Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en 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 Letters Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 34661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Jordi Delgado/Thinkstock 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 Hashtags: What you need to know http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/hashtags-what-you-need-know <div class="node-body blog-body">Advice on the dos and don'ts of hashtags. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/moore-social-media">Moore Social Media</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/hashtags-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/hashtags-what-you-need-know#comments Blogs Eat Beat Business Moore Social Media Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 31961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to handle intoxicated restaurant customers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-intoxicated-restaurant-customers <div class="node-body article-body">Readers sound off on an intoxicated woman who was over-served and allowed to leave the restaurant with a full glass of beer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-intoxicated-restaurant-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-handle-intoxicated-restaurant-customers#comments Eat Beat Letters Fri, 30 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 31731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com