The Power Of Your Restaurant Menu

Let Alliance help you in deciding what should be on your menu and we're not just talking about food! Your restaurant menu is of paramount importance but for more reasons than you might think.  Not...


The Top 10 Ways To Gain Repeat Customers For Your Restaurant

10 Tips On How To Encourage Repeat Custom At Your Restaurant Regular customers should be your bread and butter business and every customer who comes into your restaurant is an opportunity for you to...


Ten Things To Do Before Opening Your Restaurant

It might be that you’ve always dreamt about owning your own restaurant business and you‘ve been working with another restaurateur for many years. Now feel ready to take the plunge and go out on...


How to Keep A Meticulously Clean Commercial Kitchen

For obvious reasons, a spotless kitchen is imperative for any food related business but despite its importance it's amazing how many restaurants and cafes ignore the basic rules and are subsequently...


How To Get The Best From Your Restaurant Staff

How To Get The Best From Your Team Every business needs a good team behind it and your staff could be the difference between success and failure. This is certainly true when it comes to the...


Food safety and storage advice for commercial kitchens

Caterers and cooks have a legal responsibility when it comes to food hygiene, but preparing and storing food properly isn't just about preventing upset stomachs: it can help you reduce costs, save...


The Top 15 Napkin Folding Techniques Every Restaurant Needs To Know...

Napkin folding is quickly becoming an art form so why not impress your customers before they've taken a single bite with these 15 napkin folding techniques. Follow the step by step instructions below...


How To Promote Your Restaurant Business

If you’re just starting up your brand new restaurant or perhaps you’ve decided to open a café or coffee shop then you might be thinking about how you are going to promote it.  It could be that...


Could Your Restaurant Be Environmentally Friendly Where Possible?

Today, the focus for restaurants has shifted hugely to sourcing fresh, high quality and often eclectic locally grown organic ingredients to prepare new dishes with a twist. It's fair to say that...


Which Kitchen Knives Should Be Used For Food Preparation?

Without superior quality kitchen knives it is next to impossible to prepare food perfectly.  Part of cookery school is to learn which utensils and equipment should be used for each task and it's...