The Difference Between ATAP and TIPS

Bartending requires people skills. But more important than having the set of skills to engage a customer, bartenders must be skilled in serving alcohol and know all the relevant dos and don’ts of the job – and that goes for… Continue Reading

5 Best Practices for Bartenders in Nebraska

As a professional bartender in Nebraska, you need to learn how to be a diplomat and people friendly at the same time. In addition, you have to act as the ambassador for your business and be an efficient worker as… Continue Reading

5 Best Practices for Bartenders in Colorado

Contrary to popular belief, even veteran bartenders don’t remember every drink known to man. However, the difference between them and a novice is that they will never admit it. Instead, they will say they are aware of several ways to… Continue Reading

Weekly Roundup: Food & Beverage – Feb. 9th | Blog

Total Produce, Europe’s Largest Produce Provider, is Fixing to Buy 45% of Dole Food Co. If the deal follows through, Total Produce will be able to acquire an additional 6% of Dole Food Co. stock within two years and potentially… Continue Reading

Get to know the Wisconsin Bartending Laws

The laws in Wisconsin consist of enforcement by local and state statutes. Like many states, Wisconsin state law prohibits the sale of liquor from 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. and the sale of beer between midnight and 6:00 a.m. However,… Continue Reading

Best Bars and Nightclubs in California

The nightlife in California is one of the most active and sought after in the entire country. Los Angeles alone, offers countless entertainment options, even after sundown. Whether it’s a quiet drink with someone special or partying the night away… Continue Reading

4 Traits of Good Food Safety Manager in New Mexico

New Mexico is home to some outstanding restaurants, not just because of its mouthwatering dishes, but also because of the incredible brand of service and strong commitment to food safety. The state also has its historically good location as a… Continue Reading

5 Best Practices for Bartenders in Michigan

Bartending is one of the most challenging and fast-paced job in the food industry. It’s an incredibly fun one, too, especially if you have a knack for being around people and has that warm presence that customers love from the… Continue Reading

Four Traits of a Good Food Safety Manager in Texas

  In general, the traits of a good food manager begin with excellent management and leadership skills. In addition to these skills, a good food manager must be knowledgeable of FDA and OSHA compliance regulations. Other traits include: Attention to… Continue Reading

Weekly Roundup: Food & Beverage – Jan. 26th | Blog

Millenials Find Online Grocery Shopping to Save Them Money and Time According to IRI Worldwide research, 30% of millenials surveyed save money when they grocery shop online. And 55% prefer to online shop with in-store pickup because it provides convenience… Continue Reading

Friday Regulatory Roundup – Jan. 19th

“Somebody Feed Phil” is Netflix’s Next Foodie Show Brought to you by the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, “Somebody Feed Phil” promises to not disappoint. 6 of the hottest foodie cities will be showcased on season one. Learn more about… Continue Reading

Comprehensive Guide to Bars and Nightclubs in Illinois

Are you always on the lookout for your next favorite bar? Great bars and nightclubs are more than just good booze. They have a unique atmosphere, décor, music, and amenities. They’re something to write home about, or Tweet about. Great… Continue Reading

Friday Regulatory Roundup – Jan. 12th

Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak Nearly 60 people have fallen ill and at least 2 have been killed since the outbreak effecting U.S. and Canada. Read more about the news here. Domino’s Pizza Remains One of the Best Retail Formats to… Continue Reading

Infographic – How To Better Manage Your Money Through Bartending

As a bartender, it’s hard to have a social life, budget, and save money when you work evenings and weekends and rely largely on cash tips. It’s great to always have cash, but it does tend to quickly slip through… Continue Reading

What You Should Know About Becoming a Bartender

Being a bartender may look like a cool, easy profession, but it’s not. It is fun and interesting, but it’s challenging and requires a specific set of skills. Tending bar is not just mixing drinks. It also involves social dynamics,… Continue Reading

Weekly Roundup: Food & Beverage – Jan. 5th | Blog

So What Exactly is This Raw Water Trend? “Raw Water” is unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized spring water that has consumers demanding more. Learn more about Raw Water here. 2017’s Biggest Lessons Learned Integration is hard, big purchases means big payouts, Amazon… Continue Reading

Things Chefs Need To Know When Cooking For People with Allergies

  Chefs employed in restaurants, cafes, diners and as caterers face a common problem: serving people with allergies to food, beverages or food additives. Chefs need to know the types of food allergens they are most likely to encounter in… Continue Reading

The Rise of Foodborne Illnesses in the United States

Avoiding foodborne illnesses is one of the most important, if not the most important issue in a food safety professional’s work. If you stay informed on the number, severity, and different types of food poisoning cases breaking out across the… Continue Reading

The Importance of Food Allergy Training

A food allergy is an adverse reaction after eating, or even encountering, certain foods and ingredients. Given that approximately 1 in 20 people have a food allergy, it is important for food and beverage employees to understand how important it… Continue Reading

The Best Cities for Foodies

We all like food, but foodies are hard core. They take food seriously. They’re not content with average restaurants or merely adequate meals. Grocery shopping, cooking, and eating are entertainment, events to be savored, rituals to be explored. Choosing where… Continue Reading