Carolina Bevad

Carolina Bevad
Carolina is a teacher, tutor and restaurant industry veteran. Her first restaurant job was making and buttering toast at a popular Jersey shore restaurant; she then went on to work at popular restaurants in New York City while earning her undergraduate and master's degrees in education from NYU. Carolina now lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband, where she focuses on raising their three children, writing and finding the best restaurants.

Recent Posts

Do Your Best to Avoid Pests

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jul 29, 2019 3:08:26 PM

When my 3-year-old daughter announced, “I saw a mouse!” during a family dinner at a favorite restaurant of ours, I playfully responded, “Do you...

Do You Speak Restaurantese?

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jun 24, 2019 12:12:26 PM

Kitchen slang can sound foreign to someone who has never worked in the food service industry, but I’ll bet you’re fluent.  Some terms are obvious...

Eat, Shop, Love

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jun 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What do Cracker Barrel, Ikea, Nordstrom and Eataly have in common? The answer may not be immediately obvious - a comfort food restaurant, a...

Music to Your Customers’ Ears

Posted by Carolina Bevad on May 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

My favorite restaurant is a small, local spot. The ambiance is beautiful and detailed, the service is friendly and knowledgeable, and, obviously,...

Are You Doing Your Part to Reduce Plastic Consumption?

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Apr 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

I wasn’t surprised when my server returned to the table with the remainder of my Korean BBQ short ribs and kimchi rice packaged to-go in a plastic...

What Restaurants and Uber Could Soon Have in Common

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We all know restaurant profit margins are razor thin, and one of the biggest enemies of a profit is an empty seat.  Restaurateurs have gotten...

Tips for Insta-Success: Part 2

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Feb 15, 2019 10:23:58 AM

If you think you know everything there is to know about how to curate a successful Instagram account, think again.  Here are a few more tips to...

What Makes a Restaurant Insta-Famous?

Posted by Carolina Bevad on Jan 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

So, of course I watched the Fyre Festival documentary - the Netflix one.  So many details stood out (that Evian water story!!), but what really...