Rustic Design Theme

Get the Look: Rustic Design

By The Hostess StationAugust 16, 2019

What do you picture when you hear the words “rustic design”? Wedding celebrations in a refurbished barn? Mason jar centerpieces? Exposed wooden beams? To many, rustic design is simply modern country. An eclectic yet inviting mix of natural, unrefined elements with a sophisticated modern sensibility. It embraces organic imperfections, coziness, and contrast. Imagine modern zinc-and-marble […]
Mid-Century Modern Design Board

Get the Look: Mid-Century Modern Design

By The Hostess StationJune 10, 2019

If you’re an interior designer or restaurant manager planning to launch a new space or refresh an old one, this blog series will provide some inspiration for your next project. We’ll also give our thoughts on easy ways to execute today’s most trending styles, beginning with Mid-Century Modern design. Though whichever style you choose, Paul […]
Colorful Restaurant

New Year, New Look: 2019 Hospitality Design Trends

By The Hostess StationJanuary 29, 2019

Out with the old and in with the new! In the bar, restaurant, and hotel worlds that means saying farewell to last year’s interior design themes and refreshing seating, lounge, and dining spaces. So to help inspire restaurant owners and hospitality managers we’ve rounded up some popular predictions for 2019 hospitality interior design trends. Find […]
Tech Gives Restaurants a Human Touch

Tech Gives Restaurants a Human Touch

By The Hostess StationDecember 3, 2018

Imagine a family has a reservation at the Boston café you manage. They’ve never been there before, yet they are greeted by name when they approach the hostess station. Your café is part of a restaurant chain that includes a New York location where the husband has been bringing his family to celebrate his wife’s […]
Make the Most of the Restaurant Boom

Hosting a Dinner Party Soon?

By The Hostess StationNovember 5, 2018

Everyone’s Out to Lunch … and Dinner and Brunch ‘Tis the season for hosting, and feasting, but not just at home. Restaurants have become a popular destination for the holiday season. Office banquets. Festive family celebrations. Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving feasts. Shoppers grabbing a bite at the mall to to take a break from checking off […]
The ‘Horror of Decor’ for Your Hostess Station

Ghostess with the Mostest:

By The Hostess StationOctober 5, 2018

The ‘Horror of Decor’ for Your Hostess Station What is the first thing your guests are going to see when they enter your establishment? They should see a smiling host or hostess happily perched behind their hostess stand. However, it is even more fun to see them ghoulishly getting into the holiday spirit by taking […]
Welcome Your Restaurant Guests with Style

Welcome Your Restaurant Guests with Style

By The Hostess StationAugust 13, 2018

As soon as your customers walk through the door of your restaurant, they form an opinion. Your greeter station is usually the first thing they see. Keeping that in mind, you want that first impression to be a good. The whole goal of a greeter is to make guests feel welcome. Often, when working in […]