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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation released its third installment of Project Taste Test – Servin' Up Successful Careers video in partnership with PepsiCo.
It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.
While the economic forecast is strong, headwinds caused by the NRLB's joint employer ruling, minimum wage hikes and ACA implementation could curtail QSR franchise growth in 2015.
The upswing in the economy means competition for talent will heat up in 2015. That means employers need to up their game when it comes to attracting and retaining the best team members.
In addition to record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling regulations, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.
Refer to the failures of your company's ancestors because there is a lot to learn there.
Keep an eye out for a team member who takes new peers under their wing; you just might have had an excellent trainer under your nose.
Increased traffic coupled with more requests for time off can add up to scheduling stress. Check out these tips for reducing the stress.
Ideally, one person should clean the dishes and the other person sanitize and handle the clean ones. If this isn’t possible, strict procedures must be followed to disinfect hands between loads.
It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.
Though not mandated to offer health care coverage to employees until 2016, restaurants with 50 or more full-time employees are still required to track data monthly throughout 2015.
In the wake of its merger with Burger King, Tim Hortons will shed some of its 2,000 corporate employees.
The ACAdvisor helps businesses track, manage and monitor ACA employment statuses.
The president is backing The Healthy Families Act, which requires employers with 15 or more employees to offer up to a week of paid sick time.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 30 this week, which if it becomes law would set the definition of full-time work to 40 hours per week.
Top performing employees were entered into a random drawing to win prizes including XBOX One Entertainment Systems, Madden NFL 15 games, and a prize package for two to this year's Super Bowl in Arizona.
The study details the opinions of nearly 5,100 Americans who currently work or formerly worked in the industry, as well as those who own or operate restaurants.
Red Book Connect's Manager's Red Book, Kitchen Red Book and Room Attendant Book are now all available in Spanish and English.
The joint-employer model is expected to have a significant impact on franchised restaurant businesses.
Twenty-one states are positioned to raise their minimum wages on Jan. 1. According to a news release from the Employment Policies Institute, other cities and states are expected to follow in 2015. The following states, their current minimum wage and Jan.
Bloomberg Television's Betty Liu interviewed Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick this week on a number of topics, including the chain's failed breakfast rollout and the increasing competition with fast casual concepts. Brolick said Wendy's presents a "new QSR quality at a...
Snagajob has released its free app for iOS and Android, designed to make the job posting/hiring process easier by using a smartphone’s or tablet’s video, photo and GPS technology. Employers can currently post jobs for free via the app’s free...
As restaurant brands increasingly jockey for more consumer visits, it's more important than ever for operators to keep a strong pulse on what their customers are looking for when they dine out. According to new research from The NPD Group,...
The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is scheduled for March 8-10 at the Jacob K.
The new group includes nearly 30 lawyers and regulatory professionals with broad experience representing restaurant industry clients in major U.S. and international markets.
Bruster's Real Ice Cream has concluded its inaugural mentoring contest, in which the brand sought individuals who are "making a difference in the lives of young people." The winners this year include: Blake Struss of Jacksonville, Florida, nominated owner/mentor Tom...
Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.
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