Alicia Dale

Alicia Dale
Alicia is a savvy business professional with a passion for the hospitality industry - the entire industry. A world traveler, with a love of the culinary arts, Alicia's experience includes bartending, restaurant host, coat check, cocktail server, private family sous chef assistant and event planner. Alicia's experience ranges from cash-only dive bars, a 3rd generation family owned business, to outdoor concert venues, to elegant environments that cater to a discriminating clientele. This varied experience, of course, has resulted in many stories, best practices and insights she just can't wait to share. Stay tuned!
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Regulars Deserve Royal Treatment

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jul 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Cultivating regulars in your bar and/or restaurant is not only smart business, it's fun. Frequent patrons become good friends, almost like family...

Ready to Move to a Professional Kitchen but Not Ready to Buy One?

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jul 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Feeling some growing pains? Perhaps you run a successful catering business out of your home? Your Food Truck which offers unique...

Will Robotics Replace Workers . . . or Reinvent Work?

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jul 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Robots never take sick days or have a bad day (except maybe when they malfunction). They can be counted on for flawless portion sizes and...

Virtual Training Creates Vast Opportunities

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jun 22, 2018 10:00:51 AM

The restaurant industry is known for its turnover, it's to be expected. By planning for turnover, maximizing the contribution of current staff,...

Contemplating Expanding Into Cannabis-infused Menu Items?

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jun 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

To remain progressive, in the hyper-competitive, ever-evolving restaurant industry all options should be weighed and objectively considered when...

What Happens While Your Customer is Waiting to Pay?

Posted by Alicia Dale on Jun 6, 2018 5:30:07 PM

"A restaurant is the only establishment where the customer's credit card leaves their sight while they are waiting to pay," according to Leslie...

Have you Minimized the Risk in your Hiring Process?

Posted by Alicia Dale on May 31, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The minimum wage has increased, there's high employee turnover, you do your best to attract long-term employees that will help grow your business....

Creative Resume Ideas for Servers and Bartenders

Posted by Alicia Dale on May 29, 2018 7:00:00 AM

You might think that filling out an application for a server or bartender job is sufficient to get a job -- and in this labor market it might be....