Most managers might not admit it, but food and beverage (F&B) is the trickiest of departments to run within an amusement park, mainly because it is the most misunderstood.
by Mike Holtzman Working within the catering industry is not viewed as a glorious position in the general public’s eye. There is a lot of hard work, sweat and long hours. Yet food & beverage provides the second most profitable resource to many park’s bottom line.
Before school’s out, do your homework! What can you apply to your food & beverage operations this season that you learned from last season?
by Mike Holtzman As a food & beverage manager or owner, you have worked very hard the last two months to recruit, train and prepare your team for the start of the season. Thousands of people are coming through your gates looking forward to a great time. What do you do now? This is a […]
by Mike Holtzman The instability of the market in today’s economy is causing food prices to be unstable and unpredictable, and this scares many of us with food concessions at parks and attractions. In the past three months alone, I watched our vendors increase our rates by over 10%. We cannot allow this to continue.
by Mike Holtzman Every year we hope our experienced staff return for another season. We want them to remember the fun summer job that provided them with a summer of great memories and a fun work environment.