How To http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Goal setting is a first step toward better results http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/goal-setting-first-step-toward-better-results <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The concept of my book <em>The Accidental Salesperson</em> is that everything in life is sales. Each part of your restaurant, from the kitchen staff, to the hostesses, to the servers and bartenders, is part of a sales organization. So, you can use similar sales management tools and techniques to see success in your restaurant.</p></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/goal-setting-first-step-toward-better-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/goal-setting-first-step-toward-better-results#comments Industry Experts How To The Accidental Salesperson Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 33861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Technology keeps food trucks rolling http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling <div class="field-deck"> While food trucks may look like a stripped down version of a restaurant, they rely on similar—and often more advanced—technology to streamline operations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While food trucks may look like a stripped down version of a restaurant, they rely on similar—and often more advanced—technology to streamline operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/technology-keeps-food-trucks-rolling#comments Eat Beat Business Equipment Food Trends How To Owner Interviews Food Trucks Technology Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 33841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&ldquo;Worrying about whether your POS system works shouldn&rsquo;t be part of your day,&rdquo; says Max Crespo, owner of nine Neapolitan Express food trucks.</p> How to prevent insect infestations at your restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/how-prevent-insect-infestations-your-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> Steven Sklare </div> <div class="field-deck"> Pests are responsible for closing many restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pests are responsible for closing many restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/how-prevent-insect-infestations-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-safety/how-prevent-insect-infestations-your-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Business Food Safety How To How To Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 33441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 9 strategies to curb employee turnover http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/9-strategies-curb-employee-turnover <div class="field-byline"> David Peasall </div> <div class="field-deck"> Common-sense measures can result in a more loyal staff. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High employee turnover is a perennial problem for restaurants. Common sense steps can help contain it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/9-strategies-curb-employee-turnover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/9-strategies-curb-employee-turnover#comments Eat Beat H.R./Legal Management Tips How To Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:53:00 +0000 33191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock The 10-day restaurant makeover http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/10-day-restaurant-makeover <div class="field-byline"> Joshua Zinder and Marlyn Zucosky </div> <div class="field-deck"> Carefully orchestrated, a quickie renovation can reinvigorate and transform a concept. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Carefully orchestrated, a quick renovation can transform a restaurant concept.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/10-day-restaurant-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/10-day-restaurant-makeover#comments Eat Beat Business Management Tips How To Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:46:00 +0000 32941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Fluid game plan essential with an evolving customer base http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/fluid-game-plan-essential-evolving-customer-base <div class="field-deck"> Customized promotions and higher engagement spell success for restaurant operators, experts say. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts at Technomic's recent Trends & Directions Conference address the needs of a changing restaurant audience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/fluid-game-plan-essential-evolving-customer-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/fluid-game-plan-essential-evolving-customer-base#comments Eat Beat Business Industry Experts How To Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:55:00 +0000 32711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Is it okay to spy on guests who use your wi-fi?</p> Omara Havana, Getty Images 6 ways to improve POS security http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-ways-improve-pos-security <div class="field-byline"> By Jared Isaacman </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants are a popular target for data thieves. Here's a strategy to protect your guests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants are a popular target for data thieves. Here's a strategy to protect your guests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-ways-improve-pos-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-ways-improve-pos-security#comments Eat Beat Business Equipment How To Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:35:00 +0000 32391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 10 innovative, summer-inspired seafood dishes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-innovative-summer-inspired-seafood-dishes <div class="field-deck"> As we enter the summer season, chefs are putting new twists on fish, shellfish and other marine cuisine. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As we enter the summer season, chefs are putting new twists on fish, shellfish and other marine cuisine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-innovative-summer-inspired-seafood-dishes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-innovative-summer-inspired-seafood-dishes#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Featured Operators How To How To Chefs Seasonal Sustainability Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:58:00 +0000 32401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A whole branzino encased with a salt-and-egg-white mixture that coagulates and hardens, providing a &quot;lovely fish that was cooked on the bone to preserve the flavor.&quot;</p> 6 steps to smooth out your restaurant’s cash flow http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-steps-smooth-out-your-restaurant-s-cash-flow <div class="field-byline"> By David Sederholt </div> <div class="field-deck"> Relaxing a rigid approach to bill paying can help alleviate some of the stress. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Without cash on hand to pay vendors, meet payroll and cover the rent and utility bills, a restaurant doesn’t open the next day. Some simple tricks can help even out the ups and downs of income versus expenses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-steps-smooth-out-your-restaurant-s-cash-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/6-steps-smooth-out-your-restaurant-s-cash-flow#comments Eat Beat Business How To Finance Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:18:00 +0000 32221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Copyrght Joe Raedle, Getty Images Making sense of technology at the NRA Show http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/making-sense-technology-nra-show <div class="field-byline"> Matthew Joseph </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fig & Olive tech guru Matthew Joseph provides a guide to navigating the technology pavilion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fig & Olive tech guru Matthew Joseph provides a tips on navigating the technology pavilion at the 2014 National Restaurant Association Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/making-sense-technology-nra-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/making-sense-technology-nra-show#comments Eat Beat Equipment Management Tips How To Technology Mon, 12 May 2014 12:51:00 +0000 31221 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Operators shopping for technology solutions should check out the NRA Show technology pavilion.</p>