Creating a Buzz on Social Media

Creating a Buzz on Social Media These days food and social media go hand in hand. Restaurants are taking advantage of food culture and social media to create buzz. Technology is creating an opportunity for people to make a choice and the businesses…

Chef’s Foot: Time to Take a Stand For Your Feet

Being a chef is sometimes a pain in the feet. Chefs and culinary workers are typically on their feet more than 10 hours a day, 6 days per week, and for an estimated 120,000 hours during the course of a career. And the damage is not from excessive…

The Presidential Candidates on Minimum Wage

In relation to our blog post - To Tip or not to Tip? Hospitality Included  – this post explores what the current position on minimum wage and the tip credit of the presidential front runners from each party. According to the Department…

What will your menu say to your customers?

What will your menu say to your customers? The jury has reached a verdict. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay for now. With that comes a rule that anyone who has tried to diet and dine out will appreciate. Menu Labeling. The art of exposing…

Restaurants Greet the Spring with Outdoor Dining

Restaurants Greet the Spring with Outdoor Dining People are eager to welcome spring—from the east coast to the west—and it’s showing in their dining preferences.  Restaurant owners can participate in this celebration in two key ways:…

Soda Ban Case: Restaurant and Beverage Industries Relieved

The Soda Ban Death:  No Limits On Consumption There’s been a lot of national debate about soda and sugary drinks lately. Who should regulate the size of the drinks?  With the rise in health problems from sugary drinks, should the beverage…

Kids’ Activity: Baking or Cooking Themed Party and Apron Decorating

Looking for that perfect activity for your child’s birthday party, Girl Scout Troop, or 4-H Club? Most kids like to bake and cook, but there’s a long wait between the time when the cakes or pizzas go into the oven and the time when they’re…