How to Keep Your Restaurant Staff Motivated

September 30, 2016

Staff energy is a fickle resource, prone to waxing and waningwithout much provocation. After all, what is it that gives us zeal for work? Food? Coffee? Passion? Health?

The answer, of course, is a little bit of everything. That makes generating energy complicated—particularly in an environment as dynamic as a fast casual restaurant. It’s not as simple as guzzling caffeinated beverages or only hiring people who want to work in food prep for 20 years; it requires some nuance, and some understanding of what motivates people.