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Pizza Hut Starts Delivering BEER with your pizza!

Consumers are more and more all about convenience and speed of service.  Restaurants that don't offer in-home delivery on their own or through GrubHub, UberEats and others are losing market share.  The Pizza industry is #1 for "dine at home" options and now Pizza Hut steps out to be the leader once again.

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Top 10 Restaurant Trends in 2018

Each year it seems like the restaurant industry reinvents itself on some level.  It's been interesting to watch this year.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Promotes Jammin’ Jalepeno with a funny ad

Funny ad - even the way restaurants are advertising these days is changing.

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Q3 Workforce Index reveals sustained recruiting, turnover challenges in restaurants

Recruiting remains a challenge for restaurants, and the third-quarter People Report Workforce Index registers how wide and deep the difficulty is.

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Teens have been the focus for decades

If you think Baby Boomers are square, think again. The generation that came of age in the 1960s and ’70s were self-aware enough to work en masse to effect change, and they were arguably the first group of teenagers that were directly marketed to.

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How Organizations Are Harnessing The Wisdom Of Baby Boomers To Combat Skills Shortages

Some organizations are attempting to retain access to this knowledge and experience by setting up alumni networks. One of the most well-known alumni networks is YourEncore, which was set up in 2003 by Procter & Gamble and Eli Lilly to enable them to tap into the wisdom of older employees who still wanted to offer their experience without working full-time hours.

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Is your restaurant ‘all in’ on hospitality?

Hospitality can mean many things, but it does not have to mean expensive. It does not have to mean white tablecloths or a fancy wine list. Those things can be great, sure, but they aren’t hospitality.

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How your brand can tackle unconscious bias

Starbucks. Papa John’s. The Spotted Pig. In the last year, restaurants large and small have made headlines over race and harassment issues, leaving operators to grapple with how to create inclusive company cultures while also preparing themselves to respond if an incident occurs.

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5 emerging brands reveal secrets to success

Instagrammable merchandising. Hyper-focused menu. Sexy vegetables. Gorgeous food. Authenticity. These are the individual attributes of this year’s Hot Concepts Award winners, who were recognized during this week’s MUFSO conference. Leaders from each emerging brand told industry executives why their concepts have resonated with consumers. These are the individual attributes of this year’s Hot Concepts Award winners, who were recognized during this week’s MUFSO conference. Leaders from each emerging brand told industry executives why their concepts have resonated with consumers.

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How Quick-Serve restaurants are scaling the food chain.

Lisa Mason stood outside a Chicago restaurant at 9:15 a.m. on a recent sunny Monday, where she would continue to wait for two hours. She wasn't there for breakfast. She was there to get a $1 burrito. Mason was the first person in line at the new Chicago outpost of Dos Toros, a New York-based fast-casual taqueria opening its second location in the Windy City. By the time the doors opened at 11:30 a.m., more than 200 people stood on the sidewalk in a line that stretched across the West Jackson Boulevard bridge over the Chicago River.

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Recruitment Experts Are the Best Coaches

    Mike was phenomenal. The interview process was a little long but Mike was extremely personal and checked in with myself and the company daily to keep the communication going. He was very straight forward with what to expect and the time frame. He was constantly giving advice and even answered questions at night and on the weekend. He really helped me find a dream job and I cannot thank him enough. Thank you, Seth Strong Recruitment Experts Are the Best Coaches
  • Recruiters Find You the Best Job!

    The experience was a positive one and I am extremely grateful with the help and resources she provided. Vicki spent a lot of time mentoring and providing very useful tools for interviewing, before And after the process. She was encouraging and stayed in constant communication. Vicki really was with me every step of the way and I very much appreciated. She really is on your side.  I look forward to working with Vicki again and would recommend her services to others looking for employment in the industry. Thank you Vicki,  you are awesome! Leah Coyle General Manager Cafe Yumm! Recruiters Find You the Best Job!
  • Recruiters Source the BEST Candidates for Your Company 

    I must tell you that we posted this EA job opportunity on Indeed and another site, and had a lot of applicants.  After going through the timely process of elimination, we ended up with about 5 candidates to personally interview.  The candidates that Marty has brought us were both much, much better than what we did on our own.  I also asked both candidates how they felt about Marty as a recruiter, since we are recommending your company to all our franchisees, and they both had rave reviews about his follow up, sincerity and kindness.  Just thought you would like to know that. Alan Thomas, Just Love Coffee Recruiters Source the BEST Candidates for Your Company 
  • Hospitality Recruiters are Your Career Coach

    Frank reached out to me via Linked In messaging and right off the bat he was speaking my language.  His message was exactly what I needed to hear to consider the position he was looking to fill.  He kept me informed as the process progressed and he maintained discretion which was greatly appreciated.  I was very impressed with how everything went and felt it was a very professional process.  He even coached me prior to the interview process and let me know key points of my qualifications that would be most relevant to the position I was seeking.  Thank you for everything Frank!

      Please feel free to use the testimonial in your marketing materials.   Thank you!   Ed McIntosh Hospitality Recruiters are Your Career Coach
  • Hospitality Recruiters Help You Find a Job For FREE!

    Helena was wonderful throughout the whole process. I started my job search far sooner than necessary (3 months before moving back to Boston) and she walked me through the necessary steps to prepare for the submission of my resume. She was very responsive and helpful with answering my questions and setting up communication between myself and Cafe Nero and making sure that we stayed to an appropriate timeline. She made the whole interview process a breeze and helped build my confidence in preparation as well. It was really nice to work with someone that not only cared about placing you with a company but also cared about your transition into that company and overall satisfaction with the process and job.   Thanks, Heather Pew Hospitality Recruiters Help You Find a Job For FREE!