28 October

Sexual Harassment

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By Brian McDonough, Human Resources and Compliance, Synergy Restaurant Consultants   Most employees don’t complain until they are harmed, but once they believe that they have been harassed, they look around for others who have had similar experiences.   Susan, a current... continue reading

28 October

12 Root to Shoot Strategies

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No doubt you’ve heard of nose-to-tail cooking, where every part of an animal is utilized—especially in restaurants that source and butcher niche meats like heritage pork and naturally raised lamb in-house. Now, in the era of growing interest in meatless meal options and... continue reading

28 October

Modern Mashups

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There’s a new restaurant in Portland, ME, called The Honey Paw, which pretty well sums up what’s happened to what used to be called Fusion Cuisine. Billing itself as a “non-denominational noodle bar… unencumbered by any cultural allegiances,” The Honey Paw (the name... continue reading

7 October

According to Pew Research Center, “People looking for information about local restaurants and other businesses say they rely on the internet, especially search engines, ahead of any other source.” It’s a no-brainer: your restaurant should have a web presence.  ... continue reading