Important updates to the pass-through deduction—will you qualify?

Important updates to the pass-through deduction—will you qualify?

The Tax Reform Act of 2017 gave us the new Section 199A pass-through deduction—a valuable tax deduction available to many businesses, including those in the restaurant and hospitality industry. It also gave us some eligibility requirements that have to be met to take the deduction.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Scott and Company LLC


The Official Newsletter of AMD Oil Sales LLC

The Official Newsletter of AMD Oil Sales LLC

A closer look at the current state of the oil market and buying recommendations for the near term.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Catania Oils


E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

Small businesses and retailers around the country will undoubtedly face new challenges as they are tasked with collecting online sales tax.

Type: General

Sponsor: Scott and Company LLC


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How foodservice industry can collaborate to improve food traceability

How foodservice industry can collaborate to improve food traceability

The foodservice industry needs to improve trading partner collaboration so food contamination can be pinpointed and the impact can be minimized. There are three ways that the food service industry can work together to improve food traceability and enhance food safety in the supply chain: prevent, protect and predict.

Chipotle CEO: 'We still have much work to do'

Chipotle CEO: 'We still have much work to do'

Despite missing analysts' marks, CEO Steve Ells said he's as optimistic as he was when starting Chipotle nearly 24 years ago.

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

Brand resurrection? Chipotle might just pull it off

Brand resurrection? Chipotle might just pull it off

Norovirus outbreak and rat infestation behind it, Chipotle's leadership says the brand is moving on.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

Identifying profit patterns can help restaurants improve operations

Identifying profit patterns can help restaurants improve operations

When you zoom out and view your sales metrics by month for the past two or three years you will uncover a pattern of when sales and profits tend to be highest

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

Last-minute federal injunction halts OT rules

Less than a week before the overtime regulations were to kick in, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the rule that would have made an estimated 4 million American workers eligible to claim overtime pay.

Restaurant industry contracting, says NRA

Restaurant industry contracting, says NRA

The NRA's monthly composite index reflecting the health and outlook for the nation's restaurant industry is reflecting the overall shadow that appears to be forming over food service this fall. The NRA's Restaurant Performance Index fell below 100 in August to 99.6 – indicating the industry is contracting.

How to avoid 5 financial pitfalls when opening a restaurant

How to avoid 5 financial pitfalls when opening a restaurant

Understanding the applicability of sound business practices such as cash flow management, benchmarked gross profit margins or salaries to scale can be just as important to the success of a restaurant as the food it serves. Given this, here are five points every restaurateur should consider when starting a new restaurant.

The franchisee's financial 4: Top tips to get investors to show you the money (Part 2 of a series on restaurant financial issues)

The franchisee's financial 4: Top tips to get investors to show you the money (Part 2 of a series on restaurant financial issues)

In yesterday's initial part of this series, readers got expert advise on equipment leasing options and how they can help with your overall food service operations. Today's article, takes a deeper look at the work most restaurateurs must make sure they accomplish before approaching any outside sources for financing their dreams.

To lease or not to lease: 5 tips, if that is your question (Part 1 of 2 on restaurant financing issues)

To lease or not to lease: 5 tips, if that is your question (Part 1 of 2 on restaurant financing issues)

In a business that demands a steady and relatively liquid cash flow, leasing equipment can make a lot of sense. Here are five tips to help you decide what equipment to lease and how to prepare for the deal.

Commodities: Cheese, wheat drop, fuel rises

Commodities: Cheese, wheat drop, fuel rises

Agricultural commodities gave pizza restaurateurs a break last week in trading with the price of both wheat and cheese falling, but those gains were made up for with losses in increasing gas and natural gas prices.

Commodities: Cheese prices finally beginning to fall

Commodities: Cheese prices finally beginning to fall

Cheese prices are finally falling, but the price of wheat is taking up the slack in this week's commodity report of pizza restaurateurs.

Commodities: A relatively rough week for most pizza makers

Commodities: A relatively rough week for most pizza makers

Last week was not the cheeriest for the pizza marketplace with most pizza stocks dropping.

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