Kristin lives on the West Side of Providence with her wine blogger husband. When she's not co-hosting their monthly wine tastings, she's planning her next travel adventure and daydreaming about Spanish jamón. She can often be found pouring over travel guides at her favorite neighborhood spot, Nick's on Broadway.
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Operations

The Advantages of Digital Wine Lists for Restaurants

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Leather bound wine lists with pages and pages of bottles to pour over may have a mystery of romance to them, but they can also be intimidating to the average wine drinker. How Restaurants Leverage the Advantages of Digital Wine Lists. Digital wine lists are often an iPad that can be brought to a table where diners can see your…
really busy restaurant with tons of servers
Staff

How To Spot (And Avoid) Restaurant Employee Burnout

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Restaurant staff and loyal customers follow similar rules of thumb. New ones equal more time. When it comes to restaurant employees, it takes more time and energy to hire and train new staff than to solve problems with existing staff. Common reasons for restaurant staff turnover vary, but often, it’s a case of burnout. All too often the high paced…
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Operations

5 Tips For Building A Relationship With Restaurant Suppliers

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Food suppliers are an essential lifeline of any restaurant. And relationships with those suppliers are critical your restaurant’s day to day operations. Finding the right food supplier is as important to the success of your restaurant as hiring the right general manager and sous chef. With your concept and restaurant menu ideas in mind, it’s essential to look for restaurant…
Restaurant Server Tips and Tricks
Staff

How to Increase Efficiency and Profits through Cross-Training

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Employee turnover rates in the hospitality industry traditionally run much higher than most other industries. While the numbers for 2016 aren’t in yet, the previous 5 years have seen the rate climbing steadily higher each year, with a rate of 72% in 2015. As a restaurateur, you want to try and keep the turnover rate low at your restaurant, and…