Carolina Bevad

Carolina Bevad
Carolina is a teacher, tutor and restaurant industry veteran. Her first restaurant job was making and buttering toast at a popular Jersey shore restaurant; she then went on to work at popular restaurants in New York City while earning her undergraduate and master's degrees in education from NYU. Carolina now lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband, where she focuses on raising their three children, writing and finding the best restaurants.

Recent Posts

Are You Doing Your Part to Reduce Plastic Consumption?

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Apr 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

I wasn’t surprised when my server returned to the table with the remainder of my Korean BBQ short ribs and kimchi rice packaged to-go in a plastic...

What Restaurants and Uber Could Soon Have in Common

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We all know restaurant profit margins are razor thin, and one of the biggest enemies of a profit is an empty seat.  Restaurateurs have gotten...

Tips for Insta-Success: Part 2

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Feb 15, 2019 10:23:58 AM

If you think you know everything there is to know about how to curate a successful Instagram account, think again.  Here are a few more tips to...

What Makes a Restaurant Insta-Famous?

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jan 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

So, of course I watched the Fyre Festival documentary - the Netflix one.  So many details stood out (that Evian water story!!), but what really...


Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jan 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When I promised my kids authentic New York pizza, they didn’t expect to eat at a sit-down restaurant, and they certainly didn’t expect to wait 45...

Digital or Key Tag - Loyalty Programs for Every Preference

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Dec 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If your restaurant hasn’t already implemented a customer loyalty program...why not??  Loyalty programs are proven to increase guest visits by 35%,...

Loyalty Deserves R-e-s-p-e-c-t

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Dec 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This morning, as I ordered my (very New Jersey) pork roll, egg and cheese sandwich, I gleefully noticed a stack of cards advertising that after...

An Argument Against Sommeliers

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Nov 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Sommeliers stress me out.  Sure, navigating a multi-page wine list on your own is intimidating, but does someone looming over your shoulder...