Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Operators have new option for retirement savings http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-have-new-option-retirement-savings <div class="field-byline"> Richard Ludlow </div> <div class="field-deck"> Small business owners now have access to affordable retirement accounts through the U.S. Treasury Department. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Small business owners now have access to affordable retirement accounts through the U.S. Treasury Department.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-have-new-option-retirement-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/operators-have-new-option-retirement-savings#comments Finance Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:26:00 +0000 57101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The myRA program allows workers to save at any level that suits their income and financial situation.</p> Thinkstock Great Room: Design is magical at Rick Bayless’ new Disney restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/great-room-design-magical-rick-bayless-new-disney-restaurant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Great Room: Design is magical at Rick Bayless’ new Disney restaurant </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/great-room-design-magical-rick-bayless-new-disney-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/great-room-design-magical-rick-bayless-new-disney-restaurant#comments Design Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:23:00 +0000 57091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Tom Colicchio gives ’Wichcraft concept a makeover http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/tom-colicchio-gives-wichcraft-concept-makeover <div class="field-deck"> The fast-casual sandwich concept sports a new décor, logo and menu. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fast-casual sandwich concept sports a new décor, logo and menu.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/tom-colicchio-gives-wichcraft-concept-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/tom-colicchio-gives-wichcraft-concept-makeover#comments Chefs Design Marketing Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:46:00 +0000 57081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&#39;Wichcraft&#39;s new logo and &quot;from seed to sandwich&quot; slogan</p> Ricky Jones Culinary events cultivate customer engagement http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/culinary-events-cultivate-customer-engagement <div class="field-byline"> Tal Postelnik Baum </div> <div class="field-deck"> Turning your restaurant into a classroom is a fun way to create positive buzz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Turning your restaurant into a classroom is a fun way to create positive buzz.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/culinary-events-cultivate-customer-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/culinary-events-cultivate-customer-engagement#comments Marketing Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:15:00 +0000 57061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Cooking classes provide a perfect opportunity to learn more about your guests.</p> Thinkstock Content marketing a powerful tool for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/content-marketing-powerful-tool-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Learn how to reach customers on an entirely new level from the man who wrote the book on content marketing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to reach customers on an entirely new level from the man who wrote the book on content marketing.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/content-marketing-powerful-tool-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/content-marketing-powerful-tool-restaurants#comments Marketing Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:39:00 +0000 57021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Good content usually focuses not on the restaurant or the food, but rather something interesting or helpful to the audience.</p> Pixabay How restaurants brought the Olympic Games to the plate http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/how-restaurants-brought-olympic-games-plate <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The Olympic Games are on many people&rsquo;s minds, and foodservice operators are working to make the most of them with these special Olympics-themed food and drinks. Take a look at the offerings.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp; </p><p>Black Tap Craft Burgers &amp; Beer</p> </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/how-restaurants-brought-olympic-games-plate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/how-restaurants-brought-olympic-games-plate#comments Food Trends Marketing Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:54:00 +0000 57011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to bar rodents from your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/how-bar-rodents-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> By Jim Fredericks and Cindy Mannes </div> <div class="field-deck"> Rodents are very, very bad news for any food establishment. Here’s how to make them feel unwelcome. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rodents are very, very bad news for any food establishment. Here’s how to make them feel unwelcome.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/how-bar-rodents-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/how-bar-rodents-your-restaurant#comments Back of the House Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:27:00 +0000 56901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>You might never see rodents, but they leave telltale signs of their presence.</p> Thinkstock 4 ways to turn critics into fans http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-turn-critics-fans <div class="field-byline"> Nick Lucs </div> <div class="field-deck"> Offering a positive, empathetic and immediate response to customer complaints can turn the greatest skeptics and most difficult diners into loyal customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Offering a positive, empathetic and immediate response to customer complaints can turn the greatest skeptics and most difficult diners into loyal customers.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-turn-critics-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-turn-critics-fans#comments Management Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:13:00 +0000 56961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Although anyone from a busser to a server can and should apologize, it&rsquo;s also important to send complaints up through the chain of command.</p> Thinkstock Trademarks and social media: what you need to know http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/trademarks-and-social-media-what-you-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Josh Gerben </div> <div class="field-deck"> It’s a good idea for restaurant operators to set up legal protection before wading deeply into social media. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a good idea for restaurant operators to set up legal protection before wading deeply into social media.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/trademarks-and-social-media-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/trademarks-and-social-media-what-you-need-know#comments Legal Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:16:00 +0000 56891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Registering a trademark is the first step in securing your restaurant&#39;s name.</p> Thinkstock Judge overrules attempts to dismiss Los Angeles antitrust case http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/judge-overrules-attempts-dismiss-los-angeles-antitrust-case <div class="field-deck"> A recent lawsuit charged restaurants with price fixing for discussing a healthcare surcharge. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lawsuits charges restaurants with price fixing for discussing healthcare surcharge</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/judge-overrules-attempts-dismiss-los-angeles-antitrust-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/judge-overrules-attempts-dismiss-los-angeles-antitrust-case#comments Legal Sat, 13 Aug 2016 08:57:00 +0000 56871 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock