No Commercial Kitchen is Ever Big Enough

Space is never wasted on commercial kitchens.  The front of the house always takes precedence.  Space is at a premium in any business and it is spent on areas that make money; not the expense side of the transaction. That’s your kitchen; a necessary expense.  There...

Good Employees are Hard to Find

Good Employees are hard for find. It’s no secret that employee turnover in the service sector is high. It seems that as soon as you get a new employee trained and used to the way your establishment works they quit or someone else quits.  It  is a constant struggle to...

So you booked your first reception; now what?

So your new company booked your first wedding reception. Now What? Oh my goodness. You have that signed contract for a wedding reception for 150 guests. Hopefully, it’s not for tomorrow.  You have to understand that the number of guests may change several times before...

Kitchen Hazards and Safety

Restaurant kitchens are always busy and always crowded, especially when the house is packed with customers. Being busy is always a good thing when it comes to the hospitality business. However, it’s also prime kitchen accident time. Take a look around your kitchen...

What Does Your Cooler Say About Your Cleaning Standards?

We all take our modern conveniences for granted. We all do it. Whether it’s at home or at work. The loss of an internet connection can turn a wonderful morning into a horrible afternoon. But sometimes the worst thing that can happen is complacency because our...

Training Employees for Customer Loyalty

Do you have the right people in the right position to grow your customer loyalty? It may seem like common sense but restaurants are often family businesses. Now I’m not saying you need to fire your nephew or your aunt, but some training may be in order. How observant...

Food Safety – Vigilance is Mandatory

Food safety – Vigilance is Mandatory For most food professionals, we know when something is bad.  We date our freezer packages. We check dates on everything with our weekly inventory checks.  We just know when it’s time to throw it out. But some things are beyond our...