Johnson & Wales University is excited to announce an educational partnership with JK Food Group, a Boston-based restaurant group founded by James Beard Award–winning chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer.
Ah, it is finally summer! We have survived the rain and even the late season snow, and now it is time to barbecue—bring on the lobster and shrimp! However, before you fire up the grill, there are some food safety tips to remember. Seafood is one of the most perishable types of protein, and, with its delicate flesh, it needs to be handled with great care.
Let’s start with some tips for buying fresh seafood.
Ordering takeout used to only be reserved for Chinese food and pizza. However, times they are a changin’. If you own a food or beverage operation or have ever thought of opening one, you’d better start thinking about how you’ll meet the increasing demand for digital-powered delivery.
Why would someone be interested in a restaurant, food, and beverage management degree from Johnson & Wales University?
According to Professor Michael Sabitoni, it’s because the program sets students up with the necessary skills need to be successful in the industry—and teaches them core business components.
Johnson & Wales University (JWU) and Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLMN), have much in common: Both are world renowned for hospitality and culinary excellence, and both believe that an educated workforce leads to success. It follows then that as Bloomin’ Brands was exploring ways to make a college education more affordable and accessible for their nearly 100,000 employees and their various concepts, which include Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, they turned to JWU.
Restaurant managers and food and beverage professionals are keenly aware of the national buzz surrounding tip credit. Seven U.S. states already operate without the tip credit, and several other states are considering legislation, according to Skift Table. Those currently without it are California, Washington, Minnesota, Alaska, Oregon, Nevada, and Montana.
Service to the guest—whether you’re working in a hotel, kitchen, or the front of the house at a restaurant—is the cornerstone of the hospitality industry. And in order to provide exceptional service, hospitality professionals must work quickly and efficiently to solve problems.