Effectively Managing a Busy Restaurant

The restaurant industry can be an environment of great learning and growth, but it can also become a nightmare of danger and yelling (i.e. Hell’s Kitchen with Gordan Ramsey). With so many people working together, it doesn’t work unless there is cohesion and agreement when making choices about guests’ food preparation. The kitchen can be…read more

An Introduction to OSHA Regulations for Restaurants

As a restaurant owner or manager, there’s always a lot on your plate, no pun intended. From maintaining your kitchen to working with reviewers to managing your staff, there’s a lot to do. But part of your responsibilities as an owner or manager is to be aware of the laws that protect your employees.  Whether…read more

The Most Common Reasons Restaurants Fail Health Inspections

Have you ever opened up the local newspaper and taken a look at the restaurants that failed their health inspections? Invariably, in this list of food-based obituaries, there will be a few that you really enjoyed that have gone under. While we might be surprised that these restaurants did not pass their health inspection, the…read more

Tips for Serving Alcohol Responsibly

Whether you’re a new server or have been doing it for years, or if you’re a restaurant manager or owner, one of the many incredibly important regulations that establishments must follow is to responsibly serve alcohol. But what does that mean? Even though restaurant owners love the fact that alcoholic beverages help to pad their…read more