Opinions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6589/more en Raining on your restaurant patio http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/raining-your-restaurant-patio <div class="node-body article-body">How do you handle outdoor guests when the weather does not cooperate?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/raining-your-restaurant-patio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/raining-your-restaurant-patio#comments Editor's Space Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 46301 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz Readers sound off on a befuddling restaurant business plan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-befuddling-restaurant-business-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Why would an owner let a second restaurant unit's quality slip so low?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-befuddling-restaurant-business-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/readers-sound-befuddling-restaurant-business-plan#comments Letters Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000 46911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com What business are you in? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-business-are-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Restaurant operators might think they're in the business of selling food and drinks, but really, they're in the entertainment business.</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-business-are-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/what-business-are-you#comments Blogs How To How To Rock Your Restaurant Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:21:00 +0000 46901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com It’s 2015. Do you know where your allergies are? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/it-s-2015-do-you-know-where-your-allergies-are <div class="node-body blog-body">Many of you are old enough to remember the famous line: “It’s 10:00 o’clock. Do you know where your kids are?” I can’t believe that it’s 2015 and many (possibly most) of your staff don’t know where their allergies are.</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/it-s-2015-do-you-know-where-your-allergies-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/it-s-2015-do-you-know-where-your-allergies-are#comments Blogs H.R./Legal View from the Kitchen Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:48:00 +0000 46001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How restaurant servers should approach the table http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-restaurant-servers-should-approach-table <div class="node-body article-body">Some servers display no finesse or care when approaching diners, RH editor Michael Sanson says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-restaurant-servers-should-approach-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/letters/how-restaurant-servers-should-approach-table#comments Letters Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:43:00 +0000 45661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurant lighting: If only I could see what you do http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-lighting-if-only-i-could-see-what-you-do <div class="node-body article-body">The things your customers see the moment they enter your restaurant should be the things that you take care of first and get right</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-lighting-if-only-i-could-see-what-you-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/editors-space/restaurant-lighting-if-only-i-could-see-what-you-do#comments Editor's Space Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:35:00 +0000 45651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com David Schwartz Some service is a disservice http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/some-service-disservice <div class="node-body blog-body">Improper training results in bad service and costs your servers and your restaurant money.</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/some-service-disservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/some-service-disservice#comments Management Tips Blogs How To Rock Your Restaurant Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:27:00 +0000 45591 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 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