Five FAQs About Music Licensing for Restaurants

Adding tunes has numerous upsides, but if licensed improperly — or not at all, legal danger awaits.

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Restaurant Opening Master Checklist

While opening a new restaurant is exciting it can also be very stressful. Making sure that you have all your 'i's dotted and your 't's crossed before the big day can feel overwhelming.

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Sponsor: TouchBistro




2016 Fast Casual Top 100

FastCasual’s annual list of the industry’s most significant brands and executives.

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Sponsor: Taylor Company


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

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

Food truck growth goes full throttle: Part 3 – an industry infrastructure emerges

Food trucks are the fastest-growing foodservice channel, and the niche is evolving into a well defined industry with its own organizations and support entities, including specialized software providers and event organizers. Part 3 in this 4-part series explores the emerging industry.

4 union organization changes restaurateurs need to know

Restaurant operators must take the time now to learn how recent union-relaterd labor rulings from the National Labor Relations Board may affect their day-to-day employment decisions.

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.

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...

Harris Poll forewarns of potential upheaval due to upcoming OT regulation

Americans have a hard time putting work away. In a new Harris Poll, most said it's at least partly because they have too much to do to in an eight-hour day.

Domino's wage theft suit could have big implications for chains

The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.

Site selection secrets for restaurant tenants

The commercial space chosen by a restaurant tenant can be a deciding factor in the success or failure of the business.

Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Three of this year's top-10 stories revolved around the fast food industry: Domino's new emoji ordering option ranked as No. 7 and the availability of alcohol at fast food locations, such as some Starbucks and Taco Bell locations, came in at No. 9.

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?

Treatment of service dogs at restaurants and the law

There can be confusion among restaurant operators about how to provide quality and fair service to customers with service dogs.

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.

A winning recipe — 4 tips to reduce liability in restaurants

To reduce the risk of liability lawsuits, restaurants should adhere to four strategies — attention, prevention, cooperation and mitigation.

State of the Union puts minimum wage, 30-hour work week, joint employer issues in the spotlight

It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.

Why operators need to know about patent trolls

Patent trolls could cost restaurants money and slow innovation. Here's what operators need to know about patent trolls.

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