Since 1946, NMRA has provided restaurant owners, operators, and vendors with support, negotiated discounts, and answers to the most pressing issues to help businesses like you succeed in this ever-changing industry.
Every restaurateur in New Mexico knows running a restaurant requires a tremendous amount of hard work and discipline. The hours are long and grueling. As in any small business, many owners split their time between cooking, accounting and recruiting the right staff. How can a restaurant win in this highly competitive industry? Zagat offers some insights […]
Digital Marketing? You’ve got this covered! So, you’ve created profiles and pages on Twitter, Facebook, Yelp… maybe even YouTube. Now, how do you make the most of your digital marketing? The National Restaurant Association has some great tips to promote your restaurant’s offerings! After all, if you don’t have an audience, your hard work goes […]
NMRA Natural Gas Savings Program Want to see if you can save 10-15% on your restaurant’s natural gas bill? The NMRA has chosen Tiger Natural Gas to be its preferred natural gas supplier for NMRA members! When it comes to NATURAL GAS, you have a CHOICE! If you haven’t talked to Tiger, you are losing […]
One of the membership benefits offered by New Mexico Restaurant Association is a discount on music licensing fees. Two of our associate members, BMI and SESAC, offer discounts to our restaurant members. Contact them by linking below. BMI – www.bmi.com or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 615.401.2873 SESAC – www.sesac.com or via […]
DO NOT share tips with back-of-the-house employees!!! $50,000 Fines involved!! In the restaurant business, we all know the pay discrepancy between servers and cooks. Cooks and dishwashers are some of the hardest working individuals in your restaurant, yet they can’t share in tips because restaurant tip sharing is against the law. Because of this law […]
Many times when I am working on behalf of restaurants in New Mexico I think of the founding fathers. I don’t mean those guys in New England, I mean the people who formed the New Mexico Restaurant association 70 years ago. We have a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and I’m amazed by the […]