Turning the Tables on Restaurant Turnover

Turning the Tables on Restaurant Turnover

It is said that roughly 72.9% of restaurant employees leave their jobs within the first year. Why is that? We can speculate, but the most obvious reason could be linked to money and appreciation, or lack thereof. Often jobs in the restaurant industry don’t pay well,...
Managing Food Safety and Your Brand Reputation

Managing Food Safety and Your Brand Reputation

Food safety is a tricky thing; sometimes you can take all the necessary precautions and still be left with an issue you didn’t expect to have. Food recalls issued by the USDA reached 150 relating to beef and eggs, and 650 including all other foods across the US...
The Basic Elements of a Grab ‘N Go Food Freshness Program

The Basic Elements of a Grab ‘N Go Food Freshness Program

We are seeing a definite change in the way consumers are buying food these days. People may only have enough time to grab a burrito and a salad at their local convenience store, but you better believe they expect it to be fresh. The trend is shifting towards...
Convenience Store’s Emerging Need for Back of House Technology

Convenience Store’s Emerging Need for Back of House Technology

While back-of-house is usually a term associated with restaurants, convenience stores are starting to substitute for sit down meals.  Grab and go is becoming a culinary phenomenon-nom (Sorry for the pun – had to). A Technomic survey said that 69% of consumers turn to...

Food Labels: How to Determine Nutritional Fact from Fiction

We live in the age of high health-consciousness, and people are paying close attention to what they consume more than ever before. People are also eating food items from a variety of sources – including grab and go food items via convenience stores and prepacked items...