Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Are poor phone manners costing your restaurant? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-poor-phone-manners-costing-your-restaurant <div class="node-body blog-body">Every restaurant needs to train employees in the basics</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-kitchen">View from the Kitchen</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-poor-phone-manners-costing-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-poor-phone-manners-costing-your-restaurant#comments Management Tips Blogs H.R./Legal View from the Kitchen Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000 37121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Should you give it away? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away <div class="node-body blog-body">The benefits may outweigh the risks of giving away free items, if you're confident in your restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/back-basics-restaurant-marketing">Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away#comments Industry Experts Blogs Eat Beat Business Marketing Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 37071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 6 ways to finance a restaurant purchase http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any potential operator can choose from among a half-dozen financing options when buying a restaurant. Here’s how to pick the one that might be the best fit for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:16:00 +0000 37061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Restaurants stand to gain from elections http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections <div class="field-deck"> A challenge to one city’s law mandating a 70-30 food-to-alcohol sales ratio in restaurants is just one of many election battles to watch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several election-day contests whose outcomes could have a significant impact on how restaurant operators do business.</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/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections#comments Eat Beat H.R./Legal Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 36971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Pricing strategies key to holiday catering profits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits <div class="field-byline"> Sandy Korem </div> <div class="field-deck"> A winning catering proposal should factor in a variety of costs beyond the food. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The profits can be boundless if—and only if—you have priced the off-site catered events correctly. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits#comments Eat Beat How To Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:43:00 +0000 36921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Richard Melman, Sam Fox compare notes on the business http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business <div class="node-body article-body">A MUFSO session spotlighted two much-admired concept creators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/richard-melman-sam-fox-compare-notes-business#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Operations Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +0000 36771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Two designers tackle today’s restaurant design issues http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues <div class="field-deck"> Designers from Celano Design Studio and Kraemer Design Group discuss the challenges to designing restaurants as well as strategies to meet evolving consumer demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Celano Design Studio and Kraemer Design Group discuss the challenges to designing restaurants as well as strategies to meet evolving consumer demands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/two-designers-tackle-today-s-restaurant-design-issues#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0000 36741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Community tables are becoming more prevalent as restaurants cater to Millennials who enjoy sharing their experiences with others, designers say.</p> Celano Design Studio A closer look at today’s restaurant design trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/closer-look-today-s-restaurant-design-trends <div class="node-body gallery-body">A slideshow of images illustrate today's restaurant design trends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/closer-look-today-s-restaurant-design-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/closer-look-today-s-restaurant-design-trends#comments New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:32:00 +0000 36731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to tweak server habits for the Baby Boomer crowd http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd <div class="field-byline"> Richard Spellman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Baby Boomers, who wield the lion's share of disposable income, pay closer attention to service</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-tweak-server-habits-baby-boomer-crowd#comments Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal Consumer Trends How To Training Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:47:00 +0000 36621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Meal delivery service lures culinary talent from restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Munchery opens a new front in the culinary talent war</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/meal-delivery-service-lures-culinary-talent-restaurants#comments Eat 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