Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en Trendinista: Overtime rule change would impact many restaurant managers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers <div class="field-deck"> Proposed federal regulations would complicate how employers compensate many salaried managerial employees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators will have to rethink how they pay their salaried workers when the U.S. Department of Labor issues new rules that govern overtime pay later this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-overtime-rule-change-would-impact-many-restaurant-managers#comments Trendinista H.R./Legal Fri, 22 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 43061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to attract Millennial business diners http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> More Millennials are dining out with business clients and associates, and their tastes vary from earlier generations'. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large tables, craft beers and warm hospitality resonate with a younger diners entertaining clients or associates in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 21 May 2015 19:53:00 +0000 43041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How Apple Pay is playing out for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants#comments Equipment Consumer Trends How To Technology Wed, 20 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 43011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Apple Pay promises better security as users must register a credit card and use their&nbsp;fingerprint to authorize purchases.</p> Apple $15 minimum wage could leave operators sleepless in Seattle http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle <div class="field-deck"> Mandatory wage hikes could spell more hours for owners and put a damper on sales of restaurant franchises. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants aren’t just hit with higher labor costs when the minimum wage increases. There’s plenty of collateral damage, too.</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/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/15-minimum-wage-could-leave-operators-sleepless-seattle#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 20 May 2015 14:19:00 +0000 43001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Do social media rankings trump a Beard Award? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award <div class="field-deck"> Beard Award winners barely register on a new Top 50 restaurant list that uses social media data to produce its rankings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beard Award winners barely register on a new Top 50 restaurant list that uses social media data to produce its rankings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-do-social-media-rankings-trump-beard-award#comments Trendinista People to Watch Social Media Fri, 15 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 42981 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>State Bird Provisions chef/owners Nicole Krasinski and Stuart&nbsp;Brioza are riding high these days.</p> No feedback is worse than bad feedback http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback <div class="node-body blog-body">Restaurant guests often don't provide valuable negative feedback, but some detective work can unearth problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-kitchen">View from the Kitchen</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/no-feedback-worse-bad-feedback#comments Blogs How To View from the Kitchen Wed, 13 May 2015 13:46:00 +0000 42831 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com The case for finding employees via referrals http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/case-finding-employees-referrals <div class="field-byline"> Laura Price </div> <div class="field-deck"> Friends are more motivated to stay put than candidates with no social ties. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Friends are more motivated to stay put than candidates with no social ties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/case-finding-employees-referrals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/case-finding-employees-referrals#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42701 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Restaurant staffing reflects shifting demographics http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurant-staffing-reflects-shifting-demographics <div class="field-deck"> Think teenagers are going to fill openings at your restaurant? Think again. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Think teenagers are going to fill openings at your restaurant? Think again.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurant-staffing-reflects-shifting-demographics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-restaurant-staffing-reflects-shifting-demographics#comments Trendinista H.R./Legal Mon, 04 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 42501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 buzzwords to strengthen menus and marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Carin Stimolo and Leah Schwartz </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Use terms that speak to Millennials: fresh, customized, local and authentic.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 42411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How one California restaurant is dealing with the drought http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/how-one-california-restaurant-dealing-drought <div class="field-deck"> An innovative chef has come up with an alternative dishwashing procedure that cuts his kitchen’s water usage by 80 percent. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An innovative California chef has come up with an alternative dishwashing procedure that cuts his kitchen’s water usage by 80 percent. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/how-one-california-restaurant-dealing-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/sustainability/how-one-california-restaurant-dealing-drought#comments How To How To Sustainability Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 42371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock