reasons. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It might be tempting to cut corners when bringing in temporary talent. But that’s a bad idea, for a number of reasons.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/4-tips-hiring-seasonal-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/4-tips-hiring-seasonal-employees#comments H.R./Legal Thu, 19 May 2016 18:59:00 +0000 54491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>When hiring seasonal help, it&#39;s best to follow the rules.</p> Thinkstock Tablet-based POS systems pass the test http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/tablet-based-pos-systems-pass-test <div class="field-deck"> Early adopters have good things to say about how tablet-based technology performs in chain restaurant settings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early adopters have good things to say about how tablet-based technology performs in chain restaurant settings.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/tablet-based-pos-systems-pass-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/tablet-based-pos-systems-pass-test#comments Operations Wed, 18 May 2016 14:36:00 +0000 54411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A tablet-based restaurant POS can improve metrics in a variety of ways.</p> Getty Images Survey: Mobile users likely to preview restaurant menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> Mobile users are also hungry for deals, the study found. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile provides an important tool in searches for restaurants and dining deals.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/survey-mobile-users-likely-preview-restaurant-menus#comments Social Media Technology Tue, 17 May 2016 13:37:00 +0000 54341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Younger diners are most likely to shop for restaurants on their phones.</p> Thinkstock Philadelphia's Double Knot packs plenty in small space http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space <div class="field-deck"> A broad menu and clever adjustments take Michael Schulson's new concept from early mornings to late nights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Making the most of multiple dayparts and coming up with something new and buzz-worthy are two essential elements of restaurant success.</p> <p>In Philadelphia, Michael Schulson is succeeding on both fronts with his new restaurant Double Knot, positioned as a caf&eacute; by day and cocktail lounge/sushi bar/izakaya by night.</p> <p></p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/philadelphias-double-knot-packs-plenty-small-space#comments Featured Operators Fri, 13 May 2016 07:14:00 +0000 54301 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Lunchtime at Double Knot. At 4 p.m., the serving counter at the right becomes a bar and the centerpiece of Double Knot&#39;s cocktail service.</p> Neal Santos Where the presidential candidates stand on immigration http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/where-presidential-candidates-stand-immigration <div class="field-byline"> Becki Young </div> <div class="field-deck"> Trump, Clinton and Sanders hardly see eye to eye on policies critical to the restaurant industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trump, Clinton and Sanders hardly see eye to eye on policies critical to the restaurant industry.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/where-presidential-candidates-stand-immigration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/where-presidential-candidates-stand-immigration#comments H.R./Legal Thu, 12 May 2016 15:05:00 +0000 54261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Earlier this year, the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) and CASA, organized a prayer protest outside &nbsp;the Supreme Court.</p> Getty Images A well-designed website projects the right image http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/well-designed-website-projects-right-image <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Top international restaurants incorporate key ingredients to convey the right tone and message on the web.</p> <p><em><strong>Jo Sabin is</strong> head of community at <a href="http://www.designcrowd.com" target="_blank">DesignCrowd</a>, a website that helps small businesses outsource or crowdsource custom graphics, logos and websites from designers around the world.</em></p> </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/well-designed-website-projects-right-image" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/well-designed-website-projects-right-image#comments Marketing Wed, 11 May 2016 14:10:00 +0000 54211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com New workarounds may defang negative reviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/new-workarounds-may-defang-negative-reviews <div class="field-deck"> Two companies say their approach will diminish the impact unfavorable online criticism has on restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New technology offerings could help restaurant operators deflect the impact of negative restaurant reviews.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/new-workarounds-may-defang-negative-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/new-workarounds-may-defang-negative-reviews#comments Social Media Wed, 11 May 2016 00:24:00 +0000 54221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>What&#39;s he saying? New technologies could enable operators to get ahead of customer complaints.</p> Thinkstock