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.
How popular are food trucks these days? Smithsonian Magazine recently declared America to be a “ food truck nation.” According to Mobile-Cuisine, meanwhile, there are currently 4,130 food trucks in the US generating annual total revenue of $1.2 billion — a 12.4 percent increase over the past five years.
While embracing your sense of social responsibility is reason enough to give back to your local community, doing so also comes with an ancillary benefits for restaurants which make charitable efforts part of their strategies.
We’ve all heard the expression, “You eat with your eyes.” And while your diners aren’t going to chow down on an actual menu design anytime soon, the look of your menus can not only make or break what diners order but also weigh into their overall dining experience.
As the expression goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.”
With the confetti barely cleared from the streets and 2015 a not-so-distant memory, millions of people turn their thoughts to something else every January 1: New Year’s resolutions.
If your goals for the year ahead include eating better, you’re not alone. In fact, losing weight and getting fit; eating healthier and dieting, and drinking less are all among the most commonly made — and commonly broken — resolutions, according to Time Magazine.
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.