The Perfect Easter Dessert

5 Ways To Show Sensitivity To Your Guests When Hosting A Catered Event

One of the common mistakes people make when ordering catering services for an event is a failure to be sensitive to their guests’ dietary needs and desires. This can lead to several unfortunate outcomes, such as unsatisfied guests, leftover food that you have paid for, and frustrated catering staff. To prevent this, you should follow some simple guidelines for making sure you are sensitive to your guests’ preferences when you order event catering.  Get to Know Your Guests  It is important that you understand your guests’ food preferences. There are many ways to get to know your guests. If you are hosting a conference, the material in the conference might give some insight to what the attendees would want to eat, especially if the conference covers dietary topics. For example, if the conference is for cattle ranchers, you may want to be sure to include some choice beef cuts in your meal. If it is a corporate event, you can send out surveys ahead of time to better understand dietary needs and food preferences. You should include questions about food restrictions as well as how open individuals are to trying new or exotic foods.  If it is a personal event, such as a wedding or baby shower, talk to your friends and family about the dishes they have most liked at other catered events.  Put Your Own Preferences Aside  It can be tempting to order large quantities of items that you like. However, all of your guests might not share your affinity for green bean casserole and super spicy chili. To keep your personal preferences in check, it is... read more

Enhancing Restaurant Equipment Productivity: 3 Parts And Equipment Designed For Profit Improvement

The type of equipment that your restaurant possesses has a strong influence and impact on overall expected productivity and profit. There are many restaurant equipment that have advanced parts integrated into their systems that will greatly enhance and improve your restaurant’s overall productivity. In this article, learn about 3 of the top parts and products that are highly recommended by industry experts for profit improvement. These parts and equipment are well worth the investment, and can make a world of a difference in your restaurant. Power Controls for Getting Some Sleep When your restaurant is quiet or not as busy, there is no need for the equipment to be running on full steam. Most restaurant equipment have electronic parts built into the system with the specific job of transitioning the workload and the equipment to either a sleep or idle mode. These electronic controls and systems are often coupled with temperature monitoring programs or quick recovery systems, so that the restaurant equipment have a quick response time and can better handle the workload with fewer inefficiencies.  Reduce or Eliminate Labor with Accelerated Cooking Technology Most restaurant equipment incorporate Accelerated Cooking Technology to reduce or eliminate labor times and improve overall productivity for profit improvement. As most restaurant owners know, the length of the cooking time will influence overall productivity and also client satisfaction. Getting the food to the table as quickly should always be a top priority at all restaurants. Accelerated Cooking Technology is designed to shorten the wait time between ordering to servicing, with some parts having the ability to cook products at up to  speeds of up to 15 times faster... read more

Growing up, my grandmother baked a special cake for Easter every year. She always prepared a coconut cake. She would dye a small portion of the coconut on top of the cake green. The dyed coconut resembled grass. In the middle of this coconut grass, she would place a small chocolate bunny. If you’re searching for something fun to do with your kids this Easter, consider baking and decorating a coconut cake with them. You will make special memories for a lifetime completing this fun activity with your children. On this blog, you will discover the reasons why a coconut cake is the perfect Easter dessert.