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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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How Yelp and Other Review Sites Can Make or Break Your Restaurant Business

Michael Maxwell – Partner, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   First let’s face the facts. We all search the internet to check out the restaurant scene anytime we visit a new city, or we are looking for a place for a celebration or we just want to try something new.  Put the question in your search engine …

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

Mathew Green – Director of Culinary Operations, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting   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 …

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Food Documentaries: Which Ones to Watch and Why

    [pullquote_left]I suppose binge watching is a bit healthier than binge eating.[/pullquote_left]Food documentaries have had somewhat of an uprising the past few years, much due to the “farm-to-table” movement, a focus on a healthier, more sustainable diet and of course, Netflix. Where else can you find all of your favorite foodie television shows and …

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