Serving the visually impaired shows that your restaurant cares about all customers. Most restaurants are not equipped to serve the visually impaired even though there are 7 billion visually impaired people in the U.S. If you are not ready to serve a blind or visually impaired person, and you would like information on how to […]
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Tip credit workers are payed a lower wage than $7.25 and hour, because the restaurant owner is expecting the rest of their salary to come from the tips they collect. These employees, cannot do too much extra work that is not tip related. This extra work, or side work, is anything from dish washing to […]
If we were starting New Mexico Restaurant Association from scratch, would we be doing what we are currently doing? If not, what would we be doing? Post your comments!
What should you do to prepare for a Department of Labor audit? In recent years, the Department of Labor (DOL) has shifted some of its focus over to the restaurant industry, and they have also cracked down on its enforcement initiatives. The DOL generally invesitages restaurants to make sure that they are following minimum wage […]
A limited time offer accomplishes many things for a restaurant. It creates a buzz in the community, it serves as a sort of marketing strategy and it also can help you to try out a new menu item and see the reaction. Offering a limited time offer menu item can allow you to offer your […]
Does your HR Department need to step it up to find great employees? In the next several years, Human Resource departments are going to be working very closely with large chains and restaurant brands to help them compete for employees in a very tight labor market. Kelli Valade, the executive vice president of Chili’s claims […]
David Chang is the owner of several restaurants around the country, employing over 1,000 servers. In a very recent broadcast Chang shared his views on the new no-tip restaurants. First and foremost, Chang wanted to make it clear that he doesn’t discourage a no-tip mandate in certain areas or for certain types of restaurants. The […]