Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Trendinista: Cannabis market ready for culinary touch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch <div class="field-deck"> Some restaurants are experimenting with pot pairing menus. But the real opportunity may be with edibles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a big surprise to be found in the first set of full-year sales figures for legal marijuana in Colorado: recreational users like to eat pot almost as much as they like to smoke it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch#comments Marketing Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:07:00 +0000 42331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Focus on these 12 guest contact points http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/focus-these-12-guest-contact-points <div class="node-body blog-body">Service really begins at your front door. Before you even begin training staff to serve and sell, do you regularly see what the guest sees?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rock-your-restaurant">Rock Your Restaurant</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/focus-these-12-guest-contact-points" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/focus-these-12-guest-contact-points#comments Management Tips How To How To Rock Your Restaurant Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000 42311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Study: Best ways to boost restaurant marketing ROI http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi <div class="field-deck"> Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi#comments Marketing Finance Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:58:00 +0000 42261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Kick Apps: 5 mobile tools to make your job easier http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are five apps that will help you run a badass restaurant and put guests in your seats.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/kick-apps-5-mobile-tools-make-your-job-easier#comments Management Tips How To How To Technology Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:11:00 +0000 42201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Pizza chain owner offers advice on growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth <div class="node-body audio-body">Advice on learning not to grow too fast, and more</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/04/roulogopromo_0.gif" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/podcast/audio/ROU_PaulWise.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=50617118">ROU_PaulWise.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/pizza-chain-owner-offers-advice-growth#comments Owner Interviews How To Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to overcome common restaurant finance hurdles http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles <div class="field-byline"> Tim O&#039;Connor </div> <div class="field-deck"> An owner's credit score, skin in the game and other factors weigh heavily in any loan application. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five common loan application mistakes and how to overcome them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/how-overcome-common-restaurant-finance-hurdles#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:20:00 +0000 42041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Pop-up restaurants provide fast track to growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth <div class="field-deck"> Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fans of temporary eateries want an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience. Giving them one can make you and your restaurant brand famous in a hurry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/study-pop-restaurants-provide-fast-track-growth#comments Finance Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Yelp reviews could trigger health inspections http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections <div class="field-deck"> Wording found in anonymous online reviews may soon determine how frequently local health officials inspect your restaurant. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wording found in anonymous online reviews may soon determine how frequently local health officials inspect your restaurant. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-yelp-reviews-could-trigger-health-inspections#comments Trendinista Social Media Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 41981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Developing top talent demands a four-pronged strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Johnson </div> <div class="field-deck"> An expanding talent gap will likely hit restaurants hard in the coming years. Here’s a plan to help make the most of the existing pool. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An expanding talent gap will likely hit restaurants hard in the coming years. Here’s a plan to help make the most of the existing pool.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/developing-top-talent-demands-four-pronged-strategy#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:49:00 +0000 41931 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Red Lobster Steve Case wants to hear your restaurant pitch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch <div class="field-deck"> The deep-pocketed AOL founder is going on the road again to search for new investment vehicles, including restaurants, in off-the-beaten-path locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AOL founder Steve Case is looking for new restaurant concepts to add to his portfolio during his “Rise of the Rest” road tour this May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/steve-case-wants-hear-your-restaurant-pitch#comments Finance Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:43:00 +0000 41901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Steve Case invested in Sweetgreen. Could your concept be next?</p>