Skip Bartending School – How to Become a Bartender

“Sometimes you meet people who change your life for the better. Those people are bartenders.” If you love to talk to new people and thrive in fast-paced, sometimes rowdy environments, bartending is the perfect job for you. With a little upfront investment of your time and energy, you can become a bartender in just a […]

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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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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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Server Tips: How to Budget When You’re Paid in Cash

It’s difficult to keep track of your money and budget when you take home cash. As a server or even as a bartender, you can leave your shift with $150 in your pocket, and somehow the next day you’ve got a handful of ones, some loose change, and nothing to show for it. There are […]

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7 Things Every FOH Person Should Know!

Jobs in the restaurant industry are unlike any others. They’re fast-paced, challenging, and fun, and as a front-of-house employee, you’re vital to the success of a restaurant. Great food will get people in the door, but great service is what makes people come back. If you’re new to the restaurant industry, this list will arm […]

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9 Skills You Learn As A Restaurant Server That Are Essential For Most Careers

No one can deny that working as a restaurant server is a good way to earn extra money while you’re in college or as a side job. It may not be your life long career but did you know that 9 of the skills that you learn while serving tables are essential for almost any […]

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