All About the Chef’s Knife

The most important unwritten rule in a kitchen is don’t touch a chef’s knives. If you break this rule, you should just look for another job because forgiveness is unlikely. Knives are an integral part of a chef’s job and are often thought of as an extension of their hand. Of all the knives in […]

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Dear Front of House: A Note from Back of House

What separates good seamless service from a disjointed one? Communication. If the front of house and the back of house aren’t communicating, service falls apart. So, whether this is new to you, or you just need a reminder—here’s a little note from the back of house. 1. We got here earlier Even though dinner service […]

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2020 New Year’s Resolutions

If your 2020 goal is to quit smoking, eat healthily, or save more and spend less money, the industry is going to tempt you. But don’t let that scare you. Below are some tips to help you overcome the challenges and succeed. QUIT SMOKING Quitting cigarettes or other nicotine products is the best resolution you […]

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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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A Typical Day – Life As A Server

Whether you’re an aspiring server or a veteran, it’s hard to explain what it is like. There are many differences from one job to the next, but still quite similar. These cameos are a testament to the life of a server. The Pier Choose any pier along the coastal United States, any server, any day. […]

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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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