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What’s Trending in Food & Beverage: Appetizers, Tapas & Small Plates

  Small plates are the chef’s creative playground. Most restaurants diners expect to see steaks, roast chicken, and grilled salmon entrées. These basics will quickly fill up the entrées list because customers gravitate towards the familiar, especially when they are spending $20-$30 for an entrée. Restaurants need to sell what their customers want, so it’s …

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12 Quick Tips for Opening a Restaurant

12 Quick Tips for Opening a Restaurant

Emily Tanner – Director of Marketing & Communications, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting We’ve asked our top restaurant consultants what they recommend when opening a new restaurant. They provided such great feedback that we compiled it all into this all-in-one resource for you! So, below you’ll find 12 quick tips for opening a restaurant. Enjoy! Meet …

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Food Trucks: The Current State of Mobile Food and Beverage

Food Trucks: The Current State of Mobile Food and Beverage

Ray Camillo – Founder & CEO, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting Originally, food trucks seemed to emerge on the scene as a way for chefs without heavy financial backing to open a small, inexpensive, mobile restaurant. Ostensibly, food trucks undermined the traditional brick-and-mortar approach to launching a restaurant business, which included heavy funding, long-term leases and …

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Freshen Up Your Menu with this Healthy, Summer Salad Recipe | Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

Freshen Up Your Menu with this Healthy, Summer Salad Recipe

  With summer quickly approaching and the heat rising outside, we often recommend adding cool and colorful salads to restaurant menus to brighten things up for the season. Here’s a great, healthy summer salad recipe you can add to your menu this month. To start, I love beets for everything, but especially in a summery …

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5 Brilliant Best Practices to Maximize Your Restaurant’s Sales During the Holidays

Ray Camillo – CEO, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting The holidays are coming… and holidays generally spur people to spend money in ways that they wouldn’t do otherwise. Folks are urged to buy, book, treat, reward, and otherwise gift themselves, their loved ones, and even total strangers. So what are you doing to capture dollars spent …

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