By Lorraine Woellert for Bloomberg Businessweek: Rachael Wright had culinary training, a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a dream of putting her education to work. After a couple of years waiting tables and trying to launch her career, Wright finally went where the jobs are: quick-service food. In September, she started at Protein Bar, aContinue reading “Quick Service Restaurants Offer Fix for U.S. Job Market”
USA Today is reporting an increase in the restaurant and hospitality sectors, as economic conditions improve throughout the U.S. People are still reluctant to tale long, out-of-town vacations, but sticking with ‘staycations,’ treating themselves to fine dining and drinks closer to home. This trend is resulting in more hiring in leisure and hospitality industries, accordingContinue reading “Hospitality Sector Hiring Improves in 2012”
Restaurant chains now are using web-based hiring and onboarding tools to reduce hiring costs; savings are more than half of the cost of traditional hiring methods. HotSchedules has announced a partnership with Virginia-based restaurants Roger Brown’s and The Cove Tavern, for labor organization and hiring process tools. The web-based labor management service uses web-based intuitive andContinue reading “Restaurants Save BIG With Web Hiring Tools!”
Tilman Fertitta is a leader, the person that becomes a savior to struggling companies. As the world’s richest restaurateur, he collects poorly-run eateries—usually at rock-bottom prices—fires executives, overhauls existing ones and hammers out a smoother-running operation. He pulls restaurant chains from the brink of collapse and turns them into winners. In other words, Fertitta knowsContinue reading “Recipe for Restaurant Success: Not The Food!”
A “better burger” and some of the best French fries around are the secret of the fastest growing restaurant chain in America—Five Guys Burgers and Fries.