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To Go Cocktails — The Future of Bars

Jun 19 2020

Bars and restaurants have been forced to adapt around the globe due to COVID-19. Governments have had to relax liquor laws in order for bars to stay alive during this pandemic. Suddenly, bars were allowed to provide to-go and/or delivery cocktails for customers.  This provided job security for the 700,000 American bartenders who found themselves 



Measures to Sustain Sales during COVID-19

May 03 2020

With the heavy restraints placed on dine-in operations, many operators will be experiencing a dramatic increase in to-go orders. This demands secure packaging of your delicious food. To-go containers and boxes must provide a safe environment for the order to move from your kitchen to your customer’s dinner table. Properly packaged food has better odds 



Adapting Your Business for Success during COVID-19

Apr 21 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has made an enormous impact on our country. The restaurant industry has been significantly influenced, as thousands of restaurants, bakeries, and cafes have been forced to work around imposed safety guidelines. There are several measures that operators can take to remain safe and successful during this hectic time. All operators must emphasize 



Restaurant Sustainability Trends for 2020

Mar 24 2020

Restaurateurs have long led the way when it comes to the adoption of sustainable practices, both out of pragmatism and to minimize the impact of food production on the environment. In 2020, restaurants will continue to move beyond standard measures like cooking oil recycling towards changes that ripple out across their value chains. And these 



The Defining Restaurant Trends of 2020

Mar 05 2020

The restaurant industry experienced several impactful changes in consumer demand throughout 2019. Many restaurants focused on growing their technological capability by implementing robot-friendly kitchens, drive-thrus with artificial intelligence, and other innovative resources. This increase in technological awareness was coupled with a rise in the minimum wage throughout the country, which heightened operator demand for technological 



The Best Cleaning Products for Your Kitchen

Dec 22 2019

There is no such thing as a kitchen that’s too clean. However, maintaining a minimum level of hygiene is one of the most challenging tasks in foodservice. It requires regular attention and a lot of elbow grease. After a long, high-pressure day on your feet, the last thing many of us feel like doing is 



A Guide to Opening Your Restaurant

Dec 13 2019

Opening a restaurant requires tremendous passion and planning. Here are some useful tips from RestoHub that will help you through each stage of getting your eatery off the ground so you can immediately start building a loyal community of others. Before Opening Your Doors Have a Plan: Writing a solid business plan is crucial for 



The Benefits of Using a Staff Management Platform

Aug 13 2019

At the Foodservice Blog, we like to recognize innovative technology that can provide significant value for restaurant operators and foodservice professionals. Nowsta is an all-in-one staff management platform designed for businesses in foodservice, events, hospitality, and more. It is one of the fastest growing software startups and has big plans for 2019 and beyond. Why 



Top Tech Tools for Restaurants

May 30 2019

In this digital age, businesses need to embrace innovation, explore their options on how to make business operations more efficient, and adapt to them. Restaurants are no exception. Now more than ever, tech tools are being developed to help business owners manage day-to-day operations. Technology can help your business increase efficiency, meet the demands of 



Best Food Delivery Platforms

May 19 2019

When it comes to food being delivered to your doorstep in times of hunger, there’s no playing around. It needs to be fast and right! Restaurant operators are always seeking new methods of attracting customers, and partnering with a food delivery service can increase a restaurant’s visibility and sales. Thanks to the availability of on-demand