The 6 Risks of Using a Waste Broker

Many restaurant operators use waste brokers for simplicity, but there can be hidden costs associated. There might be a better alternative.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cass Information Systems




Preparation & Recovery for Flood Situations

Flooding can occur after heavy rains or when rivers and streams rise quickly. Large areas can flood in a short time, interrupting power and damaging property. The resulting floodwater may damage records, equipment, and food inventory, as well as cause structural damage.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: The Steritech Group




[WEBINAR] Food transparency and simplified ingredient lists: Trends and tips for understanding the "clean" eating movement

Natural ingredients/minimally processed food is one of the top culinary trends in 2015 and 2016.The demand for a pared down ingredient list is being influenced by millennials and Generation Z, who crave authenticity and transparency.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Litehouse Foods


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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.

PR guru shares tips to saving your brand from a crisis

Ellen Hartman, CEO of Hartman Public Relations, taught the attendees of this year's Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Dallas about the importance of having a risk-management plan. Key steps, however, to defusing any negative event, from a food safety...


Is your restaurant in compliance with recent fire code changes?

The standard for ventilation control and fire protection of commercial cooking operations (NFPA 96) now requires increased amounts of staff training on fire suppression systems and fire extinguisher operations. Check this list to see if you are in compliance.

Trumpcare yanked before vote, Affordable Care Act remains ... for now

Trumpcare was pulled from consideration in a vote by Congress, despite an ultimatum from the President to vote on the measure. For now, the Affordable Care Act remains with plenty of questions about what's next being asked by restaurant leaders and employees.

Reader Poll: Restaurant confrontations - are they happening more often?

The news is filled with a constant flow of incidents demonstrating the worst in human behavior often happening at the chains this website's readers oversee. It appears to be increasing, but is that the case and if so, why?

Pokemon GO ... away? Restaurants liable if distracted diners are hurt

By Nicholas Resetar/ Attorney Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that the mobile-based augmented reality game, Pokemon GO, has taken the world by storm. This manifests itself daily in oblivious players with their heads glued to...

Why restaurant manager theft needs to be discussed

Theft or loss in the restaurant industry is everywhere. Lots of small, cash transactions are one factor that sets the stage for loss.

Negotiating the operating costs as rent for restaurant tenants

There are aspects of the operating costs that can be changed to the tenant's favor, although most commercial real estate professionals may explain that operating costs are not negotiable.

Construction costs on the rise: How to mitigate the risk

The current construction climate, especially in the fast casual restaurant world, is very different than even in the pre-recession boom.

How managing expectations leads to better return-to-work outcomes

Healthy employees are good for business, but the path from injury to resuming work duties is not always as smooth or efficient as your ordering process. Managing expectations can be instrumental in helping you and your injured workers avoid bumps, twists, and turns hindering recovery and return to work.

Can your restaurant bounce back from a crisis?

Running a restaurant can be a great source of enjoyment. It can also be a risky endeavor. What can you do when your restaurant faces a PR crisis?

Consider these points when negotiating for leasehold Improvements

Commercial tenants may build out or renovate the property in whatever manner they wish, with the landlord’s permission. It is the allowance which is negotiable.

How managing expectations leads to better return-to-work outcomes

Healthy employees are good for business, however, the path from injury to resuming work duties is not always as smooth or efficient as your ordering process. Managing expectations can be instrumental in helping you and your injured workers avoid bumps, twists, and turns hindering recovery and return to work.

Are you following the 12 dos and don'ts of restaurant financing?

Although there is no secret recipe for raising funds to open a business, there are some practices that should always be followed and even more to avoid.

10 questions to ask before leasing commercial space

Are you planning to lease commercial space? Here are 10 questions you need to ask about the landlord and building.

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Protecting your business and employees from crime, accidents, natural disasters and other dangers is an important consideration for every restaurant operator. Here you'll learn best practices for effective risk management and restaurant insurance.

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