Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en To engage staff, create sense of ownership http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/engage-staff-create-sense-ownership <div class="field-byline"> Ashish Gambhir </div> <div class="field-deck"> Traditional carrots are no longer sufficient to motivate employees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Traditional carrots are no longer sufficient to motivate employees.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/engage-staff-create-sense-ownership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/engage-staff-create-sense-ownership#comments Staffing Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:36:00 +0000 57781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 21 states join lawsuit challenging DOL overtime rules http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/21-states-join-lawsuit-challenging-dol-overtime-rules <div class="field-deck"> Rules going into effect Dec. 1 are expected to substantially boost labor costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas and Nevada lead states in federal court action </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/21-states-join-lawsuit-challenging-dol-overtime-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/21-states-join-lawsuit-challenging-dol-overtime-rules#comments Staffing Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:26:00 +0000 57771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Texas attorney general Ken Paxton says new overtime regulations are illegal because they are set to ratchet up the threshold for eligibility automatically every three years without valid congressional authorization.</p> Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images How to avoid unwanted OSHA scrutiny of your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/how-avoid-unwanted-osha-scrutiny-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Matt Mallory </div> <div class="field-deck"> Safety checklists for the front and back of the house, managers and employees help keep injuries from occurring. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Checklists for the front and back of the house, managers and employees help keep injuries from occurring.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/how-avoid-unwanted-osha-scrutiny-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/how-avoid-unwanted-osha-scrutiny-your-restaurant#comments Legal Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:59:00 +0000 57741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Guy Fieri, like any good chef, knows that kitchen fires are a key source of restaurant workplace injuries.</p> 4 vital steps in end-of-month accounting http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-vital-steps-end-month-accounting <div class="field-byline"> Alex Woodie </div> <div class="field-deck"> To get an accurate financial picture, restaurant owners need to follow some solid business practices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To get an accurate financial picture, restaurant owners need to follow some solid business practices.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-vital-steps-end-month-accounting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/4-vital-steps-end-month-accounting#comments Finance Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:31:00 +0000 57721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Good decisions depend heavily on accurate financial information.</p> Thinkstock Don’t blow your one chance to stand out http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/don-t-blow-your-one-chance-stand-out <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>You have one shot at responding to inquiries from prospective clients. One poorly thought-out email is all it takes to instantly eliminate you from a high-dollar catered event. To ensure you are considered for $5,000- to $10,000-plus catered events, you must respond to your prospective clients in a timely manner and with a professional message.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/don-t-blow-your-one-chance-stand-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/don-t-blow-your-one-chance-stand-out#comments Guest Columns Marketing The Dish on Catering Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:34:00 +0000 57701 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Seeing the beauty in 'ugly' produce http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/seeing-beauty-ugly-produce <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chefs embrace less-than-perfect fruits and vegetables to save money and cut waste.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/seeing-beauty-ugly-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/seeing-beauty-ugly-produce#comments Trendinista Operations Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:21:00 +0000 57691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The Ugly Fruit And Veg Campaign Health officials seek source of two E. coli outbreaks in Seattle http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/health-officials-seek-source-two-e-coli-outbreaks-seattle <div class="field-deck"> Two unrelated Mexican restaurants are implicated so far </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two unrelated Mexican restaurants are implicated so far </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/health-officials-seek-source-two-e-coli-outbreaks-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/health-officials-seek-source-two-e-coli-outbreaks-seattle#comments Operations Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:07:00 +0000 57671 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 5 tech-based opportunities to drive sales http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/5-tech-based-opportunities-drive-sales <div class="node-body gallery-body"> They’re not all apps, but here are some technology-based tools that could open doors or solve problems for your business. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/5-tech-based-opportunities-drive-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/5-tech-based-opportunities-drive-sales#comments Operations Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:36:00 +0000 57631 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Is America ready for fluffy, Japanese-style cheesecake? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/america-ready-fluffy-japanese-style-cheesecake <div class="field-deck"> Uncle Tetsu introduces Asian flavors for dessert </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uncle Tetsu introduces Asian flavors for dessert</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/america-ready-fluffy-japanese-style-cheesecake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/america-ready-fluffy-japanese-style-cheesecake#comments New Restaurant Concepts Finance Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:07:00 +0000 57621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Cheesecake from Uncle Tetsu is lightly sweet and souffl&eacute;-like cake that is similar to American cheesecake but lighter and less rich.</p> Uncle Tetsu Kick Apps: Five technology solutions to improve your business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-five-technology-solutions-improve-your-business <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/uploads/2016/07/29/UberLocalOffers.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 172px; float: left;" title="Photo: Uber Local" />​Uber Local Offers:</strong> Visa Inc. knows restaurant operators like their guests to travel to dinner by Uber because those guests are more likely to buy a second drink or bottle of wine. In August, Visa and Uber joined forces to launch a new loyalty program that includes restaurants. Guests can earn one point for every dollar spent at registered restaurants towards a free Uber ride.</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-five-technology-solutions-improve-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-five-technology-solutions-improve-your-business#comments Operations Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:27:00 +0000 57611 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com ShiftPixy