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Albuquerque Plastic Ban

Albuquerque Plastic Ban

We won! The Albuquerque City Council voted on the plastic ban late last night. The council amended the ordinance heavily, including an amendment to remove foodservice establishments from the list of applicable retailers. This left an ordinance that bans plastic bags...

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2019 Legislation Recap

2019 Legislation Recap

Top 10 things you need to know about the new laws going into effect on June 14 or July 1, 2019. In order of importance…details on the law pertaining to each bullet point is provided below. Your single-user restrooms will have to be: Effective July 1, 2019 made...

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Tis the Season for Restaurants to Give Back

Tis the Season for Restaurants to Give Back

Join the Giving Tuesday Movement in New Mexico! See what Guest Blogger Valerie Wilke with Enchanted Dish has to share about how your restaurant can give back this holiday season: During the holiday season, the spirit of thankfulness and generosity seems to crank up a...

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2018 Hospitality Awards Nominees

2018 Hospitality Awards Nominees

Nominations are officially closed for all categories. Chef, Manager, Restaurateur and Restaurant Neighbor of the Year will be selected by a Nominee Committee composed of previous Restaurateur of the Year winners and will be announced at the 2018 Hospitality Industry...

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Deming H.S. and Cloudcroft H.S. Headed to Nationals

Deming and Cloudcroft High School’s to Compete in the High School Culinary & Restaurant Business Competition in Providence, Rhode Island at the 17th Annual National ProStart National Invitational® on April 27 - April 29, 2018                  New Mexico, April 20,...

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Winners of the 2018 New Mexico ProStart Invitational!

Winners of the 2018 New Mexico ProStart Invitational!

Deming High School and Cloudcroft High School students advance to the National ProStart Invitational Albuquerque, New Mexico – March 5, 2018 – The Hospitality Industry Education Foundation (HIEF) has announced the winners from the 16th Annual New Mexico ProStart...

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2018 New Mexico ProStart Invitational

2018 New Mexico ProStart Invitational

New Mexico High Schools compete for a spot in National ProStart Invitational and $1,000,000 in scholarships Albuquerque, New Mexico – February 20, 2018 – The Hospitality Industry Education Foundation (HIEF) and New Mexico Restaurant Association (NMRA) will host the...

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Hospitality Industry Awards 2017 Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact- Wendy Hughes, Communications Specialist, 425-870-7430, dining@nmrestaurants.org. (Albuquerque, NM) The New Mexico Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s annual Hospitality Industry Awards. The...

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New Mexico Restaurants Build and Support Communities

New Mexico Restaurants Build and Support Communities

Hospitality Hires Over 11% of the Population in New Mexico Hospitality businesses are one of the largest employers in New Mexico, providing some individuals their first jobs or creating opportunities to grow into management and upper level culinary careers....

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Sick Leave Ordinance Lawsuit Filed

Sick Leave Ordinance Lawsuit Filed

Contacts: Gerges Scott (505) 363-1496 gscott@agenda-global.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2017   COALITION FILES LAWSUIT OVER PROPOSED SICK LEAVE ORDINANCE Log Rolling Unfair to City Voters and Damaging to Job Opportunities (Albuquerque)-The Albuquerque Coalition...

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2017 New Mexico ProStart Invitational Winners

2017 New Mexico ProStart Invitational Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2017 New Mexico High School Students Excel at the New Mexico ProStart Invitational Santa Fe High and Cloudcroft High advance to the National ProStart Invitational (Albuquerque, NM) The Hospitality Industry Education Foundation announced...

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