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Changes to New Mexico Driver’s License and ID Card

Changes to New Mexico Driver’s License and ID Card

What Changes Are Being Made to NM Driver’s Licenses/IDs? In November 2016 New Mexico began issuing two types of DL/IDs: Real ID-compliant and non-Real ID compliant. The term Driving Authorization Card (DAC) has been commonly used to refer to both a non-compliant DL...

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Wage & Hours Rules for Restaurant Workers

Wage & Hours Rules for Restaurant Workers

WAGE STATUTES: BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR TIPPED EMPLOYEES Play Webinar Recording Access Slide Deck Here If you haven’t been audited yet get your paperwork in order because the Federal DOL and New Mexico Workforce Solutions are targeting restaurants. If you are in any way...

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Dining out? Leave your pet at home

Dining out? Leave your pet at home

DOWNLOAD SERVICE ANIMAL POSTER FOR YOUR RESTAURANT HERE. We know you love your pet dog.  But unless you’re headed to the outdoor patio of a restaurant that allows dogs there, please leave your pet at home. Restaurants operate under strict rules from the NM Department...

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New Laws Go Into Effect this Summer

New Laws Go Into Effect this Summer

Top 10 things you need to know about the new laws going into effect in June and July 2019   Your single-user restrooms will have to be: made available to any person regardless of gender identity or sex; designated for use by not more than one occupant at a time...

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Wage Theft vs Wage Compliance in New Mexico

Wage Theft vs Wage Compliance in New Mexico

If you haven’t been audited yet get your paperwork in order because the Federal DOL and New Mexico Workforce Solutions are targeting restaurants. If you are in any way responsible for making payroll at your restaurant DO NOT MISS these webinars on the new minimum wage...

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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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