Talking Toronto Food with Chef Nate Middleton (Home of the Brave)

On this episode of Baro in the City, Chef Steve Gonzalez sits down & interviews Nate Middleton, Executive Chef at Home of the Brave. In this interview the two discuss: Current food trends in Toronto What each of them like to see in their kitchens The future of service & hospitality in Toronto How life [...]

October 18th, 2017|

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|