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  • Hey Fast Casual: Your Growth Strategy is Only as Good as Your Next General Manager

    Posted February 26, 2015 in Member Blog

    With the economy improving and unemployment rates low, the labor market for the restaurant industry is getting tighter and tighter.  At the same time, many restaurant chains are planning for aggressive growth, especially in the Fast Casual segment.  New store openings are key to driving that growth, but staffing those stores, especially finding qualified general managers, is becoming increasingly difficult.  The supply of adequately prepared general manager candidates is at an all-time...... Read More


  • StateFoodSafety.com Joins CHART as a New Silver Sponsor

    Posted February 23, 2015 in News

    Westfield, NJ (February 23, 2015) – The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART www.chart.org) announces a new sponsor relationship with StateFoodSafety.com. Together, they will continue to work to further advance training for those employed in the hospitality industry.  "StateFoodSafety.com’s focus on providing a better learning experience mirrors what CHART and our members strive for," commented Patrick Yearout, Director of Recruiting and Training at Ivar's Restaurants...... Read More


  • Mimeo is new Silver Sponsor of Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART)

    Posted February 23, 2015 in News

    Westfield, NJ (February 23, 2015) – The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART www.chart.org) announces a new sponsor relationship with Mimeo.  “The addition of Mimeo as a silver sponsor provides CHART members access to more effective and timely training materials,” said Patrick Yearout, Director of Recruiting and Training at Ivar's Restaurants and CHART president. “Working together to provide the latest information so employees can make a positive impact is...... Read More


  • The Garbage Burger: A True Tale About Service, Selling and Repeat Business

    Posted February 17, 2015 in Member Blog

    The Garbage Burger: A True Tale about Service, Selling and Repeat Business By Jim Sullivan, CEO Sullivision.com  I recently had lunch with a friend and co-worker at a popular Denver-area sports bar. I remember the occasion well because that’s the day I had a “Garbage Burger” for the very first time. The experience forever changed the way I think about the connection between service, selling and repeat business.  George asked if I wanted to check out the aforementioned...... Read More


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