Employees are the building blocks of any successful business. But to make sure your business beats the rest, your employees need to enjoy their working environment and feel like their achievements are valued.
Restaurants don’t grow without growing and developing their employees. And for restaurant leaders, one of the most important jobs is to identify and develop the next wave of leadership in each area of their restaurant.
The challenge is in discerning when your employees are ready for more responsibility, and what qualities and signs to look for to assure you’re making a sound decision. Being unable to identify the right leadership qualities and character traits, managers often fall back on traditional ineffective parameters for promotion.
When you’re managing a restaurant, you’re making sure that the food is stored safely, customers are enjoying themselves, and that your servers are giving customers a great experience.
But, there's another aspect you should be focusing on too: ensuring your restaurant is doing well online. Managing the online part of your business can be overwhelming and load your proverbial plate with more than you can chew.
If you want to properly manage your restaurant’s online reputation, you’ll want to use a few tools and strategies to help your restaurant continue to succeed. Let's get started!
With exactly 1,440 minutes available in a single day, you would surely think that there is enough time to cover all your daily activities. However, despite all the ticking our clocks make, time will always never be enough!
As a hospitality manager, you do not have the regular nine-to-five work schedule such as those in an office environment, but you can still apply effective practices that have been proven to work well in the office.
Whether you manage a restaurant, a bar or a hotel, here are some useful time management tips:
You’ve been asked to host an event at your restaurant, you’ve planned everything, and it’s taken you weeks. Your team is ready, the plan is set, and the guest list indicates it’ll be a success. You’re probably ready for a well-earned break.
Sadly that ‘me’ time will have to wait. As host you’ve got to tackle one last hurdle and that’s making sure the evening lives up to the hype. After all, you want the event to reflect on all the hard work that’s gone into making it happen.
Here are five steps to make sure you host your next restaurant event like a pro, and turn it into a success: