Hospitality

One of the fast growing industries today is in hospitality management. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is an expected growth of more that 940,000 new job in the leisure and hospitality industry with the majority of those jobs in “food services and drinking places.”

Below you will find articles on different aspects of the hospitality management industry as well as a look at a career in restaurant and hotel management. Be sure to check out my article called Culinary Management or Hospitality Management that looks at the differences between the two.

You can learn about a Career in Food and Beverage or read about a great book called Tales From the Front of the House that looks at real life experiences from a professional restaurant manager.

Restaurant Wine By The Glass Markups

May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Restaurant Wine By The Glass Markups

How Much Do Restaurants Markup Their Wines By The Glass? My wife and I were out for a quick bite and a glass of wine last week and I was shocked when I learned that the $14 glass of Chardonnay wine I purchased came from a bottle of wine that cost the restaurant about $16. […]

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Becoming a Food Service Manager

February 23, 2016 1 Comment
Becoming a Food Service Manager

Restaurant Management Careers: Food Service Managers If you are interested in restaurant management programs as a way to combine culinary training with business training, one of the career choices you’ll come across is a food service manager. Food service managers are typically the professionals in charge of a restaurant’s or hotel’s daily operations. From overseeing […]

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Which Hospitality Management Jobs Pay the Best

February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Which Hospitality Management Jobs Pay the Best

What Are Some of the Best Paying Hospitality Jobs? It’s no secret that if you want to earn a good living in the culinary field, it’s a good idea to look away from traditional restaurant cooking jobs and explore other avenues. The hospitality field is actually quite large, encompassing everything from hotels and restaurants to […]

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Online Hospitality Management Classes

February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Online Hospitality Management Classes

The Advantages of Taking Online Hospitality Management Classes Let’s face it, going to a traditional college or university can be expensive and extremely time consuming. For some of us, taking time off from our current jobs to go to school to improve our position or change careers entirely is just not possible. With the cost […]

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Jeff Benjamin – Front of the House

January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Jeff Benjamin – Front of the House

Tales From The Front of the House: Restaurant Manners, Misbehavior’s & Secrets In April of 2015, Jeff Benjamin’s new book allowed us a glimpse of what it looks like from the waiters, bartenders and restaurant manager’s viewpoint.  What’s the best way to reserve a table at your favorite restaurant? What does the waiter think of […]

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Culinary Management or Hospitality Management

January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Culinary Management or Hospitality Management

What is the Difference Between Culinary Management and Hospitality Management? If you want a career in the food and beverage industry, but you want more of the responsibilities and job security that comes from a higher-level position, hospitality management and culinary management are excellent choices. Whenever you enter a hotel, banquet hall, or restaurant, there […]

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International CHRIE

May 11, 2015 0 Comments
International CHRIE

What Is The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education? If you’re attending culinary school or are interested in furthering your culinary education (as either a professional cook or an amateur home chef), it’s important to join professional organizations that align with your goals. As is the case with any profession, belonging to organizations […]

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Careers in Food and Beverage Management

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
Careers in Food and Beverage Management

What Does A Food & Beverage Management Career Look Like? Food and beverage management is a term applied to management level-careers that involve some aspect of the culinary and hospitality worlds. In fact, it’s easiest to consider it a cross between the two: equal parts hospitality and culinary, professionals in this field oversee everything from […]

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Hospitality Management Field Explained

September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hospitality Management Field Explained

What Exactly Is The Hospitality Management Field? The hospitality management field is responsible for providing a variety of services in a hotel, restaurant, casino, or tourist destination vacation setting. There are endless management positions available within the ever-growing hospitality field. Components of hospitality management include lodging, spa, travel, events, as well as food and catering. […]

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Hospitality Careers for Older Workers

January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Hospitality Careers for Older Workers

Are There Hospitality Management Jobs Available for Older Workers? If you look at the demographics of culinary students and working cooks/chefs, you’ll most likely see that the field is populated primarily by young professionals in their twenties and thirties. The reasons for this are varied, but are due in large part to the demanding nature […]

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