ChiChi Dango Recipe

We embrace innovation here at ChefZone. Last Week Chef Matt Small used 3 of our bubble tea mix flavours to create a treat that we never expected.   He added the mix to create our very own rendition of a Hawaii favourite treat. Chichi Dango Mochi. We had a...
6 Common Accounting Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

6 Common Accounting Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Accounting is a critical function in any business. Whether you just opened your own restaurant, started your private chef practice or been a veteran in the food service business for several years, the bottom line is that good accounting practices can spell the...
Special Business Development Help Rates for ChefZone Members!

Special Business Development Help Rates for ChefZone Members!

To prove that ChefZone is your complete recipe to success, our Entree´-preneurship Center offers a rich list of partners to help your business cook up success. Included among these partners is StoryManager, a Hawai‘i business development company lead by Steve Sue, the...
12 Marketing Tips for Restaurants

12 Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Are you looking for ways to give your restaurant marketing a boost? Whether you run a franchised restaurant, a friendly cafe or a local eatery, marketing is a vital part of bringing in new customers and encouraging others to return. If you feel that your current...
Hawaii Hospitality Magazine features ChefZone

Hawaii Hospitality Magazine features ChefZone

ChefZone made cover of the November issue of Hawaii Hospitality, a magazine which covers the Hawaii Hotel & Lodging Association and Hawaii Restaurant Association. The article features our General Manager and Chef and a number of great photos! The article titled...
Don’t Throw Away Your Profits:  Managing Your Food Cost

Don’t Throw Away Your Profits: Managing Your Food Cost

  It is no secret that the “profits are in the pennies” when owning or operating a foodservice business. Consumers today, are more price conscious and value driven that foodservice operators must effectively balance their menu prices along with portions to meet...
Avoid Burn Out:  Turn Your Passion Into A Great Business

Avoid Burn Out: Turn Your Passion Into A Great Business

    People who open their own restaurant typically posses a variety of highly efficacious traits. They are hard working, optimistic, creative, dedicated, highly motivated, and most of all passionate about what they do. While many restaurant owners...