Restaurant Design

Your Menu will Help you Determine what Restaurant Equipment you Need
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Your Menu will Help you Determine what Restaurant Equipment you Need

Deciding what restaurant equipment to purchase can be quite the daunting task, especially once you discover the many different types of commercial kitchen equipment items that are available. While there are a variety of ways you can determine what products will be essential to help make your restaurant business a success, one of the best ways to narrow down your options is to decide what foods will be on your menu.

 

The Pros and Cons of Buying Used Restaurant Equipment
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The Pros and Cons of Buying Used Restaurant Equipment

When starting up a restaurant, one of the biggest expenses an owner will face is the purchasing of restaurant equipment and furniture. At first, while it may seem a budget of one hundred thousand dollars may be more than enough to cover your costs, when you start to consider all of the restaurant equipment you will need, such as stoves, ovens, ranges, freezers, fridges, dishwashers, etc., suddenly your budget appears a lot tighter than you realized.

What to Consider When Buying Restaurant Furniture
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What to Consider When Buying Restaurant Furniture

The size of the space you have to work with will help you determine what style of furniture, the size of the furniture and how many pieces would be best suited to your dining room area to comfortably accommodate your patrons. Your goal is to maximize the number of seats and tables you can put in your restaurant while maintaining a safe, comfortable and functional space for both your staff and customers.

5 Keys to Opening a Successful Restaurant
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5 Keys to Opening a Successful Restaurant

Starting a new business is challenging, and the restaurant, bar, and nightclub business always ranks near the top for fast exits. We talk with people in the restaurant biz every day, and we go out to eat a lot. Sometimes it’s the common sense things that trip people up, they just don’t think about them, but they are very, very important to getting through that first year and making it.

Robot Chefs? We Hope Not – HotelRestaurantSupply.com
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Robot Chefs? We Hope Not – HotelRestaurantSupply.com

Robots are in the news in a big way. Headlines like “Robots are Taking More Jobs Than Immigrants” introduce stories about almost almost every industry being affected by robots, including food service. Computerized kitchens, which used to be a silly fantasy in science fiction movies and cartoons are close to being a reality.

Why Should I Hire a Food Service Designer?
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Why Should I Hire a Food Service Designer?

This is the most common question asked when the use of a Designer is suggested to a potential customer. “I’ve already hired an Architect!”, is the reply most heard. The answer is quite simple: The Food Service Designer is there to work in conjunction with the Architect. Architects are great when it comes to designing buildings, houses, shopping centers and so on, but when it comes to restaurants, they are at their best when they work with a Designer. A Food Service Designer will ask questions such as, “What kind of menu will be used?”, “How many seats will fit in the restaurant”, “How large should the bar be?”, and so on. These questions help the Designer decide which equipment would best serve the project. Most of the Designers I’ve spoken with have all told me the same story of starting out owning, managing or having worked in some aspect of the food industry. Welcome to the School of Hard Knocks.
Do You Know How to Set the Basic Place Setting? FORKS!
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Do You Know How to Set the Basic Place Setting? FORKS!

People who are very smart have a high IQ, or Intelligence Quotient. People who have very good manners and understand how to observe the standards of polite society have a high EQ, or Etiquette Quotient. And that includes setting the table for dinner when you have guests.