You often hear that having effective working relationships with your vendors and suppliers is extremely important for your restaurant. This makes sense given that the strength (or lack thereof) of these relationships often determines if your inventory arrives on-time, undamaged and unspoiled. This all can be the difference between making
Type "restaurant blogs" into Google and you’ll be ambushed by hyper-critical breakdowns of meals and service. With the exception of maybe politics, few industries open themselves up to such painful public scrutiny by anonymous hordes online. At this point, it's a relatively accepted part of opening up a restaurant.