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  • 4 Tips For Running A Profitable Happy Hour

    Happy hour is designed to help bring in customers during the slow period between your lunch and dinner rush. Happy hour is a great way to attract new customers and to turn those customers into loyal customers who enjoy patronizing your business. Ideally, your happy hour will also help your business generate profit as well. 1. Carefully Choose Your Drink Specials You don't have to put your entire drink menu on your happy hour menu.
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  • Healthy Food Stations For A Catered Event

    Eating comfort foods at a function that is going to be encouraging people to participate in team sports may not go over well with people who are watching their waistlines. Thick gravies or fried foods are high in calories and people may feel sluggish if they overindulge in a variety of rich foods. Promoting healthy foods at a catered event can be entertaining and enticing. Set up a couple of different stations, each with a unique theme.
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  • Family-Owned Restaurants: Does Kitchen Smoke Threaten To Overwhelm You?

    Many families choose to open and operate their own diners and restaurants. But in order to keep your kitchen and dining area safe, you must take extra precautions with your ovens and fryers. If your kitchen fills up with smoke and other hazardous fumes when you prepare meals, keep the helpful information below in mind. Are Kitchen Fumes Harmful? Fumes of any kind may be harmful, including the fumes caused by hot ovens and fryers.
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  • Tips For Choosing The Right Sports Bar To Watch A Big Game

    While you can watch your favorite team play a big game on your TV at home, going to a sports bar is almost always a lot more fun. However, you don't want to choose just any sports bar to visit. It's well worth your time to choose the best sports bar. Once you find the perfect sports bar, you can return time and again to enjoy watching all of your favorite teams play while soaking in the atmosphere.
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  • 5 Fun Sauces To Try On Your Pizza

    When people think of pizza sauce, a rich red sauce is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, marinara is by far not the only sauce you can put on your pizza. The next time you make your own pizza or go out for pizza, have some fun and try a different sauce on your favorite pie. Sauce #1: Pesto One of the most classic pizza sauce alternatives is pesto sauce.
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  • How To Make Happy Hour Promotions Work

    Happy hour is a mainstay at many bars, clubs, and restaurants throughout the United States. The implication is often that a business offers drinks at a steep markdown in order to drum up business, and that may leave you wondering whether that's really a good proposition for your place. Here's what you need to know about setting up happy hour events at your bar, club, or restaurant. Match the Special to Your Brand
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  • Differences In Milkshake Machines, And Why It Matters

    Milkshakes, an American creation as American as baseball, are a popular ice cream treat. Most restaurants offer milkshakes because customers want them, ask for them, and expect them. If your restaurant cannot make milkshakes because it does not have any milkshake machines, maybe it is high time you bought one...or two...or three. Before you start buying your machines, you should know there are some significant differences in models, and why these differences matter.
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  • Creative Ideas For Running a Restaurant in a Distillery

    Many working distilleries also operate restaurants on the premises, giving people two good reasons — food and drink — to pay them a visit. If you're in charge of overseeing the restaurant portion of the business venture, you want to do all that you can to make this establishment appealing to people. Those who are interested in seeing how alcohol is made may be eager to visit the distillery for a tour, but your ability to offer an enticing restaurant may compel them to stay a little longer — and put some money into the organization's coffers.
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  • 3 Types Of Fish That Taste Great Grilled

    If you really enjoy eating meat off the grill, set-up your game and start grilling fish this summer. Fish can taste amazing when you cook it on the grill. You need to be careful when selecting what fish you want to enjoy on your grill. Firm and sturdy fish hold up on the grill much better than soft and delicate fillets. You don't want your fish falling apart on the grill.
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  • Three Modern Pizza Trends You Need To Know About

    Culinary trends come and go, but there's something about pizza that's timeless -- which could have a lot to do with the fact that the pizzerias traditionally enjoy greater overall stability than their trendy counterparts serving other types of food. That doesn't mean that the pizza industry doesn't have delicious trends, many of which go on to become classics in their own right. Following are three trends you'll probably be seeing on your local pizza scene this year:
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