Clean Your Restaurant or Shut It Down!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Food/Ice Safety, Small Business Resources


There is simply no reason for a dirty kitchen. Keeping a restaurant clean takes considerably less money and resources that other, less important tasks, yet many restaurants still have a problem keeping their kitchen and front of house clean. In this article, celebrity chef, Robert Irvine, Gives you some tips for keeping your restaurant clean as can be.

Foreign Workers, Immigration Status in Hospitality Industry

Reading Time: 7 minutes In the News, Small Business Resources

The immigration raids involving Chipotle for two years beginning 2010 is all too familiar to those in the hospitality business.  As a result of the investigation, Chipotle fired 450 workers in Minnesota after being unable to confirm the validity of their work documents.  Many other hospitality businesses have been the target of immigration-related investigations since then. Dependable Ice for Your ... Read More

Attitude is Everything for Restaurant Success!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Small Business Resources

So you think you can run a successful restaurant? But do you have the right attitude to really succeed? I’ve filmed 100+ episodes of Restaurant:Impossible and have seen first hand how the wrong attitude of a restaurant owner can doom a restaurant. Stubbornness (ego), lack of passion and disrespect can tank a restaurant faster than a bad menu or tired ... Read More

Dogs in Restaurants Fetch Profits

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the News, Small Business Resources

Americans will spend an estimated $58B on their pets in 2014 and restaurants are realizing the buying power of dog owners.  Like their furry friends, dog owners tend to be loyal and if a restaurant accommodates their desire to dine with Fido, they’ll keep coming back. Dependable Ice for Your WorkforceWith an Easy Ice subscription, you can ensure your staff ... Read More