Identifying Team Challenges
So we've talked about spotting challenges in the back-of-house, but what about the front-of-house?
We've established that a weak team will hurt a restaurant's chances of success. But, all is not lost!»
Now that you know how hiring mistakes can have a negative impact on your business, let's dive into the back-of-house first!
Proper restaurant staffing within the back-of-house team is vital to a restaurant's success -- there's a good reason why so many owners also run their own kitchens. Not only does the food have to be excellent, it also has to be consistently-prepared in a timely manner. The kitchen has to withstand peak hours and dig out of the weeds night after night. It's notoriously a high-stress environment, so managing restaurant staff for the back-of-house should be a top level priority.»
As of May 5th, 2017, the US FDA will require certain restaurants and food service establishments to provide calorie counts on menus, and in-depth nutritional information upon request. We've noticed some confusion and misconceptions around the new requirements. Here we'll provide clarification around key concepts and requirements for restaurant owners/managers and walk through some of the questions we're most frequently hearing.
For more information, we recommend heading over to the FDA Industry Guidance.»