Being Bilingual Works Wonders for your Brain and your Bottom Line.

Hello, Hola, Tere and Hallo! The food service industry employs 14.7 million workers and a large majority of these workers have limited proficiency in English or (LEP). We discuss this in detail in last week’s blog, check it out here. That’s A LOT of people. Ineffective communicating in restaurants and food establishments can result in safety [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Restaurant Industry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food Service Workers and Language Limitations

Restaurants have a higher concentration of foreign born workers than the overall economy. When communication is not understood by employees this may lead to safety issues, loss of productivity, hygiene concerns, staffing problems and poor morale. Many companies offer digital language programs allowing employees to learn and train at home or on the go. Restaurants [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Restaurant Industry|0 Comments

Gut Reactions: Sources of Foodborne Based Gastrointestinal Disorders

Tummy Troubles Scallan et al in 2011 estimated that foodborne diseases cause approximately 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths in the US each year. The source of these foodborne illnesses is oftentimes very difficult to determine. In the average GI tract, food that is ingested into the stomach takes around 4-6 hours to [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Food Safety|0 Comments