Top 5 Reasons to Update Job Descriptions for Your Restaurant

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Job descriptions are an absolute must for all positions and should be updated, ideally, semi-annually.  Essential components of a job description include the job title and the title of the immediate supervisor, a list of job duties and responsibilities derived from job analysis, and a list of qualifications needed to successfully perform the job. Dependable Ice for Your WorkforceWith an ... Read More

Top 5 Reasons for High Employee Turnover in Hospitality Industry

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Employee turnover in the restaurant and hospitality space is significantly higher than other industries. What can restaurant and hotel managers do to correct this trend? We reached our to our friend Dr. Swathi Ravichandran for some answers. Dependable Ice for Your WorkforceWith an Easy Ice subscription, you can ensure your staff always has ice available throughout the day. Request a ... Read More

4 Qualities Restaurant Owners & Managers Must Have

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There are some qualities that restaurant owners and managers must possess to be successful. Not everyone naturally has these qualities, but they can be learned. You’ve seen me tutor restaurant owners on Restaurant:Impossible towards these qualities: leadership, attitude, flexibility and efficiency. Dependable Ice for Your WorkforceWith an Easy Ice subscription, you can ensure your staff always has ice available throughout ... Read More

Efficiency: Key to Restaurant (and Life) Success

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How do I achieve success and how do I measure success?  I’m asked these questions often because of what you see me do on my Food Network shows.  On Restaurant: Impossible, in short order, I have to size up a restaurant and determine what’s holding them back from success and the steps they need to take towards viability and success. ... Read More

Feed Your Restaurant’s Success Through Social Media

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Social media has become an integral part of any marketing strategy.  As a restaurant, where should you focus your online marketing efforts?  According to a recent article in Forbes, the hot social media platforms for 2014 go beyond Facebook and Twitter to include Google+, Instagram and the reemergence of MySpace.  The Forbes piece also makes this important point: Investment in ... Read More

Chef Robert Irvine Answers Your Questions!

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We asked our website followers if they had any questions for Chef Robert Irvine and we were flooded with requests.  Millions of people watch Robert Irvine on Restaurant:Impossible every week and it seemed every one of them submitted a question!  Questions ranged from restaurant management to charitable activity to hiring practices and we thank everyone who took the time to ... Read More