Moving On Quotes for Restaurant and Food Businesses

“A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member’s talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.” – David Ogilvy

“A restaurant is a fantasy-a kind of living fantasy in which diners are the most important members of the cast.” – Warner LeRoy

All great deeds and

“All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door.” – Albert Camus

“Today’s restaurant is theater on a grand scale.” – Marian Burros

“When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal.” – Jeffrey Wright

“If you were to ask me, “What the hell does a musician have in common with a restaurant?” I would say a huge amount. It’s showtime every day, it’s a team of people, like, running a circus, which is running a rock-and-roll band.” – Mick Fleetwood

“I started in the restaurant business at the age of 19 as a waitress. I loved the atmosphere and the camaraderie of the restaurant business. I loved not having to go to an office. I loved making people happy.” – Anne Burrell

“When I was a small boy, my father told me never to recommend a church or a woman to anyone. And I have found it wise never to recommend a restaurant either. Something always goes wrong with the cheese souffle.” – Edmund G. Love

“I don’t go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people.” – Tyra Banks

“Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn’t, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly.” – Philip Seymour Hoffman

You know, for 300 years

“You know, for 300 years it’s been kind of the same. There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu hasn’t changed in 125 years, so how is one going to change or evolve the food?” – Emeril Lagasse

“We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought the entire staff to San Francisco. But we had to go home.” – Paul Prudhomme

“If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.” – Mickey Gilley

“In Pakistan anti-American protesters set a Kentucky Fried chicken restaurant on fire. The protesters mistakenly thought they were attacking high-ranking U.S. military official Colonel Sanders.” – Jimmy Fallon

“I ended up buying a restaurant. Already we had invested in a gas station and a metal products plant.” – Esther Williams

“So I went to the Chinese restaurant and this duck came up to me with a red.” – Tim Vine

“I was doing stand-up at a restaurant and there was a chalkboard on the street out front. It said, Soup of the Day: Cream of Asparagus. Ellen DeGeneres.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“In the restaurant it’s much more serious.” – Emeril Lagasse

The other night I ate

“The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.” – George Carlin

“Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is wiser not to stir them.” – P. G. Wodehouse

“A Cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter.” – Morey Amsterdam

“Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” – Henny Youngman

“There are advantages to being a star though – you can always get a table in a full restaurant.” – Ingrid Bergman

“It’s easier to be faithful to a restaurant than it is to a woman.” – Federico Fellini

“I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It’s chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one.” – Paul Simon

“I never eat in a restaurant that’s over a hundred feet off the ground and won’t stand still.” – Calvin Trillin

Murals in restaurants are

“Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.” – Peter De Vries

“Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one’s belt buckled.” – Frederic Raphael

“If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal, why should restaurants charge full price when their dining room and kitchen staffs are still practicing?” – Marian Burros

“Everyone talks about Spanish influences, but where is it?…Tell me 10 great Spanish restaurants in London….You can’t give me the addresses. Nor in Paris.” – Alain Ducasse

“Pity the man who has a favorite restaurant, but not a favorite author. He’s picked out a favorite place to feed his body, but he doesn’t have a favorite place to feed his mind!” – Jim Rohn

“I always say the best Thai restaurant in Dubai is my home.” – Thaksin Shinawatra

“I’m amazed that years after I stopped playing tennis, people still recognize me in restaurants and ask for my autograph.” – Bjorn Borg

“Like all Jews, I was probably at a Chinese restaurant!” – Elena Kagan

I just want to make a

“I just want to make a tray of good tofu. If people want something else, they should go to the restaurants and shops.” – Yasujiro Ozu

“Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that’s really about it.” – Fran Drescher

“There were no politics to polarize us then, to magnify every slight. The “negroes” of Washington had their public schools, restaurants, bars, movie houses, playgrounds and churches; and we had ours.” – Pat Buchanan

“Fame hurt. People thought I was a sellout chef and stopped coming to my restaurant.” – Chris Cosentino

“If you have sense enough to realize why flies gather around a restaurant, you should be able to appreciate why men run for office.” – E. W. Howe

“No matter how bad you may feel, get up, show up, dress up, and never, ever give up.” – Tim Love