Setting the table properly in the restaurant

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Whether for a romantic dinner for two or a festive banquet, setting the table is an important aspect in gastronomy and part of the service, because a beautifully laid table contributes significantly to the atmosphere and the well-being of the guests. However, the proper arrangement of plates, cutlery and glasses wants to be learned. The… read more

7 Restaurant Interior Design Trends for 2024

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Delicious food and quality service are highlights in the restaurant industry, but you shouldn’t forget about how a restaurant looks and feels, too. Restaurant ambiance is critical for success in the food industry. The interior design of your restaurant sets the tone, defines its character, and creates a theme. Restaurant interior design trends are constantly… read more

How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Help Restaurants Maximize Growth and Streamline Operations

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In this era of technological advancements, the Internet of Things (IoT) has emerged as a game-changer across various industries, including food service. For restaurants, IoT is proving to be a crucial tool that drives efficiency, enhances food safety, mitigates risks, and boosts transparency across the supply chain. There are many reasons that restaurants should embrace… read more

Simone Mayer, Founder & CEO, FOH (Front of The House)

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As a restaurant owner, staying updated on the latest trends in restaurant tabletop design is crucial for the success of your establishment. The design of your tables plays a significant role in creating a welcoming and memorable dining experience for your customers. The selection of cutlery, glassware, plating and tablecloths have become crucial to the… read more

Revamp the Front of House With These 8 Improvements

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Most restaurant owners would agree that running a restaurant takes a lot of work. Whether you run a fine-dining restaurant or a quick-service eatery, the restaurant business involves juggling various tasks at once — and that’s impossible without a solid front-of-house team. Your front-of-house (FOH) team is made up of the customer-facing staffers, from servers… read more

Top 10 Restaurant Trends and Statistics for 2024

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A Deeper Dive: Bill Mathis, chairman of the North American Association of Subway Franchisees, joins the podcast to talk about the group’s relationship with management. The restaurant industry is fast-paced and competitive. With customers enjoying consistency, the pressure is real. Even with new trends in technology and the lingering challenges of the pandemic, demand for… read more

Welcome Tom Collingbourne

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WELCOME: TOM COLLINGBOURNE Tom Collingbourne to our American Recruiters TEAM! Tom is a seasoned professional and a true change agent in the Foodservice industry. He specializes in sales positions in paper and disposables, Jan/san, and packaging solutions. Tom has consistently demonstrated his expertise and dedication in this dynamic field. With a career spanning over two… read more

Craig Wilson Reflects on 20 Years as American Recruiters Franchise

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  – Craig Wilson, CFSP, American Recruiters Franchise Owner – CHICAGO   It was May, 1999, and I was finishing up a consulting project for Carl Carieri, who was at the time, the co-owner with Gino Scialdone, of American Recruiters. Their successful Executive Search Firm was positioning itself to roll out a franchising model for… read more

3 Brands Discuss the Bumps Along the Road to Sustainability

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Recycled furnishings, solar-powered utilities and waste reduction measures all count as ways QSRs are practicing more sustainable operations. But as keen as customers are for brands that adhere to such earth-friendly practices, the folks at the helm of these restaurants say there’s nothing easy or cheap about incorporating sustainability into everyday operations. In fact, at a… read more

Labor and Employment Guidelines for New Restaurants

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Opening a new restaurant means navigating a maze of creative, logistical, and legal challenges that would make American film producer M. Night Shyamalan blush. From tricky wage and hour laws to devilishly short immigration forms, there are employment law hurdles lurking around every turn. With a little forethought, new restaurants can avoid being stuck in… read more