That Can Be Done Better

From restaurant to restaurant there are small differences in the ways certain things are done, like where server stations are positioned, how the coffee station is organized, how the line out back is set up, etc. The restaurant should be set up and laid out so it runs at maximum efficiency, picture … Read more

How to Increase Tips – Tip 7

Hopefully, everyone has survived the black Friday sales thus far, and if you went shopping for a bargain I hope you got what you wanted. In this blog post today on how to increase tips I’m going to write about regulars in restaurants. Every restaurant has regulars whether they be the type … Read more

How to Increase Tips – Tip 6

Here we are at lucky number 13, let’s get right into it. This post on how to increase tips is all about presentation, not just your personal presentation but also how the restaurant you work at is presented. It’s so important to have an eye for detail and to try to stay … Read more

Happy Halloween

Hope you get up to at least a few shenanigans during Halloween. It’s so funny seeing how excited kids get in the streets when they walk past each other in their costumes, so entertaining. Hopefully, I have enough candy, because some of it has already gone “missing” mysteriously. For those of you … Read more

What Are Your Kitchen Times?

This should be a question that you can answer. I don’t mean what time are your kitchen’s hours of operation, I’m talking about how long everything takes to be prepared and put up for it to be taken to a table. A well-done rib-eye will obviously take longer than a club sandwich … Read more

Restaurant Health and Safety

A couple of weeks back I had brunch with a friend whom I have only known for a short time, and in that short time have had a couple of great conversations with her. She works in the public health field and on occasion is responsible for doing restaurant inspections. While we … Read more

How to Increase Tips – Tip 5

Here we go with tip number 10. I’m glad I started this string of blog posts on how to increase tips because I have had a lot of positive feedback for my previous posts and some different opinions on some topics, so thank you to everyone for letting me know what you … Read more

How to Increase Tips – Tip 4

Let’s start this post with a quote from someone you may have heard of before. “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” – Audrey Hepburn. Today’s … Read more