THE COST OF CARELESSNESS

Although I try not to give a food service employee a reason to sabotage my food purposely, how do I know that they are practicing food safety at all?  I’m sure you’ve heard the adage, “Don’t mess with the people … Continued

5 WAYS TO CREATE A SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANT

  So you want to open a restaurant? Great! Here are five key suggestions that will help make it a success!   #1. HIRE A CONSULTANT Every successful venture, from mountain climbing to financial planning to a surprise birthday party for your sweetheart, requires planning. … Continued

FOCUS ON THE HIGH PROFIT CENTERS

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How does one decide if a store remodel is necessary and, if so, what areas can be targeted to maximize profits and get the best ROI? A c-store remodel is not an inexpensive venture. A complete remodel for an average sized store can … Continued

TO REMODEL OR NOT TO REMODEL: THAT IS THE QUESTION

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It’s difficult to know whether or not the capital cost of a store remodel will be worth it over the life of the remodel. So here are few initial questions to ask yourself as you decide. 1. How long has … Continued

WHY SHOULD YOU HIRE A FOOD SERVICE CONSULTANT?

First of all, let’s define what a Food Service Consultant is: Generally speaking, a food service consultant is a professional adviser who, for a defined scope of work and related fee, works as an advocate for their client in achieving … Continued

CUTTING EDGE CULINARY DESIGN FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

One of the most monumental and exciting projects I managed and designed was the Culinary Arts Center and Food Court at the Manatee Technical Institute (Bradenton, FL). The 12,000 square foot Culinary Center included a teaching kitchen, baking and pastry … Continued