Increasing profit margins and the number of repeat restaurant visitors require more than hungry people and a meticulously plated meal. So how can commercial kitchens stay ahead of trends and help their teams increase customer loyalty?
Yes, it's early November. Yes, in some department stores, holiday displays have been out for more than a month. It's also time to start thinking about holiday office parties and winter-themed celebrations. Yes, we have a checklist to help you make the most of your service, but first some basics.
There's a slow shift occurring in the foodservice industry where operators are moving away from gas-powered equipment in favor of ventless, induction, and electric units. There are various causes that are promoting these shifts including the cost of expensive HVAC overhead and ductwork, the effects gas-powered units can have on the environment, general staff safety, and even regulations. Let's explore the turn to ventless, electric, and induction.
A profitable serving line depends on a lot of factors. What is being served? How is it served? And what sort of planning went into the event? From the food selection to the format of the line, let's take a closer look at the components needed to create better buffets and more profitable serving lines.