Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en NRA, SBA hype local dining on Small Business Saturday http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday <div class="field-deck"> Local businesses take the spotlight during the busiest shopping weekend of the year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Local businesses take the spotlight the Saturday following Thanksgiving, the busiest shopping weekend of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/nra-sba-hype-local-dining-small-business-saturday#comments Marketing Seasonal Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:50:00 +0000 37881 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Winter demands stepped-up pest-control efforts http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/winter-demands-stepped-pest-control-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Patricia Hottel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When cold weather causes pests to seek shelter inside your restaurant, you can fend them off with nonchemical options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/winter-demands-stepped-pest-control-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/winter-demands-stepped-pest-control-efforts#comments Food Safety How To Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:28:00 +0000 37811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Flat Top Grill makeover taps into consumer trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends <div class="field-deck"> Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management. </div> <div class="node-body 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http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 37781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chicago operator mines customer data to drive profits, growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth <div class="field-deck"> Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/chicago-operator-mines-customer-data-drive-profits-growth#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business How To Operations Bars & Taverns Technology Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:37:00 +0000 37761 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to leverage holiday traffic to build restaurant loyalty http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Williams </div> <div class="field-deck"> The holidays, typically a busy time for restaurants, provide an excellent opportunity to promote a loyalty program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Testaurant loyalty programs have not exactly set the world on fire, but there is ample room for improvement and guests are interested in joining loyalty programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-leverage-holiday-traffic-build-restaurant-loyalty#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Marketing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock When bucking the "buy local" trend makes sense http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense <div class="field-deck"> Most chefs want to be known for quality ingredients, whether those come from local or far-flung purveyors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most chefs want to be known for quality ingredients, whether those come from local or far-flung sources. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense#comments Eat Beat Food Trends How To How To Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Moroccan Benedict at Travelle, featuring Merguez sausage, mint and piquillo sauce.</p> 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http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit <div class="field-deck"> A rosier credit picture can reduce certain business costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A rosier credit picture can reduce certain business costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/three-ways-restaurant-owners-can-better-manage-credit#comments Eat Beat Finance Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37611 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Display cleanliness, safety at your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Steven Sklare </div> <div class="field-deck"> Too many restaurants with display kitchens are showing off bad habits and unsafe food-handling practices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Too many restaurants with display kitchens are showing off bad habits and unsafe food-handling practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/display-cleanliness-safety-your-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Business Food Safety Operations Gated Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:36:00 +0000 37581 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com