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Price It Right with Performance Foodservice—Chicago

Managing food cost and pricing your menu well can mean the difference between a booming business and a struggling one. Everything that goes onto the plate needs to be accounted for in the final menu price. So how do you decide on that price?  

Employee Retention Tips from Ben Lustbader, Chef/Partner at Giant

With more than a decade of experience running kitchens in some of Chicago's best restaurants, Chef Ben Lustbader of Giant and the soon-to-be-open Chef's Special Cocktail Bar knows what it takes to create a workplace culture where employees are encouraged to flourish, contribute to the restaurant's success...and stick around.

Check out Ben's five tips for staff retention in restaurants.