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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

While much of what we do involves “tools” in the narrow definition.  However if we take a broader view it’s so much more and personifies many intangibles that we might not consider to be tools in the narrow definition. In an era where employees are hard to come by due to a shrinking labor pool it is important to recognize the investment in your staff as simply a part of your toolbox!

Know your roots

Know your roots

Our nation was built on an agrarian economy, self- reliance and hard work. Not until the Industrial Revolution did we see a major shift in agriculture and some might argue not for the better! For some of us who are in the food business it’s more about the roots of why we do what we do and maintaining traditions that bring the local community together.

Labor, Waste & Taste

Labor, Waste & Taste

In prepared foods the ultimate goal is to have great tasting food that your customers buy. It takes a well-trained and passionate culinary team to implement the plan and control the waste. Here are some simple steps to assess your team's output. Ask yourself these simple questions as it relates to your prepared foods department.