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Manhattan Is An Island Of Irresistible Sweet Spots

It is a fact: fashion follows food! Manhattan is a paradise of sweet spots, offering all types of decadent destinations under the sun. The options are endless, making your sweet dreams come true.

6 Common Pests Every Restaurant Owner Should Know

As a restaurant owner, you should be well aware of the dangers and repercussions of pest sightings at an eatery. Complaints of infestations, dead insects or their presence in a food item may attract penalties from the regulating authorities. If you want to protect your restaurant from common pests, you must be aware of...

Why Does My Point Of Sale Report Two Different Sales Tax...

We get asked “Why is my POS reporting two different amounts of sales tax collected for the same time period?” The answer is simple once you understand how most POS systems calculate sales tax. The POS reports sales tax two different ways depending if you are looking at the Transactional Sales Tax Report or...

Startup 101: Five Essential Marketing Tools For Food Businesses

Marketing your food startup is as important as having a great tasting product. Delicious food and exceptional services are no good when only you know about them. And now, getting the word out about your business has become easier than ever before! Use these five essential marketing tools to get you started:

Strong Presence Needed At Long Island Hearing To Set Tone For...

The first hearing the Department of Labor will be holding is on the possible elimination of the tip credit. Originally, these hearings were slated to begin in mid-March. However, due to a scheduling conflict, these hearings were shifted until April 20, which makes Farmingdale, Long Island the first hearing location.

Earth Day: Simple Ways To Go Green & Save Green

Here are some Earth Day tips to get your food and beverage establishment in line with the GREEN movement and share with your customers that you care about the Earth, and together, we can make a difference!

Establishing A Corporate Culture That Combats Sexual Harassment

Creating the right corporate culture will do more than just avert a sexual harassment crisis – it’ll set the right tone for the entire organization. But, it doesn’t come easy. Consider the following steps to building a healthy corporate culture that combats sexual harassment...

Daniel Boulud Names Kelvin Fernandez for 2018 C-CAP Ment’or Institut Paul...

After a heated competition at Café Boulud, Master Chef Daniel Boulud named Chef Kelvin Fernandez the winner of the Daniel Boulud/C-CAP 2018 Full-Tuition Scholarship to attend the Intensive Culinary Program at the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France, as well as a two-week stage at a restaurant in Lyon, France.

How Multi-Unit Restaurants Can Maintain Compliance With Labor Rules

The complicated landscape of regulatory compliance has always been a challenge for restaurant owners and operators. But with the dramatic increase in complexity over the last five years, the operators of multi-unit restaurants need to make sure that they’re following the rules now more than ever.

Nightlife Mayor Hired In NYC

It was recently announced that the newly established NYC Office of Nightlife hired Ariel Palitz as its Director, a position colloquially known as the Nightlife Mayor. Palitz owned Sutra Lounge in the East Village and was a member of Community Board 3 in Manhattan.