6 Things Your Host is doing to Turn Away Customers

    We all know the importance of the first impression and how we’re impacted by someone’s appearance, demeanor and general interaction with us. Crowd review sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor have built companies that allow folks to vent their Read More

LOVE is the Magic Ingredient for Restaurants

What’s Love Got to Do with It? Asking the question “is there any place for love in business?” is like asking “is there any place for people who care?” We all believe relationships that have longevity are rooted in love Read More

Seasonal Menus

Seasonal menu changes are fairly common and, for some, an easy task taken on by the Executive Chef in house. For some establishments, however, the concept is manager and investor-driven and they might not have someone who is capable of making Read More

Cook At Home Like A Chef

The first question out of a person’s mouth every single time when they find out that I am a chef is “Do you cook at home?” The answer is yes. Sometimes. When I’m home and not too tired and there Read More

To Happy Hour or Not to Happy Hour

I embrace the Urban Dictionary’s definition of Happy Hour: “Where the worst selling and nastiest tasting alcoholic beverages are sold for half price to a bunch of alcoholics too drunk to notice”. Before Dram Shop Laws, this was a very Read More