Australians are huge coffee drinkers and our coffee drinking habits represent a major part of our culture and of our history. Coffee is a lifestyle much more as it is being just an energy booster and so many coffee shops flourished all around the country because of these facts. Have you given this business a thought? Is a shop too expensive for you to start now? Or is it too big for you to operate? If that’s the case, we’ve got a suggestion for you – a coffee cart business.
As a restaurant business owner, you may have gone through many past performance evaluations already either with a previous boss, a professor, a mentor, or with a subject matter expert. Or maybe, you have not yet experienced receiving a formal performance feedback yourself? So how do you envision giving it to not just one but to all of your employees? How will you project yourself in front of an employee who is underperforming or who needs to improve? What will you say? How will you start? Ok. Breathe in, breathe out. Let us start with this golden rule: “Honesty is the best policy.”
But how do you go about creating your own business’ employee performance standard? What are the main ingredients of an effective guide? How will you enforce it without making your employees feel and think that they are going to be controlled or micromanaged?
As a restaurant owner, you will be in charge of hiring and training the people that will make up your company. The success of your business will greatly depend on these people so you need to ensure that you are hiring for the correct positions that will carry out specialised functions in your restaurant, the right skills and experience level that will go with each position, and of course, the right kind of training that you will provide them during their employment with you.
Now, you may be equipped with the right know-how to make your food business click within your target market, and have everything to make your little restaurant run daily but you need that army of people to help you carry out all of these functions. “No man is an island” as they say and this is especially true in business. Getting the right people for the job and keeping your army well-driven to carry out exemplary output on a day-to-day basis is vital for your little enterprise to succeed.