How to Work Faster in the Kitchen Whilst Maintaining Safety

Published 11, Jul 2017

 When you’re a sous chef, a line cook, a patissier, or any other professional who works in a commercial kitchen, you may feel you have to work at top capacity in order to keep up. However, safety is always the first consideration. It’s important to keep up, but how quickly can you be expected to work? That’s up to your specific kitchen, but here are tips how to work faster in the kitchen whilst maintaining safety.

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5 Ways Our New Sole Helps Hospitality Staff Stay Safe at Work

Published 17, Jun 2017

In the hospitality and catering industry, you’re on your feet all day, moving constantly maybe between carpet and tile, or, for outdoor events, between patios, grass, and the kitchen. Slips and trips are safety issues, and it’s important to have the right footwear to keep you safe. Even with comfortable footwear, you can still get aches and pains from walking all day - sore feet, sore back, joint pain. The right shoes can help keep you motivated day after day, providing an advantage at work.

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What Should Waitresses Wear for an Interview?

Published 31, May 2017

 

As much as we like to think we “can’t judge a book by its cover,” first impressions do matter, especially when you’re interviewing for a job. But what should a waitress wear for an interview?

 

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How to set a table in a restaurant like a PRO

Published 26, May 2017

As a waiter, one of your main responsibilities is to set the table. For customers, it’s important tables are set correctly and neatly. Sitting at a messy table suggests the restaurant doesn’t really care about the comfort and service of their customers. If you want happy customers and a good tip, you need to learn how to set a restaurant table correctly.

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5 Useful Exercises to Help Avoid Cashier Wrist Pain

Published 25, May 2017

Thanks to the rapid development of technology, a cashier’s job on a till is quick. Customers don’t have to wait long and cashiers can tend to the next customer in the queue. However, the repetitive motion of picking up and scanning items can cause painful conditions to develop in the hands and arms. If you’re suffering from cashier wrist pain, here are some exercises you can start using right away to relieve any stress or discomfort.

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How Our New Sole Technology Helps Chefs Stay Safe at Work

Published 23, May 2017

At Shoes For Crews (Europe) Ltd., we have all new styles - with new technology - that help keep chefs safe in the kitchen, no matter what stage of the day you’re in. Whether you’re supervising, peeling and chopping vegetables, filleting fish, cooking, or garnishing plates, we have shoes that will work for all your job functions and help keep you comfortable and safe on your feet all day. All of our shoes are slip-resistant to keep you safe, but did you know we have some new technologies that keep you even safer? If you don’t know about specialty chef shoes, then you need to! Your high-street shoe won’t keep you safe, but our SFC chef shoes will!

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10 Classic cocktails every bartender should know how to make

Published 20, Mar 2017

Do you remember the classic cocktails? Nowadays more bartenders create exotic cocktails with unusual names to grab the interest of customers. But there will always be the classics that people can never forget. As a bartender, you need to be able to make all of these drinks. Here are the classic cocktails every bartender should know.

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10 Common Housekeeping Issues That Damage Hotel Profits

Published 15, Mar 2017

Having an efficient housekeeping team and a smoothly run establishment is key to a successful hotel. The cleanliness of the rooms and the politeness of the staff will impact how guests review your hotel in future. Here are some of the most common housekeeping issues that impact hotel profits with advice on how to avoid them.

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6 Awesome no-cost restaurant team building activities

Published 08, Mar 2017

When you're managing a restaurant, the overall success depends hugely on how your team works together. Teamwork helps the restaurant run smoothly. If you're finding that your team lacks effective teamwork then you should consider using some restaurant team building activities to help your team work better together. Here are some no-cost activities you can use.

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Handling tough customers: 10 tips for fast food managers

Published 01, Mar 2017

As a fast food manager, one of your main responsibilities is to handle customer complaints. Most of these complaints can be quickly solved but there will always be a few customers who are difficult to please. Here is some advice on what you should do when handling customer complaints.

 

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