Restaurant Lingo
Seasoned.co Facts
Inside Sales Training
States of the US
Food & Bev Fun Facts
100

Sometimes, the kitchen will run out of an ingredient in a menu item (no more cinnamon sugar rims on the fall cocktail), a drink, or an entire menu item.

What Is "86'd"?

100

Seasoned was originally created by this company.

What is "Hot Schedules"?

100

The top sales people always set this kind of meeting after each call with a prospect.

What is a "backstop meeting"?

100

This state has the most fast food restaurants.

What is "Alabama"? (6.3 per capita)

100

The food "Spam" is a mashup of these two words.

What is "Spice & Ham"?

200

These are guests who linger at their table after they’ve finished their meals and paid the check. For a restaurant server, this isn’t great.

Who are "Campers"?

200

This demographic has the highest percentage of restaurant applicants.

Who are "16-24"?

200

The practice of involving stakeholders and management to help close the deal

What is "Going Wide"?


200

State with the least fast food restaurants.

What is "Vermont"? (1.9 per capita)

200

Too much of this frequently used spice can get you high

What is "Nutmeg"?

300

The head chef in the kitchen uses this term to let everyone know it’s time to start cooking or prepping a dish.

What is "Fire"?

300

The average cost of acquiring a new worker without Seasoned

What is "$600"?

300
This is the most important tool you can use in inside sales 

What is the "Mute Button"?

300

State with the highest unemployment rate.

What is "New Mexico"? (5.3%)

300

This condiment was originally created as a medication to treat tummy issues in the 1800's.

What is "Ketchup"?

400

When a diner orders something exactly the way it is on your menu.

What is "Straight Up"?

400

The average amount of time it takes to get applicants through the whole application process to hire using Seasoned 

What is "48 Hours"

400

Reciprocity, Commitment, Social Proof, Authority, Liking and Scarcity are the core of what principles in sales 

What is "Persuasion"?

400

New Jersey's Favorite Chain Restaurant

What is "Panda Express"?  (Top choice in CT, HI, MN, OR)

400

This item clocks in at a 1150% markup, on average, in all food service.

What is "Fountain Soda"?

500

This refers to two eggs—poached or scrambled—on toast.

Who are "Adam & Eve on a raft"?

500

The percentage of hourly staff that turnover each year.

What is "100%"?

500

The acronym "PBC" is part of the Story Selling approach to consultative sales, and wildly effective once you have completed your discovery and are going in to present. 

What is "Purpose, Benefit, Close"?
500

The State that has more food service jobs per 100,000 people than any other in the country.

What is "Nevada"? (DC was number 1 but is not a state)

500

This popular kids drink originally contained alcohol... Can you say "Mud Slides"?

What is the "Milkshake"?

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