Why Do Restaurants Fail?

Why Do Restaurants Fail?

Why do restaurants fail? Despite the popular notion to the contrary, bad food or poor service alone never caused a restaurant to close. The bottom line is that restaurants fail because they couldn’t sell enough product to cover their costs. Your servers are your...
Elements of Effective Kitchen Employee Training

Elements of Effective Kitchen Employee Training

Minimize waste. Prevent accidents. Control costs. Produce the best quality product. Oh, and make it quick. No wonder the atmosphere in the kitchen feels like the hot seat. But your kitchen employees can take the heat — or can they?Training is the key. Kitchen employee...
Restaurant Training with Teen Employees

Restaurant Training with Teen Employees

The restaurant industry has always attracted teen employees. In fact, about one in three American workers had their first job at a restaurant. And the truth is, we need young workers just as much as they need us. When hiring and training teen workers, you have a few...
Pre-shift Meetings Keep Training Fresh

Pre-shift Meetings Keep Training Fresh

Somewhere between new employee orientation and today’s shift, employees lose some knowledge and skill. How much or how little depends on the frequency of practice and reinforcement. Guests, meanwhile, don’t care about the past. They’re interested in the service...