Monday, December 15, 2014

Restaurant Management Careers - Exciting Options For Food Lovers

Restaurant Management Careers - Exciting Options For Food Lovers.......
Now, there are particular individuals that are just tempted by food. They love to know all about food, to prepare it and relish it. There are plenty of diverse careers to select from and pursue in the food arena. The most skilled individuals are always to found in the kitchen, either as chefs or as pastry chefs or occupying any of the excellent kitchen positions.

Fine-Dining Restaurants

Fine-Dining Restaurants.......
Fine dining refers to the cuisine and service provided in restaurants where food, drink, and service are expensive and usually leisurely. Turnover per table may be less than one an evening. Many of the customers are there for a special occasion, such as a wedding or birthday. Many customers bring business guests and write off the meal cost as a business expense. The guests are often invited because they can influence business and other decisions favorable to the host. Fine dining is usually found in enclaves of wealth and where business is conducted-cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Palm Beach.

Restaurants Kinds and Characteristics

Restaurants Kinds and Characteristics......
Broadly speaking, restaurants can be segmented into a number of categories:
1-  Chain or independent (indy) and franchise restaurants. McDonald's, Union Square Cafe, or KFC
2-  Quick service (QSR), sandwich. Burger, chicken, and so on; convenience store, noodle, pizza
3-  Fast casual. Panera Bread, Atlanta Bread Company, Au Bon Pain, and so on
4-  Family. Bob Evans, Perkins, Friendly's, Steak 'n Shake, Waffle House
5-  Casual. Applebee's, Hard Rock Caf´e, Chili's, TGI Friday's
6-  Fine dining. Charlie Trotter's, Morton's The Steakhouse, Flemming's, The Palm, Four Seasons
7-  Other. Steakhouses, seafood, ethnic, dinner houses, celebrity, and so on. Of course, some restaurants fall

Monday, December 8, 2014

Some Oddities That Come With a Restaurant Job

Expert Author Stephanie A BurkeWaiting tables and tending bar are what put me through college, and I must say, the work is hard, but if I did not have these jobs, I am unsure of how I would have survived. I also can say that I learned valuable skills along with many meaningless ones as well during my time in the restaurant industry. Some useful skills that will be of assistance in my future career include customer service, time management and multitasking. I also learned a lot of meaningless skills that I will never again use in my life. Restaurant jobs are their own little niche and that is why one does need a certain amount of experience before beginning to wait tables.
One oddity of restaurants is the term "86." If you have never worked in a restaurant, you have no idea what this term means other than the fact that it is a number. I can not tell you where it came from,