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In an ideal world, every chef would have all the kitchen space they need and desired to create their dishes in. Unfortunately, most small business owners have to consider rent costs, space availability in larger cities, and maintenance when building out their kitchen spaces. Not to mention those who don’t even have the option to […]

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Within its origins, flywheeling represents the pursuit of the engineering holy grail of perpetual energy. The term flywheeling refers to the use of a literal, mechanical device called a flywheel. These typically heavy and spoked wheels are designed to conserve mechanical energy through inertia and the law of conservation. Machines that produce large amounts of […]

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Instagram isn’t just for personal profiles anymore. Restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food trucks – foodservice establishments of all types and sizes are using it as a brand touchpoint. No need to switch from Facebook to Instagram since they both serve different purposes in the social media landscape. Facebook is still king of business updates – whereas […]

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Lately, you can’t seem to escape the influence of the Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” But what can you do to organize your commercial kitchen? While you may not be able to use the same “does it spark joy?” guideline that Kondo advocates, there are a ton of things you can do to […]

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Failure to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can get you sued. As demonstrated by the recent cases against Domino’s and Five Guys, even your website needs to be ADA compliant. But what about your physical location? You need to have a strategy to help you create an ADA compliant restaurant, bar or […]

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Having a kid friendly restaurant can be a boon for the restaurant operator. Families with young children represent a lucrative demographic. But the first question you should be asking yourself is this: “Is this right for my restaurant concept?” Almost every restaurant finds itself serving children from time to time, even if they aren’t considered […]

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Jars are versatile. They’re functional. They’re affordable. And, they’re everywhere. Jars as lights. As candle holders. As vases. As piggy banks. As décor. As cups. Even as tissue holders. They’re subtle, so you might not have noticed, but the jar phenomenon is in full swing, and we’re here for it. Jars aren’t just popping up […]

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As the leaves fall from the trees and the temperature gets a bit more brisk, we know that winter is just around the corner. As a restaurant owner, you should begin thinking about how the colder weather can affect your business. With a little bit of forethought, you can prepare your restaurant for winter. And […]

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The food delivery trend has exploded over the last several years and it shows no signs of slowing down. Even restaurants who never thought that they would be doing delivery have had to at least consider adding this service. But getting started with food delivery for your restaurant isn’t just as simple as taking orders […]

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Online advertising has become an important part of restaurant marketing. With unprecedented reach and targeting options, online ads seem like a great way to reach potential customers. And often, that’s exactly what happens. But research has shown that sometimes online restaurant marketing can actually benefit the advertiser’s competitors more than it helps the advertiser itself. […]

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School’s out and kids everywhere have begun looking for summer jobs. This can be both a blessing and a burden for the foodservice industry. Teen workers can help fill in shift gaps at wages that are attractive for employers. But managing teens is not without its share of potential problems. Fortunately, a little advance planning […]

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Circle or square? Angles or curves? Does it matter what shapes are used to layout and decorate your restaurant’s space? According to these researchers from the Ohio State University, the answer is definitely “yes.” And this has important implications for restaurant design. Dr. Stephanie Liu and Graduate Assistant Vanja Bogicevic examined how the physical shapes […]

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