The Top 5 Best Recipes for the Perfect Cup of Classic Irish Coffee

The Top 5 Best Recipes for the Perfect Cup of Classic Irish Coffee

How do you like to end your evening meals? Try shaking things up a bit with a delicious cup of Irish coffee. This is a favorite for many people and can double as a delectable dessert. Serving this at your home or restaurant is a great way to keep them coming back for more!
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5 Unique Japanese Cookie Dessert Recipes

5 Unique Japanese Cookie Dessert Recipes

The non-traditional nature of these dishes make them great as standalone treats, offering unusual flavor mixes and creative uses of ingredients. If you own a restaurant, catering company, or food business, you want to diversify your menu options.

Additionally, Japanese cookie dessert can be a great way to liven up a dinner party or surprise guests after the main course. Here are five unique Japanese cookie desert recipes.

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Recipes to Raise Your Profits: Four Great Molecular Dishes

Recipes to Raise Your Profits: Four Great Molecular Dishes

Even if you have state-of-the-art restaurant equipment and a top-notch culinary staff, your menu is where the money lies.

With so many great food options out there, restaurants look for the next popular dish or type of dish that can help them grow their customer base. Molecular dishes have proven useful for this type of goal.

Molecular dishes offer you the chance to give customers great taste with an interesting presentation. Understanding the science behind molecular dishes helps you craft the foods that can help raise profits.

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Use Your Ice Machine to Make These 5 Refreshing Wine Smoothies

Use Your Ice Machine to Make These 5 Refreshing Wine Smoothies

While these healthy drinks may taste good, they’re probably not what your customers are looking for on a hot summer day.

Not to worry, though! A refreshing wine smoothie will never be confused with a healthy drink concoction.

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Cook Pizza Like a Pro

Cook Pizza Like a Pro

Pizza is one of the most popular and beloved foods of all time. With so many fast-food pizza restaurants and frozen pizzas, actually taking the time to create and cook a pizza has become a rare art form.

It doesn’t seem like cooking a pizza should be difficult, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about cooking various types of pizza.

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Different Types of Beer

Different Types of Beer

Although the name has Germanic roots, beer, one of the oldest human-created beverages, has been around for at least 7000 years, dating back to ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. It then spread all across the world, including to Europe, where beer has been brewed for the past 5000 years. After a production boost from the Industrial Revolution, beer has moved from a domestic beverage to a global industry, with billions of gallons sold annually.

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How to Choose the Best Seafood for Your Restaurant

How to Choose the Best Seafood for Your Restaurant

Eating seafood dishes can be an incredible taste experience. The flavors are unlike anything else on earth. The waters where your fish was sourced suffuse your entrees, appetizers, and hors d’oeuvres with a fresh essence.

It doesn’t matter if you buy your fish fresh or frozen – you can still get the best of the best. This will result in superior flavor for your restaurant dishes.

Learn how to choose seafood for your restaurant and get the best bang for your buck.


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It’s Not How Much You Make, It’s What You Keep That Counts

It’s Not How Much You Make, It’s What You Keep That Counts

A valuable lesson to learn and most importantly, this will have a dramatic impact on the bottom line of your restaurant’s (or other foodservice business) profitability.

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A Great Pizza Oven & the Perfect Cheese

A Great Pizza Oven & the Perfect Cheese

When making pizza, most people think a high-quality oven is the key to the perfect pie. There’s no doubt a good pizza oven is essential to the pizza creation process. However, you also need to have high-quality ingredients. 

Sauce isn’t the only thing you need to focus on. Every layer of your pizza is important – from the crust to the toppings. 

But one ingredient that shouldn’t be taken for granted is the cheese. This is one part of the pizza that restaurant patrons really look forward to. A nice, cheesy pizza with a very lightly browned top and rich flavor is something that will keep your customers coming back for more.


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Project Advice / Induction vs. Gas

This article is aimed at the newcomer planning to open a restaurant or similar food service related business.  However, there are items touched on that make it a worthwhile read even for veteran operators.

You’ve heard many dinner guests at your home tell you that “This is the best meal we have ever had.  Why don’t you open a restaurant?"

“So what do I do now?” you ask yourself.  

The next steps that you take can help stack the odds of success in your favor….

It is essential that you establish a team that will advise you and protect your interests. Some team members can include an attorney, accountant, food service equipment consultant, architect/designer and a food service operations specialist all working together, will strengthen your project’s likelihood for success.

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10 Tips on Picking the Perfect Restaurant Name

10 Tips on Picking the Perfect Restaurant Name

Your restaurant name is the first impression of your establishment so it has to be good. Here are our best tips on picking a great restaurant name.

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Top 10 Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes for Restaurants

Top 10 Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes for Restaurants

Healthy eating isn’t a new trend. In fact, it’s one that keeps gaining momentum as more people get interested in fueling their bodies the right way.

According to The Huffington Post, in 2017, veggies are the star of the show – in fact, they will dominate dinner plates.

As such, plant-based diets are here to stay. They’re a great choice to stay healthy for the long haul. Lots of people are taking on vegetarianism or veganism, whether they’re cleaning up their diets or partaking for certain meals.

A fantastic way to make sure you’re catering to healthy eaters and alternative diets – not to mention hot food trends – is to provide vegans and vegetarians their own menu.


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Top 20 Drinks That Every Bar Needs

Top 20 Drinks That Every Bar Needs

The primary function of a bar is to ensure that people get the drinks they love – and for that reason, it’s essential that all bar owners have all the right bar supplies. From commercial ice machines and quality drinks glasses, to popular alcoholic beverages and mixers, every bar owner needs to ensure they are fully prepared to keep customers happy. 

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Build Your Business’s Brand

Build Your Business’s Brand

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5 Marketing Tips for a Bar Owner

5 Marketing Tips for a Bar Owner

Whether you own a dance club, a local pub, or a bar/restaurant, the end goal is always to fill the place and fill the cups, right? 

Easier said than done. 

It’s important as a bar owner to constantly be reworking your branding and marketing strategies to see what the successful competition is doing, as well as what you can do to set yourself apart. 

Here are five tips to consider to help increase the foot traffic in your bar and increase your popularity with your crowd


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