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Emily Tatti

When I’m creative, I’m happy. I also treat reading like an Olympic sport. My secret shames include bad horror movies, freakshakes and the Macarena.

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Why your employees aren’t listening to your training

Posted by Emily Tatti on Aug 18, 2017 11:21:44 AM

Tell us if this situation sounds familiar. You’ve just hired a new server who seems like a perfect fit for your restaurant. You’ve shown them all the basics, like how to set the table for service, how to greet and seat customers, and how to take orders. They’re so confident you have no doubt they’re going to wow your customers. 

But when they actually get out on the floor, they seem to be completely ignoring your advice. They keep making the same small mistakes, over and over again. It’s beyond frustrating, and you’re about to lose your cool, because you don’t have time to re-train them. It’s so basic you can’t understand why they’re not getting it.

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Categories: HR, Training

New course: Sake for restaurants with Yoshihiro Sako

Posted by Emily Tatti on Aug 9, 2017 1:51:10 PM

Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi, has been steadily taking over the world for decades. That’s why it's no surprise that people are becoming more and more interested in sake, the country's national beverage.

In a recent course, we explored the basics of sake to give you and your team a solid understanding of how the drink is made and how it can be served. Now we're here to dive into sake for restaurant owners, so you can learn more about how and why you should be adding it to your menu.

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Categories: Typsy News

A detailed guide to food poisoning for restaurants

Posted by Emily Tatti on Aug 4, 2017 8:50:00 AM

When food isn't prepared properly, your customers can get very sick. Odds are you drill this into your kitchen staff from day one, because most restaurants are sticklers about enforcing proper food safety. 

But in 2017 alone, plenty of high profile restaurants have been in the news for food poisoning allegations, which shows there's still a lack of proper training in this area. While food can become contaminated during farming, harvesting and shipment, which is outside your restaurant’s control, many cases can also happen because of behavior inside your venue.

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Categories: Operations, Tips for Managers, Tips for Back of House

New course: Vodka basics with Monique Farah

Posted by Emily Tatti on Jul 26, 2017 1:59:00 PM

Vodka is the most consumed spirit in the world – but sadly, it’s also the most misunderstood.

Some dismiss it for tasting like rubbing alcohol, while others will say it doesn’t have any unique characteristics on its own. That couldn’t be further from the truth – and by the time you’ve finished this course, you will have a brand new appreciation for this timeless spirit.

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Categories: Typsy News

New course: Sake basics with Yoshihiro Sako

Posted by Emily Tatti on Jul 19, 2017 8:46:00 AM

Sake is becoming an increasingly popular drink around the world, which is why it would be a huge advantage to you as a hospitality professional to learn more about it!

This week, you can nail your sake knowledge by watching our sake basics course with Yoshihiro Sako. Yoshihiro is a Kikisake-shi certified sommelier and the Director of Sake at Yuzuki Japanese Eatery in San Francisco.

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Categories: Typsy News

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