Restaurant Management

Opening a Restaurant in a Hotel: What You Need to Be Successful

Posted on August 11, 2014
L2O Kitchen

Jean George at the Trump International Hotel in New York City. L20 at The Belden-Stratford Hotel in Chicago. What do these places have in common? They're both famed hotel restaurants in well-known and high-end establishments. Although these establishments are run by successful brands with renowned chefs, they all started like countless hotel restaurants across the world: With a concept, a contract and a partnership. Consider these tips to get your concept off the ground and on the path to success!

Read More

7 Places Staff Commonly Miss while Cleaning Restaurant Kitchens

Restaurant chef cooking on a griddle

The easiest way to keep all of your equipment working in tip-top form is to clean it, and clean it often. There are the obvious hot spots to wipe down, but there are many more that are missed. Keep food poisoning, equipment breakdowns and unsightly work areas out of your business with this comprehensive checklist of seven places staff commonly miss while cleaning restaurant kitchens.

Read More

Top 10 Tips for BBQ Catering

Posted on April 24, 2014
Top 10 Tips for Catering a BBQ

With the sun coming out, graduation parties and Memorial Day just around the corner, barbecue events will soon be popping up like spring flowers. Or toast. Or weasels. And if you are in the catering business, it's time to get your grillin' game face on.

Read More

5 Tips for a Profitable Easter Brunch

Posted on April 17, 2014

Easter, like most other holidays, is a time for families to gather and feast. It's also a time for respite from fasting, traveling and possibly chauffeuring children to and from recitals. This year, give your customers something to look forward to with an Easter brunch that covers all the necessary bases: attentive service, cocktails and festively fun special touches.

Read More

How to Motivate and Discipline Employees

Posted on March 19, 2014
waitresses on the job

Learning how to motivate and discipline employees can be tricky, but it doesn't have to be. Strong leadership requires clear and consistent engagement with employees. This goes for encouraging positive work behavior and with keeping employees in line. So what does this mean for your business?

Read More