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Opening a successful restaurant is all about location; physical brick-and-mortar venues matter even in today’s world of virtual reality. Location can make or break a restaurant. In “Location: A Strategic Marketing Imperative,” Forbes advises that researching your restaurant’s location is the key to success or failure.
As mentioned in a previous post, the number of people suffering from food allergies is growing at an alarming rate. As a restaurant owner, it is the responsibility of you and your staff to do everything you can to keep your customers safe and to make this health issue a number-one priority. It is not an impossible task, but it is one that requires ongoing diligence and awareness.
Food allergies are becoming more prevalent and severe, according to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN). More and more it seems that people, young and old, are developing allergies and intolerances to certain foods and ingredients. Some of these allergies can be life-threating, while others are “just” inconvenient, as they cause less dire symptoms that people still want to avoid.
As a restaurant owner, you have to offset the demands of being an entrepreneur with the needs of your clientele, a balancing act that is both a requirement and a challenge. So when the time comes to revamp your menu – due to seasonal requirements, cost considerations, or time constraints – follow prescribed guidelines on how to do it, and – most important – don’t forget your customers, many of whom will vote with their feet if that menu change isn’t handled correctly.
As the expression goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.”
With winter weather upon us and spring still months away, nothing warms the body and soul quite like a bowl of soup. And while chicken noodle may be the first to come to mind, there are many different kinds of soup worth sipping.
We’re counting down six of our favorite soups perfect for keeping winter’s chill at bay.
Chef knives are a key to the trade for most chefs. They are the most versatile and comfortable knives to use when they are good quality.
Though cheap chef knives may seem attractive for businesses, the extra dangers, hassle, and limitations involved with using them often make them not worth the price.