Can We End the Division Between Front and Back of House?
Diners and industry veterans alike are familiar with front and back of house. In this episode we look at a new concept designed to make restaurant workers’ pay more equitable - regardless of their position on the staff. It’s called heart of house.
Connecting The Kitchen & The Dining Room with Chef James Kent & Jeff Katz of Crown Shy
This week’s episode of Opening Soon is all about ushering in a culture that supports collaboration between the kitchen and dining room to create a stellar guest experience. We are joined by James Kent and Jeff Katz of Crown Shy in NY’s downtown.
Avery Ruzicka, Baker/Partner Manresa Bread
Avery Ruzicka is the force behind Manresa Bread, the celebrated bakery in Los Gatos, California. She studied politics, international studies, and creative writing at college in North Carolina, but her interest in food led her to culinary school in New York City.