Category Archives: Food Stories

Bed and Breakfast Marketing and Operations Resource Sites and Forums

I have had more then a few innkeepers ask me for a list of sites I read regularly, have bookmarked and find useful for information for innkeepers on, and decided to finally put together a list. Unfortunately many of the … Continue reading

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Restaurants need to come out of the Dark Ages

One of the most common phrases to come out of a Chef’s or Restaurant Owner’s mouth, is “I don’t have time!” Let’s totally forget social media and social media marketing for a moment. Let’s just address review sites. Yelp, Tripadvisor … Continue reading

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Interview tips for chefs and cooks

I recently co-interviewed a possible Executive Sous Chef for a client. The interviewee showed up in a T-shirt, jeans with holes in the knees, long long hair (while in a ponytail, it was all over the place) a ball cap … Continue reading

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Lobsters, 1, 2, 3 GO!

This will probably horrify most people and also bring the wrath of PETA down on my head, but I have to put this down in writing. Yesterday I came across one of my favorite Gary Larson cartoons, which may tell … Continue reading

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POS systems, love them, learn them, don’t ignore them

I didn’t learn to program my first Point of Sale system until I actually become a head Chef at a restaurant and the POS system impacted my food cost. I taught myself how to use it, as there was no … Continue reading

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Nobody Faint in My Kitchen, a Thanksgiving tale

If there are any terms in here that may be a little puzzling, you can go here and they might be listed Glossary of Restaurant Lingo and Terms One of the funniest things that ever happened to me was when I … Continue reading

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Food safety for a spooktacular Halloween

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