10 Chef Quotes to Inspire Your Culinary Journey
If your dream is to become a chef, the first step is to become a great cook. And, as Julia Child said, “No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” We’ve curated a diverse list of inspiring
13 Feel-Good Movies and TV Shows For Restaurant Staff
The coronavirus (a.k.a COVID-19) has forced many restaurants to close or to operate with a reduced staff. There are a lot of restaurant employees out there right now with a lot of time on their hands. To keep you entertained and
Talk the Talk: Understanding Restaurant Jargon
Restaurants operate in a unique environment. Unlike an office or retail job, restaurants are loud, crowded, and fast-paced, and employees tend to be much more casual. Friendships form quickly because everyone has to work together to be successful. Over time, this
Restaurant Business — How to The Survive Coronavirus Crisis?
It’s possible that your city hasn’t been much affected by Coronavirus yet, but it’s just a matter of time. It is spreading fast and it is coming. It not about “if”, it’s about “when”. Seattle has been declared ground zero for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Joys of Family Meal
There’s one thing every person in the world has in common — we all have to eat. Food is our common denominator, so sharing a meal is a way to bond with anyone, no matter how different they are from
Server Tips: How to Budget When You’re Paid in Cash
It’s difficult to keep track of your money and budget when you take home cash. As a server or even as a bartender, you can leave your shift with $150 in your pocket, and somehow the next day you’ve got
Weird Things That Make Cooks Happy
Cooking can be a very stressful job. If you work in a kitchen, you know that the fast pace, the kitchen drama, and the learning curve can drive you around the bend. You will have good days and not-so-good days.
10 Unwritten Rules of Professional Kitchens
Celebrated chef Gavin Kaysen tells every intern at the world-renowned Café Boulud the same thing: “You can come to this restaurant and you can give us 99% and the cooks will give you nothing in return, or you can give
Dear Back of House: A Note from Front of House
In a previous post, the back of house gave the front of house a few tips on how to work better together. At the end of the day, we are all trying our best to make as few mistakes as
Waiter/ Waitress problems – Speak your mind out!
Have you ever wished you could tell your restaurant manager something but you were afraid that you would offend them? Or maybe you’re a restaurant manager and you wish you knew what was really on the minds of your staff.