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Feb 1, 2012
The Waiter's Stoned and the Cook Quit
A cook quitting isn't uncommon. How do you handle situations like this?...
Jan 1, 2012
The Light is On, But Nobody is Home
The latest from Sanson Sez: I'm completely in favor of hiring beautiful people. But if they're not on the ball, you're going to end up losing money....
Nov 1, 2011
What Will You Have, Hon?
If you ask a bunch of people to describe great service, you may just get a bunch of different answers....
Oct 1, 2011
I Want That Extra Slider, Damn It!
How do restaurants handle customers who request additional items with their small plates or appetizer orders?...
Sep 1, 2011
All Dressed Up & No Place to Go
Is there ever a valid reason (beyond a catastrophe) to close a restaurant early?...
Aug 1, 2011
Supersize My Small Plate? What?
I stopped at a quick-service drive-thru recently and ordered a small drink that could keep a family of five alive for a week. I wasn’t surprised; so-called supersizing has been going on for years....
Jul 1, 2011
Put Some Pepper On It? No Thanks!
Iron Chef Michael Symon told me a long time ago that the difference between good and bad cooks is that good cooks know how to season food properly....
Jun 1, 2011
Are You Holding On to Foolish Rules?
I'd like your take on another one of my restaurant experiences that recently had me scratching my head. A restaurant offered a promotional price that was good for in-house dining only....
May 1, 2011
A Buck Fifty and You're Dead!
How you handle substitutions can influence customer loyalty....
Apr 1, 2011
Do Customers Get Bread or Not?
Your customers may not take it lightly if you remove free bread from the equation....
6 questions to answer before the next disaster strikes
How to prevent insect infestations at your restaurant
The Melt’s Smart Box delivery system: Game changer?
4 factors to consider when choosing a franchise
Technology keeps food trucks rolling
Restaurant operators renew focus on service
Guns in restaurants: A double-barreled dilemma
Recipes with a sense of place
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