restaurant management

Experience the expertise of restaurant management! Explore the intricacies of leading a successful dining establishment, from mastering operational finesse to curating memorable guest experiences.

How Restaurant Owners Can Create a Positive Team Culture

Discover how you can increase your reputation and employee experience by developing a positive team culture.

February 21, 2024
World of Food & Drink 8 min read

How Restaurants Get Michelin Stars: A Brief History of the Michelin Guide

A Michelin star rating is one of the most prestigious honors a restaurant can receive. Learn how restaurants get stars and how the Michelin Guide started.

February 9, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How You Can Build a Seasonal Menu for Your Restaurant

Find out some of the best practices for creating a seasonal menu for your restaurant.

January 17, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

Social Media Marketing for Restaurants: What You Need to Know

Is social media a mystery to you? Discover the essentials of social media marketing for restaurants with these examples and techniques.

January 16, 2024
Culinary Arts 8 min read

How to Manage Your Back of House Schedule

Back-of-house scheduling can be a dull chore—or the secret to your restaurant’s success! Discover our top tips for how to schedule restaurant staff.

December 29, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 7 min read

4 Tips for Promoting Happy Hour in Your Restaurant

Looking to boost your revenue? Here are four happy hour ideas to help get more customers and make the most of that post-work, pre-dinner stretch.

December 19, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Create a Great Restaurant Menu

Learn how to create a restaurant menu that fits your establishment’s cuisine and style in order to help attract your ideal customers.

December 14, 2023
Hospitality Careers 10 min read

How to Develop Effective Communication Skills for the Hospitality Industry

Anyone can become a better communicator, and in hospitality, communication is key. We’ve put together a simple guide to help you start honing your communication skills.

October 30, 2023
Hospitality Careers 9 min read

How to Create a Great Beverage Menu

A great drink menu can help a restaurant maximize its most profitable items. Find out more about what makes a beverage menu effective.

October 27, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Should Your Restaurant Run a Loyalty Program?

Restaurant loyalty programs can turn diners into repeat customers, potentially boosting your bottom line. Should your restaurant run one?

October 26, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Calculate Food Cost Percentage

Learn how to calculate food cost percentage, and find out how this vital performance indicator can help contribute to the success of your business.

October 18, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Negotiate with Food Vendors

Explore how to negotiate with vendors, including researching your options, using your leverage, and requesting terms that can benefit your business.

October 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How to Improve the Ambiance of Your Restaurant

The elements of ambiance seem simple, but combining them can be tricky. Get some inspiration and guidance in improving your restaurant’s ambiance.

September 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

What Makes a Restaurant Successful?

What makes restaurants successful? Explore elements of a top-performing restaurant, as well as some industry terms and marketing tidbits.

September 5, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 17 min read

How to Open a Coffee Shop: A Step-By-Step Guide

Wondering how to start your own coffee shop? Find out what you need to know in our step-by-step guide.

August 25, 2023
Hospitality Careers 21 min read

Restaurant Management 101: An Essential Guide

Explore our complete guide to restaurant management, including key responsibilities, strategies for success, and advice on how to become a restaurant manager.

August 21, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

8 Career Paths If You Want to Be a Food Entrepreneur

If you’re interested in merging business with the culinary world, consider these 8 careers for food entrepreneurs.

March 20, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

8 Tips for a Successful Restaurant Manager Interview

How can you prepare for a restaurant manager interview? Discover our top tips and questions you might expect.

February 20, 2023
Baking & Pastry Arts 8 min read

How to Open a Bakery: 6 Steps to Success

Ready to explore how to open a bakery? Consider these easy steps including location, capital, permits, and more.

February 13, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Start a Restaurant: A Step-By-Step Guide

Wondering how to start a restaurant? Find out what you need to know in our step-by-step guide.

February 8, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Restaurant Marketing 101: An Essential Guide

Find strategies to attract new customers and potentially increase revenue in this Restaurant Marketing 101 Guide.

February 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How Much Can It Cost to Start a Restaurant?

If you’re interested in food entrepreneurship, you may be wondering: how much does it cost to start a restaurant? Here are some costs you can expect.

January 25, 2023
Hospitality Careers 8 min read

What Training Do You Need for a Career in the Hospitality Industry?

Hospitality training can includes education in operations, customer service, leadership, and finances.

January 24, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 9 min read

How Much Money Can Restaurants Make?

How much money can restaurants make? Find out average revenue for various types of restaurants and how capacity, location, and menu make an impact.

January 16, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 9 min read

How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan

An overview of how to write a restaurant business plan for foodservice entrepreneurs, from concept and menu planning to kitchen design and marketing.

January 4, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Food Truck Marketing: A How-To Guide

Use this food truck marketing guide to build a presence for your business, both online and in a physical space. Tips for a website, social media, and more.

December 27, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

How Many Employees Does It Take to Run a Restaurant?

Discover the perfect team size for your restaurant's success! Learn how factors like cuisine, size, and service hours shape the ideal staffing strategy for a thriving restaurant business.

December 21, 2022
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

What Is “Carbon Neutral” and Why Does It Matter in the Food Industry?

What is carbon neutral and how does it relate to food? We’ll explore these questions plus how to reduce and offset carbon emissions in the food world.

December 19, 2022
Value of Culinary Education 11 min read

How to Train Your Restaurant Employees

The Work and Learn program by Auguste Escoffier Global Solutions can help restaurants educate employees with online degrees and diplomas or custom training programs.

November 30, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

How to Attract the Best Employees for Your Restaurant

Here’s how you can hire a stronger team for your restaurant business—and keep them longer.

October 25, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

8 Steps Restaurants Can Take to Prepare for Inflation

Tips to cut restaurant costs as everything from food to labor to utilities gets more expensive. Plus find out what’s contributing to worldwide inflation.

October 13, 2022
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

Food Inflation: How Restaurants Can Adapt Their Menus to Rising Prices

Tips to fight food inflation that go beyond “raise your menu prices.” Revisit ingredients, pool your buying power, and streamline your dishes to cut costs.

August 10, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

5 Effective Ways Chefs Can Communicate With Wait Staff

Great chefs are also skilled communicators. Here are five ways chefs can improve communication with wait staff.

August 9, 2022
Culinary Arts 9 min read

How to Communicate Effectively in the Kitchen

Check out these tips on how to communicate in the kitchen for both a productive and safe foodservice operation.

July 25, 2022
Baking & Pastry Arts 6 min read

Sanitation Best Practices in Bakeries

Besides knowing how to produce breads and pastries, here are some ways bakers can keep their bakeries clean and sanitized.

July 22, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 9 min read

How Chefs Can Manage Stress In a Professional Kitchen

There’s no denying a kitchen can be a stressful place to work. Here are ways chefs can manage stress in a professional kitchen.

July 15, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

The Pros and Cons of Becoming an Uber Eats Restaurant Partner

If you want to offer food delivery, consider working with a delivery company. Here are some of the pros and cons of becoming an Uber Eats restaurant partner.

July 8, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

Ghost Kitchens & Ghost Restaurants: What Are They and How Do You Start One?

Everything you need to know about ghost kitchens and ghost restaurants: an alternative restaurant model with lower startup and operating costs.

July 7, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

4 Keys to Running a Cottage Industry Bakery

Do you want to start a bakery business from home? Before you begin, consider these four tips to running a cottage industry bakery.

July 6, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

What Does a Restaurant Manager Do: Roles & Responsibilities

Restaurant management can be exciting and potentially lucrative. But what does a restaurant manager do, exactly? Let’s explore.

June 7, 2022
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