Tag Archives: Restaurants

Aim for the target

Aim for the target   Here’s the bottom line: What you pay attention to grows. It’s a basic concept that can have big results if you harness the power.   Let’s say you’re out with friends and you stop by a food truck for what turns out to be only o.k. falafels. You think, “My falafels are 10 times better than this. And my special sauce… I should start a food truck.”   The .

The commercial kitchen sleeping potion

The commercial kitchen sleeping potion     There’s plenty to keep us awake these days but not much to send us off to dreamland. The answer might lie in something called white papers. These are reports that promise the same things your favorite television news program does: Authoritative, complex issues, informative… and certain to help you drift off to sleep.   White papers are frequently put out by organizations that want to offer value .

In 2018 I will…

  In 2018 I will…   A whopping 92 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail within three months of January 1, according to the Huffington Post. There’s a lot of finger pointing when it comes to reasons why; biting off more than you can chew, unreasonable goals and lack of a plan are the biggest culprits.   For food industry owners and managers, the statistics aren’t much different, but the reasons why are unique. .

Is 2018 the year of the home meal service?

Is 2018 the year of the home meal service?   Hindsight is 20/20. The fantasy of many stock market investors is to know what they know now, travel back in time to initial stock offerings and get in early on stocks like Microsoft or Google.   What will the restaurant owners of 2018 wish they knew ahead of time? According to Food & Wine, it’s that home meal services are stealing restaurant’s market share. .

Grease is the word: Grease traps and a food service myth

Grease is the word: Grease traps and a food service myth   Any lover of mysteries knows that plots unwind slowly and include twists. Just when the actual killer thought she or he had gotten away with murder, Lt. Columbo (or Sherlock Holmes, Stephanie Plum, insert your favorite Netflix crime solver here) would introduce a new fact that resulted in more than one gasp – on screen and in your living room.   24/7 Restaurant .

Are consumers dining out for Thanksgiving?

New National Restaurant Association research shows that one in 10 consumers plan to dine out for a Thanksgiving meal, and one in 20 will get a full takeout meal to celebrate the holiday. Consumers will also dine out while shopping on Black Friday.   What does that mean?  Well, it means that your cooking and warming equipment is probably working overtime!  We wanted to help with that so we not only have some sweet .

Did somebody say remodel?

  Did somebody say remodel? You’ve been incubating this idea for months, maybe years: the great commercial kitchen remodel. Your kitchen staff has been asking for it, your front of house staff is dreading it and your banker has a smile on her face because she just made this month’s business loan goal because of you. Before you wrestle the remodel monster, read through the combined wisdom of all of us at 24/7 Restaurant .

It’s clear why you should invest in a quality water filtration system

  In an age where one bad review on Yelp can make or break a restaurant’s fate, nobody wants to own the restaurant with cloudy  (or, heaven forbid, brownish) ice or off-tasting water. Even if you have more stars – whether Michelin or TripAdvisor – than a walk of fame, if you’re water is bad, your customers may never know how good your food is.   Water filters and filtration/purification systems aren’t just about .

7 Solid Restaurant Equipment Buying Tips

7 Solid Restaurant Equipment Buying Tips   Simply put buying restaurant equipment саn bе a confusing proposition if уоu аrе nоt thаt familiar with it. Sinсе it will bесоmе thе life-line оf уоur business, уоu will nееd ѕоmеthing thаt iѕ affordable уеt vеrу reliable. Yоu mау nееd ѕоmе guidance thrоugh thе process аnd if ѕо hеrе аrе ѕеvеn tips fоr buying restaurant equipment. Juѕt likе whеn уоu аrе making a large personal purchase, уоu .