NMRA BLOG

 

You will find every article, post, brilliant reminiscing and more in this restaurant weblog. Enjoy!

 

Ten Thousand Waves Requiring Vaccine Proof

Ten Thousand Waves Requiring Vaccine Proof

You may have seen the news lately that New Mexico Restaurant Association Member Ten Thousand Waves recently enacted vaccination requirements for lodging, indoor dining, and spa guests. You may have also wondered how that worked out for them. In what many considered a...

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2021 Liquor Law Changes

2021 Liquor Law Changes

PUBLIC HEARING The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division is holding a public hearing on July 26, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and if the hearing is not concluded at that time, will continue to July 27, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. via Cisco Webex platform. We...

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Restaurant Employee Shortage

Restaurant Employee Shortage

Restaurants can’t find workers—why and what you might do about it. In New Mexico, seventy-nine thousand five hundred seventy-eight (75,578) people are still unemployed, yet we can’t get anyone to work. What the heck? There are many reasons for this phenomenon. The...

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Measuring Food Waste Helps your Bottom Line

Measuring Food Waste Helps your Bottom Line

Are your hard-earned dollars going out with the trash or getting lost in the compost pile? Nationwide, restaurants throw away millions of pounds of food each day.  Measuring your waste is the best way to proactively protect your bottom line. Today’s restaurants are...

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NMRA 2020 HIA

It’s our 75th Anniversary! Every year we award the Manager of the Year, Chef of the Year, Restaurant Neighbor, and Restaurateur of the Year. We are not letting COVID-19 stop us from showcasing the talent and tenacity of our wonderful industry. Instead of our annual...

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Food Waste Management in Your Restaurant

Food Waste Management in Your Restaurant

NMRA is proud to partner with the New Mexico Recycling Coalition to assist in their educational initiatives regarding sustainability.  The following content is used with the permission of the NMRC: In an effort to bring greater awareness around the subject of food...

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Sobering Statistics September 2020

Here are some Sobering Statistics from September 2020. So much has changed for all of us in the last six months. It is time to take a look at the raw numbers of our industry and how we are all being affected. To be sure, restaurants are taking the virus seriously. We...

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COVID-19  Modifications for Our Restaurants

COVID-19 Modifications for Our Restaurants

One of the bright spots in Albuquerque’s economy and tourism industry has always been our restaurants. We hope our restauranteurs will take the lead in re-opening our economy, because it will boost the morale of all of us. We like dining out! Now is the time to begin...

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3 Small Business Disaster Response Tools

3 Small Business Disaster Response Tools

Forced closures, quarantined customers and an unknown future can make this feel like a dystopian future no one could imagine just a few days ago. Unless you are in the toilet paper or ammo business, this may feel like the worst week of your business’s life. However,...

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Restaurant Closures due to COVID-19

Restaurant Closures due to COVID-19

As restaurants navigate this crisis, we are keeping track of restaurants that have voluntarily closed or limited their services beyond the requirements set by the state.  To submit a restaurant, email us at communication@nmrestaurants.org. Please link to the...

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COVID-19 Compliant Door Sign

COVID-19 Compliant Door Sign

We know how important it is for your customers to be comfortable & confident that when they dine with you they are safe. Please print out the sign below to hang in your store to let the public know you are committed to preventing the spread of COVID-19. [embeddoc...

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