News: Restaurant Operations

  • Feb 18

    What exactly does a boil water notice mean for the foodservice industry? We’ve collected these guidelines from the City of San Angelo (who went through their own boil water notice in September 2018) to help walk you through the process, including...

  • Feb 28

    The City of Houston issued a boil water notice on Thursday, February 28, after a water main break. What exactly does a boil water notice mean for the foodservice industry? We’ve collected these guidelines from the City of San Angelo (who went...

  • Feb 5

    While most restaurant employees know that service animals are allowed to accompany their owners in the public areas of restaurants, if a customer with no apparent disability enters a restaurant with a service dog, questions and confusion can arise....

  • Feb 3

    With Valentine’s Day approaching, love is in the air. But if you’re not in love with your point of sale (POS) because it’s unreliable and hard to deal with, it’s time for a change. Breaking up with your POS doesn’t have to be messy. Look for these...

  • Jan 14
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    Steps to Manage Sexual Harassment at Work The Harvey Weinstein trial has kicked off and many people are talking about how his arrest and the arrests of other celebrities helped spur the #MeToo movement. Employers are seeing an increase in sexual...

  • Jan 2
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    January means new opportunities to do new things. If increased business success is at the top of your 2020 bucket list, take these five steps to make that wish come true. They will amp-up business to create a more prosperous New Year. 1. Create a...

  • Dec 3
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    Not knowing or failing to comply with payroll laws can put your business under a magnifying glass, and lead to fines and penalties. In fact, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) penalizes nearly 1 in 3 businesses for payroll mistakes.  To avoid being...

  • Nov 1
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    Are you one of almost 30 percent of businesses still using payroll technology more than 10 years old? If so, your days of working with paper timesheets, punch cards and physical time clocks should be over. Luckily for today’s entrepreneur, modern...

  • Oct 23

    The holiday season is swiftly approaching and that means that employers often hire additional workers. Both employers and employees get very busy during this hectic time. However, employers need to stay vigilant and remain fully aware of all the...

  • Oct 9

    There's a new law that everyone's talking about that the Texas Restaurant Association helped pass earlier this year (SB 1450). Texas restaurants with mixed beverage permits now have the opportunity to deliver alcohol with food. Leveling the alcohol...

  • Oct 8

    Association Praises DOL on Tip Pooling Rule As you may have heard, the Department of Labor recently issued a final proposed rule regarding tip pooling. The proposed rule announced is a victory for the National Restaurant Association, the Restaurant...

  • Oct 1
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    About $1 billion in tax credits are claimed each year under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. Sadly, many restaurants and lodging businesses are unaware of the program or simply don’t take advantage of it. WOTC was founded in 1996 by...