Restaurant & Kitchen Management

Restaurant and kitchen management is at the core of an enduring business. We talk with top restaurant leaders to find tips you can use today in your own restaurant. Our restaurant and kitchen management articles tackle everything from table management to staff training.

6 Vital Tips for First-Time Culinary Entrepreneurs

6 Vital Tips for First-Time Culinary Entrepreneurs

It takes more than good food to start a successful food business. That’s why, last year, leaders at New York City’s…
Olivia Terenzio
Restaurant Crash Kit: What to Do When Your Tech Goes Down

Restaurant Crash Kit: What to Do When Your Tech Goes Down

Whether it’s an unexpected power outage or a blizzard or hurricane — sometimes, tech goes dark. Technology…
Open for Business
7 Lessons in Running a Successful Restaurant Company from Cameron Mitchell

7 Lessons in Running a Successful Restaurant Company from Cameron Mitchell

Next year marks the 25th anniversary of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, the group known for wide-reaching brands such…
Olivia Terenzio
Valentine's Day by the Numbers: How OpenTable Diners Celebrate

Valentine’s Day by the Numbers: How OpenTable Diners Celebrate

Learn all about the top Valentine's Day dining trends we're seeing on the OpenTable network, from advance booking to party sizes.
Olivia Terenzio
Going Mobile: How to Grow a Restaurant Business with Street Food

Going Mobile: How to Grow a Restaurant Business with Street Food

Historically food trucks and tents presented an entree for up-and-coming entrepreneurs to dip their toes into the food…
Olivia Terenzio
How to Open a Restaurant in...Detroit

How to Open a Restaurant in…Detroit

Dream of running a restaurant in the Motor City? Learn how to open a restaurant in Detroit from some of the city's most successful operators at Mabel Gray, Cliff Bell's, and more.
Priya Krishna
New Year, New Restaurant! 6 Tips for Successful Renovations

New Year, New Restaurant! 6 Tips for Successful Renovations

Thinking about refreshing your restaurant in 2017? Post-holidays is the perfect time! Here are six smart restaurant renovation tips to help you identify your needs, make a plan, and increase your profits.
Korsha Wilson
A First Timers’ Guide to New Year's Eve Service

A First Timers’ Guide to New Year’s Eve Service

New Year’s Eve is likely the most hyped night of the entire year. For those spending their NYE at a restaurant, the…
Priya Krishna
Leasing Restaurant Space from a Hotel? 7 Tips to Make It Work

Leasing Restaurant Space from a Hotel? 7 Tips to Make It Work

Running a restaurant in a hotel can be a win-win: the hotel has a place to send guests looking for a special occasion dinner…
Olivia Terenzio