Jordan Lopez

About Jordan Lopez

Marketing Coordinator @ Baro , full-time Raptors enthusiast. Obnoxiously love sports and only listens to Drake. Follow on Instagram @jrdvn.l !

Pablo’s Snack House

Baro has recently announced the launch of Pablo's Snack House! This space on the second floor specializes in shareable snack plates and unique cocktails inspired by Latin America. Pablo's Snack House is perfect for a post-work drink, an intimate date or a night out with friends! From 5-7PM enjoy Fiesta Hour features including $5 wine, [...]

August 18th, 2017|

How Instagram is Influencing the Design of Toronto’s Restaurants

When it comes to food in Toronto, the way it looks is equally important to how it tastes. With media outlets such as BlogTO, Narcity and Toronto Life creating content on a daily basis that revolves around food imagery, a restaurant’s ability to be visually enticing is crucial to success in Toronto. Food on Instagram [...]

July 27th, 2017|

How to Grow Your Business’ Facebook Page

Every business from large corporations to vendors at local markets are aware of the necessity of a social media presence. When there’s no face-to-face stimulation of an in-person conversation, people resort to content consumption on their phones. Entrepreneurs need to understand that in order to succeed in the business world you need to be present [...]

July 13th, 2017|

How to Reduce Your Employee Turnover Rates

Turnover rates in the hospitality industry are notoriously high. In 2014, the Bureau of Labour Statistics’ Job Openings and Labour Turnover program reported that the restaurant sector had a 66.3% turnover rate. This high number can be the result of many factors such as people taking extended time off to travel, pursuing other opportunities or [...]

July 5th, 2017|

How to Turn Online Reviews From Negative to Positive

Every business, despite industry, will receive feedback on their products and services from guests that range from extremely positive to extremely disappointed. In the hospitality industry, service is often subjective. Are you coming to the guest’s table enough? Too often? As hard as any manager may try to provide 5-star service, unavoidable delays can come [...]

June 29th, 2017|

Baro x Blowfish Collaboration

Baro is teaming up with Blowfish to bring King West a unique culinary experience between two of the city's most creative chefs! On Wednesday, June 21st, Baro's Executive Chef, Steve Gonzalez will be at Blowfish for dinner service; on Thursday, June 22nd, Blowfish Executive Chef, Daniel Ken, will be in Baro's kitchen. You're probably asking yourself...what's [...]

June 12th, 2017|

Corporate Event Planning Tips with Amber Walker

Amber Walker has been a Senior Level Event Planner for over 6 years now and has quickly established a name for herself in everything from large scale conferences, elegant weddings, charity events to small intimate parties. She’s been recognized for her excellent ability at planning corporate summits and has coordinated events all over Canada and across [...]

June 8th, 2017|

Baro’s Spring Menu is Filled with Canadian-Sourced Ingredients

As the weather in Canada warms up and the sun stays out longer there’s more access to fresh, local ingredients for chef’s (at both restaurants and at home) to use in the kitchen. While Baro’s menu is inspired by Latin cuisine, Chef Steve Gonzalez has kept in mind the delicious flavours that come out of [...]

May 25th, 2017|

Why We Hosted a Town Hall Meeting to Increase Employee Engagement

On Monday, May 8th, Baro hosted a company-wide Town Hall meeting off-site at the Hard Rock Café in Downtown Toronto. The meeting spanned across two and a half hours and was organized as an effort to congratulate the staff on their hard work, identify success, establish areas of improvement and display plans for future growth [...]

May 18th, 2017|