David Salcfas

Founder of iYou Hospitality Consulting

David SalcfasDavid Salcfas is founder of iYou Hospitality Consulting and consultant at Cayuga Hospitality Consultants. As a veteran in the hospitality industry, he has developed expertise around refining your interview skills and assistance with operating in a diverse labor union market. David has served as an Executive Committee Member in twenty one positions at fifteen hotels across five brands and several restaurants. David serves as the New York City Business Council Chairperson and is on the Board of Directors for the Hotel Association of New York City. David earned his Bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management and Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University and takes an active role as an Alumni, including mentoring and participating in speakers panels for the college.

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One Door Closes Another Door Opens

But all to often there is a long hallway in between for the “hotel world”…

How To Lead “Undercover Boss” Style In Today’s Hospitality Industry

There is a lot of movement in hospitality leadership positions today. You need to seize the moment when you start in a new leadership role. It is your opportunity to demonstrate how you will build trust, earn your employees respect and use sound judgement.

Tips On How To “Inspire” Others In The Hospitality Industry

We've all heard the sayings "Look at the Glass Half Full" and "Turn Lemon into Lemonade". Given the uniqueness of the past year in the hospitality industry, the need to be inspired is even greater.

How to Manage in a Diverse Union Labor Environment

We have all had jobs that make us better leaders in our industry. Earning the respect from your team members doesn't just happen, you need to work for it each and every day. This has never been more real than when you work in a diverse union labor market.

Mastering The Art of The Interview in Today’s Job Market

There is a reason why professional athletes practice so often. It isn't that they don't know how to play the sport they are being paid to play. The reason why professionals practice is so that they succeed the first time.