Despite having the key ingredients required for success, a new local restaurant failed. Here are the lessons that would have helped save this business, that can also help you as you search for success.
Armed with some savings, a killer teriyaki steak recipe and a lot of determination, Helen and Rayton taught themselves how to open and run a hugely successful food cart in Eugene, Oregon.
The restaurant industry is a world of its own where “two-tops,” “ramekins,” “food runners,” and “20-minute splits” are common terms. Having spent ten years in the service industry, first in high school, and later putting myself through college, I have a strong respect for restaurant servers (waiters). There are some valuable lessons I learned in [...]
Experts say that owning a food truck business is tougher than owning a restaurant. These are the things you need to know in order to make it work.
In parts one and two of this three-part series, I covered how to get started with your plan, setting clear goals, training methods, and documentation. Today I’ll discuss revising and evaluating your plan. Being Realistic As discussed previously, you should establish goals for training based on the needs you have identified in the employee through [...]
In Part 1 of this three-part blog, I talked about where to start with your training plan, and the oft-overlooked step of setting simple goals. Here, I’ll discuss scheduling, common training methods, and documentation. Make a Schedule and Stick to It If you are in the restaurant business, you already know how important it is [...]
In this 3-part guide I’ll go over some of the basics of designing your own employee training plan. This is written for restaurants but contains a lot of information that should be useful to any business.
You’ve just opened the doors to your restaurant and had a great first week. But you know that more of your potential customers are at home, hungry, and searching Google for a great place to eat dinner. A website for your restaurant will make it easier for a potential customer to find out that you [...]