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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Staff

Why You Should Add Soft Skills to Your Restaurant’s Staff Training Program

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When it comes to restaurant customer service, soft skills are often the difference between a good employee a great one. Your restaurant staff training program is surely well honed, and focuses on the hard skills that your employees need to get their job accomplished. Those skills are easy to teach and master, yet soft skills can be just as important…
Truluck's wine bottles
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…
farm to table vegetables
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…