- WORDS FROM Christi Ravneberg. Ravneberg, Christi // Nation's Restaurant News;11/12/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 45, p106
The author relates the lessons she learned from a restaurant job. She got a job for a restaurant company in Ohio where she got a crash course in business which shaped her entire career. Her experience as a hostess and later food runner, office assistant and manager at Oscar's Restaurant & Wine...
- My First Job. // FoodService Director;7/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p18
Features several food service directors and their experiences in establishing a career in the industry in the U.S. Todd Coutee of Spirit Cruises; Sally Minier of Lehman Brothers; Nona Golledge of the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
- People. // Foodservice & Hospitality;Aug2005, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p11
Discusses the career development of food service executives in Canada. Christian Scovenna as general manager at Izakaya noodle restaurant; McDonald's Restaurants of Canada president and managing director Louie Mele; Aerie Resort's general manager James Kendal; Executive chef Raymond Cheung at...
- Leaders laud risk taking at WFF Executive Women's Summit. // Nation's Restaurant News;11/12/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 45, p62
Information about the annual gathering of Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) Executive Women's Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The said gathering focused on risk taking, one of the WFF core leadership competencies. According to Mary Bentley, president of the WFF, taking risks is critical to career...
- HOW TO HITCH YOUR CAREER TO A STAR: WHO'S YOUR MENTOR. Stephenson, Susie // FoodService Director;8/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p62
Reports on the response of several foodservice directors on the impact of mentoring on career development. Attributes that a director saw in her first boss that she has tried to incorporate into her management philosophy; Resources for mentoring.
- Lead employees to learning. Schuster, Karolyn; Molaro, Audrey // Food Management;Dec99, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p17
Suggests ways to motivate food service employees to seek out training and educational opportunities. Hiring of self-motivated employees; Spread of popularity of a course through word of mouth; Opening of career advancement opportunities; Networking among employees.
- Game plan. Durocher, Joseph // Restaurant Business;06/15/99, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p107
Reports about computer training programs for restaurant employees in the United States. Introduction of the computer-based training (CBT) program; Comparison between the CBT and the videotape-based training program; Requirements of the CBT; Accessibility of the employment training programs in...
- IN GLENDORA, CA, SCHOOL DIST.: 'Spirit of Service' builds on customer recognition. Riell, Howard // FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p30
Highlights the success of the customer service staff development program implemented by Glendora Unified School District in California among school food sercice employees. Goal of the program; Comments from Patricia Cunningham, Glendora's director of food service; Impetus for implementing the...
- A perfectly respectable position in life. // Caterer (2055-7817);1/15/2016, Vol. 206 Issue 4907, p20
The article argues that being a waiter is a respectable position in life and should be regarded not as a last resort, but as a sensible career choice. It is opined that a good waiter or waitress will always be in demand, no matter what the economic climate, and their skills are extremely...