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The restaurant business is exciting and fulfilling at best, and volatile and stressful at its worse. Juggling menu offerings, maintenance, budgets, and staff is a job for a wizard – and that’s when things go smoothly. When things go awry and a situation gets out of hand, a restaurant owner has to reach deep in his or her bag of tricks to come up with answers.
A key requirement for food preparation, in general, and restaurants in particular, is to adhere to food-handling procedures that ensure that food is safe to eat. Proper food hygiene prevents germs, which can cause food-borne illnesses, from contaminating food. Whereas health inspectors will visit your restaurant from time to time to inspect it for compliance with legal health and safety requirements, it is up to you to provide the proper food safety products and training to help your staff promote food safety in your restaurant.
Serving customers in a restaurant is a tough job. It can be considered one of only a handful of jobs where people’s pay depends on how personable and pleasant they are. Although tips are a significant part of what a waiter takes home at the end of the day, (which makes the job more attractive to those with outgoing personalities and a culture of good service) changes are afoot regarding tips and the way they are collected in U.S. restaurants.