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The Role of Restaurant Suppliers in the Food Industry

Behind every exceptional dining experience lies a network of dedicated restaurant suppliers working tirelessly to provide chefs and restaurateurs with the highest-quality ingredients, equipment, and services. In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of the food industry, restaurant suppliers play a pivotal role in ensuring culinary excellence. In this article, we will explore the significance of […]

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Essential Tips for Maintaining Kitchen Refrigeration Equipment

In any commercial or residential kitchen, refrigeration equipment plays a vital role in preserving food freshness and ensuring food safety. Proper maintenance of refrigerators and freezers, whether it is a Brand New or Used Stainless Steel Three Door Commercial Freezer, is crucial to their efficient operation and longevity. In this article, we will discuss essential […]

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Your Restaurant Server Will Not Spit In Your Food

  Regardless of the story your friend told you about his cousin’s nephew’s friend’s uncle, restaurant servers do not spit in guests’ food.  Also men with hooks for a hand do not prowl lookout point and if you say “Bloody Mary” three times she will not appear.  Although the latter would explain why servers, in […]

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Why We Should Not Ban Tipping In Restaurants

It seems like articles regarding the notion of banning tipping in restaurants have become all the rage.  From restaurant owners to food critics, people seem to be lined up to question the value of tipping.  It strikes me as odd that no one has sought the input of the people on the front line of […]

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The Power of Propane Tanks in Restaurant Operations

Behind the scenes of every remarkable restaurant, there lies a powerful secret: propane tanks. These versatile and efficient energy sources play a vital role in fueling the culinary magic that unfolds within the kitchen. In this article, we will explore the significance of propane tanks in restaurant operations, shedding light on how they are utilized […]

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Why Restaurants Have Bad Nights

Let’s face it, sometimes restaurants have a bad night.  Maybe the food takes too long or your table is not ready when you arrive.  It is frustrating.  A restaurant that has impressed you so many times before just doesn’t live up to your past experiences.  It is easy to be upset.  It is also important to remember […]

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How To Propose At A Restaurant

Over my years in the restaurant industry, I have witnessed a number of wedding proposals occur during my shift.  With Valentine’s Day approaching, and my bachelor status allowing this post not to create the most awkward Valentine’s Day date ever, I decided to spend a few moments to write about some of the best and […]

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Do I Have To Tip At Restaurants?

In nearly every radio interview I have ever done someone will call in to ask, “Why do I have to tip?”  They feel it would be easier to simply add the price of service into the cost of the meal.  It is an interesting question and one that I love to answer.  Hidden in the […]

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The Versatility and Benefits of Propane Tanks in Restaurants

Propane, a clean and efficient energy source, has become an integral part of various industries, including the restaurant business. As restaurant owners and operators seek sustainable and cost-effective solutions, propane tanks have emerged as a popular choice for powering various appliances and equipment. In this article, we will explore the reasons why propane tanks are […]

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The Reason Most Restaurant Servers Are Uninsured

In a recent post I criticized Darden for attempting to avoid paying for health insurance for restaurant servers.  In a politically charged time like the one we are in, this could have been seen as a blatantly political statement.  While this is a fair criticism, I think it fails to take into account the unique […]

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Is Darden Risking Guest Safety For Higher Profits?

A few weeks ago, I did an interview with a producer for a national news program.  The purpose of the interview was to address some of the lingering myths concerning restaurants.  After assuring the interviewer that line cooks do not perform foul acts with guests’ meals and we do not reuse the bread, I was […]

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