It’s critical to do what you can to prevent turnover. The restaurant industry experiences one of the highest turnover rates for hourly and supervisory-level employees.
Employee theft is a reality. More than 75% of employees admit to having stolen at least once from an employer and a recent University of Florida study found that 43% of a company’s annual loss is due to employee theft. The food industry is not immune from employee theft. In fact, restaurant employees who void […]
The good news is that Americans eat out. In fact, Americans eat an average of 18 meals outside the home each month. When choosing a restaurant, food quality, distance to venue, and quality of service are the key to U.S. diners. For operators, this “good news” means that speed matters. Longer than expected ticket times […]
Food labeling is an important element of kitchen prep and food safety standards. Correct food labeling helps you track the movement of food in your kitchen across the week. It’s not only good practice, but it’s the right thing to do for your customers. Sometimes, it can be hard to justify spending unnecessarily on food […]
There may be no way to create more hours in the day, but there are specific things you can do to create a more efficient kitchen.
The restaurant industry is really at the foundation of social outings in the 21st century. People dine out for date nights, special occasions, holidays, birthdays, business meetings, networking activities; the reasons for restaurant dining are almost limitless. That said, many restaurants will close or switch owners in the first three years of operation. It’s important to […]
For the first time since 1999, the Minnesota Food Code may be changing. The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture complied a 258 page document proposing changes to the Minnesota Food Code.
Food labeling is incredibly important and as the laws get more strict, proper labeling is only going to become more important. When you use products from NCCO, you can rest assured knowing whatever you choose is going to be a quality product. Still, it’s hard to know which product will meet your needs the best. […]
The right labeling system can address all of those concerns and Date Code Genie is exactly what you need, even if you don’t realize it yet.
In 2014, a woman from Utah was hospitalized and almost died after a restaurant employee accidentally added cleaning chemicals to iced tea. The employee thought it was sugar they were adding to the sweet tea. The woman made a miraculous recovery and, luckily, is fine today. Situations like this happen more often than you’d think […]