Every Tuesday NMRA sends an email blast called ToolKit Tuesday. We give you bite-sized pieces of information to help make your life easier. This BLOG is a recreation of that email blast. You will find everything from employee management to the latest technology. We hope you enjoy this resource.
The New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) is a required piece of your operating budget. The gross receipts tax rate varies throughout the state depending on the location of your business. Recent changes to your area may have occurred and will be applicable July 1. Click this link to view the GRT rates PDF.
AGD’s regulation changes are now in place. Most recent regulations changes affect sales and distribution through out New Mexico. The summary of changes are provided here: ALCOHOL AND GAMING RULES 6 12 17. Please be aware the summary DOES NOT list the complete changes. The full regulations are here. Some important highlights are below: 15.10.51 […]
The 2017 HIA Awards have been scheduled for September 11, 2017! We will get ticket information out soon and hope that you can join us at Sandia Resort and Casino to celebrate our industry and “Heroes Who Serve”. Right now, it’s time to nominate! Click here to nominate your favorites! Nomination forms for Hospitality Industry […]
AGD released new rules. You can download the booklet in its entirety here. Here is one of the highlights we received from Alcohol and Gaming Division: Effective April 25, 2017, we no longer require either servers or their employers to have an original or copy of their card. Instead, the employer must have the current […]
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 […]
Meeting the Food Safety Certification deadline has been an urgent need for restaurants. A news release from the New Mexico Environment Department has confirmed that the implementation deadline for certification has been extended by one year! The new effective date for compliance is March 1, 2018. According to the New Mexico Environment Department, “This extension […]
UPDATE: As of February 17, 2017, the New Mexico Environment Department’s deadline for compliance has been EXTENDED to March 1, 2018. FAQ’s on Food Safety Deadline What if we are not compliant by March 1, 2017? What are the penalties? If a facility in NMED jurisdiction is inspected and an owner/manager/employee does not have a […]
Attract young families to your restaurant. Restaurant Hospitality and the NMRA know frequent family diners mean a better bottom line for your restaurant. But how to attract them? Fresh, locally-sourced, simple meals are key. But what else will keep your tables filled? Here are some great suggestions: Keep menu options simple and visually pleasing. Think […]
Does your restaurant technology meet your customers’ needs? New Mexico millennials are tech-savvy consumers. From online ordering and tabletop tablets, to free Wi-Fi and mobile payment, there are a wealth of choices. The NMRA and QSRWeb has some ideas for you. Check out the info below to discover what types of technology your customers want to […]