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5 Things To Consider When Offering Outside Dining

Marcus Mitchell – Project Manager, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   Who doesn’t love to be outside in beautiful weather with an ice-cold drink in one hand, and a fork full of incredible food in the other? Throw in some good friends and great ambiance, what could be better? With spring now in full bloom, and …

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Choose Ingredients Wisely to Reduce Food Waste

Mathew Green – Director of Culinary Operations, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   The USDA estimates that more than 30% of all food is wasted in the US. Much of that happens in the production and distribution phases but still, the last few years have seen a huge trend in big name chefs tackling the problem …

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Built To Last: What You Can Learn From America’s Oldest Restaurants

Mathew Green – Director of Culinary Operations, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   Many restaurants stay on a strict schedule of remodeling every 7 years to stay current and fresh. Some restaurant companies even plan to completely shut down and re-concept periodically in order to always be new. While being fresh-faced and trendy is definitely one …

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5 Tools Everyone in the Restaurant Industry Should Be Using

Mathew Green – Director of Culinary Operations, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting Operating a restaurant is not for the faint of heart. There are always 1000 things to do at the same time, and you can never take your eye off the ball. Still, there is hope! It can be a fun and very rewarding business …

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Becoming a Food Entrepreneur & Restaurateur: What You Should Know Before Taking the Leap

Ray Camillo – Founder & CEO, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting     I’m 52 and have spent my entire career (save for a stint in the US Army for training to be a Reservist) in hospitality. My first job was as a dishwasher, and I have spent time in almost every restaurant position. Cook, server, …

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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! …

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A Panel of Experts: Actionable Tips for Hiring Restaurant Employees

A Panel of Experts: Actionable Tips for Hiring Restaurant Employees

Emily Tanner – Director of Marketing & Communications, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   We’ve asked our top restaurant consultants what they recommend when recruiting and hiring for various restaurant staff positions. They provided such great feedback that we compiled it all into this all-in-one resource for you. So, below you’ll find actionable tips for hiring …

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How Restaurant Owners and General Managers Can Write a Great Employee Developmental Plan in 5 Easy Steps

How Restaurant Owners and General Managers Can Write a Great Employee Developmental Plan in 5 Easy Steps

Michael Maxwell – Partner, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   For restaurant owners and general managers, the process of creating a restaurant employee developmental plan is very similar to writing quarterly goals – only there are no predetermined categories.  The action steps should have many of the same characteristics as the steps in achieving goals.  They should …

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