Restaurants Canada inks employment search deal with Holland College

Graduates will be able to access Restaurant Canada's research, events and job search.

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More part-time work? Training younger workers to expect less

A majority of younger job seekers say having a flexible work schedule is most attractive characteristic of a company.

Think like a coach: Train your team year-round

Restaurants must make time for training.

Putting customers in the driver's seat: Which Wich adds drive-thru

Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.

Big data is pointless

Big data is pointless, your data is priceless.

Benefits 101: Simple ways to offer education assistance

Sit down with employees taking classes and explore flexible scheduling options.

McDonald's ruling holds franchisors accountable for franchise employee allegations

The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'

Teaching in-store and digital ordering to play nice

One of the leading brands is on its way to a digital ordering majority. Is your brand ready to handle the demand from outside your walls?

Back to the Basics takes a deep look at the restaurant industry workforce

'I truly believe that great things come from people getting together and collaborating,' Mike Tyler, CEO War Room.

6 steps to promote staff, customer allergen awareness

Have a disclaimer up in your restaurant that lets customers know the efforts made to accommodate diners with special dietary needs.

Navigating the new food codes: Part 1

Operators need to know the 8 major allergens and the best practices surrounding the use of separate containers and preparation methods designed to prevent cross-contact.

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Starbucks reviewing tattoo policy, launching training program for at-risk youth

Starbucks is reviewing its policy on visible tattoos and launching a foundation to train at-risk youths to be baristas.

Hospitality sector lists 500K-plus job openings for seventh consecutive month

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...

Chipotle workers protest working conditions with shut down

Workers at a Chipotle near Penn State shut down the restaurant Wednesday in protest over working conditions.

Restaurant Association's ProStart program expands to 49th state

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today that Kentucky is the 49th state to join its ProStart Program.

Delphi plans launch of mobile command center app

Delphi Display Systems Inc. plans to introduce its new Insight Mobile Command Center smart app aimed at providing restaurant operators with real-time monitoring and control of drive-thru operational metrics.

NRA releases safe food handling training guide for food banks

The National Restaurant Association has released "ServSafe Food Handler Guide for Food Banking," its food-handling training guide for Feeding America's broad network of food bank employees, agency staff and volunteers.

Study reveals most employees see a future for themselves in restaurant industry

As the most extensive research of the restaurant sector workforce in decades, “Who Works in the U.S. Restaurant Industry,” details the opinions of nearly 5,100 Americans who currently work or formerly worked in the industry, as well as those who own or operate restaurants.

National Restaurant Association announces employee education alliance

The National Restaurant Association has announced a new alliance with Job Creators Network (JCN) effort to provide entrepreneurs and business leaders with tools to educate employees about public policy issues.

Henny Penny named a Brinker International Supplier Partner Of The Year

Brinker International, Inc. awards Henny Penny, Highland Baking Co. and HotSchedules with the annual Supplier Partner of the Year Award.

International Franchise Association launches ad campaign battling portion of Seattle's new wage law

The International Franchise Association today has launched an ad campaign battling back against a portion of Seattle's new wage law, alleging proponents of the law have an agenda to undermine the franchise model.

Single mom's scheduling woes prompt Starbucks to reassess policies, procedures

A story in the New York Times about one barista's scheduling woes has prompted Starbucks to reassess its scheduling practices and policies.

Jimmy John's, franchisee accused of "wage theft"

In a case with similarities to a recent lawsuit against McDonald's, two former Jimmy John's employees are suing both a franchisee and Jimmy John's for "systematic wage theft."

Minnesota restaurant hoping to reduce food, labor costs with self-order kiosks

A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...

University of Houston to offer PhD in Hospitality Administration

The University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management plans to begin offering a Ph.D.

Restaurant industry adds nearly 19K jobs in July

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...

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