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When Should You Tell Your Manager You’re Feeling Sick?

When Should You Tell Your Manager You’re Feeling Sick?

shelley kilpatrick April 24, 2019 0

Working in food service can make taking a sick day feel impossible.  You need every shift to make ends meet, your manager expects you to be reliable, and you know you hate being called

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Tips and Guidelines for Time and Temperature Control (TCS) Foods

Tips and Guidelines for Time and Temperature Control (TCS) Foods

shelley kilpatrick April 16, 2019 0

In the food and beverage industry, there’s nothing more fundamental than food safety. The results of poor food safety can be devastating to your reputation and bottom line.  Fines, poor inspection ratings, and lawsuits

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5 Steps for Responding to Negative Online Reviews

5 Steps for Responding to Negative Online Reviews

shelley kilpatrick April 8, 2019 0

There are only a few things in life that are guaranteed: death, taxes, and for a business, negative reviews. Unfortunately, the inevitability doesn’t negate the damage a bad review can do to your business. 

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Tips for Inventory Management for Bars & Restaurants

Tips for Inventory Management for Bars & Restaurants

Thomas April 1, 2019 0

The food and beverage industry often attracts people who think well on their feet and deal with problems as they come up. But there’s one area where playing it fast and loose is a

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Bartender Tips for Creating Conversation that Keeps Guest Entertained

Bartender Tips for Creating Conversation that Keeps Guest Entertained

Thomas March 18, 2019 0

Recently, Sam Malone himself confessed to being disappointed in the reality of playing a bartender.  Why?  In preparation for the role, he learned tons of mixology and bottle tricks, and none of it mattered. 

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What Is Organic Food?

What Is Organic Food?

Thomas March 11, 2019 0

Recently, we discussed tips for taking your restaurant’s menu clean and green.  There are many ways you can approach ingredient sourcing and food preparation that fall into the “clean and green” category, but the

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How to Make More Money as a Server

How to Make More Money as a Server

james clark January 24, 2019 0

From dealing with rude customers to working long, tiring shifts, life as a server can be exhausting. While many see serving as a part-time gig to make extra money on the side, there are

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