Stephanie Porter, Atlantic Business Magazine
Instead of hitting up the same restaurants, why not invite visiting colleagues or guests (even the boss!) over for dinner?
There are those who look at food as little more than fuel. For the rest of us, food can be a great source of joy, discussion, debate, even collaboration. What’s better than breaking bread with friends? Trying new flavours while travelling? Nabbing a piece of the cake that showed up unexpectedly at the office? Exactly.
Whether you’re looking for gas (meaning fuel, not, uh, gas) or a gastronomic adventure, we all have to eat. Sometimes we have to eat with those we work with.
This month, I propose you try something new. Don’t take the visiting colleague to the same restaurant you always go to. Don’t hold a dinner meeting in a crowded steak house. Don’t try to network over menus and wine lists. Don’t think I’m out of my mind for suggesting this: I say, invite the boss (or your team, or your guest lecturer) to your place.
“People can relax in their own homes,” says Kurtis Ellis, founder and chef of P.E.I.’s Simple Pleasures Intimate Catering.
Continue reading the article “Big Night In“.