Creating a More Convivial Restaurant Atmosphere

Ambiance makes a huge difference in the restaurant industry. Owners and managers sometimes search for ways to create a more convivial atmosphere. By create a lively environment, restaurants place customers and staff at ease. In turn, this translates…
Flower Heads

Customer Spotlight: Flower Heads

​Rent the flowers, be picture perfect! What a unique idea and business! Flower Heads allows you to rent stunning silk flower arrangements to be used for centerpieces or to adorn any kind of structure such as arches, fences or gazebos to name…

5 Biggest Mistakes New Restaurant Owners Make

Owning a restaurant can be one of the most challenging projects to take on. It requires almost a life long commitment and huge investment. Most beginners that run into this type of business make a lot of big mistakes that cost them everything.…

Quick Halloween Costumes with Aprons & Smocks

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Aprons and smocks are not only favorable for their practicality but also their versatility. So, whether you use your apron or smock to cook, sculpt, or garden, you might want to also repurpose it for a quick and easy Halloween costume this year.There…
How Instagram Is Changing the Restaurant World

How Instagram Is Changing the Restaurant World

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It’s like a new beginning to almost everything, from the way people interact to the way they make decisions. Among all the technological advancements, social media has become the most powerful force, such that restaurant owners have adopted…
VenissimoCheese

Customer Spotlight: Venissimo Cheese

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We love the aprons - the embroidery is exquisite, with such fine detail.  We have been ordering all our aprons from Aprons & Smocks for many years, and I think we even still have some originals, the quality is so good.  The pockets get…
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Customer Spotlight: Girl Scouts S'mores Day

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On August 10th each year the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland raise money to provide more girls the opportunity to take the lead in an all-girl safe space where they're free to explore, learn, and have fun without the pressures and social anxiety…
Making a Good Impression on Patrons with Restaurant Decor

Making a Good Impression on Patrons with Restaurant Decor

It’s been said that people eat with their eyes as well as their stomach. But in a restaurant, it’s more than the plate presentation that makes an impact on your patrons’ appetites. Before they walk in the door, and all the way through…

Customer Spotlight: Portsmouth Garden Club

Thank you so much for your invaluable help in ordering and designing the aprons for the Portsmouth Garden Club. They were a big hit and everyone loved the colors and style. Founded in 1931, The Portsmouth Garden Club provides scholarships…
Take the Pressure Off by Streamlining Your Menu

Take the Pressure Off by Streamlining Your Menu

Rising food and labor costs—including the move toward a $15 minimum wage—is adding pressure to many restaurants and chains. Reducing overhead while still maintaining customer-pleasing quality is crucial to continued success, and one simple…