Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Asian Box plots growth with new investment http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment <div class="field-deck"> Waiting out real estate market could pay off for California-based Vietnamese street food chain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vietnamese street food chain adds seven units</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/asian-box-plots-growth-new-investment#comments Operations Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:25:00 +0000 59971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A challenging real estate market has slowed growth for Asian Box.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> How the Trump administration could impact restaurant taxes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes <div class="field-byline"> Mark E. Battersby </div> <div class="field-deck"> A look at the potential tax law reform under the president-elect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the potential tax law reform under the president-elect</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/how-trump-administration-could-impact-restaurant-taxes#comments Owner Trends Operations Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:57:00 +0000 59961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock National Guard helps train Illinois restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse talks teamwork, leadership with the Army </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse talks teamwork, leadership with the Army</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/national-guard-helps-train-illinois-restaurant#comments Management Staffing Operations Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:04:00 +0000 59941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photos courtesy of Johnny&#39;s Italian Steakhouse</p> Rough start spurs a quick makeover for L.A. eatery http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery <div class="field-deck"> A critical and popular favorite, Sambar, wasn’t making money. So owner Akasha Richmond reconceived the space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A critical and popular favorite Sambar wasn’t making money. So owner Akasha Richmond reconceived the space.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/design/rough-start-spurs-quick-makeover-la-eatery#comments Owner Design Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:54:00 +0000 59911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Contemporary Indian restaurant Sambar has closed and relaunched as AR Cucina, an Italian concept. Photos by Rob Stark Photography</p> Employees’ mental health disorders often qualify as disabilities http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities <div class="field-byline"> Susan Warner </div> <div class="field-deck"> ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/employees-mental-health-disorders-often-qualify-disabilities#comments Legal Staffing Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +0000 59891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 ways to strike a better a work-life balance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance <div class="field-deck"> Outsourcing, automating and other steps can streamline work demands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outsourcing, automating and other steps can streamline work demands</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/4-ways-strike-better-work-life-balance#comments Management Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:42:00 +0000 59901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: jakubzak/iStock/Thinkstock</p> 11 tips to keep staff happy over the holidays http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays#comments Staffing Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:13:00 +0000 59861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to view your restaurant like a customer http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer <div class="field-byline"> Paul Goetz </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting inside guests’ heads is best way to find out what is or isn’t working </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting inside guests’ heads is best way to find out what is or isn’t working</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management/how-view-your-restaurant-customer#comments Management Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:23:00 +0000 59781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The more you know about guests, the better you can serve them.</p> monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock Labor Department battling overtime rules injunction http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction <div class="field-deck"> Federal agency filed notice to appeal last week’s decision by federal judge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Federal agency filed notice to appeal last week’s decision by federal judge</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/labor-department-battling-overtime-rules-injunction#comments Legal Operations Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:29:00 +0000 59771 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez filed a notice of appeal indicating plans to challenge an injunction that put changes to federal overtime regulations on hold. Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images</p> BrewDog bets big on first U.S. brewery, brewpubs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs <div class="field-deck"> Founders literally play roulette with crowdsourced funding </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founders literally play roulette with crowdsourced funding</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/brewdog-bets-big-first-us-brewery-brewpubs#comments New Restaurant Concepts Finance Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:42:00 +0000 59741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Martin Dickie (left) and James Watt are building advocates for their brand through crowdfunding.</p>