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Staff Management

Tips from industry experts for hiring and retaining staff, conducting group interviews for front-of-the-house staff and more.


Prema Lounge Article
7 Ways to Maximize Employee Sales    February 12, 2013

Instead of spending extra money on dubious promoters or loss-leader promotions, implement and use these seven tools to maximize what you are getting out of your existing restaurant and staff.More>>

Restaurant Owner Matrix Article
How to Avoid “Crazy Maker” Status in Your Restaurant   January 22, 2013

To help restaurant owners find ways to improve their business operations, David Scott Peters created the Restaurant Owner Matrix and it ultimately determines if you are a Crazy Maker, a Pencil Pusher, a Head Coach or a Social Worker...More>>

Winter Blues Article
Beating The Mid-Winter Blahs — It's Mind Over Matter   January 15, 2013

It’s as real as overcast, freezing rain and grungy slush. They’re the mid-winter blahs, that pervasive depression that befalls all of us. It strikes in the early part of the year when our minds begin to accept that there won’t be any occasion worth celebrating until spring.More>>

Bar
Shake Things Up, For Goodness Sake!   January 3, 2013

There’s no room at the top for the complacent and uninspired. It’s all about stepping over the rut, not falling in it. So take our list, grab a stepladder, and start shaking things up.More>>

Manager Article
Screening for Effective Management    December 4, 2012

What distinguishes an effective manager from one who is ineffective, or worse, counterproductive? Identifying the attributes you’re looking for in a manager, likely none outweigh someone being “centered.”More>>

Tip Jar Article
Tip Jars, Where Art Thou?    November 20, 2012

A few years ago, a musician wrote an article regarding the effect the size and shape of a tip jar has on one’s tipped income. Years of observations lead him to believe that a large, glass brandy snifter prompted people to tip more.More>>

Bartender Article
Why Bad Things Happen to Good Bars   September 25, 2012

Doing something because “it’s the way it has been done in the past,” in reality, is to do something because it is familiar and may only serve to perpetuate a costly, inefficient or otherwise unfounded practice.More>>

Back Bar
Bar Backs - Cornerstones of the Bar Business   August 14, 2012

To my way of thinking, a tour of duty as a bar back is the best way to become a bartender. You learn that bartending as a nightlong series of interactions and transactions interspersed with making a few hundred cocktails.More>>

Graph Article
Hitting on All Cylinders   June 19, 2012

Keeping an operation running at optimum efficiency, takes knowing what to look for and making the necessary adjustments at the appropriate time. Therefore, beverage operations have to be hitting on all cylinders to crank out maximum profits. More>>

Bartenders Article
Potent Wisdom for New Bartenders   May 22, 2012

What advice would you give a bartender working your bar for the first time? Following is a short list of things to cover in your bartender's initial pre-shift meeting:More>>



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