Since 2009, MainMenus.com has been helping both restauranteurs and patrons with their dining experience. By hosting actual restaurant menus on the web for Restauranteurs who don’t have a website. But now we are also offering Restaurant Web Design via our friends at Stigan Media.   Online Restaurant Listings MainMenus.com features menus from restaurants all over…

  Living in a city like Vancouver, so close to one of the world’s most abundant supplies of fresh seafood can often make us forget that not everyone has direct access to a quality fish market. Fortunately, in today’s interconnected world market, people can easily gain access to a wide range of excellent seafood of…

In this post, I’m going to go over 7 simple tips on Preventing Burns in a Kitchen, and no, I’m not talking about burning food. This seems simple enough, but you’ll be surprised how often people in the workplace burn themselves and don’t practice these safe tips. 1. Assume It’s Hot In any kitchen, you…

10 Knife Handling Tips: Throughout my time in the restaurant industry, I’ve seen my share of poor knife handling skills. From cut hands to missing fingers, heck I remember deboning beef with a colleague and thinking to myself “wow… there is so much blood in this peice of meat!”, shortly after my colleague realized it…

Its not often I go out for Chinese and order a bottle of wine. However I figured I should continue my ‘Vino Blog Trend’ and see how this bottle of E&J’s Apothic Red goes with some Chinese Take-out! I’ve enjoyed Apothic before but I’ve never had it with Chinese Food, and it inspired me to write…

  When it comes to wine pairing, we are not sommelier’s or even wine connoisseur’s, what we do know is that you don’t necessarily have to stick to the rules of pairing red wine with meats and white wine with fish. Wines of today can be enjoyed with cheese platters, seafood, chinese food and even…

Have you ever made a reservation at a restaurant and they add an auto-gratuity on the bill? Do you ever go to a bar/pub and get excellent service? Have you ever experienced quality service at a fine dining establishment? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I think you’ll enjoy this blog. I’ve…

This entry is for all servers and waiters who are looking to Increase their Average Order, and in turn, Increase Your Average Tip. Just so you know, this was written from the experience and training I received as a server and front of the house manager. This is proven information I put together from all my restaurant…