The Key to Exceptional Service

The Key to Exceptional Service

Restaurants try to provide exceptional service to everyone, but great restaurant managers know that one size does not fit all in this business. Think about the last few times you visited a restaurant or bar. One time may have been a quick lunch, another may have been...
How to Sell More Appetizers

How to Sell More Appetizers

Guests love appetizers, and so should you. When your staff learns to sell more appetizers, check averages increase and the overall dining experience for your guests improves.  Consider this — unoccupied time passes slower than occupied time. Suggesting and...
What’s Your Relationship Status?

What’s Your Relationship Status?

Love is in the air this time of year, but is it in your restaurant? It should be, at least when it comes to you and your guests. Guest relationships don’t have to be complicated.  Check out these three simple steps you and your staff can take to have successful,...
Service Vs. Hospitality

Service Vs. Hospitality

Managers who focus on sales, profits and managing service will struggle to prosper in the long term. It’s too easy to be replicated. Competitors will just come along and mimic the tangible — the menu and the prices. Shoot, they may even lower the prices.It’s...
Teaching Servers to Sell

Teaching Servers to Sell

Mention the word “sell” to many servers and watch them run screaming from the room. (Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but suffice it to say, most servers are afraid to sell.) Teaching servers to sell doesn’t have to be an uphill battle, especially when you...