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Food Waste Awareness Efforts and Trends

By |February 20th, 2017|

Food lovers may have begun to spot the arresting, bright-white stenciled message “BEST IF USED” on the sides of dumpsters in cities like Austin, Denver, and New York City. The message that food waste matters has been slowly percolating into public perception. Food waste is openly acknowledged not as an externality but a key concern [...]

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Watch Your Tips!

By |February 16th, 2017|

This article is based on federal laws. The law in your state may be different from what is written in this article, which may change the outcome of the scenarios discussed.   You’ve probably heard the term “waiter pay” or “tip credit” but probably do not understand all the legal intricacies behind the meaning of [...]


Overtime Laws and What You Need to Know

By |February 3rd, 2017|

According to the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, the general overtime provisions in California are that a nonexempt employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise prohibited by law from engaging in [...]

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Millennials Emerging as a Major Buying Power in Restaurants

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Millennials are claiming their stake as the most engaged group of diners yet. They go out to dinner more often than their predecessors ever did, and subsequently, have rapidly emerged as a major buying power at restaurants. It’s an interesting (but occasionally difficult to navigate) territory that has rightfully garnered the attention of not only [...]

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Data Breaches and How to Secure Against Them

By |January 2nd, 2017|

Applications and operating systems are easily reinstalled. However, your data is quite a bit more unique. This means that it is the most critical thing that you have on your network or computer. You need to be vigilant about protecting that data from unauthorized access and especially from loss. There are many ways that you [...]

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Lies of the Food Industry

By |December 19th, 2016|

According to research commissioned by Trace One, 63% of consumers said their trust in the food industry had been damaged by the 2013 European horsemeat scandal. Could this explain why consumers are increasingly shopping from smaller brands, where the origin of the product is easier to trace? Between 2009 and 2014 the US’ 25 largest [...]

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5 Tips on Empowering Restaurant Employees

By |December 14th, 2016|

Sponsored by: Employees are the key to the success of any business, but imagine how much more effective an empowered employee can be for an organization than an employee who doesn't really want to be at work. An empowered employee is a committed employee meaning they are far more likely to provide better customer service, [...]

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Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Named Favorite Casual Dining Restaurant in New Market Force Information Study

By |November 23rd, 2016|

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Nov. 17, 2016 — Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is America’s favorite general menu casual dining chain, according to a new study by Market Force Information® (Market Force). More than 9,200 consumers were polled for the study, which ranks casual dining restaurant chains in seven categories: general menu, pizza, Italian, breakfast, buffet, steakhouse and seafood. This [...]

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