Diversification of revenue streams is a common business world practice.
Unfortunately, many restaurants are slow on the uptake when it comes to applying this concept to their own operations. In today’s competitive restaurant landscape, however, finding ways to diversify your revenue stream can mean the difference between momentum and stagnation. Continue reading Three Ways to Diversify Your Restaurant Revenue Stream
Your restaurant can have the very best food, ambiance, menu and service, but at the end of the day none of it matters if you’re missing one key component: diners.
And while broadening Continue reading Turning First-Time Guests into Regulars Diners
Running a restaurant is a juggling act with many moving parts. Perhaps the most important component in keeping everything moving along smoothly? Your staff.
As anyone who’s ever successfully managed a restaurant knows, good staff doesn’t magically happen; it takes a combination of vision, execution and Continue reading Top Six Restaurant Training Tips
The restaurant industry is exciting, dynamic and complex. It’s also complex — particularly in terms of positioning your business for success in an industry known for its competitive landscape and high rates of failure. So what can you do to stay ahead Continue reading Top Trends from the National Restaurant Association Show
For years we’ve been told that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Does this assertion still hold up in the 21st century? Yes, according to findings from global marketing research firm Nielsen.
But that’s not to say breakfast today is the same as it was 50, 25 or even 10 years ago. Let’s take a closer look at how Americans are Continue reading Breakfast Is In: The Most Important Meal of the Day
Alaskan King Crab. Alaskan Snow Crab. Blue Crab. Dungeness Crab. Red Rock Crab. Stone Crab. Just reading this list may be enough to make your mouth start watering.
But crabs aren’t just tasty to eat; they also boast a fascinating history and interesting path to the American plate. And there’s no better time Continue reading Dissecting the Crab Craze on National Crab Day
It may not be news to you that Elvis favored the fried peanut butter and banana sandwich, but he was hardly the only celebrity to profess a propensity for peanut butter.
Other famous fans? Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who shared her recipe for “Peanut Butter Mmm-Mmm-Mmm-Mmm-Mmm Shrimp” with Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie on the TODAY show, and Jerry Seinfeld who once told NY Magazine, “I’ve been a peanut-butter nut since I was a kid.”
In fact, the Seinfeld star even has a sandwich named after him at New York institution Peanut Butter & Co. Its ingredients for those who want to try at home? Peanut butter, honey, Continue reading Peanut butter may be one of America’s best culinary traditions
Appetizers are all the rage these days. Not only do sharing-minded Millennials collectively love to dig into a plate of something delicious before turning to their entrees, but small plates are also a savvy way to satisfy budget-minded consumers, fill tables during off-peak hours, and trim food costs. But all appetizers aren’t Continue reading Top Seven Appetizer Trends
Think online reviews are just a fad with no real impact or staying power? Think again. The truth is that peer reviews — both via online review sites and your own social media pages — can have make-it-or-break-it impact on today’s restaurants. Let’s take a closer Continue reading Online Reviews: What All Restaurants Need to Know