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Cast iron skillets, pots, and pans have made a welcome resurgence in popularity. In part, this may be due to the discovered toxicity of using teflon coating. But there is also an undeniable beauty—both aesthetic and historical—in using cast iron pans again. However, caring for a cast iron pan is very different to caring for the more commercial teflon alternatives....
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Regardless of what a company is selling—whether that’s products or services— taking care of its workers should be high on the priority list. An employee-centric model is what has helped propel Richard Branson’s Virgin brand into a global powerhouse. It might seem confusing as the phrase ‘the customer is always right’ is a staple of the business world. But...
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Employee retention rates may be an indication of how a company is running and what kind of culture you can find within its doors. The more often employees leave, the higher the chance that they didn’t fit the culture, or the culture is not a positive one. Making sure to have a positive culture is certainly important to increasing...
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The restaurant industry faces many struggles. First and foremost is finding a good chef. When you own a restaurant (or are the manager of one), you have a dream. Part of that dream is having the best chef possible—one who isn’t only highly skilled, but who matches your concept perfectly. But finding that chef isn’t easy. There are thousands of...
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Restaurant Positions
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Protect Restaurant Recipes
You’ve spent a lot of time perfecting a unique blend of flavors and ingredients to create a one-of-a-kind dish. It’s putting your restaurant on the map or made you a community favorite, and now you’re starting to wonder… Can I patent my recipe? After all, in today’s world of social networks and a culture of sharing, you want to be...
Delivery Apps
The food delivery service is on the rise, and with good reason. More and more people are relying on delivery apps to save them the time and hassle of ordering food by phone or in person. And where there is demand, there is a market to be conquered. Food delivery apps are popping up all over the world to...
how to hire a restaurant chef
In chain restaurants, diners and fast food establishments, there is less concern about who is cooking the food and more about making sure the food is cooked. But even if they don’t have notoriety behind their name, it is still important who you hire to perform these tasks. Being a chef carries a certain amount of prestige. A good...

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