The food industry is a rather highly demanding one. You’ve got a huge amount of competition and a lot of things to take care of. Most of businesses fail within the first year and when we speak about Hotel restaurants, it can take 3-4 years to find the perfect restaurant supervisor or the the right team. Being a Restaurant manager is not easy at all.
How can you ensure your own restaurant’s success?
You can help raising the possibilities of success by understanding some factors that will surely affect your customer’s experience in your dining area. Get some advice that will help you developing strategies to combat those negative issues.
Whether it's for a trendy small cocktail bar, or a quite busy bar in a Hotel, in addition to serving tasty cocktails, ice cold beers and being social with the guests there are lots of things that lead to a successful bar management.
With the proper tools, quality resources, and right people behind you, you can expect to achieve more with less pain.
Having been for long behind the bar, I have gathered some tips that could help someone in this position to succeed without mistakes.
If you are a Butler, Waiter, Waitress, Bar Tender, or any kind of F&B Professional this might be of interest about what helps you make it better rather then just good. Simple tips that could make you even better or help you give better directions to your staff.
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Recruiters only spend about 10 seconds looking at each resume so it is crucial to make your resume straight and specific. The new technology has brought new tools like keyword scanners. Focus on resume keywords that recruiters, hiring managers, and applicant tracking systems look for, by using a resume analysis tool such as Jobscan or others. Include as many of the keywords from the job posting on your resume as you can.
You have already gathered good employees and there are a few great leaders on your team that aren't yet in managerial positions. Some of them may already take on the role of a department manager without claiming the title, while others may show certain signs that they've got what it takes to lead.
A wrong promotion will definately cost you money and time so you have to be sure about the abilities of the "lucky one"
If a business wants to succeed, it will certainly need well-trained employees. The most small businesses often don't include employee training in their budget when they need to reduce costs.
So you’re in a new job and you're creating a new wine list, overhauling your existing list, or just looking at ways to improve the one you have in front of you. Before getting started, we need to understand what you expect from the wine list. It's not always from the customer’s point of view, but more importantly from the restaurant’s. So what do we want to do? You are running a hospitality business and this must be your first thought. You should not only be looking to maximize profits but guest satisfaction as well.
Every hospitality professional must be well informed about all trends and practical aspects. This resource list, from analytics to funny things, present extraordinary insight in the various aspects of hotel-hospitality management. View them . All of these are worth your attention.
Spend time to learn more about your employees. Managers who take time to learn the backgrounds of their employees will see greater impact on employee motivation, developing stronger connections.
In a perfect world, we’d all search for the industry news and surf on websites to catch up on the latest hospitality trends. As a busy hospitality professional, we know that this isn’t the way we can do it. The best way to save time is subscribing to Newsletters. These newsletters will deliver the top industry happenings straight to your inbox that can help you be more efficient in your role and stay one step ahead of the competition.
Vassilios Canellos is a Hospitality Professional Hospitality Professional with more than 20 years of experience in leading service staff, managing teams and ensuring food safety standards, procedures and processes are followed. During this time, he's coached and mentored emerging talents, shared knowledge with several teams and spoken at Hotel industry events.