Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en Consumer connection key to impactful marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Joseph Szala </div> <div class="field-deck"> When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing#comments Marketing Guest Columns Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:41:00 +0000 41271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to minimize unnecessary kitchen waste http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-minimize-unnecessary-kitchen-waste <div class="node-body blog-body">Training and transparency are key</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/how-minimize-unnecessary-kitchen-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-minimize-unnecessary-kitchen-waste#comments Blogs How To View from the Kitchen Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:22:00 +0000 41001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Readers sound off on dessert service http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-dessert-service <div class="node-body article-body">Editor-in-chief Michael Sanson asks readers to explain why they don’t offer dessert</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-dessert-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-dessert-service#comments Letters Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 40841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Why aren't you updating menus? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/why-arent-you-updating-menus <div class="node-body article-body">Paper menus can be updated and printed in a matter of minutes. This is 2015!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/why-arent-you-updating-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/why-arent-you-updating-menus#comments Editor's Space Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 40831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz How to handle customer requests hospitably http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-customer-requests-hospitably <div class="node-body article-body">Editor Mike Sanson asked readers how they deal with requests from customers who want to buy other customers a drink</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-customer-requests-hospitably" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-customer-requests-hospitably#comments Letters Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39721 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Do your new cocktails have legs? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-your-new-cocktails-have-legs <div class="node-body article-body">The best cocktails have staying power</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-your-new-cocktails-have-legs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/do-your-new-cocktails-have-legs#comments Editor's Space Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz Dos and don’ts of employee disciplinary action http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action <div class="node-body blog-body">These recommendations can help restaurants avoid potential lawsuits</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/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/dos-and-don-ts-employee-disciplinary-action#comments Blogs Eat Beat H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to keep restaurant employee turnover in check http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-keep-restaurant-employee-turnover-check <div class="field-byline"> Loren Burns </div> <div class="field-deck"> Turnover is likely to increase as the economy improves. A simple dialog can improve retention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A simple dialog can improve retention</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-keep-restaurant-employee-turnover-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-keep-restaurant-employee-turnover-check#comments H.R./Legal Guest Columns How To Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Good restaurant service is a FOH-BOH joint effort http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/good-restaurant-service-foh-boh-joint-effort <div class="node-body blog-body">The places we work and own are about more than just food</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/good-restaurant-service-foh-boh-joint-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/good-restaurant-service-foh-boh-joint-effort#comments Blogs Eat Beat View from the Kitchen Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:51:00 +0000 39211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com What makes the best bartenders http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/what-makes-best-bartenders <div class="node-body article-body">Both good drinks and service are key</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/what-makes-best-bartenders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/what-makes-best-bartenders#comments Letters Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 38981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com