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Thanksgiving Pie Survey Breaks Down America’s Favorites

When it comes to their Thanksgiving pies, Americans are staunch traditionalists, according to the annual Delta Dental Thanksgiving pie survey out today. The survey...

TPG Growth buys majority of Mendocino Farms and a new CEO is named

TPG Growth said Nov. 13 that it acquired a majority stake in Mendocino Farms. Mendocino Farms was the seller and financial terms weren’t announced. Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen, who...
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Honeydew

I MUST ADMIT THAT ONE OF MY ALL-TIME PERSONAL GOALS IS TO OWN A BEEHIVE. I was able to talk my wife into chickens...
Sonoma Vineyards

Sonoma County Open for Business

One month after the fires hit Northern California, Sonoma County’s hospitality businesses are returning to what they do best — providing guests with a...
Orange County and Surrounding Chefs

Chef Shuffle

Who is that Chef and where is he now? If you want to add your favorite just comment below and we'll add your faves...
Bee Hive

Going Green in Black and Yellow | Orange County Restaurants Enter the Beekeeping Community

When sustainability is on par with taste, it shows. From sourcing responsibly to utilizing local organics, a dish created with a conscience speaks volumes...
Andrei's Conscious Cuisine Midnight Mile Made With Bee Pollen

Bee Pollen: Bee in the Know

WHAT’S THE BUZZ OF THE HEALTH-FOOD SCENE TODAY? Bee pollen! Luckily, this food of young bees isn’t just for our insect friends. Bee pollen...
Bee Responsible

Bee Responsible

IF YOU HAVE WATCHED THE NEWS OF LATE, you will have heard numerous stories about the decline of the honeybee population. Make no mistake: this sensationalism...
Chef Robert Sarstedt

Chef Robert Sarstedt

By Taryn Sauer Chef Robert Sarstedt, Corporate Executive Chef to the House of Blues, brings a whole life of cooking to the kitchen. With 12...
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Aloha Poke Co. – Costa Mesa – Winter 2018 – Opening Soon

Aloha Poké Co., Chicago’s poké pioneer, is thrilled to dive into Southern California with forthcoming locations in Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, and San Diego. Aloha...

Farmers Markets

Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm Cellar Restaurant & Spirit Room (The) - Fullerton
Full Service Mondays: Monday nights, The Cellar will celebrate local friends and neighbors.  If you live or work in Fullerton, are a Police Officer or Fire Fighter, or are in the hospitality industry, you and[...]
Nov 20 @ 9:00 pm Cruisers Pizza Bar Grill - Huntington Beach
Cruise on down to Cruisers Pizza Bar Grill in Huntington Beach. Every Monday, starting at 9 pm, Cruisers hosts an Industry Night that features a live DJ, food and drink specials. For more information, visit[...]
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm Social - Costa Mesa
Social Costa Mesa is showing gratitude by offering 50% off all cocktails to industry pros on Tuesdays.
Nov 22 @ 5:00 pm Grits - Fullerton
25% off the entire bill with a valid pay stub. www.gritsfullerton.com
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm Campus JAX - Newport Beach
Industry night for employees involved with food & beverage and airline companies at Campus JAX. Specials include Happy Hour drink prices and menu ALL night long! 3pm to close…$2 off ALL drafts, $3 off ALL wines, $5 deep well,[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm Chianina Steakhouse - Long Beach
Every Sunday is Service Industry Night at Chianina. Service Industry members enjoy 20% off drinks from 10PM – 2AM. About Chianina Chianina Steakhouse starts with great steak, but that’s not where it ends. They’re intimately[...]
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm Chapter One: The Modern Local - Santa Ana
H.I.P.ster Night (Hospitality Industry Professionals) All Restaurant & Salon Industry Employees Get 1/2 Off Our ENTIRE Dinner & Late-Night Menus Sundays | 6PM till close! (bring a business card or pay stub to verify your hospitality[...]
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm RA Sushi - Tustin
Sundays after 8:00 p.m. Fore more information call: 714.566.1700 or visit: www.rasushi.com
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm RA Sushi - Corona
Sundays after 8:00 p.m. Fore more information call: 714.566.1700 or visit: www.rasushi.com
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm Ola Mexican Kitchen
All you need is your hospitality pay stub to receive half off the bar menu!
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm Cellar Restaurant & Spirit Room (The) - Fullerton
Full Service Mondays: Monday nights, The Cellar will celebrate local friends and neighbors.  If you live or work in Fullerton, are a Police Officer or Fire Fighter, or are in the hospitality industry, you and[...]
Nov 27 @ 9:00 pm Cruisers Pizza Bar Grill - Huntington Beach
Cruise on down to Cruisers Pizza Bar Grill in Huntington Beach. Every Monday, starting at 9 pm, Cruisers hosts an Industry Night that features a live DJ, food and drink specials. For more information, visit[...]
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm Social - Costa Mesa
Social Costa Mesa is showing gratitude by offering 50% off all cocktails to industry pros on Tuesdays.
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm Grits - Fullerton
25% off the entire bill with a valid pay stub. www.gritsfullerton.com
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm Campus JAX - Newport Beach
Industry night for employees involved with food & beverage and airline companies at Campus JAX. Specials include Happy Hour drink prices and menu ALL night long! 3pm to close…$2 off ALL drafts, $3 off ALL wines, $5 deep well,[...]
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm Chianina Steakhouse - Long Beach
Every Sunday is Service Industry Night at Chianina. Service Industry members enjoy 20% off drinks from 10PM – 2AM. About Chianina Chianina Steakhouse starts with great steak, but that’s not where it ends. They’re intimately[...]
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm Chapter One: The Modern Local - Santa Ana
H.I.P.ster Night (Hospitality Industry Professionals) All Restaurant & Salon Industry Employees Get 1/2 Off Our ENTIRE Dinner & Late-Night Menus Sundays | 6PM till close! (bring a business card or pay stub to verify your hospitality[...]
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm RA Sushi - Tustin
Sundays after 8:00 p.m. Fore more information call: 714.566.1700 or visit: www.rasushi.com
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm RA Sushi - Corona
Sundays after 8:00 p.m. Fore more information call: 714.566.1700 or visit: www.rasushi.com
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm Ola Mexican Kitchen
All you need is your hospitality pay stub to receive half off the bar menu!

