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When Do You Need Short Term Hire Chefs?

When Do You Need Short Term Hire Chefs?

Short term hire chefs are the not so secret saving graces of the food business industry.   The main problem that food businesses have, especially during these times, are staffing issues.  Often, the owners or managers face the problems of staff quitting or not...
What To Consider Before Hiring Seasonal Employees

What To Consider Before Hiring Seasonal Employees

Restaurants go through seasons, and so should staffing needs.   After all, proper handling of the customer volume during both peak and slow seasons can keep your business from compromising the quality of food and service as well as maximizing profit. It is...
7 Etiquette Tips For Waiters

7 Etiquette Tips For Waiters

Waiters stand as the primary point of contact when guests enter a restaurant.   Waiters serve as the food venue salesperson, regardless of the food venue type. Naturally, with this responsibility, they are required to observe specific etiquette standards. How...
The Roles Of The Chef Uniform

The Roles Of The Chef Uniform

Kitchen uniforms are essential features in the food industry.   It serves a utilitarian function as well as a representation of the trade. In particular, a chef’s uniform, sometimes referred to as the chef whites, whether on your staff or short-term hire...
When Your Chef Calls In Sick

When Your Chef Calls In Sick

The Covid-19 pandemic has made everyone in the hospitality industry rethink how to handle staffing absences and leaves due to illnesses.   The transmission and damage of this coronavirus infection required a more thorough system of health checks and allowances...
Food Serving and Presentation in Aged Care

Food Serving and Presentation in Aged Care

It is a common finding that residents of aged care homes suffer from malnutrition.   Malnutrition can lead to sarcopenia, a condition characterized by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function, contributing to an increased risk of falls, fractures, arthritis,...
How Food Businesses Deal With Leftovers

How Food Businesses Deal With Leftovers

Food waste on whatever level always equates to a financial cost.   Any business in this food industry knows that the food waste crisis presents a problem in their pockets and our environment. Food waste is one of the largest producers of greenhouse gases...
SOP: Employee Health and Personal Hygiene

SOP: Employee Health and Personal Hygiene

Standard operating procedures (SOP) in the food industry are in place to distinctly outline all expectations and requirements.   There are many sections that should be included in the SOP  guidelines of an establishment, and today, let’s start with safety and...
3 Ways To Achieve Consistency In Food Production

3 Ways To Achieve Consistency In Food Production

Food production is a system involving food processing that includes the creation of recipes and menus, purchasing and inventory control, the actual food preparation and cooking, and finally, the serving of meals to customers.   And no matter where the food is...
3 Things About Chefs That Are Often Misunderstood

3 Things About Chefs That Are Often Misunderstood

Chefs have gotten quite an exciting and colourful reputation throughout the years.   There are vague insinuations on becoming one and on a typical working life that a chef leads. Here are just 3 of the many things that are often misunderstood about chefs.   ...
Research Points If You Want To Open A Cafe

Research Points If You Want To Open A Cafe

Opening a café takes a significant investment in both time and money.   It would be best if you spent time understanding what it takes to run a successful café. And the way to do that is by doing diligent research. It is good if you already have a design, theme...