Resume and Interview Tips to Land a Restaurant Job

Restaurant jobs come with many perks — the schedules are flexible, prior work experience is often not needed, it’s a fun environment, and some positions are paid in cash daily — so it’s no surprise that many people are looking for positions in food service. The restaurant industry is also known for its high turnover […]

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How to Write a Great Restaurant Job Post

Many restaurant job ads are shorter than those you see from other industries. They’re often missing key details such as the “About Company” section and have few if any, details in the “Responsibilities” section.  According to Sara Anderson, director of workforce development at the National Restaurant Association, it costs nearly $2,000 to replace an hourly […]

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Restaurants Are Helping Healthcare Workers and Communities in Need

Hard times can inspire creativity, kindness, and a sense of community. We’ve been seeing this positivity rippling throughout the food industry in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurant owners and employees are finding creative ways to help others, despite their own financial losses and personal hardships.  We can all use some feel-good stories right about […]

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Four Types of Restaurants and the Job Opportunities They Offer

World-renowned chefs Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, and Thomas Keller all started their careers as dishwashers. Starting at the bottom and working your way to the top is common within restaurants. But how do you decide where to start? The restaurant industry is full of job opportunities that match a wide range of skills and interests, […]

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Tips for Hiring and Training New Restaurant Staff After Coronavirus Closures

To say COVID-19 has rocked the restaurant industry is an understatement. Nearly two-thirds of the restaurant workforce has been lost. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, and we’re inching closer to it each day. When you’re finally able to welcome dine-in guests again, it’s likely you’ll need to replace some or […]

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10 Chef Quotes to Inspire Your Culinary Journey

If your dream is to become a chef, the first step is to become a great cook. And, as Julia Child said, “No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” We’ve curated a diverse list of inspiring chef quotes to encourage you on your journey to culinary perfection.  1. Jiro Ono  Jiro […]

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13 Feel-Good Movies and TV Shows For Restaurant Staff

The coronavirus (a.k.a COVID-19) has forced many restaurants to close or to operate with a reduced staff. There are a lot of restaurant employees out there right now with a lot of time on their hands.  To keep you entertained and your spirits lifted, we’ve put together a list of 13 feel-good movies and TV […]

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Talk the Talk: Understanding Restaurant Jargon

Restaurants operate in a unique environment. Unlike an office or retail job, restaurants are loud, crowded, and fast-paced, and employees tend to be much more casual. Friendships form quickly because everyone has to work together to be successful. Over time, this environment has led to a whole language of restaurant lingo that both front of […]

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Restaurant Business — How to The Survive Coronavirus Crisis?

It’s possible that your city hasn’t been much affected by Coronavirus yet, but it’s just a matter of time. It is spreading fast and it is coming. It not about “if”, it’s about “when”. Seattle has been declared ground zero for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. COVID-19 has not only negatively affected us individually, but the community, […]

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The Joys of Family Meal

There’s one thing every person in the world has in common — we all have to eat. Food is our common denominator, so sharing a meal is a way to bond with anyone, no matter how different they are from you.  Sharing food across cultures fosters understanding and deepens relationships. Sharing food between BOH and […]

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