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Serious About Business? Then Get Serious About Business Meals

Piero Selvaggio | Posted 11.05.2014 | Small Business
Piero Selvaggio

When you have a business meal at a restaurant, it is not simply to satisfy hunger. A restaurant acts as a live theater for your meal, and this is especially important for business.

Customer Service Shouldn't Be A Lost Art

Piero Selvaggio | Posted 08.18.2014 | Small Business
Piero Selvaggio

The reality is this: customer service, when extraordinary, can be the one factor that can launch your success story and float your business through the hardest of times.

What's the Difference Between Restaurant Cooking and Home Cooking?

Quora | Posted 02.22.2014 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by David Williamson, Hospitality and Tourism Industry Management Consultant and Professor Par C...

What Do High-End Restaurants Like The French Laundry and Saison Do if a Credit Card Is Declined?

Quora | Posted 02.16.2014 | Taste

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by James Schindler, If a card was declined we would always tell the customer that we were havi...

Is Food Art?

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Chefs both artisans and business persons, expected to offer patrons dishes that stimulate and surprise them. Do haute cuisine and the arts maintain similarly complex relationships with patrons and investors? The tension between commercial requirements and innovation is not easily resolved.

What Do Food Professionals Think of America's Test Kitchen?

Quora | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Keith Ball, Chef, cooking instructor, wine educator, hospitality consultant and writer I hav...

WATCH: Family Faces Big Dilemma On New Season Of 'Sweetie Pie's'

OWN | Posted 07.26.2013 | OWN

In the beginning, it was her singing that had soul. Before she became a restaurant owner, Miss Robbie Montgomery was an "Ikette" on tour with the Ike ...

Lower-Calorie Meals Sell Better At Restaurants, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

The conventional wisdom on restaurants and health is that eateries intentionally serve up high-calorie, low-nutrition dishes because they think they'r...

Krisanne Alcantara

Women Restaurateurs Taking Back The Kitchen | Krisanne Alcantara | Posted 02.22.2012 | Small Business

It's no secret that the New York City's restaurant industry is a veritable old boys' club, bubbling over disproportionately with moneyed male entrepre...

Do Restaurants Attract Theft?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

What is it about restaurants that attracts thefts? Eater has taken to documenting the "Shit People Steal" from high-end restaurants. They've found tha...

Restaurant Industry Recovers From Recession Dip | WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Restaurants all over the country are beginning to see signs of a potential recovery after a dismal 2009. Sales at some restaurants have risen in the l...

MIA: Women Chefs in New York Post

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beverly Wettenstein

It's disconcerting to continually read articles omitting women. Barriers to advancement persist in the professional kitchen and media coverage.