The International Network of Hospitality Consulting Professionals

Build a Great Team by Breaking a Mirror?

Think that breaking a mirror is bad luck? If you want to build a really strong team in your foodservice operation, you may find that this is exactly what will bring you that tiny bit of luck that will make all the difference. Team Performance Defines Success or Failure Years of working in, managing, developing, […]

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Mastering Meetings a Post-COVID World

Hybrid is the New Meeting Standard As the event industry progresses, there will be an emergence of new technology. This will allow a combination of in person and remote guests to attend events.  We see convention centers using robotic cameras everywhere so that you can lower the cost of labor and actually give more of […]

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10 Food and Dining Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Every year industry professionals and thought leaders and every food related newsletter puts out their list of trends.  It’s important to pay attention to those lists because even though they don’t always agree, any industry operator can assess from them an idea of what trends they should be paying attention to and provide themselves some […]

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Time to Open Up the Buffets

The buffet has been an integral part of many restaurant and other hotel food operations. For now, the buffet is just taking up space – an ugly reminder of better times. Buffets have a unique appeal to many customers if for no other reason than the visual of the food display – so many options […]

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Recovery Following 9/11: A Case Study to Apply to Today’s Pandemic

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester is a national historic landmark built in 1926. This 15,000 square foot building seated 1800 people. The building was refurbished and remodeled as a multi-concept entertainment venue to support private and semiprivate catered events. Let’s review the analysis of the situation, the outcome and how these findings can be […]

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10 Ways Restaurants Can Survive and Thrive through the Pandemic

The restaurant industry is not dead.  It just became a temporary tragic victim within a global traumatic condition that threatens its very survival. There is a difference. There will be many restaurants that will end up closing permanently due to how they handle the overwhelming challenges now facing them and the industry.  However, there will […]

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Confronting Food Industry Conditions During COVID-19

The damaging impact of COVID-19 upon the food industry is here and the aftermath may be a long road of corrections. There could be an upside with the replenishment of fish in our seas and better air quality, but joblessness and business closures are far from a good story. We will also have to expect wasted […]

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