Sunday, January 17, 2016
The A la Carte Business Seems to be Picking Up
They say the Canadian economy is on the down swing and the consumer debt is high but people are still going out and eating. In fact I think it is fair to say that is about all people do nowadays is eat out a lot.
It is good for us waiters and bartenders. A lot of sectors are laying off people and tightening their belts. Businesses are not expanding or investing very much in hiring new people. It seems to be a wait and see what happens out there as our dollar reaches new lows. For us in Canada the oil boom is fizzling but at least there is hope for our manufacturing where I reside.
Back in 2003 where I work and the dollar was as low as it is now business boomed. Well 13 years later it looks like business is going to boom again this year.
I like the thought...
Radio talk show host of "The Hospitality Industry News Network" and author of "You Only Live Once" about his early years traveling around and working on ships and foreign countries Steven blogs about his thoughts on the restaurant industry as he sees it today.
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