With all the buzz and excitement of day-to-day life, it's nice to hear about the good stuff in the industry. Share the "small things" that bring a smile to your face and renew your faith in those around you.
"Perhaps I forgot to mention that my way markets your business as a total package rather than marketing specific menu items. You want your establishment to become a destination. You can push specials in other ways."
"Look at your bathrooms the same way you do when expecting guests in your home. Make sure everything is just right. Make your bathrooms light and airy. In the ladies room use vanity table and lighted mirror. Baby changing stations is all bathrooms is…"
Consulting, Discovering New Wines, Locavore, Making Friends, Networking
"Real managers don't wear keys on their belt or skirt"
Prior to retirement he held almost every foodservice staff and management position for both restaurant and hotel food and beverage operations. He was trained in high volume kitchens later moving to dining room management. He is skilled at working the floor with attention to both server and guest needs. Author of CDs on Coney Island Sandwich Shop, Signature Sandwich Shop Development and bar and tavern food service.
Years in the Industry
40+ (Did you really want to know that?)
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Just wanted to let you know that I have changed the name of the Portland Food Network to the Pacific NorthWest Food Network. I wanted to broaden the scope and geography of it all. There is a lot more going on than just Portland/Oregon. Invite your friends to the group and start posting. (I know it says portlandfoodnetwork, but I could not change that part)
As assistant community manager I would personally like to welcome you and thank you for joining FohBoh! I hope to see you post blogs, join groups, add to forums, and most importantly... invite new members!
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Locally-sourced, conscientious ingredients are gracing menus and grabbing loyal consumers at an increasing number of restaura -More-
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Gen Z, the first true digital generation, represents the future foodservice consumer. They're a generation on the move that strongly prioritizes speed of service, technology, and having what they want, when they want it. Millennials, more so than older generations, prefer to visit restaurants that offer new and unique foods and flavors. Gen X and Boomers converge on several preferences—such as the importance of a convenient location.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) and Golden Gate Capital today announced that Golden Gate has completed the acquisition of the Red Lobster business and certain other related assets and assumed liabilities for approximately $2.1 billion in cash.
Dunkin' Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchisees, Brian and Sharon Weidendorf, to develop seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The first restaurant is planned to open in spring 2015.
If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.
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.
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.
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.