- May 22, 2013 | hidden restaurant menu items, restaurant breakfast menus, secret restaurant menus
Greetings! A lot’s been going on at Synergy lately. We’re working on two projects slated to open in the next several months in the charming, newly revitalized center city area of Rapid City, S.D., about 20 miles from Mount Rushmore. Eight months in the making ¿Que Pasa? Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar is a hip, urban cantina with an outstanding collection of tequilas and a menu that’s contemporary yet approachable. The selection features fun twists on classics like sizzling fajitas, burritos, carnitas and shareables such as ceviche, comal-grilled quesadillas and chile-rubbed chicken wings. Ciao! will open later this year, a family-friendly fast-casual....May 22, 2013 | hiring for restaurant general managers, restaurant recruiting agency, restaurant recruiting services
You love food. No, you have a passion for food and penchant for business. You love managing a group of people and putting your directive skills to the test. You are organized, efficient, and possess impeccable communication qualities. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, then a position as a restaurant manager may be the role best suited for you. Restaurants across the country are constantly seeking effective restaurant managers to oversee their staff and day-to-day operations. If you believe your skill-set can be of great contribution to a restaurant, it may be wise to....May 21, 2013 | alcohol law for restaurants, bac, blood alcohol level, National Transportation Safety Board
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has put forth a new recommendation that states lower the legal blood-alcohol content (BAC) levels for drivers from 0.08% to 0.05%. Currently, all states have a 0.08% permissible BAC level for adult drivers 21 and over. This reduction would mean the average male can only have two drinks over the course of dinner and a female, just one. Compare this to 3-4 drinks for males and 1-2 drinks for females at the 0.08% level and it is understandable why restaurants have responded immediately in opposition. Alcoholic beverages are among the most profitable items on....May 18, 2013 | adding superfoods to my restaurant menu, healthy menu development, healthy menus, what are superfoods?
Interest in so-called “superfoods” has gained major traction in the last decade. Superfoods are defined as foods that are nutrient dense despite being relatively calorie sparse. Outlets for this family of foods have reached beyond specialty health food stores and into mass-market grocers. As consumers become more health-conscious and also more willing to explore the arena of new foods with “super” benefits, the demand for menus that include superfoods is also growing. Despite the stigma, superfoods are actually much more approachable than they are generally regarded. In fact, there’s a high chance you’re already serving some (or all) of the superfoods....May 12, 2013 | restaurant mother's day trends, top 25 mom-friendly dining cities
Did you know that next to Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is one of the busiest days for restaurants? The National Restaurant Association (NRN) estimates that 80 million adults will treat out their loved one at a restaurant this upcoming holiday. In fact, NRN projects that Mother’s Day 2013 will produce stronger restaurant sales versus last year. Across the nation, restaurants are aggressively attracting consumers by offering Mother’s Day brunch and dinners specials. In such a competitive environment, how does a restaurant stand out among an ocean of others? OpenTable, the popular online reservations system company, recently produced a....