March 15, 2024

Mastering Restaurant Training: 7 Essential Strategies

Dana Bernardino

Calling all restaurant owners and managers…📣

Ready to take your training to the next level?

Let’s dive into 7 key strategies that will elevate your training for your people.

  1. Customize Your Training: Forget generic training modules. Tailor your training to fit your restaurant’s vibe, menu, and service style.
  2. Make Learning Fun: Who said training has to be boring? Use interactive platforms like 1Huddle to turn learning into a game. It’s engaging and keeps your team excited about skilling up.
  3. Practice Makes Perfect: Ever heard of role-playing? It’s not just for actors. Use it to simulate real-life scenarios and help your staff get comfortable handling tricky situations like pros.
  4. Feedback Is Key: Keep the communication flowing! Regular feedback helps your team know what they’re doing well and where they can improve. It’s all about getting 1% better every day.
  5. Mix It Up with Cross-Training: Encourage your team to learn different roles within the restaurant. It builds flexibility and teamwork, plus it’s handy during busy times.
  6. Use Multimedia: Spice up your training materials with videos and pictures. It’s great to keep your people engaged, so why not?
  7. Celebrate Success: Show ’em some love. Recognize your team’s achievements and wins.

And there you have it.

With these 7 strategies and tools like 1Huddle, you’ll have a prepared and motivated team ready to work every shift.

Ready to get in the game?

About 1Huddle

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

Dana Bernardino, Manager of Digital Marketing at 1Huddle

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