Members Only Webinars
NMRA hosts informative, educational and relevant webinars on a monthly basis. The recording for these webinars are a feature we provide only to those who are part of the association.
2023 Legislative Wrap
In our final legislative update of 2023 our CEO and Lobbyists fill you in on what happened with all the bills that mattered to restaurants this session. The 2023 session of the New Mexico Legislature has had its challenges, but NMRA saw some success combating increases in minimum wage as well as staving off drastic liquor tax increases.
2023 Legislative Preview Forum
Cyber Security for Your Restaurant w/ the FBI
Restaurant Forum w/ Mark Ronchetti
ServSafe Ops for Restaurants
Training Reimburesement Funds
Business Recovery Grant Program
New Alcohol Rules w/ ABC
Workforce Solutions Q&A
Tackling the Restaurant Labor Shortage
Make Money w/ New Mexico Spirits
How to Make Your Membership Dues Pay for Themselves
Employee Retention Tax Credit for Your Restaurant
Recent legislative action(s) in December of 2020 and March of 2021 have made the Federal Employee Retention Credit, originally part of the CARES Act (March of 2020), available to more employers. Think of the Federal Employee Retention Credit as a grant for your business to spend in whatever manner you desire. This is not a loan, so it does not need to be paid back.
7 Best Practices for Recruiting & Hiring Compliance
A government review of your recruiting and hiring practices might prove to be enterprise-ending for a business and personally devastating for a manager who violates the labor compliance rules when recruiting and hiring new employees. Here are some resources from NMRA & Fastrack Onboard.
Maximizing Profits Through Strategic Menu Pricing
NMRA partner, Jim Hargrove of Shamrock Foods, developed this strategic menu price increase presentation in the wake of all the minimum wage increases that are taking place. This seminar focuses on strategic approaches to dealing with the minimum wage increases without negatively impacting the enterprise.
2018 NMED Changes to the Food Regulations
Webinar with NMRA CEO Carol Wight and NMED Food Program Manager Johnathan Gerhardt discussing the 2018 food code changes and how they will affect you and your food operation.
The mandate for training all employees is April 1, 2019.
This excludes Albuquerque and Bernalillo who are under a different jurisdiction.
US DOL Wage and Hour Audits
The Federal Department of Labor (DOL) is targeting restaurants in NM for audits.
In this webinar for restaurants, we will be speaking to a DOL Wage and Hour Investigator about typical restaurant violations and how to avoid them.
Grassroots Webinar: What Can You Do About A $15 Minimum Wage?
This election year is important because the landscape of our elected officials is drastically changing — think California. Elected officials don’t understand how to manage a bottom line in the restaurant industry. It’s not their business to know. Our goal is to ask you to share our information with those candidates elected folks. We want them to have a better understanding of our industry and what motivates us as employers and community members.
3 Actionable Steps to Maximize Restaurant Profit
Many restaurants aren’t taking inventory, don’t know their Prime Costs, Net Profit or Break-Even. They have little or no time to train their staff (not just on service but on SALES), and they’re spending lots of money on marketing without R.O.I. These restaurants may be filling their seats, but wondering why their bank account is not growing. They’re struggling to make payroll and meet rising operating costs.
Sick Leave Law (HWA) w/ DWS
Build Your Dream Team
This business is hard enough! These tools will help you Work Smarter, Not Harder. It’s time to Maximize your PROFITS, Optimize your SALES, Build epic BRAND LOYALTY and deliver amazing CUSTOMER SERVICE experiences.
Immigration Compliance Webinar – Be Ready For ICE
Common Sense I-9 Compliance and What to do When ICE Comes Knocking
Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) has dramatically increased its I-9 audit activities in New Mexico and the consequences of non-compliance can be severe and include but are not limited to, unwelcome business interruption, exorbitant fines, unwanted exposure, and even criminal charges.
Webinar: The Affordable Care Act
NMRA CEO, Carol Wight hosts Terry Linton of Linton and Associates for a one hour seminar on preparing member restaurants for the Affordable Care Act.
3rd Party Delivery Resources
We know navigating third-party delivery services can be less than fun and even downright confusing. We have complied some resources that can answer your questions and help point you in the right direction when the time comes for your restaurant to consider entering the delivery game.
10 Most Asked Restaurant Legal Questions
Do you have questions about medical cannabis & drug use by employees? What do you do when sexual harassment arises? What questions can you ask a new hire? Check out this exclusive NRMA webinar with Antonia Roybal-Mack of Roybal-Mack & Cordova, P.C. and find out what you need to be doing to keep from getting sued.
Marketing Through Storytelling and Video Webinar
In this educational webinar Paul Jew from Moji Studios tells why your story is so important to your marketing efforts. Your story can be a powerhouse of a marketing weapon. Jump ahead of the competition with a story blueprint that will resonate with your target…
Ask the Expert: Food Safety Webinar
Make sure you are on-board with the New Mexico food code before the inspector gets to your restaurant. NMRA helps review the state inspection report. We discuss the top ten questions asked in class and, “Ask the expert” all the major questions about the new food code.