BETHEL — A network of business and economic development organizations is offering training for wait staff.
Tips for Tips is a three-hour workshop designed to help restaurant owners and managers build customer loyalty, maximize sales, create a sensational buzz about their restaurant, and provide an exceptional dining experience while helping waitstaff increase their earnings.
The workshop is being held at the Bethel Inn, 21 Broad St., from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 26. The price is $20 for members of the Bethel, Oxford Hills or River Valley Chambers; $25 for non-Chamber members; and $10 for each additional member from the same business.
Carl Lindblade is the workshop instructor. He is a hospitality management consultant and professor at the University of New Hampshire and White Mountains Community College, a delegate to the White House Conference on Travel and Tourism, the former director of the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development and has hands-on success as general manager of several three- and four-diamond hotels, including the Black Point Inn in Scarborough.
To register for the workshop, contact Mia Purcell at the Western Maine Economic Development Council, 739-6543, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to WMEDC’s website www.wmedc.org and click on WMEDC Events
Tips for Tips is offered collaboratively as part of the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative by White Mountains Community College, Western Maine Economic Development Council, Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, Northern Forest Center, Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce, River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Central/Western Maine Workforce Investment Board.