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If you haven’t heard yet, I’ll tell you now: money is dirty. As said so well by NPR’s Michaeleen Doucleff, “Your wallet is a portable petri dish.” And it’s true: in 2002, the Southern Medical Journal completed a study testing the filth of money and found that 94% of the bills that were tested harbored […]
It’s a common practice for restaurant managers to conduct pre-shift meetings with their servers from time to time, or for them to hold more formal meetings with the entire restaurant crew. No matter what the method, team meetings are always a good idea, as they help to unify the restaurant employees under a single vision. […]
What side do you serve from? The correct way to serve food is probably unknown to your customers, but vital to you. This technique requires you place the dishes in front of the customers and take them away from the proper side. Doing so will enhance their overall dining experience. Chef Albrich, an Austrian-born fine […]
In this blog so far, writers have discussed the importance of practicing good personal hygiene, welcoming the guests, and knowing the menu—all important habits that your customers will notice right off the bat. But don’t stop there. Continue to wow the crowds (and get more tips) with what happens next: remembering who ordered what. According […]
Working as part of a team is one of the most rewarding and, occasionally, most difficult aspects of working in foodservice. Here are tips for being a strong team player: Come to work on time and be ready to work. Help other team members when they need it. You never know when you yourself may […]