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Rules for Detecting Counterfeit Money

Detecting Counterfeit Money Pay close attention during all cash transactions and report any suspicious currency immediately. Police also suggest: Do not rely solely on counterfeit detection markers, or pens. The markers are not always 100 percent effective. Look...

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Scams Target Restaurants

Beware of Scams Targeting Restaurants CONTACT: Carol Wight, CEO 505-343-9848 executive@nmrestaurants.org Scams Target Restaurants Restaurants are an easy target for scammers looking to take advantage of their hospitable nature. We have assembled a list of common scams...

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Managing Food Waste in Restaurants

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Reduce Your Waste Stream and Divert Wasted Food for Better Use Are you interested in cutting back on trash collection costs? Do you wish that your business could manage its food waste so that the material will be used for a higher...

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Phony Health Inspector Scam

Health Department Scam 1) A number of restaurants in have received telephone calls from a person claiming to be a "health inspector from the US Department of Health" introducing a new procedure for arranging a health inspection. The phony health inspector scam asks...

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New Mexico Governor Martinez to Tout Tourism On The Road

        Celebrate New Mexico Tourism Victories with Governor Martinez! Governor Martinez is hitting the road to tout tourism and unveil the New Mexico Tourism Department’s 2013 numbers. She’ll be holding a series of press conferences and community...

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2013 ProStart Competition

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Victoria Sanchez Martinez 4/2/13 505-343-9848 education@nmrestaurants.org New Mexico High School Students Excel at the New Mexico ProStart Invitational Gadsden High and Cloudcroft High students advance to the National...

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2013 ProStart Competition Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Victoria Martinez, Executive Dir. 3/22/13 505-343-9848 education@nmrestaurants.org 18 New Mexico High School Teams Compete for $552,000 in Culinary and Restaurant Management Scholarships (Albuquerque, NM) Come watch teen chefs unveil...

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NMRA to Present Health Care Act Seminar

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carol Wight, CEO 3/19/13 505-343-9848 executive@nmrestaurants.org New Mexico Restaurant Association to Present Health Care Act Seminar Speaker Will Address Strategies to Minimize Financial Implications of the Act...

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2012 Hospitality Industry Awards Winners Announced

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carol Wight, CEO 9/24/12 505-343-9848 executive@nmrestaurants.org New Mexico Restaurant Association Announces Annual Hospitality Industry Award Winners Mesilla Restaurant Operator Wins Restaurateur of the Year (Albuquerque, NM)...

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2012 Hospitality Industry Awards Dinner

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carol Wight, CEO 9/6/12 505-343-9848 executive@nmrestaurants.org New Mexico Restaurant Association to Present Annual Hospitality Industry Awards (Albuquerque, NM) The New Mexico Restaurant Association will be presenting...

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2012 Food Safety Month – Training

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Victoria Martinez 8/16/12 505-343-9848 education@nmrestaurants.org KEEP TRAINING TOP OF MIND FOR NATIONAL FOOD SAFETY MONTH Food safety is one of the most important issues in the restaurant and foodservice industry...

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2012 HIEF Awards $22,500 in Scholarships

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Victoria Sanchez Martinez 8/15/12 505-343-9848 education@nmrestaurants.org Hospitality Industry Education Foundation Awards $22,500 in Scholarships Scholarships Supported by Generous Donations from Local Restaurateurs and...

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