Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Restaurant Recession – Operators And Suppliers, Are You Ready?

One of my favorite Warren Buffet quotes is “you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out”. If you listen...

Employment-Related Lawsuits Do Not Discriminate

The hiring, disciplining and terminating process can bring high-risk exposures for employers. Restaurant and food service companies of any size are vulnerable to claims...

Harlem’s Divine Dining

Harlem is the crown jewel of northern Manhattan and boasts a royal culinary scene. Harlem’s Restaurant Row along Frederick Douglass Boulevard has over 30...

Late Summer Watermelon Cocktails

Most everyone—except myself and those who work in the service industry—are on vacation for the coming weeks. It’s the end of summer- metaphorically- although the...

The People Behind The Plates (At Marta)

Let me start by saying that this is not another piece of writing praising the exceptional talents of Nick Anderer, Joe Tarasco, or the...

What Is a Grocerant?

"Grocerant"—remember this word; it alludes to grocery stores or supermarkets that have catering facilities and sit-down food service, as well as cooked takeout and...

Tuxton China Now A Sponsor For Careers Through Culinary Arts Program

This year, Tuxton China, a leading tabletop supplier to the foodservice industry, will become a sponsor for C-CAP and is donating a percentage of their total sales from the month of September to the Los Angeles location.

Measure Restaurant Sales To Determine Labor Needs

Creating the schedule in a restaurant is like fitting together the pieces of a puzzle. A proper functioning schedule is vital to your business....

Nutrition Labels: It’s Time For The Food Industry To Change

In May the FDA announced and published the final rules for the new Nutrition Facts labels for packaged foods. This law represents the largest substantial...

Top 6 Mistakes Servers Are Making

If you run restaurants, there are always the daily fires to put out, but nothing is more important than training your team. Many restaurants train...