Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en 3 moves to help restaurants secure an SBA loan http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan <div class="field-byline"> Evan Singer </div> <div class="field-deck"> The lending landscape is loosening, but borrowers must be prepared before contacting the bank. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The lending landscape is loosening, but restaurant owners must be prepared before contacting the bank.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/3-moves-help-restaurants-secure-sba-loan#comments Finance Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:45:00 +0000 41011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: How a weak online reputation can hurt valuation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation <div class="field-deck"> Customers aren’t the only ones turned off by shaky social media reviews. They make potential buyers think your restaurant is worth less, too. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selling your restaurant? Be aware of how new innovations, business models and online reviews are affecting its value and be ready to address the issue during negotiations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/trendinista-how-weak-online-reputation-can-hurt-valuation#comments Trendinista Social Media Finance Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:18:00 +0000 40861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images/Thinkstock Editor's Picks: New York will boost tipped minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">RH editors recap five stories you may have missed this week.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Consumer Trends Finance Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 40731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to dodge legal land mines in personnel files http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-dodge-legal-land-mines-personnel-files <div class="field-byline"> Sherry Downer </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to employee records, know which documents to keep, and where. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to employee records, know which documents you should keep, and where.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-dodge-legal-land-mines-personnel-files" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-dodge-legal-land-mines-personnel-files#comments H.R./Legal Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:41:00 +0000 40741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock At Ford Fry's restaurants, the learning never ends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends <div class="field-deck"> Career development offers a compelling way to keep good workers from straying at one restaurant company. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Ford Fry's Atlanta restaurants, an in-house “university” is developing employees and keeping a lid on turnover.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/ford-frys-restaurants-learning-never-ends#comments Owner Interviews H.R./Legal Featured Operators Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:07:00 +0000 40591 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Staff experts share their expertise with coworkers at Ford Fry&#39;s restaurants.</p> Study: Dining utensils influence perceived taste http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/study-dining-utensils-influence-perceived-taste <div class="field-deck"> Cutlery researchers’ advice: Put a fork in it—preferably a gold one. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cutlery researchers’ advice: Put a fork in it—preferably a gold one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/study-dining-utensils-influence-perceived-taste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/study-dining-utensils-influence-perceived-taste#comments Equipment Operations Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 40501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 10 steps to avoid employee lawsuits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-avoid-employee-lawsuits <div class="field-byline"> Hans Nilges </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One way to reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit is adopting a proactive approach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-avoid-employee-lawsuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/10-steps-avoid-employee-lawsuits#comments H.R./Legal How To Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:03:00 +0000 40511 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Restaurants diversify with butcheries, bakeries, markets http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurants-diversify-butcheries-bakeries-markets-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">More owners are building concepts that incorporate second or third revenue streams</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurants-diversify-butcheries-bakeries-markets-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurants-diversify-butcheries-bakeries-markets-0#comments Trendinista Operations Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:46:00 +0000 40401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Meet the $25 million food truck http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck <div class="field-deck"> Some investors think a mobile grilled cheese operation could become the restaurant industry’s next hot growth concept. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some investors think a mobile grilled cheese operation could become the restaurant industry’s next hot growth concept. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trucks/meet-25-million-food-truck#comments Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Finance Food Trucks Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:09:00 +0000 40371 at 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