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Typsy explains: How to get better at learning in hospitality

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Sep 23, 2020 5:24:11 PM
Learning something new can be a struggle. Sometimes it feels like wading through mud - unpleasant, time-consuming, and taking up a lot of your energy. But what if it didn't have to be like that? We're here to tell you that learning is like any other skill - something that gets easier the more you practice.

In today’s post, we’re talking about why you should think of learning as a skill, with incredible benefits for your personal and professional life, and giving you easy tips you can follow to start improving your learning today.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars

How to create a wine list that sells itself

Posted by Emma Willson on Sep 16, 2020 5:01:58 PM

Buying wine is easy, but compiling a wine list for your restaurant menu is quite tricky. There’s a lot to consider: your budget, your guests’ budgets, food pairing, the theme of your venue. At the heart of all these questions, your wine list really needs to do one thing, and one thing only: sell itself.

In today's blog post, Emma Willson has great tips on how to create a compelling wine list that draws guests in and keeps them coming back for more.

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars, Wine

Big data for small business: 3 easy steps to start using data today

Posted by Emily Burton on Sep 10, 2020 3:05:34 PM

Do you prefer to keep things a bit old school? Think you best keep on top of things with common sense and elbow grease? A can-do attitude is essential in a great small business, but it also makes things harder on you when there are so many tools available to help you optimize your operations and marketing. Data sounds intimidating, but it's simply a useful tool everyone can use.

In today's blog post, guest contributor Emily Burton shows us just how easy it is for small businesses to put big data to good use.

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars

How to make guests with food sensitivities feel welcome

Posted by Jessica Romero on Sep 2, 2020 2:47:15 PM

2020 has thrown a myriad of challenges at the restaurant industry. Now more than ever, making guests feel at home is important. But this time we’re not talking about having the proper sanitizing practices in place or observing COVID-19 enforced social distancing. Instead, we’re addressing the reality of catering for a growing group of customers who have food sensitivities.

In today's blog post, guest contributor Jessica Romero is looking at best-practice strategies for ensuring you can not only cater to guests with food sensitivities, but even actively draw them in.

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Topics: Hospitality operations, Health and wellbeing, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training

5 tips for upselling wine at your restaurant

Posted by Rebecca Siggers on Aug 26, 2020 4:16:03 PM

Hospitality profit margins are notoriously razor-thin, so maximizing your restaurant's profitability is all about finding opportunities to upsell. Wine is a great way to do this - it can be seen as both a staple and a luxury, so you always have a little wiggle room to suggest a more premium product.

In today's blog post, guest writer Rebecca Siggers has five great tips for upselling wine in your restaurant, elevating your guests' experience and improving your revenue per table.

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars, Wine