Traditions That Work: Why Your Restaurant Should Have a Secret Santa Box for Employees and Staff

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With the holiday season just a few months away, any business owner worth their salt will start looking for ways to celebrate with their employees. This is what we’ll be elaborating on today. A restaurant is still a business with bosses and employees. The holiday season is a great time to build better synergy with all the departments. A good way to achieve this is through the Secret Santa Box! What is the Secret Santa Box? A Secret Santa is a person who is assigned to give you gifts because…

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The Rise of the Bento: 4 Reasons Why the Bento Has Always Been Appealing

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Just what is a ‘bento’ anyway? What exactly about it has captured the interest and attention of the consumer market at large? This is something that we’ll be discussing today. What is a ‘bento’? The term ‘Bento’ is something that finds its roots in Japan. They’re usually referred to as a home-made meal that’s packed in a little box for take-out. It is usually considered a full meal with rice, meat, veggies, and even some soup in a different container. It is also known as a ‘lunch box’. So how…

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Reeling Them In: What Sort of Perks Work in Cultivating Customer Loyalty

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Humans like to feel rewarded for anything that they do—especially when it comes to their spending habits. If you have a restaurant, you may want to think of ways to trigger the reward center of your consumers. Most establishments have a reward system which allows consumers to obtain extra services for completing certain parameters. Here are a few perks that we know works in cultivating consumer loyalty: Extra Servings Who doesn’t like getting an extra serving of something delicious? Restaurants with high loyalty from consumers provide them the chance to…

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7 Cost-Saving Tricks for Your Restaurant

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There are many clever ways to help your restaurant save thousands every year. Imagine what you can do for your restaurant with all these money. Today we share 7 ways to help your restaurant cut back on costs: 1. Engage Your Employees Without the understanding and participation of your whole team, any changes you want to implement will take a longer to happen. Simply telling your employees without letting them know why you are adopting a cost-saving strategy may not bring about change. Gather your team and motivate and engage…

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Building Menus: What You Should Consider When Forming Your Menu

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When it comes to a restaurant, you can build the interiors or the theme as well as you like but what will really determine your success is the menu. So let’s take a look at what you should consider when you’re forming your menu. Practicality When it comes to forming your menu, you should let practicality take over the initial stages. If you aren’t the chef, you need to be realistic about your plans. If you are the chef, you need to consider how to be practical in the approach…

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Café Your Way: Popular Trends in Cafes around the World

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If a full blown restaurant is deemed to be a bit too intimidating, a café is often a good choice for budding business owners! Today, we wanted to discuss some of the more popular café trends around the world. When people say ‘café’, you’re not in the wrong if you think of pastries, slices of cake, and a good cup of coffee. Not necessarily restricted to coffee, cafes have a variety of trends which keep things fresh and interesting. Like: All Natural Cafes These cafes have really taken a spike…

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Talking About Egg Tarts: Information about the Tarts You Should Know

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Portuguese Egg Tarts or Pastel de nata is pretty famous for its taste and texture so it does not surprise us in the least that people will want to serve them in their restaurants or in their events. History Most food nuts will agree that Portuguese Egg Tarts have their roots in Lisbon in the Jeronimos Monastery—rather an odd place for something so delicious. This is because the monks that inhabited this place used copious amounts of egg white in order to starch their clothes. This meant that there was…

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Not Just Real Life: Popular Anime Focused On the Topic of Food and Restaurants

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If there was anything that you can rely on is that when something is deeply ingrained in our collective spheres of consciousness, it will eventually find its way into anime. Anime, otherwise known as Japanese cartoons, have been making waves all over the world. Anime series have a way of depicting real life and even highly surreal ones. This is why anime is highly capable of starting trends in communities. In today’s discussion, we wanted to take a look at popular anime that have heavily featured food or restaurants. Let’s…

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Parts of a Whole: Departments Necessary for a Restaurant to Work

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Restaurants are like a living body in the sense that it requires several parts in order to function properly. Today, we wanted to take you through some of the necessary departments for a restaurant to work. Generally speaking, there are usually three particular departments which have their own sub-sections. Let’s break them down: Administration This usually refers to the owner of the establishment. They and the people that work under them (HR and Accounting) make up the head of a restaurant. These are the people that are usually in charge…

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Business Talk: Why Is the Business of Food Still so Popular?

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Not everyone is happy working in a boring old office and making someone else rich. No. A lot of the time those who are aiming to build their own business tend to go through a highly familiar route: the business of food. Today, let’s explore why the business of food is still so popular! Basing it off our own experiences, here are a few of the biggest reasons why: It’s a Mix of Creativity and Profit Having a restaurant or any sort of food business is always a great way…

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