Working in a restaurant has its struggles. But dating someone who works in a restaurant, man, that comes with another category of struggles. Here are the 10 Things That Only Happen When You’re Dating A Server 1. You get pretty used to the smell of … Continued
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#EatClean. You’ve seen this hashtag in your Instagram feed, but what exactly does it mean? Not all food trends will be a match for your restaurant, but knowing what your customers are tweeting and gramming about will always be helpful. When it comes to the … Continued
You never know what the next big thing will be, or do you? Interesting new combinations, a new take on a classic and just plain pretty dishes have been major themes of the last year. One look at a Google Trends report will show that … Continued
Ah yes. Today is the first day of Autumn, also known as the Autumnal Equinox. Even though basics have been posting their pumpkin spiced lattes since the end of August, it is finally time to really embrace that flannel and duck boot lifestyle. The summer … Continued
The sun is setting a little earlier these days, and the nights are getting a little cooler. As you start to think about fall ingredients and favorite dishes, check in on your wine list and make sure it is ready for crisp nights and hints … Continued
Because sometimes the hardest part of being a server… is having to laugh at your customers’ corny one-liners. 1. “It was terrible!” When I go to clear your empty plate, ask you how it was, and you say this and laugh hysterically. via GIPHY 2. … Continued
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How often do you check your phone throughout the day? Wake up. OH! My tweet was favorited. Who is that? Wow, that’s a cool restaurant. It’s noon, checks phone and again, another text that Sara is late for her shift. Oh, and I need to … Continued
For restaurant owners, October 2015 was not the finish line for EMV. In fact, it was only the beginning of the marathon. There was no big bang on October 15. The sky didn’t fall. And the EMV monster didn’t come charging into your restaurant, eat … Continued
If there was an “awards season” in the restaurant industry and we all were sitting down every Sunday watching a 5-hour ceremony, I think that right now would count. It seems that I cannot troll the Internet without seeing another “Best Of” list of restaurants… … Continued
It’s been a long time since we’ve used the calendar to tell us when fall has arrived. In fact, we’ve been using #PSL season for years… But what happens when that delicious pumpkin beverage pops up in August? Upserve dug into the data to explore … Continued