Voice of the Restaurant Industry
Okay, we’ve all been there: seen a huge family walk through the front door, and dreaded the moment you had to serve that table. But it doesn’t have to be horrible! Here are some do’s and don’ts of serving a table with kids:
1. Be patient
If you’re serving a family with small children, don’t expect to be able to take their order in just a few moments. Be patient and wait while everyone has the chance to finalize his or her order. It can be tricky,…
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Although we as Americans are pegged for loving over-the-top portion sizes, one of the easiest things to do to improve your restaurant’s profit is focus on portions. To turn over a profit, of course, you must keep food costs down. Unfortunately, for restaurant owners who…Continue
There is a common misconception of which you’ve maybe been a victim: working in a restaurant isn’t a “real job”— instead, people assume it’s a temporary gig or a source of supplementary income. For so many of us in the industry, this false assumption can be pretty insulting!
Working in restaurants is unique and valuable because of accessibility: it’s a great line of work for people of all backgrounds and experiences to gain crucial job skills.
Whether you’ve worked in a…Continue