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Kitchen Staff Uniform Selection Pays Tribute to History and Practicality
by Patricia Luebke
Kitchen Staff Uniform Selection Pays Tribute to History and PracticalityWhat a chef wears has a history that goes back 400 years. While many chefs prefer garb to pay homage to their time honored tradition, others prefer alternative threads to express their individual styles. Learn what some employers are doing to jazz up their kitchen staff dress . . . more >>

WEBCAST: Why Birthday Marketing Works & How to Create Your Own Birthday Marketing Program
WEBCAST: Why Birthday Marketing Works & How to Create Your Own Birthday Marketing ProgramMany RO.com members report big success with a birthday club. Yet, most independents miss out by not doing any type of birthday marketing. Find out how a simple yet effective birthday program can mean more new guests and repeat business throughout the year. . . . more >>

Show and Tell - A Display Case Primer
by Robert Rossier
Show and Tell - A Display Case PrimerThey're "showing up" in a number of food service concepts. Not only can display cases complement the concept, but putting your fresh inventory and finished products on display can be a form of internal advertising that previews the menu before the diner is seated. . . . more >>

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Prep Tips
by Chef Michael Tsonton
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Prep TipsThe definition of efficient prep work changes by day part. The basics are the same for each meal, but to really cut costs you need to look at the specific challenges of breakfast, lunch, and dinner service. . . . more >>

Tuning in Your Customers
by Patricai Luebke
Tuning in Your CustomersHow to get "Radio Active" to heat up your startup restaurant. An in depth look at radio advertising . . . more >>

Get Your Dishwashers More Involved in Prep Work, and Count the Savings
by Chef Michael Tsonton
Get Your Dishwashers More Involved in Prep Work, and Count the SavingsKeeping staff busy and on schedule for tomorrow's prep work is the first place to focus on cutting prep costs. Regardless of your restaurant's concept, involving dishwashers is a smart move. . . . more >>

How to Weigh the Pros and Cons of the 'Early Bird' Day Part
by Patricia Luebke
How to Weigh the Pros and Cons of the 'Early Bird' Day PartWhile "early bird" dining is often the butt of crude jokes about senior citizens, that doesn't mean that you shouldn't add this day part in your restaurant. Of course, it doesn't mean you should, either. As this article explains, it really gets down to your local demographics and your concept. . . . more >>

Smoke Screening - How to Take a Business Approach to Your Startup's Smoking Policy
by Howard Reill
Smoke Screening - How to Take a Business Approach to Your Startup's Smoking PolicyWhile a number of municipalities, counties, and states have banned smoking in public places, many restaurateurs still have a choice whether to allow smoking in their establishment. In this article the author explores puffing policies from the perspective of the health of your business. . . . more >>

The Psychology of Menu Design: Reinvent Your 'Silent Salesperson' to Increase Check Averages and Guest Loyalty
By Dave Pavesic
Your menu is your primary communication tool and it should be designed in a way that conveys your décor, type of food, price range and whether you are casual or upscale dining. . . . more >>

Letting Go is Hard to Do
by Chef Michael Tsonton
Letting Go is Hard to DoPassing on responsibility to others can sometimes be difficult. But, training, and eventually delegation, are necessary steps in staff development . . . more >>

Selecting a Music System for Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
Selecting a Music System for Your RestaurantFood and music go hand in hand in a number of concepts. If you're getting ready to plunk down serious money for a sound system and/or music subscription service, this article explores some of your options. It also discusses the legal issues related to music licensing . . . more >>

Great Saves - The Value of Empowering Your Employees
by Patricia Luebke
Great Saves - The Value of Empowering Your EmployeesHandling customer complaints is a necessary function of running a restaurant. How well prepared are your servers to handle an upset customer? . . . more >>

Making Your Move From the Back to the Front of the House
by Susan Dickson
Making Your Move From the Back to the Front of the HouseIf you've succeeded as a chef or back-of-the-house manager, it is only natural that you want to take your show out front. You probably believe you can do anything, including stepping up to the general manager or owner role without a hitch. . . . more >>

A Powerful Case for Diligent Hand Sanitation in the Restaurant and Proper Practices to Achieve It
by Christina Dimartino
A Powerful Case for Diligent Hand Sanitation in the Restaurant and Proper Practices to Achieve ItOne of your greatest responsibilities in operating a restaurant is creating a stringent system of hand sanitation, educating each employee on its practices, and monitoring it to ensure it is being followed. While handwashing seems like such a simple food safety practice, when done frequently and properly, it is one of the most effective sanitation measures in the restaurant . . . more >>

Serving Mature Patrons Goes Way Beyond Simply Offering a Senior Discount
by Patricia Luebke
Serving Mature Patrons Goes Way Beyond Simply Offering a Senior DiscountLearn how to effectively profit from the growing senior citizen market. As baby boomers continue to age, expect the 65 years and older market to double by the year 2050. . . . more >>

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