Dana Safa Bernardino
In the restaurant industry, effective training plays a crucial role in ensuring operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and staff performance.
However, traditional training methods like LMS are boring and ineffective, leading to disengaged employees and limited knowledge retention. To address these challenges, 1Huddle offers a groundbreaking solution: transforming restaurant training into interactive games. In this article, we’ll explore how gamifying training programs through 1Huddle can give your restaurant a competitive edge, fostering employee motivation, teamwork, and skill development.
Chapter 1: The Power of Gamification in Restaurant Training
There’s nothing you can’t learn in a game.
Gamification has proven to be a powerful tool in engaging learners across various industries. By converting all of a restaurant’s training content from the menu to food safety training, restaurants can tap into the innate human desire for competition, achievement, and reward. This approach transforms mundane training tasks into exciting challenges, driving higher levels of engagement, knowledge retention, and performance improvement.
Chapter 2: Introducing 1Huddle’s Training Games
1Huddle’s innovative approach allows restaurants to turn their training content (i.e. menu, FOH/BOH training, food safety training) into interactive quick-burst mobile games. These games are accessible through a mobile app, enabling employees to play anytime, anywhere. From order taking and food preparation to customer service and problem-solving, the games simulate real-life scenarios encountered in the restaurant environment. By infusing training with a competitive and fun element, employees are motivated to actively participate and enhance their skills.
Chapter 3: How 1Huddle’s Training Games Work
1Huddle’s training games are designed to be intuitive and user-friendly. Once employees access the mobile app, they are presented with a series of challenges that test their knowledge, speed, accuracy, and decision-making skills. By completing these game-based challenges, employees earn points and compete against their team members for a spot on the leaderboard. The instant feedback provided after each challenge helps reinforce correct behaviors and identify areas for improvement.
Chapter 4: Benefits of Training Games
Chapter 5: Success Stories
Numerous restaurants have embraced 1Huddle’s training games and witnessed significant improvements in their training outcomes, from Dog Haus and Sixty Vines, to Mexican Sugar and TAO Group. Om average, restaurants using 1Huddle see a 45% reduction in training time and a big improvement in employee performance.
By turning restaurant training into interactive games, 1Huddle revolutionizes the learning experience and empowers employees to reach their full potential. With increased engagement, knowledge retention, and performance improvement, restaurants that embrace training games gain a competitive edge in the industry.
1Huddle empowers restaurants to create a motivated and skilled workforce that excels in a fast-paced environment. By leveraging the power of gamification, 1Huddle’s games transform ordinary training into an extraordinary experience that drives employee engagement, teamwork, and performance.
Don’t settle for traditional training methods when you can revolutionize your restaurant’s training program with interactive quick-burst mobile games on 1Huddle.
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1Huddle is a coaching and development platform that uses quick-burst mobile games to more quickly and effectively educate, elevate, and energize your workforce — from frontline to full-time.
With a mobile-first approach to preparing the modern worker, a mobile library of 3,000+ quick-burst employee skill games, an on-demand game marketplace that covers 16 unique workforce skill areas, and the option for personalized content, 1Huddle is changing the way organizations think about their training – from a one-time boring onboarding experience to a continuous motivational tool.
Key clients include Loews Hotels, Novartis, Madison Square Garden, PIMCO, TAO Group, and the United States Air Force. To learn more about 1Huddle and its platform, please visit 1huddle.co.
Dana Safa Bernardino, Manager of Digital Marketing at 1Huddle
"1Huddle is a great tool to drive knowledge retention and make it sticky, make it fun, and also serves as a huge analytics tool for us to understand the quality of the stuff we’re rolling out.”
—James Webb, Global People Development & Engagement
Annual savings per location (312+)
“All of a sudden, people are playing the game multiple times a day to rack up points to get to the top of the leaderboard.”
—Lauren Constable, VP of Operations
Annual savings opening
5 new locations
“This thing is amazing. I’m awestruck with the power of this tool. 1Huddle makes running and operating restaurants fun and greatly increases our employees’ knowledge.”
—Tony Daddabbo, Director of Training
in training time
Annual savings across 60 locations