Restaurants don’t sell food, they sell an experience. You can go to the grocery store and get food.
When is the last time you had to yell in a restaurant or bar just to be heard? I bet it was recently. When my wife and I walk into new restaurants, we can barely hear each other from two feet away.
Hops, some people are sick of it. It has become the signature of American craft beer. And I have to admit, it has given to a lack of variety in some bars and pubs. I just shake my head when I walk into a bar or pub, start excitedly viewing the tap handles, and see … Continue reading Is Hoppiness actually Happiness? Understanding the Signature American Craft Beer Trend
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde.I've always loved that quote. Well, I actually like most quotes from Oscar Wilde. This blog will be a fun, insightful, and hopefully meaningful experience for anyone who either works in this crazy, topsy turvy industry, or just enjoys the food scene in general. We'll discuss … Continue reading Welcome to My New Hospitality Industry Blog
I know the struggles of restaurant management, it's been my career. I have opened and managed stores for various corporations: Marriott, Bennigans, Planet Hollywood, Legal Seafood, Bowlmor, and Austin Grill. I've managed operations all over the country. One day I moved on from operations. I began teaching and consulting. Having an MBA, I was able … Continue reading About Tim