Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en Ordering and receiving: The right way, the wrong way, part 1 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/ordering-and-receiving-right-way-wrong-way-part-1 <div class="node-body blog-body">Purchasing and receiving are essential functions for any restaurant. It pays to pay attention to both. </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/ordering-and-receiving-right-way-wrong-way-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/ordering-and-receiving-right-way-wrong-way-part-1#comments Blogs Eat Beat Business How To View from the Kitchen Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:51:00 +0000 34861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Guns in restaurants: A double-barreled dilemma http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/guns-restaurants-double-barreled-dilemma <div class="node-body article-body">Editor-in-chief Michael Sanson asked readers how they feel about allowing guns in their restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/guns-restaurants-double-barreled-dilemma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/guns-restaurants-double-barreled-dilemma#comments Eat Beat Letters Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 34661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Jordi Delgado/Thinkstock Restaurant operators renew focus on service http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-operators-renew-focus-service <div class="node-body article-body">While in Chicago recently, I was blown away by how congenial hostesses, servers and others were in the restaurants I visited</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-operators-renew-focus-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-operators-renew-focus-service#comments Eat Beat Business Editor's Space Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 34651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Language, chefs: Why you might want to rethink swearing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/language-chefs-why-you-might-want-rethink-swearing <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A selfie recently posted on LinkedIn made its way to my page. It had a headless picture of a woman with this description: &ldquo;Female Line Cooks are Bad A__.&rdquo; I posted the following comment:</p></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/language-chefs-why-you-might-want-rethink-swearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/language-chefs-why-you-might-want-rethink-swearing#comments Blogs Eat Beat Business View from the Kitchen Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:14:00 +0000 34051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Readers sound off on customer service at the bar http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-customer-service-bar <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant Hospitality editor-in-chief Michael Sanson asked readers how they would handle customer service at the bar</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-customer-service-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-customer-service-bar#comments Letters Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:42:00 +0000 33961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com When restaurants should respond to customer comments http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/when-restaurants-should-respond-customer-comments <div class="node-body article-body">If one is going to ask the question, shouldn’t he or she be prepared to take some action based on the answer?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/when-restaurants-should-respond-customer-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/when-restaurants-should-respond-customer-comments#comments Eat Beat Business Editor's Space Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:26:00 +0000 33951 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Making money with forbidden fruit http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/making-money-forbidden-fruit <div class="node-body blog-body">How restaurants can make money with rare and forbidden food and drink items.</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/making-money-forbidden-fruit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/making-money-forbidden-fruit#comments Blogs Eat Beat Marketing View from the Kitchen Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 33201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Operators sound off on restaurant competition shows http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/operators-sound-restaurant-competition-shows <div class="node-body article-body">Editor-in-chief Michael Sanson suggested that cooking shows have gone too far and are demeaning to chefs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/operators-sound-restaurant-competition-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/operators-sound-restaurant-competition-shows#comments Eat Beat Business Letters Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:09:00 +0000 32911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Media Bakery Do guns belong in restaurants? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-guns-belong-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">How would you handle a new law allowing customers to carry guns into your restaurant?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-guns-belong-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-guns-belong-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Editor's Space Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:01:00 +0000 32901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Does your restaurant have a clear value proposition? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/does-your-restaurant-have-clear-value-proposition <div class="node-body blog-body">Figure out what unique value your restaurant offers, then plan a strategy to promote it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/accidental-salesperson">The Accidental Salesperson</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/does-your-restaurant-have-clear-value-proposition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/does-your-restaurant-have-clear-value-proposition#comments Blogs Eat Beat Business The Accidental Salesperson Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:40:00 +0000 32891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com