Back of the House http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6588/more en Kick Apps: 5 cool digital tools for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Want to work more efficiently, save money and put more guests in your seats? We’ve found some apps for that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/kick-apps-5-cool-digital-tools-restaurants-0#comments Equipment Technology Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:34:00 +0000 45121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The coolest equipment from the 2015 NRA Show http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/coolest-equipment-2015-nra-show <div class="field-deck"> As RH’s intrepid equipment guy, I scoured the recent NRA Show and found a handful of items that might tickle your fancy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As RH’s intrepid equipment guy, I scoured the recent NRA Show and found a handful of items that might tickle your fancy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/coolest-equipment-2015-nra-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/coolest-equipment-2015-nra-show#comments Equipment Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:20:00 +0000 45041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com National Restaurant Association 5 tips to create a killer patio http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-create-killer-patio <div class="field-deck"> OpenTable users recently chose their favorite al fresco spots. Here are some ideas to improve your outdoor dining space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OpenTable users recently chose their favorite al fresco spots. Here are some ideas to improve your outdoor dining space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-create-killer-patio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/5-tips-create-killer-patio#comments Equipment How To Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:00:00 +0000 44391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Restaurant Michael Schwartz at the Raleigh Hotel, Miami Beach, FL</p> Menu Moves: Lockers boost convenience factor for takeout customers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/menu-moves-lockers-boost-convenience-factor-takeout-customers <div class="field-deck"> A locker system that reimagines old-school food dispensing equipment for the digital age could help restaurants provide the speed of service online and mobile patrons expect. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A locker system that reimagines old-school food dispensing equipment for the digital age could help restaurants provide the speed of service online and mobile patrons expect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/menu-moves-lockers-boost-convenience-factor-takeout-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/menu-moves-lockers-boost-convenience-factor-takeout-customers#comments Equipment Operations Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:15:00 +0000 44091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Slime: A sticky situation for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/slime-sticky-situation-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> Steven Sklare </div> <div class="field-deck"> Biofilm (a community of bacterial cells) is not the kind of collaboration you want in your workplace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Biofilm (a community of bacterial cells) is not the kind of collaboration you want in your workplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/slime-sticky-situation-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/slime-sticky-situation-restaurants#comments Food Safety Gated Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:31:00 +0000 44061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Test your health inspection knowledge http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/test-your-health-inspection-knowledge <div class="field-byline"> David Rubin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How well do you know the rules and regulations?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/test-your-health-inspection-knowledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/test-your-health-inspection-knowledge#comments Food Safety Operations Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:01:00 +0000 43861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Restaurant grading systems: A real-world perspective http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/restaurant-grading-systems-real-world-perspective <div class="field-byline"> David Rubin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While some extol the virtues of New York City’s inspection and rating system, for operators, the procedure carries serious implications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/restaurant-grading-systems-real-world-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/restaurant-grading-systems-real-world-perspective#comments Food Safety Operations Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:24:00 +0000 43841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Chill thrill: A new ice age dawns in bars http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/chill-thrill-new-ice-age-dawns-bars <div class="field-deck"> The latest ice-making technology—including cubes made of booze—could make drinks served on the rocks more profitable. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest ice-making technology—including cubes made of booze—could make drinks served on the rocks more profitable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/chill-thrill-new-ice-age-dawns-bars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/chill-thrill-new-ice-age-dawns-bars#comments Equipment Drink Trends Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:07:00 +0000 43791 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How restaurants can deter old-school theft http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-restaurants-can-deter-old-school-theft <div class="field-deck"> With the “Fight for $15” movement targeting foodservice employees, now might be a good time to adopt a “trust but verify” approach to loss prevention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the “Fight for $15” movement targeting foodservice employees, now might be a good time to adopt a “trust but verify” approach to loss prevention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-restaurants-can-deter-old-school-theft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-restaurants-can-deter-old-school-theft#comments How To How To Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 43271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 7 steps to make your restaurant shine this summer http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/7-steps-make-your-restaurant-shine-summer <div class="field-deck"> Even if your facility took a beating last winter, there’s still time to get it in shape before the warm-weather crowds show up. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even if your facility took a beating last winter, there’s still time to get it in shape before the warm-weather crowds show up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/7-steps-make-your-restaurant-shine-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/7-steps-make-your-restaurant-shine-summer#comments Back of the House Fri, 29 May 2015 13:27:00 +0000 43281 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock