Voice of the Restaurant Industry
Added by Doug Marranci on May 7, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments
I left my house to grab some lunch at around 11:45am on May 6th, 2010, PST. I casually turned my car radio on and flipped to an AM news station where a frantic commentator was explaining that the Dow Jones Industrial Index had just shed close to 1,000 points in under an hour of trading. She remarked that even in the last 2 minutes that she had been talking, another 150 points had been lopped off. Her co-host shuddered in disbelief. While the market… Continue
Maybe I should change the name of the blog to "Hospitality Raps". Here I am again talking about hospitality. So this weekend my washing machine dies. the gasket duhicky thing breaks and water goes everywhere. Not to panic (I did until I realized) the warranty is still good. So I call Sears "customer service" line and get put on hold for 30 minutes, great service...NOT!!!! When I finally get a real live human being on the line she tells me no problem we will have a "service" tech out tomorrow…Continue
Added by Michael L. Atkinson on May 5, 2010 at 5:20pm — No Comments
The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that bans most toys and other incentives for children in restaurants in the unincorporated area of the county on April 27. The California Restaurant Association strongly opposed the ordinance, which was authored by Supervisor Ken Yeager. A CRA-commissioned poll of county residents revealed that a strong majority of them were against it, as well. The board acted in total disregard of its constituency, however, passing the…Continue
I don’t know Josh, but his quote applied to more than just dogs, it applies to people too! If you know me, you know I grew up training dogs in obedience trials and many of the things I learned there apply to what I know about helping people to win. Training dogs is a struggle because they can’t tell you…Continue
Chain Restaurant Disclosure and Analysis Practices Can be Improved
In April, we had…Continue
Added by John A. Gordon on May 3, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments
Added by Kathleen Wood on May 3, 2010 at 9:49am — No Comments
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