Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en 4 steps to a healthier computer system http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system <div class="field-byline"> Brad Harding </div> <div class="field-deck"> A few simple practices can ensure optimal computer performance, saving restaurants both money and time. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> A few simple practices can ensure optimal computer performance, saving restaurants both money and time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/4-steps-healthier-computer-system#comments How To Technology Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 39771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Dos and don’ts of employee disciplinary action http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action <div class="node-body blog-body">These recommendations can help restaurants avoid potential lawsuits</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/foodservice-work">Foodservice @ Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action#comments Blogs Eat Beat H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 5 things we gleaned from NRA's 2015 forecast http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant operators who can navigate challenging labor issues and circumvent rising food costs should flourish for the foreseeable future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you can navigate challenging labor issues and circumvent rising food costs, your restaurant should flourish for the foreseeable future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/5-things-we-gleaned-nras-2015-forecast#comments H.R./Legal Consumer Trends Finance Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:36:00 +0000 39651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: How restaurants can prepare for the Super Bowl http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-how-restaurants-can-prepare-super-bowl <div class="field-deck"> House parties are the most popular way to watch the Super Bowl, so prepare in advance for a wave of takeout orders (Hint: order more wings). </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House parties are the most popular way to watch the Super Bowl, so prepare in advance for a wave of takeout orders (Hint: order more wings).</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-how-restaurants-can-prepare-super-bowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-how-restaurants-can-prepare-super-bowl#comments Eat Beat Trendinista How To Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:30:00 +0000 39601 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>At Orale Mexican Kitchen in Jersey City, guests during the Super Bowl can sample the guacamole bar, which features a base of Guacamole Casa or Black Bean Hummus, with available additions such as Guajillo Shrimp, Smoked Almonds &amp; 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beer sales are of their in-house brews.</p> Ram Restaurants and Breweries 7 ways to reduce common insurance claims http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants face some unique risks, but preventive measures can help manage them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Preventive measures at restaurants can minimize reasons for insurance claims.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims#comments Eat Beat How To Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:39:00 +0000 39491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How Genghis Grill measures ROI on tabletop tablets http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets <div class="field-deck"> The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets#comments Management Tips Consumer Trends How To Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In a recent test at 18 Genghis Grill locations, tabletop tablets increased table turns 30 percent, more that one-third of all guests paid via tablet and servers benefitted from a 16-percent bump in tips.</p> Photo: E la Carte How to keep restaurant employee turnover in check http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-keep-restaurant-employee-turnover-check <div class="field-byline"> Loren Burns </div> <div class="field-deck"> Turnover is likely to increase as the economy improves. 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