Category Archives: to the trade

The Craft of Menu Creation

Explore with us at the Menu Shoppe…topics of industry engagement. The craft of menu creation. Adapted from Vanee Foods “Its My Ingredient”  itsmyingredient.com The art of the menu. A mirror of your Kitchen’s prowess. Once the kitchen management is in place–there’s … Continue reading

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Socially yours,

Since a menu is a window to the soul of a restaurant… The Menu Shoppe is hoping to sharpen a focus on industry news and topics + a showcase of menus and restaurants and recipes. Each week, the Menu Shoppe … Continue reading

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10 Guidelines for new restaurant management

This Tenth Day of Christmas bring 10 other tidbits. More excerpts from The Waiter’s Tips by James Poling. An informative training manual with real life stories about the food, beverage, and in general customer service industry. Common sense approach on how to treat … Continue reading

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…on the Fifth Day of Christmas…

…on the Fifth Day of Christmas… The Yuletide continues. Not weary of it–since Christmas comes but once a year and it’s barely New Years. Gold rings…golden onion rings + 5 Golden Rules of  Training… excerpts from The Waiter’s Tips by James Poling. … Continue reading

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New Year, new menus

Hoping it’s been a happy and prosperous Holiday Season. But now to keep your patrons enraptured into the New Year. Time for new menus?   And…new menu covers to enhance your kitchen’s offerings. Or think resort, cruise menus. Or private … Continue reading

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Chestnut specialties = chic small plates

Besides roasting, chestnuts are fabulous for soups, entrees, appetizers and desserts. Fante’s of Philadelphia has everything needed for chestnut roasting–year round. Also a designer mart to-the-trade for professional specialty utensils. Fante’s Kitchen Shop is a family owned and operated retail business, … Continue reading

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Friday favorites

A few Friday Favorites…. Immaculate Infatuation Cheers for their annual Turkey Leg Ball and all their other fabulous critiques. immaculateinfatuation.com 2 Gourmaniacs  Yummy recipes and yummy-ier photos. 2gourmaniacs.com Tartelette A sweet selection of recipes, reviews and photos too. tarteletteblog.com If it’s on the menu…the … Continue reading

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