About cook education, Chef's experience and the realities of today's restaurant market in Ukraine on the way to Europe (part 2)
But in any of the institutions, the client is first of all looking for TASTY FOOD !!! And only then (on the basis of the received taste impressions - tasty…

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Convotherm 4 combi steamers - Detailed overview
More recently, when it comes to the temporal dimensions of the restaurant equipment market, Convotherm introduced its new product to the world - a series of fourth-generation combi steamers Convotherm…

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Dry Ager - Cabinets for dry meat aging
DRY AGER is the number 1 brand in the world under which special refrigerated cabinets for dry ripening (aging) of meat are produced. The equipment is autonomous in relation to…

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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Staff hunger

The other half of the secret to the success of the restaurant business lies in the concept of service. Or, more precisely, in frames.

– The waiter should be kind, courteous, accurate, know two or three languages ​​and understand what the customer orders, – determines Anton Tabakov, the level of his requirements. – I compare our cooks, waiters with their colleagues abroad – we have many opportunities for self-improvement. Small western restaurants amaze me with the fact that two or three cooks cook quality dinner literally in half an hour in 200-300 people. We say in such cases: “We need five or six people.” The difference between Western workers and Russian workers is precisely in their motivation: each waiter abroad is set up so that his establishment receives recognition and increases profits. To work this way, it’s important to understand what the client is asking you about and what you are actually doing. Continue reading

What the client pays for

Depending on the niche – fast food, a democratic or exclusive restaurant – the average bill paid by a client ranges from $ 5-10 to $ 100. The most active – two or three establishments a month – in Moscow today open democratic institutions, the average account in which is $ 25-30. The most popular cuisine is Japanese. According to experts, this trend will continue in the next two years. Another successful option is fusion cuisine, unconventional mixing of different tastes.

Typically, up to 30% of a restaurant’s turnover is spent on groceries and another 5% to 40% on staff costs. The pattern here is this: the higher the class of the institution, the more expensive it costs to create a quality service. Most of all, there is a “star” that attracts visitors: the winner of the sommelier competition from France, the famous chef, etc. Continue reading

Banquet halls of Moscow
By and large, all banquet halls in Moscow can be divided into four types. The first type is a very pathos restaurant, a bill for a banquet in which can…

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What should be the interior of a modern cafe?
It is always a pleasure to sit in a cozy and beautiful cafe. Although in our time almost every family has a car, an auto-refrigerator and barbecue facilities for barbecue…

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Restaurant business - secrets of success for beginners
Being a restaurateur today is both fashionable and prestigious. It is believed that the restaurant business brings good profits even in times of crisis. Provided that the concept of the…

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The principle of catering companies
Lunch delivery to the office is today a very popular service. This service is also called catering. Although this concept implies a wide range of services for holding various corporate…

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