How restaurants can overcome the chef shortage

By Karen and Ross Horton The chef shortage in Canada is impacting restaurant owners from British Columbia to Newfoundland. Though, “shortage” might be the wrong term – there are many fiercely talented, hard-working chefs all across Canada wishing for change. The bigger problem is that with long hours and pay that is usually lower than […]

Employee turnover: Not necessarily a bad thing

By David Hopkins One of our first clients at The Fifteen Group originally contacted us as they were having challenges with making strong profits on strong sales. As we quickly discovered, this was in large part because of difficulty in controlling labour costs. It wasn’t because they weren’t good at managing labour efficiency; it was […]

Holiday restaurant staffing challenges solved with new Staffy app

Press release Canada’s first on-demand marketplace instantly connects restaurant and hospitality industry with skilled contractors With the restaurant and hospitality industry’s busiest time of year about to get underway, Staffy, a revolutionary, on-demand marketplace that instantly connects restaurants and hospitality companies with skilled contractors, is making it easier to fill staffing gaps with the beta launch […]