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Food Services: Tips for Saving Money on Food Services

If you own a restaurant, you have to spend money on food services, and these expenses can represent a large portion of your monthly expenses. Luckily, there are numerous ways to save money on food services. Hi, my name is Helen, and I have worked in the restaurant or catering industry for almost two decades. Through that time, I have worked in a number of different jobs with a number of different responsibilities. This blog is the culmination of everything I have learned about cutting costs, and it also includes research that I have done. If you own a restaurant or are in the hospitality industry, this blog is designed to help you. Please explore and share.

3 Frugally Smart Ideas To Plan A Delicious Wedding Reception Menu — On A Tight Budget

You're getting married and you're excited, but when those costs add up, you can really start to stress out. With the average wedding setting your back at least $31,368, and catering costing in excess of $9,100, is there a way for you to bring down your overall costs and still have the reception of your dreams? Some frugal ideas can still help you plan a spectacular wedding reception menu – even when you're on a tight budget. Read More 

How Going Cash Free Could Take Your Food Services Business to the Next Level

If you have a food business, it can seem easiest to keep things on a cash-only basis. However, there are some really good reasons to go to a cash-free system with an electronic point of sale system if you run a food services business.  Money is dirty Money is extremely dirty, even when it doesn't look unclean. It's covered in a range of unhealthy bacteria that you don't want coming into contact with your delicious food. Read More 

Catering for Easter events

With Easter approaching, many people are starting to contemplate how best to cater for Easter functions. If you are looking to broaden your horizons this Easter, here are some ideas that are delicious, seasonal and appropriate for Easter function.  Lamb dishes A lamb roast is a very traditional dish for Easter. However as Easter falls in autumn in Australia it's often not easy or cheap to get spring lamb in the shops. Read More 

Spit Roasts | 3 Nifty Tips For Throwing a Backyard Spit Roast Party With Minimal Effort

Everyone loves the idea of a backyard party, but it requires plenty of planning and effort that you're probably not willing to go through. Spit roast catering has become a popular choice for many backyard parties, because it doesn't require much attention and can easily cater to groups of different sizes with minimal stress on you. The delectable smell from slow roasting meat and burning charcoal will leave your guests waiting in anticipation for a scrumptious meal. Read More 

Oysters | 3 Tips To Sound Like an Expert When Ordering Oysters on Your First Date

If you've decided to head to a seafood restaurant whose forte is oysters, then you'll want to know how to order them smartly to make a good first impression. Not only are oysters considered an aphrodisiac, but they are also classy appetisers before any meal. Ordering oysters doesn't come naturally to everyone, so use these tips to sound like an expert when you order them on your first date.  Know What Oysters are Served  Read More