It’s no secret that the restaurant industry is tough. It’s hard to get started and even harder to stick around long enough to accumulate a profit. According to a study done by Ohio State University, 60 percent of restaurants change ownership or close in the first year of business, and 80 percent fail within the first five years. But why is this the case? It’s true that failure is a common part of life in the restaurant industry, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a quick breakdown of four of the biggest dining faux-pas and how to avoid them.
If you’re attending the 2017 National Restaurant Show taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago this weekend, then you’d be smart to take an extra day or two for yourself to explore and enjoy the city away from overload of the restaurant industry’s largest trade show. If you didn’t, well, you messed up! Take a local’s advice and follow these tips! You’ll be guaranteed to have a good time. We’ve mapped out every place on this list for you at the bottom of this post. Read more
Here is the week’s top restaurant and beverage industry news. These are the stories and opinions that had us buzzing. Check out the must read stories from May 6th – May 12th. Read more