Summer Catch: Surf ‘n Turf Recipes

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Surf ‘n Turf Red Wine Sauce

Yes, it’s that time of year already! Summer is here and, for restaurants, that means business will be booming with vacationing guests looking for new delicious foods to experience. There are several plates perfect for the sunshine and cool breeze such as salads or fish, but why not bump it up this year and add […]

Our San Diego Team Receives CRA Award

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R.W. Smith San Diego Team Wins Gold Medallion Award

On June 8th, the prestigious San Diego California Restaurant Association (CRA) held its 31st Annual Gold Medallion Awards Gala where several exceptional restaurants, vendors and other industry leaders were recognized for their outstanding service in the community. More than 40 awards were given to local businesses in a variety of categories including Restaurateur of the […]

Meeting the Demand of More Diners

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Preparing for More Business in Your Restaurant

This spring, restaurant spending beat out grocery spending for the first time, according to Bloomberg Business. As the economy improves, people are more willing to open their pocket books and spend more to dine out. This trend, coupled with millennials coming of age and their preference to eat out, means restaurants are seeing an rise […]

Alex Paz, Executive Chef at JW Marriott Miami

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JW Marriott Miami - Chef Alex Paz

Working at a luxurious AAA Four Diamond hotel like the JW Marriott Miami on Brickell Street is something to be proud of; especially when it comes to being the Chef that leads an entire culinary program. Since becoming the Executive Chef, Alex Paz has crafted amazing menus for the Mediterranean cuisine restaurant called The Trapiche […]

CMAA to Host Annual Charity Event at Boca West Country Club

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Annual Seminole Charity Event at Boca West Country Club

With the huge success of the event in previous years, Florida’s Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) will be hosting the 25th Annual Seminole Region Charity Gala and Golf Tournament at the exclusive Boca West Country Club this weekend, June 7th and 8th. Participants will begin at a charity pre-tournament gala on Sunday where they […]

Organization of a Restaurant’s Food Storage Room

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Restaurant Food Storage Best Practices

Improve food safety standards in your foodservice establishment by properly organizing your storage room. Consider the following vital details when planning how to effectively arrange your kitchen’s food storage area. Practice the FIFO Rule Protect food quality while improving safety procedures by incorporating the first-in-first-out plan. When receiving a new shipment of produce, meats or […]

New Premier Event Space Debuts in Phoenix

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New Event Space Chateau Luxe Arizona

With beautiful mountain views of Phoenix, a multimillion dollar event facility has opened its doors for exclusive gatherings and special occasions. Chateau Luxe, envisioned by owner Deepika Bhalla and designed by award winning Chavez AIA, brings a high-end look with opulent details and a breathtaking floor plan. With a large foyer, two ballrooms, scenic outdoor […]

Techniques Proven to Work for Great Customer Service

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Provide Great Restaurant Customer Service

As restaurant dining continues to grow in popularity, customers are looking for more than just appetizing dishes. Their overall experience also plays an important role in getting people to return and recommend your establishment to others. Below are proven techniques to provide exceptional customer service that will ensure your patrons have a memorable dining experience […]

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