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9 Exhausting Life Lessons You Only Learn From Working In The Restaurant Industry

1. Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked

Most positions in a restaurant have you standing up, constantly moving for 10 to 16 hours a day. It makes it a little hard to listen to your friend complain about their “tiring day at the office” after you spent 12 hours waiting on 300 unruly children, grumpy elderlies, and generally ungrateful customers who apparently don’t know how to figure out what a 20% tip looks like. 520 more words

Think Outside the Box with Low-Cost Marketing (PART 2)

Here’s more tips and tricks for marketing and promoting your business on a budget.

Use Your Employees: Your employees can be a wonderful sales tool by… 296 more words


4 Selling Tactics to Attract Retail Customers

If you are having trouble with making sales try these tips to properly interact with customers and make your small business a success!

1. Don’t be too aggressive… 218 more words


McDonald's new packaging has one amazing feature

If you’re a bike-riding regular and really want a Big Mac, well, you’re in luck. McDonald’s has released a new ad campaign around one of its latest inventions: packaging that latches onto a bike’s handlebars. 98 more words


4th Annual GRA Golf Invitational

Yesterday, I had the amazing opportunity to photograph the 4th Annual GRA Golf Invitational, which was held at the Atlanta Athletic Club. The GRA Golf Invitational raises funds for the GRA-PAC, the only Political Action Committee dedicated to serving the restaurant industry in Georgia. 1,207 more words


Agree or Disagree: Restaurants should get exemptions from minimum wages.

We have had many discussions about this.

Some of you love the idea of raising the minimum wage.

Some of you do not.

The current minimum wage is $10.20, which is one of the lowest in Canada. 175 more words


 Maintaining High Standards

  • By: Lorraine Salazar, Owner of Sal’s Mexican Restaurant Group

Last month I flew to Washington DC to speak with legislators on behalf of the California Restaurant Association.  418 more words

Fresno Chamber Chairman Column