Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en Best servers know how to 'assume the sale' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale <div class="node-body blog-body">Product knowledge is power and when your staff are trained to suggest opportunities that enhance the experience, sales will naturally follow.</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/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/best-servers-know-how-assume-sale#comments Management Tips Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 45101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to improve your profitability: More notes from the road http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road <div class="node-body blog-body">Some restaurants do have their acts together. Here are some recent examples.</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-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-more-notes-road#comments Blogs Finance View from the Kitchen Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:41:00 +0000 44811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com A befuddling restaurant business plan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/befuddling-restaurant-business-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Is one restaurant owner’s approach to expansion a sound business strategy?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/befuddling-restaurant-business-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/befuddling-restaurant-business-plan#comments Editor's Space Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:07:00 +0000 44571 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz How to improve your profitability: Notes from the road http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-notes-road <div class="node-body blog-body">Stop looking at just your numbers and look at your establishments from the perspective of a customer</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-improve-your-profitability-notes-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-improve-your-profitability-notes-road#comments Blogs View from the Kitchen Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:05:00 +0000 43771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Readers sound off on properly seasoning food http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-properly-seasoning-food <div class="node-body article-body">There’s no excuse for professional chefs to serve bland food, editor-in-chief Mike Sanson says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-properly-seasoning-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-properly-seasoning-food#comments Food Trends Letters Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:45:00 +0000 43621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The art of approaching the table http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/art-approaching-table <div class="node-body article-body">Are server interruptions acceptable in any eating establishment?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/art-approaching-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/art-approaching-table#comments Editor's Space H.R./Legal Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:48:00 +0000 43411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz Do you check your work email after hours? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/do-you-check-your-work-email-after-hours <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>If you answered &ldquo;yes&rdquo; to the above question, you are not alone. According to a <a href="http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/175670/employers-ban-email-work-hours.aspx" target="_blank">Gallup poll</a>,</p></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/do-you-check-your-work-email-after-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/do-you-check-your-work-email-after-hours#comments Management Tips Blogs H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Fri, 29 May 2015 14:10:00 +0000 43301 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Train staff to sell, not just serve http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/train-staff-sell-not-just-serve <div class="node-body blog-body">Even the best of restaurant servers with great personalities can still function simply as “order takers” and miss out on opportunities to generate sales. </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/train-staff-sell-not-just-serve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/train-staff-sell-not-just-serve#comments Management Tips Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Wed, 27 May 2015 20:15:00 +0000 43131 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com No feedback is worse than bad feedback http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback <div class="node-body blog-body">Restaurant guests often don't provide valuable negative feedback, but some detective work can unearth problems.</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/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback#comments Blogs How To View from the Kitchen Wed, 13 May 2015 13:46:00 +0000 42831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Readers sound off on updating restaurant menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-updating-restaurant-menus <div class="node-body article-body">Editor Michael Sanson asked why many restaurant operators aren’t updating their menus</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-updating-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-updating-restaurant-menus#comments Letters Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:48:00 +0000 42401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com