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Minimum Wage on the Rise: Restaurant’s Reaction

The latest news reports that New York will be awarding fast food workers throughout the state a minimum wage of $15/hr. The raise in wage would signify an increase of over 70% for workers earning the state’s current minimum wage of $8.75/hr. While the increases aren’t expected to be fully implemented until 2020, New York’s […]

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Liquor Liability Coverage

Factors that Determine Pricing for Liquor Liability Coverage Serving liquor at your restaurant can be a great profit driver, but comes with many hurdles that need to be handled by staff and management in stride. What many restauranteurs are unaware of, is that there at 50 different sets of laws governing liquor liability; one for […]

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FDA Menu Requirements

New Nutritional Menu Requirements from the FDA A restaurant’s menu is a peek into the heart and soul of the business. Each appetizer, entrée, and dessert offered shows what the foundation of the restaurant revolves around. Whether it be fresh market ingredients, wings and sliders, or ethnic offerings, a menu is the equivalent of giving […]

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How to Prevent Your Restaurant from Getting ICE’d

In recent years, the US government has increased its enforcement efforts regarding immigration and the businesses employing undocumented immigrants. Since 2009, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has performed over 9,000 audits on businesses and dished out over $100 million in fines to violators. An increase of over 500% has been seen in these audits from [...] Read On

3 Areas Where Chain Restaurants are Making an Impact

Every new restaurant owner’s dream is to explode in popularity and become a household name, a la Chipotle or Panera. In a time where consumers are moving away from traditional fast food and towards more customized choices, there are plenty of opportunities for newcomers to establish a foothold as a leader in a certain niche, [...] Read On

Is A Non-GMO Menu Possible For Your Restaurant?

Is A Non-GMO Menu Possible For Your Restaurant? GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, have been a major topic of discussion for the past few years. As consumers are becoming more knowledgeable about what they are eating, they are demanding action from grocery stores, restaurants, and food manufacturers to reduce or eliminate the use of GMOs [...] Read On

5 Liabilities Every Restaurant Owner Needs To Know

5 Liabilities Every Restaurant Owner Needs To Know Opening and running a restaurant is an exciting experience. Many times, restaurant owners allow themselves to get so caught up in the day-to-day operations that they often overlook ways to protect their business. The unfortunate reality is that large financial losses from uninsured risks force restaurant owners […]

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