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What It Takes To Build A Better Restaurant Website

In today’s web-driven world, most companies realize they need an online presence. More and more consumers use websites to research business before spending money on their services. Like a majority of establishments in the current marketplace, restaurants also benefit from having an accessible website for their guests. But just because you have a website doesn’t mean it’s effective. There are certain elements that are necessary in restaurant websites in order to reach customers…See More
Aug 1, 2013

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How To Save On Restaurant Equipment

The costs of running a restaurant can add up quickly, making it difficult to earn a profit. It’s especially hard in a tough economy. That’s why some restaurant owners often prefer to leave maintenance of their equipment out of their budgets. They simply feel the funds could be better spent elsewhere. Sometimes it takes an emergency to discover why regular equipment maintenance is worth the price tag. Steve Pottinger, vice president of operations at the Greer Companies, learned the importance of…See More
Jul 17, 2013

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Choice Beef Cuts Increase in Cost

Now that summer is here, many people look forward to enjoying grilled meats. But the price of wholesale beef has gone up at least 5 percent and there’s no indication that this cost will decrease any time soon. The higher costs are a growing concern for both consumers and the restaurant industry. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the latest numbers show ground beef at an average of $3.31 per pound. This is a 32 cent increase per pound from May of 2012. However, choice boneless…See More
Jun 27, 2013

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Aprons & Smocks posted a blog post

Choice Beef Cuts Increase in Cost

Now that summer is here, many people look forward to enjoying grilled meats. But the price of wholesale beef has gone up at least 5 percent and there’s no indication that this cost will decrease any time soon. The higher costs are a growing concern for both consumers and the restaurant industry. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the latest numbers show ground beef at an average of $3.31 per pound. This is a 32 cent increase per pound from May of 2012. However, choice boneless…See More
Jun 27, 2013

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Aprons & Smocks posted a blog post

The Importance of Uniforms

Your restaurant has an image to present. In addition to the quality of food and the appeal of the environment you offer, your staff members embody an important impression to patrons in your community. And a significant aspect of your employees’ appearance involves the uniforms they wear each day. Uniforms are important on multiple levels. Not only do they provide a certain look and feel for customers, a specific dress code can also affect the attitude of your staff. If you offer outfits that…See More
Jun 10, 2013
Jules Dalsey liked Aprons & Smocks's blog post How Restaurant Brands Can Team Up with Athletes
Jun 7, 2013

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Low-Fat Foods More Trendy in the Summer Months

By Aprons & Smocks Summer is just days away. And as the temperatures continue to rise, lighter menu items in the nation’s restaurants tend to increase as well. GrubHub, the Chicago-based online ordering service, investigated this phenomenon and gathered some interesting results. By comparing two years of order information with National Climatic Data Center statistics, GrubHub examined order volume in the context of hot and cold…See More
May 23, 2013

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May 23, 2013

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How Restaurant Brands Can Team Up with Athletes

By Aprons & SmocksAmerican sports fans are passionate about their teams. Because of this strong alliance between athletes and their admirers, restaurants have a great opportunity to partner with teams and leagues to create positive brand images that ultimately increase customer sales. Several restaurant chains have already taken advantage of the benefits that come with team association. These partnerships have made a difference in…See More
May 10, 2013

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How Restaurant Brands Can Team Up with Athletes

By Aprons & SmocksAmerican sports fans are passionate about their teams. Because of this strong alliance between athletes and their admirers, restaurants have a great opportunity to partner with teams and leagues to create positive brand images that ultimately increase customer sales. Several restaurant chains have already taken advantage of the benefits that come with team association. These partnerships have made a difference in…See More
May 10, 2013

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Barry Chandler liked Aprons & Smocks's blog post Restaurants Support the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act
Apr 25, 2013

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Restaurants Support the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act

by Aprons & SmocksCongress recently presented a bipartisan bill that is intended to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). U.S. Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR) and Peter Welch (D-VT) came together to propose key changes to the RFS that has been in place for nearly a decade. The RFS consistently uses massive amounts of corn to produce corn-based ethanol. Opponents of the…See More
Apr 25, 2013

