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11-08-2018
11 IMPACTFUL TACTICS AT YOUR NEW JOB TO SHINE BETTER
11 IMPACTFUL TACTICS AT YOUR NEW JOB TO SHINE BETTER New job opportunity brings in a revered feeling. One is highly self-motivated and since it is change for good, you reach a level of elation, depending upon the job offer you have got. With all kind of newness, it as well brings in, its own set of new trials. The most expected challenge is of how to get adapted to the new place, new boss, new team, altogether a new environment. Each one of us has our own methodology and way of handling the challenges. But than a little help is no harm, hence, we have listed below some common but impactful ta

01-04-2018
10 STEPS to serve on a Table with Children at a Restaurant
10 STEPS to serve on a Table with Children at a Restaurant Bringing children to a restaurant is always very nerve-wracking for parents. Will my kids behave themselves or will they disturb other tables? As a server, we can help the parents out with their kids, making it an enjoyable time for every party involved. In just a few easy steps, you can learn how to wait on a table with children. STEPS Scope out the scene. This may sound odd but that is exactly what you do. Determine the age of the children. See how they are acting before you walk over to the table. Greet the table. You will gre

06-03-2018
10 Important Points you should not miss in a Minutes of Meeting
10 Important Points you should not miss in a Minutes of Meeting Minutes of meeting are the live written record of a meeting. A well-recorded minutes is an effective tool to define accountability, enhance the performance of the team and minimise challenges due to miscommunication. Recording the Minutes of meeting and communicating to all promptly on time would be of great help to improve managing team downwards and , in some cases, also to manage upwards in hierarchy. Scheduling and organising meeting is itself a challenge amidst busy operation and, without a proper record of the meeting, it w

10-01-2018
12 STEPS to Be a Great Hostess or Host in a Restaurant
12 STEPS to Be a Great Hostess or Host in a Restaurant As a host or hostess, you are the first and last person guests see at a restaurant. Because of this, you must always be alert, attentive and efficient. Keeping the restaurant orderly, making sure guests are happy, and keeping track of what's going on at each table are just some of the ways you can keep your guests happy. Keep track of each station. Make a chart of each server's station, and what tables are in it (also learn the table layout by heart). Review all reservations for your shift, and assign suitable tables for each.

02-01-2018
10 SMART tricks to increase your TIP income
10 SMART tricks to increase your TIP income Hard work gets you returns but some Smart work multiply your return 5 times. Sometimes very good service may not be enough to increase your tip income. We have shortlisted 10 easy tricks from the study of Professor Michael Lynn, just for you. Try them and see your tip income rising upward. Most of the tests described below were conducted in casual, mid-scale to downscale dining establishments, simply because it’s harder to get permission to run experiments in higher-end restaurants. If you work in a fine dining atmosphere, use your own common

01-01-2018
3 Simple ways to descale Coffee Kettle in Guest Rooms
3 Simple ways to descale Coffee Kettle in Guest Rooms A kettle that is full of lime-scale not only looks terrible, but takes longer to boil and wastes electricity because the scale prevents the element from conducting heat well. Eventually the element can burn out if it is not descaled, so you'd have to throw it out and get a new kettle. I. Using vinegar a) Make up the mixture. Dilute the vinegar with water in a 1:1 ratio. b) Pour into the kettle and leave it in the kettle for 1 hour, without boiling. c) Tip out the vinegar after soaking. d) Wipe down. If there is any lime-scale left

30-12-2017
5 unique ways how Romans made wine differently
There is a renewed interest in the wine-making procedures of the ancient Romans. Historians in Italy have been studying Roman texts dating back at least 2,000 years in order to discover how the ancient Romans made their wine. 1. Organic - They cultivated their vines without the use of modern pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers (apart from natural ones, of course). So basically, Roman wine was organic. 2. Tools - These historians are using ancient tools such as the 'stork', which was basically a wooden cross with a lead weight on a piece of twine, which they used to find out if ho

30-12-2017
13 TIPS to be a Fantastic Barman/Barmaid
13 Tips to be a Fantastic Barman/Barmaid 1. Have a good personality. A big Smile always makes the customers at ease. Always be polite and friendly; a bit of cheek goes along way now and then. Even if you're busy, the customer you are serving needs to feel like they have your complete attention. Answer their questions, and if you can't, then find someone who can. If they are unsure of what to order, ask what they like and make suggestions based on that. You know more about what's behind the bar than they do, so help them out! You might just introduce them to their new favourit

25-10-2017
8 Smart tips to impress your Restaurant Manager as a Bus Boy/Girl
  1. Know the tables and who is sitting at them. When your server says 'clear table 24' or 'bring this to the lady with the glasses' you will be much better off if you can get to it without wandering around staring at everyone. 2. Keep an eye on the door. This allows you to know when a new table arrives and you can immediately pour the water and bring the bread. You can then also go into the kitchen and inform the chefs. The chefs like to keep a count on how many people they will be cooking for, and helping them earn you points in the kitchen. 3. Get on the good side

01-09-2017
7 Steps to remove Blood or Urine stain and save your expensive carpet
Removing Blood and Urine Stains from the carpet Nothing can spoil a good carpet like a stain. While the result is almost always unsightly, there are many possible types of stains you may have to deal with. Whether there's already a stain you need to fix or you simply wish to be prepared for a future scenario, there are plenty of solutions available to make your carpet stains a thing of the past. Seven Steps Procedure 1. Scrape surface with steel brush if dry. Bodily fluids can make for very unique stains. Whereas blood carries a distinctive brown stain, urine adds insult to injury wit