Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Fight for $15 could trigger full-service payroll problems http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/fight-15-could-trigger-full-service-payroll-problems <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants that depend on a steady supply of low-cost yet well-trained culinary talent could suffer collateral damage in the minimum wage wars. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants that depend on a steady supply of low-cost yet well-trained culinary talent could suffer collateral damage in the minimum wage wars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/fight-15-could-trigger-full-service-payroll-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/fight-15-could-trigger-full-service-payroll-problems#comments H.R./Legal Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 45411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 5 tips to handle disruptive weather events http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-handle-disruptive-weather-events <div class="field-deck"> You can’t do anything in advance to prevent damage to your restaurant from a fast-moving summer storm. But you can minimize any down time in the aftermath. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You can’t do anything in advance to prevent damage to your restaurant from a fast-moving summer storm. But you can minimize any down time in the aftermath.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-handle-disruptive-weather-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-handle-disruptive-weather-events#comments How To Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 45431 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Restaurants target families with gaming approach http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach <div class="field-deck"> Dave & Buster’s has upped the ante for marketers, experimenting with digital games to lure customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave & Buster’s has upped the ante for marketers, experimenting with digital games to lure customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach#comments Marketing Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 45381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Standard training not always effective for older foodservice workers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/standard-training-not-always-effective-older-foodservice-workers <div class="field-deck"> The graying of the labor force is causing employers to rethink training practices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The graying of the labor force is causing employers to rethinking standard training practices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/standard-training-not-always-effective-older-foodservice-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/standard-training-not-always-effective-older-foodservice-workers#comments H.R./Legal Training Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:18:00 +0000 45291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock EMV credit card deadline: What it means for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/emv-credit-card-deadline-what-it-means-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Jennings </div> <div class="field-deck"> Though restaurants are not common targets for fraud, skipping the switch to chip-reading technology could cost you. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though restaurants are not common targets for fraud, skipping the switch to chip-reading technology could cost you. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/emv-credit-card-deadline-what-it-means-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/emv-credit-card-deadline-what-it-means-restaurants#comments Operations Technology Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:15:00 +0000 45331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Full-service patrons lukewarm about restaurant tech http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech <div class="field-deck"> They’re heavy users of technology when planning a meal. During and after, not so much. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Full-service restaurant customers might use technology to plan for a meal away from home. During and after, not so much. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/full-service-patrons-lukewarm-about-restaurant-tech#comments Operations Technology Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:53:00 +0000 45221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Bar designs that tap into the new counter culture http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture <div class="field-deck"> Bar layouts are getting more sophisticated as guests opt to dine there rather than traditional tables. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look at five creative bar designs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/bar-designs-tap-new-counter-culture#comments Trends Operations Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:41:00 +0000 45111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>La Pulperia&#39;s bar features reclaimed wood from Brazil.</p> Best servers know how to 'assume the sale' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale <div class="node-body blog-body">Product knowledge is power and when your staff are trained to suggest opportunities that enhance the experience, sales will naturally follow.</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/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale#comments Management Tips Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 45101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to turn 'laborers' into 'talent assets' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets <div class="field-byline"> Anthony Lye </div> <div class="field-deck"> Operators should think in terms of "talent management," not "labor management." </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operators should think in terms of "talent management," not "labor management." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/how-turn-laborers-talent-assets#comments Management Tips H.R./Legal Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:41:00 +0000 45091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Red Lobster Back East: How one California restaurant business is launching an expansion http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion <div class="field-deck"> 15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">15-unit Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, based in Southern California, is exploring a whole new region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/back-east-how-one-california-restaurant-business-launching-expansion#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:19:00 +0000 44821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Atlantic salmon with Jim Beam, brown sugar and soy sauce.</p>