Robert Davis

Robert Davis
Robert is a writer and journalist based in Colorado. He covers law, public works, homelessness, and food. Robert spent nearly 12 years in the restaurant industry working as a general manager.

Recent Posts

What’s Wrong with Guilt Tipping?

Posted by Robert Davis on Nov 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The digital age and an increasingly cashless society has brought a new focus on a standard practice for restaurant patrons—tipping.

Devices such...

Four Keys to Creating an Effective Restaurant Website

Posted by Robert Davis on Nov 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Back in the day, staying off the beaten path was a way for restaurants to brand themselves. Now that we live in the digital age, those days are...

Six Marketing Tips for the Holidays

Posted by Robert Davis on Nov 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The holidays are a great time to boost food and beverage sales. It’s the time of year when people are spending money on presents and travel, and...

How to Help Your Restaurant Employees Vote This Election Season

Posted by Robert Davis on Nov 5, 2018 9:30:36 AM

Voting on Election Day may be the toughest ask for restaurant employees. Reliance on hourly pay, and working long and odd hours often stand in the...

Managers: Four Simple Ways to Become a Better Leader

Posted by Robert Davis on Oct 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Managing a restaurant is more than just focusing on the numbers. More often than not, a manager is the leader of an entire team. One with a...

Why Franchise Associations Are a Great Idea For Businesses

Posted by Robert Davis on Oct 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

More than 400 McDonalds franchise owners braved Hurricane Michael and gathered in Florida last week to discuss going forward with a plan to...

When Should Your Restaurant Take a Political Stand?

Posted by Robert Davis on Oct 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Restaurants have been in the news recently for playing both active and passive roles in political discourse.

In Oregon, workers at a restaurant...

The Importance of Physical Fitness for Restaurant Workers

Posted by Robert Davis on Oct 9, 2018 8:01:00 AM

There are many obvious qualities of great restaurant employees. Friendliness, can-do attitude, and being a self-starter are among them. But, how...