Buggin.

“Aw HELL naw!” was the cry from our guest so the story goes. She’d been standing at the front counter waiting on a dish of ice cream and spotted a creepy crawly who chose to show himself at the wrong time.  “Cancel that. Refund please!” were her last words before her money was returned and … More Buggin.

Saying Goodbye To Those You Love

Those of us in foodservice frequently  deal with change, separation, and readjustments.   Guests come and go, staffs change, and sadly, eulogies delivered for concepts that enter and exit the marketplace. Everything has an ending and there comes a time when we say goodbye -or at the very least, see you later. Much later. It is indeed one of life’s great pleasures to … More Saying Goodbye To Those You Love

Is There A Perfect Time To Start Your Business?

It’s never too early to plan so the time to start your entrepreneurial dream is always now, or even yesterday.  Most people inevitably accept that working for themselves and calling their own shots is the only way to true career satisfaction and security.  Foodservice is one of the few options that offers a variety of … More Is There A Perfect Time To Start Your Business?

Dangers of $15/hr and the 2 things we really want.

Let’s say a single unit quick-service restaurant is open 12 hours per day, seven days a week. Minimum staffing consists  of:  (2) prep cooks for five hours in the morning, then (3) line cooks and (3) cashiers in the building from open to close. The pain is distributed thusly: (2)Prep cooks @ $15/hr.  for five hours = $150 (3)FOH  (3)BOH @ … More Dangers of $15/hr and the 2 things we really want.