Brixx Wood Fired Pizza Hires Doug Sanderson as Director of Training

Sanderson to develop corporate training programs for expanding restaurant chain Charlotte, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Doug Sanderson has joined Brixx Wood Fired Pizza as director of training. Sanderson previously worked with Texas Steakhouse & Saloon, a chain of 17 locations, as vice…
Former ProStart Students Aid Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Survivors

Former ProStart students put their culinary skills to work recently to help tornado-relief efforts. Chef Mike Chrostowski, former ProStart students from Olathe Public Schools and Kansas City-area chefs traveled to Moore, Oklahoma to prepare approximately 3,500 hot meals (breakfast, lunch…

Boise, ID  (RestaurantNews.com)  TipsForVino.com has launched their online wine education program, aimed to aid restaurants and their employees with the necessary knowledge to motivate servers, increase wine sales, and ultimately increase restaurant profit. Local restaurateur and TipsForVino.com CEO, Mathieu Choux,…

Nine well-dressed twentysomethings sit around an oak table inside an elegantly appointed private dining and conference room at Eastern Standard in Kenmore Square. They take in a video of a talk by neuroeconomist Paul Zak about how friendly gestures cause…

Called “having eyes” for a table, or “feeling” or “reading” the table by restaurant workers, it’s how the best waiters know what type of service you prefer before you tell them. From fine dining to inexpensive chains, restaurants are working…

Restaurant staff scheduling ties directly into the dining room service and crucial for keeping your staff tight, happy and well connected. In every way, a balance must be achieved by matching the dining room service labor needs to forecasted business.…

Training tools and aids make the difference between education and knowledge. Education, the act of imparting information, isn’t difficult for those who are familiar with the subject. Yet, learning the subject may take more than a quick training session.  Knowledge…

McDonald’s Corporation today kicked off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hamburger University (HU), its signature training and education facility.  In 1961, HU began in a McDonald’s restaurant basement in Elk Grove Village, Ill. with 15 graduates in…

Odds are you’ve never met my mother. That’s too bad. Think Betty White with darker hair. My mom is one of the sweetest people you’ll ever meet and her cinnamon rolls, well, they are simply life-changing. Trust me, she knows…

There’s a restaurateur here whom I came to like and admire very much over the last few years. He and his wife retired from the U.S. and opened what became a very popular tavern/restaurant. He’s just one of several expatriates…