Most brides already have an idea of what they want their dream wedding to be like; that doesn’t mean the special day has to break the budget to be absolutely perfect. No matter where you plan to get married, what kind of dress you have your eye on, or how many people you plan to invite—there are some great deals to be had on everything from your wedding dress and food to entertainment and even the wedding venue.
If you’ve ever lost your luggage, there’s a good chance that it ended up in Scottsboro, Alabama. The small Southern town is home to Unclaimed Baggage, a 40,000-square-foot warehouse stocked with items that airlines failed to reunite with their owners, all for sale to the thousands of yearly visitors who walk its aisles and shop the orphaned goods.
A kitchen can be like a swirling black hole that unfortunately happens to be located on the other side of a swinging double door in the back of your establishment. People, food, and orders get sucked in and disappear in the form of bloated payroll and food cost and subpar meals. Finding effective kitchen managers — individuals with the skills, experience, and demeanor to turn this void into a center of efficiency and driver of guest satisfaction — is critical to your financial success and can provide a significant competitive advantage over your competition.
Before graduating from college and pursuing my career in content production (and before I started writing for Career Catalyst!), I spent my nights and weekends working in restaurants. I worked in several roles — both in the front and back of the house — and I learned some amazing resume-building lessons as a result.
On Tuesday, November 5, Johnson & Wales University’s Karen Silva, Ed.D., was inducted into the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitor Bureau’s Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
As members of the hospitality industry for more years collectively than we’d care to admit, my husband and I entertain frequently. We’ve celebrated (read: hosted) the usual birthdays, anniversaries, Fourth of July parties, as well as our share of winter holiday extravaganzas. As my cousin says, “It’s so nice to visit your house so I don’t have to fight the crowds at Macy’s to see this many holiday decorations.”
If you travelled at all by plane for business or pleasure this summer, you going to encounter an airline or aviation employee. Have you ever thought of flying in their shoes as an employee of the airline industry? According to Professor Eldad Boker, EdD, the sky’s the limit when it comes to aviation careers. Read on for his advice.
If you’ve ever paid, say, $14 for a cocktail, you might feel frustrated and ask why it is so expensive. But have you ever considered what goes into that price, or how the bar manager settled on it in the first place?
Believe it or not, there’s a strategic science behind pricing bar drinks rationally, and a big piece of it focuses on the drink’s CGS percentage.
Many of our present-day wedding traditions come from religions and cultures across the globe. If you’re working in the event management industry or simply planning your own wedding, you might be interested to learn more about some of the most prevalent contemporary wedding customs. Read on.
If you’re hoping to work in the hospitality industry — specifically sports, entertainment, and event management — have you considered a job in ticket sales? According to industry experts, ticket sales positions are plentiful and a good way to get your foot in the door with a big company.