Author Archives: patrice

Restaurant Metaphor on Health Care

Health Care is the topic of today.  The thought of our government managing the nation's health care system is very scary.  We can't even get the simple things right.  How many of you are capable of filing your own tax returns?  The...

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The 4 Hour Work Week

This is one of my all time favorite books. I have read  The 4 Hour Work Week three times and its a regular "go to" on my night stand. Those of you who know me, already know I will probably never...

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Unbelievable Restaurant Concept!

So fellow restaurant recruiters, do you think you could find restaurant managers for this concept? What are your thoughts? Do you think a restaurant with the Toilet Theme would work in your neighborhood? Would you eat here?  Would you take...

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The San Francisco Sourdough Eatery Plans Up to 100 New Locations

The Milwaukee Business Journal recently reported that the San Francisco Sourdough Eatery Inc. plans to expand its franchise into Wisconsin, eventually opening as many as 100 locations over the course of the next three years. In addition to the Wisconsin...

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Chain Restaurants Offer Free Food During Recession

Whether it's to introduce an customers to a new menu item,  launch a new location, or celebrate National Cow Appreciation Day, restaurants everywhere are finding reasons to give away free food.  As the recession has played a discouraging role in...

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Patrice’s Book Recommendations

I'm sure many of you, if you're in the recruitment or hospitality industry, have the same problem that I do - how to prepare great meals when you don't have time (or in my case the skill!) to be a...

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Chipotle Engages Customers with Contest

In the latest advertising campaign for Chipotle Mexican Grill, they ask their biggest burrito fans to get creative and tell the world how they like their burrito. It encourages fans to submit original pictures and videos about their favorite burrito...

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Some of Our Contest Entries

Since our Web site went live, it's been a pleasure reading the Patrice and Associates Venting Wall on our new microsite, didyougetthatmemo.com. I also get to take a look at the contest submissions as they come in.  They are pretty...

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Did You Get That Memo? Our Microsite is Live!

With the new Patrice and Associates  microsite, www.didyougetthatmemo.com, we are making work days a little more fun. This site is a place for people to have fun at work, and vent about past or current jobs. Visitors can spend time...

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