How to Design a Commercial Kitchen

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It’s hard to realize how important commercial kitchen design is until you spend 15 minutes trying to find your vegetable peeler, break four dishes while reaching a ramekin, trip over your broom while icing a cake, and have fourteen servers all bumping into each other during the dinner rush. Smart kitchen design is essential to…

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Using Mystery Shopping to Improve your Customer Service in your Restaurant

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Reality shows like Undercover Boss, Restaurant Stakeout, and others are based around objectively gathering information to improve business. Everyday diners are the lifeblood of a successful restaurant and improving customer service is the best way to ensure your restaurant has a line out the door. Even without a camera crew and a television show, you…

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National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is Here

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A little known holiday is coming up on Saturday, November 15th. Beginning in 1995, every year on November 15th, we are to celebrate National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Why do we need to set aside a National Holiday for a chore? This holiday is decidedly close to Thanksgiving Day plus all of the holidays until…

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6 Secrets for Making the Perfect Cheese Pizza

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Earlier this month, America celebrated National Cheese Pizza Day. Whether you make your pizza in a commercial kitchen with a white-coat team of professionals or at home with a kindergartener at the countertop, these tricks of the trade take the traditional American pizza and transform it into a pizzeria masterpiece. Ditch the Pans The first…

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Which Type of Ice is Best for Your Restaurant

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A tall glass with moisture beading over the outside, a delicious, chilly beverage cascading over crystal cubes of ice. It quenches our thirst and cools us.  In addition to filling our glasses, ice serves many purposes in a restaurant from an attractive display to the practical food preservation to an important part of a beverage…

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Informative Infographic on Ways to Fight Food Spending!

Food prices over the years have increased significantly and as we all know food is not getting any cheaper.  This infographic that bankrate.com has produced gives specific details on the inflation increases on certain food produce and is extremely informative.  It gives helpful hints on the rise within food groups and also gives hints on budgeting your food…

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