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Barry Chandler liked Aprons & Smocks's blog post How Restaurants Can Integrate Healthier Food Into Menus
Apr 24, 2013

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How Restaurants Can Integrate Healthier Food Into Menus

By Aprons & SmocksIn today’s health-conscious world, people are trying harder to eat better. And restaurants have the ability to offer meal choices that are high in nutrients. It isn’t just about cutting calories anymore. Now restaurants should consider providing food items that use power-packed ingredients for the benefit of their patrons. Fats Can Be Healthy Fat is often seen as undesirable in every sense of the word.…See More
Apr 17, 2013

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Apr 17, 2013

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Aprons & Smocks posted a blog post

How Restaurants Can Integrate Healthier Food Into Menus

By Aprons & SmocksIn today’s health-conscious world, people are trying harder to eat better. And restaurants have the ability to offer meal choices that are high in nutrients. It isn’t just about cutting calories anymore. Now restaurants should consider providing food items that use power-packed ingredients for the benefit of their patrons. Fats Can Be Healthy Fat is often seen as undesirable in every sense of the word.…See More
Apr 17, 2013

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Aprons & Smocks
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http://www.apronsandsmocks.com/
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Biography
Aprons and Smocks.com has been in business for over 7 years providing Quality Restaurant Uniforms manufactured by Fame Fabrics®, Jerzees®, Gildan®, and other quality uniform apparel manufacturers. We specialize in Hospitality & Restaurant Uniforms with a complete line of Waist Aprons, Bib Aprons, Smocks, Vests, Bow Ties, Counter Coats, Lab Coats, Chef Coats, Chef Pants, Chef Hats, Gloves, and more!

At Aprons and Smocks.com we strive to provide quality products at affordable prices. Our apparel line has served many Restaurants, Hotels, Casinos & Colleges over the years with quality uniforms and expert customer service.

We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Aprons and Smocks.com can fill your uniform apparel needs. From single quantities to 1,000's, we can offer top quality uniform apparel for the front of the house to the back of the house, shipped fast, at incredibly low prices. Quantity discounts are available. We also offer screen printing, embroidery, and other customization services.
Years in the Industry
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What It Takes To Build A Better Restaurant Website

In today’s web-driven world, most companies realize they need an online presence. More and more consumers use websites to research business before spending money on their services. Like a majority of establishments in the current marketplace, restaurants also benefit from having an accessible website for their guests.

 

But just because you have a website doesn’t mean it’s effective. There are certain elements that are necessary in restaurant websites in order to reach…

Continue

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 1:49pm

How To Save On Restaurant Equipment

The costs of running a restaurant can add up quickly, making it difficult to earn a profit. It’s especially hard in a tough economy. That’s why some restaurant owners often prefer to leave maintenance of their equipment out of their budgets. They simply feel the funds could be better spent elsewhere.

 

Sometimes it takes an emergency to discover why regular equipment maintenance is worth the price tag. Steve Pottinger, vice president of operations at the Greer Companies,…

Continue

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 9:26am

Choice Beef Cuts Increase in Cost

Now that summer is here, many people look forward to enjoying grilled meats. But the price of wholesale beef has gone up at least 5 percent and there’s no indication that this cost will decrease any time soon. The higher costs are a growing concern for both consumers and the restaurant industry.

 

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the latest numbers show ground beef at an average of $3.31 per pound. This is a 32 cent increase per pound from May of 2012. However,…

Continue

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 9:09am

The Importance of Uniforms

Your restaurant has an image to present. In addition to the quality of food and the appeal of the environment you offer, your staff members embody an important impression to patrons in your community. And a significant aspect of your employees’ appearance involves the uniforms they wear each day.

 

Uniforms are important on multiple levels. Not only do they provide a certain look and feel for customers, a specific dress code can also affect the attitude of your staff. If you…

Continue

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 1:46pm

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