November 2011

Hot Appetizers

At a time when consumers are ever cautious about their restaurant spending, full-service operators have found their best chance to get customers to try a new dish is by menuing it as an appetizer.  ...

Eliminate the Negatives

What do you do when opening a restaurant in a space where two restaurants failed before you?Look at everything the other two restaurants did wrong and ensure you don’t do it.

Festive Cocktails

“I’ll have what she’s having” is a phrase that will always be linked with the 1989 movie “When Harry Met Sally.” But if a restaurant can induce a similar request—to have what she’s having—it ...