Author Archives: Elsie Flores

Putting the Towing & Comedy Themes Aside: Back to Food!

Greetings! I’m so glad you’re back. The other day I shocked a lot of readers with my funny stories about towing but these people weren’t shocked by the stories but by the fact that I don’t usually blog about those … Continue reading

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Speaking of Towing, Here’s Another Funny Story from Kitchener, ON, CA

I got such great feedback on my last post today that I wanted to share another story with you tonight. After all, it’s been so long since I posted so my readers (that’s you!) deserve an extra treat. I remembered … Continue reading

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Showing Up to Fancy Dinner in a Limo that’s Being Towed!

This is more of a funny story I want to share than anything else. As a restaurant owner you’ll get to see some hilarious things over the years. One thing I not only saw but experienced was arriving at one … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Give Your Staff a Raise?

The key to answering this question properly relies on the answers to two important pre-questions: How does your staff split the tip money? How long and how well has each staff member been operating for you? If the answer to … Continue reading

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Best Tip for Maintaining Your Restaurant Appliances

Keeping all your appliances working optimally means that your food will cook better, chefs will work faster, which in turn means your customers will be happier. Trust me, you don’t want to know what it feels like to have your … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall In Love with Your Menu & Learn To Change It Regularly

One of the biggest reasons why a restaurant has a hard time growing is because the owner is so stubborn when it comes to improving his menu. This is especially true of chefs who move over from Europe and have … Continue reading

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How to Deal with the Stress of Running a Restaurant

Dealing with anything that is stressful can be difficult, but the running of a restaurant, especially a bustling, busy one, brings a few extra nags to the table that have unique difficulties of their own. After running a successful bar … Continue reading

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