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February marks the first three-months of consecutive declines in restaurant sales in almost three years as Bloomberg reports consumers caught in “an emotional moment” spooked by higher payroll taxes, surging healthcare premia, and spiking energy costs. “February was pretty ugly” for many chains after January delivered an initial blow.” Malcolm Knapp notes that “it’s important […]
First I was a host, then a server, and in a flash I found myself with five years of New York City restaurant experience on my resume. When I sat down to read Saru Jayaraman’s new book Behind the Ki…
Restaurants like Shari’s Restaurants and Oceana see seafood orders rise after adding point of origin to menu
(By Balachander) Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI : 49.6, 0.645) posted a 18 percent drop in quarterly earnings amid a 4.6 percent decline in same-restaurant sales at its three casual dining brands and higher expenses.
Waiters, bellhops, car wash attendants and others who derive much of their income from tips won’t see their base pay rise under a deal to boost the state’s minimum wage to $9 per hour, officials con
It’s an attempt to lure diners back from rivals like Chipotle, where food comes faster and gratuities aren’t expected.
In the past I have warned restaurant owners about the difference between a tip and a service charge. Collectively restaurant companies nationwide faced settle