Business

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Technicalities of the Job Interview

WHEN HIRING, YOU WANT TO PULL FROM A DIVERSE GROUP OF QUALIFIED AND TALENTED APPLICANTS; so logically, you would assume that means you should...
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Top 10 Scariest Restaurant Lawsuits

10 THE HOT COFFEE INCIDENT The “hot coffee lawsuit” brought against McDonald’s is pretty legendary in terms of restaurant lawsuits. The jury awarded Stella Liebeck...
Great Taste Magazine

4 Self-Inflicted Missteps That Get Brands Into Trouble

Remember Blockbuster? At one time, the chain of 9,000 video-rental stores seemed to be everywhere and families spent their Saturday evenings perusing the shelves...
Robin L Lawton Customer Focused Business Model

Customer-Centered Culture Could Eliminate Reputation-Ruining Fiascos

Whatever happened to the attitude that “the customer is always right”? The airline industry has been taking its hits lately, thanks to several mishandled passenger...
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5 Ways To Simplify Your Life

By Sagi Rochman On a scale of 1 to 5, how complicated would you rate your life as a restaurateur? 1 - “This is a breeze!” 2...

Marketing

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Restaurant Marketing Tools: A Series

MARKETING ANYTHING FROM A RESTAURANT OR FOOD PRODUCT TO A PAIR OF SNEAKERS begins from one central piece of knowledge: the customer profile. From...
Tackling The Business Of Football Season

Tackling the Business of Football Season

By Linda Duke Great Taste Magazine Sept/Oct 2016 Issue ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO BE THE CONSUMER’S PLACE OF CHOICE FOR THE SUPER BOWL is to...
Park Ave

Uber Home for Free

Rossmoor/Los Alamitos & Local Neighbors Park Ave and il garage want to be your neighborhood restaurant. They know that drinking and driving is a major...
Great Taste Community Management

Community Management

IN A WORLD SATURATED BY SOCIAL MEDIA, YOUR DIGITAL REPUTATION IS EVERYTHING. Word-of-mouth is becoming obsolete and how your restaurant brand handles itself on social...
Rice & Shine Brunch

Dine LBC launches pop-up style dining

Dine LBC founder and organizer Terri Henry announced an experimental approach for a pop-up chef experience for diners to enjoy. Expanding beyond the annual...
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