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Henny Penny showcases its chef's touch operating system, which features a barcode scanner that can pull up recipes.
More than 20 winners showcased energy-saving, time-saving equipment to help restaurant operators' bottom lines.
Most exhibitors agreed this year’s traffic provided better quality leads.
Mobile and digital continue to be top trends, as does integrated technology solutions.
The NRA's EVP of Policy and Government Affairs provides an update, including an impending ruling on the FTE definition.
Scott DeFife, the executive vice president of Policy and Government Affairs with the National Restaurant Association, said there were 400 to 500 restaurant operators who stopped by the new Solutions Center Booth during the recent NRA Show to inquire about...
State of the Union address touches on immigration reform, health care regulations and other topics that directly affect the restaurant industry.
NRA's William Weichelt will speak about food safety at Fast Casual Executive Summit; free training materials are available at the organization's FoodSafetyMonth.com.
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The United States Supreme Court upheld a majority of the provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), introduced and signed by President Barack Obama in 2010.
Beginning in 2016, the Massachusetts Restaurant Association's newly announced partnership with the National Restaurant Association for the New England Food Show will begin. The NEFS is the largest tradeshow of its kind in the Northeast, according to a news release.
The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 Kitchen Innovations Awards – the program's 11th year.
According to a news release, the KI Awards recognize foodservice equipment and technology advancements. Winners are demonstrated at the annual NRA Show in May in Chicago in the Kitchen Innovations Pavilion.
Research reveals that the majority of restaurants surveyed by the National Restaurant Association recycle, use compact fluorescent lighting and purchase recycled materials.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today it has begun accepting nominations for its 2015 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream awards. Applications and nomination forms are available online at NRAEF.org/Awards until Nov.
Job openings in the hospitality sector topped 500,000 (583,000 job openings) for the seventh consecutive month in July, the first such occurrence since before the Great Recession. July also marked an increase of more than 100,000 job openings over what...
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today that Kentucky is the 49th state to join its ProStart Program.
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy announced today that the restaurant industry added a net 18,600 jobs in July on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This marks the 53rd straight monthly increase and 25th consecutive month with gains of at...
The National Restaurant Association’s monthly Restaurant Performance Index reported a moderate decline in June, driven largely by softer traffic. The RPI was 101.3 in June, down from a level of 102.1 in May and the first decline in four months.
The National Restaurant Association’s Kids LiveWell program is celebrating its three-year anniversary this month. The voluntary program has grown from 19 to 150 participating restaurant brands in that time, representing more than 42,000 locations nationwide.
The National Restaurant Association announced that the California Milk Advisory Board has become the first commodity board sponsor of the association’s Kids LiveWell program. “The new partnership between Kids LiveWell and the California Milk Advisory Board offers valuable and exciting...
The National Restaurant Association has issued "Bright Ideas," its first-ever sustainability newsletter. According to a news release, the newsletter includes tips and tools for restaurant and foodservice operators on eco-friendly practices. The newsletter, produced by Conserve, also includes videos, best...
The National Restaurant Association has named Brendan Flanagan as vice president of State Restaurant Association Relations. In his new role, Flanagan will lead and manage enterprise-wide relations with the State Restaurant Associations, according to a news release.
Driven by stronger sales and traffic levels and an increasingly optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index rose to its highest level in more than two years. The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S.
The proposed ban on large soda drinks in New York City, first introduced in 2012, has officially been overruled. New York State’s Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the ban Thursday, saying the city's health department "exceeded its scope of...
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The National Restaurant Association has asked Governors Bobby Jindal (Louisiana), Rick Scott (Florida), Robert Bentley (Alabama), Phil Bryant (Mississsippi) and Rick Perry (Texas) to provide year-round access to Gulf of Mexico seafood. The NRA sent a letter to the governors...