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WELCOME TO OUR INSIGHTS!

Here you'll find information the latest trends in hospitality, operational tips and hacks, and current projects we've undertaken. It's also a place for cooking tips and food reviews!

CREATING A WINNING TEAM – PART TWO: Keeping together is progress

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success” - Henry Ford “Keeping together is progress, working together is success.” So you have just opened and trading these first few weeks have been exciting. The place is buzzing! You see your team working well and you stop and ask yourself ‘Is this my ‘A’ team?’ Then you smile to yourself confidently as you keep working away because you have your ‘A’ team on board. Six months pass by: One of your ‘A’ team...

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Creating a Winning Team – Part One: Coming Together

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success” - Henry Ford “Coming together is a beginning” (PART 1). ‘What are the essentials required when choosing your team?’ When hiring your staff for the first time or hiring new staff, asking the question ‘What are the essentials required when choosing your team?’ Is so important! Is it experience and skill set offered? Is it meeting budget requirements? Is it to consider team dynamics? These are essentials, yes! However, above experience, above skill set, above team dynamics I...

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Even the Chef Can Burn the Toast

How to deal with staff and your own mistakes Yes! I burnt the toast. The qualified chef of the house burnt the toast. We just got a fruit loaf and I decided to change the settings on the toaster to make it a lighter brown. I got it wrong! I burnt it to black. And yes, I still ate it. It didn’t taste the best, but the toast was still toast. It still had a purpose. So here’s the thought. Even though...

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