Back of the House http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6588/more en How to keep ants out of your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-ants-out-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Brumfield </div> <div class="field-deck"> Armies of ants are looking for a new home. Make sure it’s not your operation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Armies of ants are looking for a new home. Make sure it’s not your operation.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-ants-out-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-ants-out-your-restaurant#comments How To Tue, 17 May 2016 14:47:00 +0000 54361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to keep flies out of your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-flies-out-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Brumfield </div> <div class="field-deck"> Warmer days bring unwanted guests. Here’s how to deal with them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Warmer days bring unwanted guests. Here’s how to deal with them.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-flies-out-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-keep-flies-out-your-restaurant#comments How To Tue, 17 May 2016 14:38:00 +0000 54351 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Known for their love of filth, flies are a major enemy of any restaurant.</p> Western Pest Services 4 ways to fight kitchen fires http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/4-ways-fight-kitchen-fires <div class="field-byline"> Carla Williams </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant staffs need training in how to prevent and react to an outbreak. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant staffs need training in how to prevent and react to flames in the kitchen.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/4-ways-fight-kitchen-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/4-ways-fight-kitchen-fires#comments How To Tue, 03 May 2016 20:14:00 +0000 54061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Even if you do everything right, a fire can still erupt in a restaurant kitchen.</p> Thinkstock It’s time to buy an icemaker for your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/it-s-time-buy-icemaker-your-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> With the warm weather approaching, be prepared to handle ice demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the warm weather approaching, be prepared to handle ice demands.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/it-s-time-buy-icemaker-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/it-s-time-buy-icemaker-your-restaurant#comments Equipment Gated Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 53631 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>If you serve fountain drinks, you&rsquo;ll need one pound of ice for every drink.</p> Rez-Art/Thinkstock CDC network could yield quicker food safety fixes for Chipotle, others http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/cdc-network-could-yield-quicker-food-safety-fixes-chipotle-others <div class="field-deck"> Foodborne illness outbreaks still devastate restaurant brands, but enhanced detection capabilities at the CDC speed containment and lessen the pain. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PulseNet, “a national laboratory network that connects foodborne illness cases to detect outbreaks,” can help restaurants limit damage from foodborne illnesses.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/cdc-network-could-yield-quicker-food-safety-fixes-chipotle-others" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/cdc-network-could-yield-quicker-food-safety-fixes-chipotle-others#comments Food Safety Thu, 24 Mar 2016 23:40:00 +0000 52981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>PulseNet can more accurately track E. coli and other foodborne pathogens.</p> Thinkstock Farm-to-table model poses food safety challenges http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/farm-table-model-poses-food-safety-challenges <div class="field-byline"> John Nicolopoulos </div> <div class="field-deck"> Today's hottest trend in sourcing requires close attention to risk factors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today's hottest trend in sourcing requires close attention to risk factors.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/farm-table-model-poses-food-safety-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/farm-table-model-poses-food-safety-challenges#comments Food Safety Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:00:00 +0000 52721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Farm-fresh produce appeals to guests, but contamination can happen throughout the supply chain.</p> Thinkstock How to nip norovirus in the bud http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/how-nip-norovirus-bud <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Neiken </div> <div class="field-deck"> Don’t play Russian roulette with your guests’ health. 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