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P&L for hotel operations and kitchen expense

We are a private club and in discussion I have been asked why we have a kitchen P&L with no revenues associated with it. Our accounting…

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Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00

We own two breakfast/lunch restaurants and offer great tasting high quality food and are known for our large portions. We have found that m…

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Restaurant "Dirty Jobs" Training Online? This is so cool.

You wouldn't believe how many restaurants are producing their own in-house training video!  Simple cameras, simple editing, and upload.  Bl…

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Tip B****

Nothing fires up an employee group more than a failed tip policy! So, let's talk about it. What works, what doesn't. What's fair? What suck…

Started by Michael L. Atkinson

15 Jul 16
Reply by Kristin Gabriel

Non-Operator

Obama Care - How does the Supreme Court decision affect the restaurant industry?

Let's open this up for debate.  Discussion points include recruitment and retention, operations, cash flow, the forthcoming election, Romn…

Started by FohBoh

15 May 16
Reply by Kevin Brown

Building Sales in this TOUGH Economy!

I wanted to get some ideas and feedback on what people, business' and academics are thinking about when it comes to building sales. Both in…

Started by David Hanson

4 Feb 18
Reply by Joe Welsh

Online food ordering market

Online food ordering has become a new trend these days. Many studies and surveys show that there is a demographic change in the food orderi…

Started by Foodjini

5 Sep 4, 2013
Reply by MenuDrive

Selling More Appetizers

Do you have a “works every time” appetizer pitch? If so, what is it?

Started by Anchor Poppers

3 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Brandon O'Dell

P&L for hotel operations and kitchen expense

We are a private club and in discussion I have been asked why we have a kitchen P&L with no revenues associated with it. Our accounting…

Started by Robert

3 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Brandon O'Dell

Operator

Line Cooks vs Caterers

Recently The Painted Table expanded to an experimental Bistro partnership.  Taming down our nouvelle style cuisine we made a menu in less t…

Started by The Painted Table

0 Aug 1, 2013

Non-Operator

Halalicious

You want to attract the growing Muslim market to your restaurant, but pork-meat is one of your year-round best-sellers. What do you do?

Started by Alan 'Brand' Williamson

0 Jul 18, 2013

Non-Operator

Eliminate Tipping... Hourly wage rate for FOH to substitute tip income?

Restaurant operators, patrons question tipping (NRN 7/11/13) The American tradition of giving gratuities for good service is up for debate…

Started by Paul Paz

2 Jul 17, 2013
Reply by Paul Paz

Non-Operator

Customers can use Order online website for food from office or workplace.

Customers can visit the cafe website can appear at the diverse features, the type of food that you present and then reserve a table too. Th…

Started by scyther racken

0 Jun 27, 2013

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Main Event Entertainment to Open First Center in the Rio Grande Valley

Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing family entertainment center in America, is celebrating its new center opening in Pharr, Texas, a suburb near McAllen in the Rio Grande Valley. Doors will open to the public at 9 a.m. on August 6.

Darden Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) announced that Clarence Otis is stepping down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Darden's Board of Directors has appointed the Company's current Independent Lead Director, Charles A. Ledsinger, Jr., as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. The Company also announced that it has amended its corporate governance policies to provide for the separation of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer roles.

National Restaurant Association Statement on NLRB Joint Employer Decision

Today the National Restaurant Association issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision asserting McDonald’s Corporation is a joint employer of its franchisees:

National Restaurant Association Issues Support for Clearer ACA Definition of Seasonal Employment

The bipartisan legislation will align the definitions of seasonal employment in the Affordable Care Act and streamline the applicable large employer determination process.

Rising India, Inc. Announces Acquisition Strategy Toward a Sizable Slice of the QSR Pizza Pie

Rising India, Inc. (OTC: RSII), announces today it will immediately begin work toward the acquisition of up to 5 profitable stores in the popular Quick Serve Pizza Restaurant segment. Current targets are currently earning about $450,000 in revenues per year, per store. Acquisition of targets would provide immediate cash flow identified from profitable longstanding, absentee owner operations with proven model success.

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TED TALKS VIDEO

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Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let's begin …

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Inspired by biological design and self-organizing systems, artist Heather Barnett co-creates with physarum polycephalum, a eukaryotic microorganism that lives in cool, moist areas. What can people learn from the semi-intelligent slime mold? Watch this talk to find out.

TED: Shih Chieh Huang: Sculptures that’d be at home in the deep sea - Shih Chieh Huang (2014)

When he was young, artist Shih Chieh Huang loved taking toys apart and perusing the aisles of night markets in Taiwan for unexpected objects. Today, this TED Fellow creates madcap sculptures that seem to have a life of their own—with eyes that blink, tentacles that unfurl and parts that light up like bioluminescent sea creatures.

TED: Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery - Nikolai Begg (2013)

Surgeons are required every day to puncture human skin before procedures — with the risk of damaging what's on the other side. In a fascinating talk, find out how mechanical engineer Nikolai Begg is using physics to update an important medical device, called the trocar, and improve one of the most dangerous moments in many common surgeries.

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