Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en What’s my dentist got to do with it? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I frequently talk about the power of branding, but this simple concept is lost on so many small businesses I visit, restaurants included. These owners and managers are running restaurants, not businesses, and there&rsquo;s a huge difference. Who would think that my dentist would remind me of this?</p></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/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-s-my-dentist-got-do-it#comments Blogs Management Tips Rock Your Restaurant Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:29:00 +0000 53951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Have you checked your profits lately? Part 2 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">How to stay busy with catering jobs year-round</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/dish-catering">The Dish on Catering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-2#comments Blogs Finance The Dish on Catering Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:55:00 +0000 53871 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to put "hospitality" back into the restaurant industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-put-hospitality-back-restaurant-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">• See more Restaurant Hospitality blogs</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/how-put-hospitality-back-restaurant-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-put-hospitality-back-restaurant-industry#comments Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:09:00 +0000 53401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Have you checked your profits lately? Part 1 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-1 <div class="node-body blog-body">How to train your catering staff to be profit conscious.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/dish-catering">The Dish on Catering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/have-you-checked-your-profits-lately-part-1#comments Blogs Finance The Dish on Catering Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:22:00 +0000 53361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Why pre-employment tests are crucial http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial <div class="node-body blog-body">Pre-employment tests have a variety of benefits for restaurant employers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/foodservice-work">Foodservice @ Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial#comments Blogs Management Tips H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:00 +0000 53271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com A handgun with a side of fries http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/handgun-side-fries <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators sound off on whether guns belong in restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/handgun-side-fries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/handgun-side-fries#comments Letters Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:20:00 +0000 53111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Erich Schlegel/Getty Images No winning with restaurant no-shows http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/no-winning-restaurant-no-shows <div class="node-body article-body">How much damage has overbooking cost?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/no-winning-restaurant-no-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/no-winning-restaurant-no-shows#comments Editor's Space Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:12:00 +0000 53101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Independent restaurant owners are the backbone of the food industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/guest-columns/independent-restaurant-owners-are-backbone-food-industry <div class="field-byline"> Matt Maloney </div> <div class="field-deck"> National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, March 29, serves as a reminder of the important role small businesses play. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, March 29, serves as a reminder of the important role small businesses play.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/guest-columns/independent-restaurant-owners-are-backbone-food-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/guest-columns/independent-restaurant-owners-are-backbone-food-industry#comments Guest Columns Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:03:00 +0000 53001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Independent restaurant operators enliven the foodservice scene.</p> Thinkstock Are there too many restaurants? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/are-there-too-many-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Is being a good restaurant good enough?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/are-there-too-many-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/are-there-too-many-restaurants#comments Editor's Space Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:00:00 +0000 52121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Do sweat the small stuff http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/do-sweat-small-stuff <div class="node-body blog-body">Small expenses add up for restaurants</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/do-sweat-small-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/do-sweat-small-stuff#comments Blogs Finance View from the Kitchen Tue, 23 Feb 2016 19:30:00 +0000 51901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com