Restaurant News Roundup: 2nd Quarter Sales, Casual Dining Decline, Whole Foods Eateries

Wall Street analysts say restaurant sales are up in the second quarter, helped by boost in the fast food industry, especially burgers.  Read more here: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/05/restaurant-sales-gain-ground-in-second-quarter-big-boost-in-burgers.html   Millennials have abandoned casual dining eateries like Applebee’s and Ruby Tuesday, causing sales to slump and dozens of restaurants to close.  Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-endanger-casual-dining-restaurants-2017-5 […]

Hospitality Resume Database: Writing Messages that Convert + Examples that Work!

When it comes to cold messaging candidates in a hospitality resume database, candidate pools or social networks. It’s recommended to put your marketing hat on and personalize, personalize and personalize some more! Our team of job-seeker specialists who curate and vet talent daily for our clients, are constantly contacting candidates […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Mexican Food, Chef Owners, Minimum Wage Impact

Mexican restaurants are now the second-most popular menu type in the U.S., according to a foodservice data aggregator, edging out pizzerias for the number two spot.  Read more here: https://www.fb101.com/2017/04/mexican-restaurant-industry-second-popular-menu-type-usa/   Restaurant owners who are also their establishment’s chefs say it would be beneficial to get a lesson in finances before […]

What is ‘Request More Resumes’ and How Does it Work?

Curated Restaurant & Hospitality Talent at your Fingertips!  We created “request more resumes”, for several reasons. Mostly, because we wanted to allow employers & recruiters to view higher quality talent than traditional job postings. But, we also found that our client’s needed to see more variety in candidates and needed […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Dining Survey, Top Restaurants, Secret Menus

  New York’s Eleven Madison Park picked as Number One by the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the first American restaurant to make the top of the list in more than a decade.  Read more here.   Consulting firm survey indicates fewer people will be dining out in 2017, a […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Music & Restaurants, Future Trends

Restaurateur Ken Friedman, a former musician, compares the music industry to the restaurant business. Not so different, he says. Read more here: http://www.eater.com/2017/3/20/14980878/ken-friedman-music-industry Restaurant data analytics guru Damian Mogavero talks about the restaurant industry, saying its future depends on embracing the creative side of the restaurant business and adapting to trends. Read […]

3 Quick Tips To Schedule More Interviews & Stay on Top!

We all know making that initial contact or setting up interviews can be tough. For both employers and the job-seekers. And especially in restaurant/hospitality, everything is so busy! As a recruiter or employer you’re juggling a million things. You have resumes, interviews, trainings and meetings to attend. On the other side […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Applebee’s, Big-Name Chefs, Surcharges

Applebee’s parent company is closing up to 60 restaurants as the chain suffers from an industry-wide slowdown that some analysts fear could be the start of a restaurant recession. http://www.businessinsider.com/applebees-restaurants-are-disappearing-across-the-us-2017-3 Boutique hotels signing up big-name chefs as a way to gain recognition. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/07/dining/hotels-restaurants-big-name-chefs.html?_r=0 Restaurants imposing surcharges to offset […]

Restaurant Job Boards: 15 Places to Hire Hospitality Talent

  Let’s face it. Hiring can be really tough! Especially in the restaurant/hospitality industry. High turnover rates. Tough to fill roles. New restaurant openings. Short staffed locations. And list goes on and on and on… That’s why we have compiled this list of the 15 best restaurant job boards, hiring […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Burger King’s Whopper, Trump Immigration Impact

Burger King owner, Restaurant Brands, buys Popeyes for $1.8 billion, putting Restaurant Brands in a good position to take on McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast food chains. Read more here: http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/21/investing/restaurant-brands-burger-king-popeyes-acquisition/ Restaurants, bars and hotels brace themselves for further enforcement of US immigration laws by the Trump administration. Read more […]

Three Simple Resume Search Tips

1) An effective way to find candidates is to search them based on the concept they work for. Try searching for: {JOB TITLE}, {INSERT CONCEPT HERE} Example 1: restaurant manager, cheesecake factory  Example 2: cook, taco bell Example 3: sous chef, hilton Please note: This is an excellent reference, a full list […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Customers, Mexico, Diversity

Global information research group releases study on ways to increase traffic at restaurants. One of its findings: consumers think restaurant prices are too high, so they stay away or cut back on eating out. Read more here: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/news/new-path-increasing-restaurant-business Trump’s Mexico policy could spell trouble for restaurant chains like Chipotle that […]

12 Restaurant Recruiting Tools to Try Out Today

This article outlines 12 recruiting tools for restaurants and hospitality professionals. This is based on research and what some of our clients/partners (who are mainly recruiters and human resources professionals) have been using. But really anyone who is working on hiring and recruiting can probably benefit from using at least […]

Restaurant News Roundup – Generation Z, 2017 Outlook, Prices

Move over millennials, generation Z is now starting to make its restaurant preferences felt. What do those born after 1996 and coming of age now want? No nuggets! Find out more by reading here: Click Here to Read More. While 2017 is expected to be a difficult year for restaurants, […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Stocks, Chains & Dating

Papa John’s, with a 62% increase in its stock price, and Domino’s with a 45% gain, were among the top fast food stocks to buy in 2016. A Fox Business article says the two pizza chains were immune to factors causing a slowdown for other fast food chains during the […]

10 Tips to 10x Your Job Applications

When posting a job advertisement, casting the largest net possible is critical so that you can attract an abundance of applications. From there then you have more options and are able to easily narrow down several favorites for an interview. This article provides 10 simple tips that you can apply […]

Job titles, they’re more important than you might think!

We speak to recruiters and HR professionals daily and we’re always gathering insights into how they work and what is the most effective to them when it comes to attracting the right talent. With every conversation, we notice that combinations of different strategies work for each recruiter, company and/or HR […]

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