Category: Dining and Catering

Coffee Consciousness at Your Restaurant

Restaurants aren’t normally known for having world-class coffee service, but it’s time to change that perception. A quality meal should be accompanied by a quality cup of coffee, after all, it can be the last thing a customer tastes when dining at your establishment. With so many local coffee options popping up across the country, it’s easier than ever to offer excellent coffee service at your restaurant. Check out these five tips to keep your customer caffeinated and content.

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7 Serving Trays for Superior Service

Whether you’re catering a special event or want to improve the presentation at your restaurant/bar, there are a plethora of options for serving trays. Arrange a decadent dessert tray onto slate or faux stone to intrigue your guests, or situate an array of cheese and meat onto a rustic yet durable wooden slab. Step out of your box and imagine the possibilities for superior presentation with these seven serving trays.

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A Recipe for Romance on Valentine’s Day

If you work in the restaurant business, you know that Valentine’s Day can be one of the busier (and most profitable) days of the year with all of your customers stressing to impress. On average, $13.19 billion is spent on Valentine’s Day each year and 35% of consumers dine at a restaurant on February 14.

Want to rustle up the romance at your bar or restaurant on February 14 this year? Here are five table top items that will help your customers get struck by cupid’s arrow. Not only will they appreciate the extra touches of class, but you’ll keep them coming back time and time again.

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Desire by Lucaris

Check out the latest in wine glass design: lucaris

Looking for a high-end wine glass that matches your top-of-the-line wine list? The lead-free titanium crystal in all Lucaris lines is the top quality of all crystal ware due to its clarity and durability. If you love beautiful design and don’t want to skimp on quality, let us introduce you to Desire by Lucaris. The Desire line by Lucaris captures both the grape varietal’s unique characteristics as well as the aesthetic of glassmaking.

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Restaurant Glassware Guide

The glass you serve your drink in is just as important as the drink being served inside of it. Different glassware helps to maximize the aroma, body and flavor of your beverages, and some research says your choice of glass can even impact how much and how quickly you drink.

Research aside, nice glassware gives your customers a superior drinking experience. Using high quality and appropriate glasses for each drink allows you to increase your price point since you’re providing more to your customers.

Do you know the different types of glassware your bar or restaurant should have in stock?

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5 Tips for Impeccable Holiday Catering

The holidays can be stressful, especially when you’re entertaining a large amount of people. When catering for a party, there are some tips and tricks that can help alleviate some of the headaches of the holiday season. Stay cool as a cucumber with these five pieces of advice.

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What Type of Glassware Do You Need?

When opening up a bar or restaurant, glassware plays a big role. Not only does a glass influence your customer’s experience, it can change the taste of the drink. Everyone who walks in your door get a beverage, whether it’s a glass of water or a craft cocktail. Think of the glass as the outfit that your cocktail wears. So what kind of outfit should you pick out?

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The Complete Flatware Guide to Buying and Care

Having the right style of flatware for your restaurant could be the finishing touch to complete your restaurant’s décor. We have over 75 different styles to choose from here at Zesco.com that are broken down into three main categories based on weight: economy, medium, and heavy. We also have designer and silver plated categories for more elegant looks to choose from. Buying the right flatware for your restaurant isn’t everything though, maintaining their shine and cleanliness is necessary to keep them looking great for years to come.

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Increase Add-On Sales With This Simple Product

Chili cheese machines and heated pump dispensers are an inexpensive way to make a quick and easy profit in your convenience store, cafeteria, buffet, or cafe. Whether you’re wanting to serve warm nacho cheese or even hot fudge to cover delicious ice cream, we have just what you’re looking for at Zesco.com. Food and dessert toppings are a great way to add a small upcharge that is highly profitable and very enticing to your customers. Who doesn’t like chili and cheese nachos or hot fudge drizzled over their favorite ice cream? We offer top-of-the-line Star Manufacturing heated dispensers known as the best in the business when it comes to chili cheese dispensing.

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Catering a Buffet: Tips to Impress Your Guests

Do you have a large number of people to feed and you’re looking for a cost-effective solution? Impress your guests at your next catering event with a flawless buffet. With some planning and tips, you can have a simple buffet menu that both satisfies appetites while giving off that “wow” factor.

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