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Vertical Farming Company Raises $90 Million For Expansion

Vertical farming company Bowery has closed a $90 million fundraising round, allowing it to grow even more produce in the middle of New York City and beyond.

Protect Cash In Restaurants? NYC’s Ritchie Torres Sponsors Council Bill

New York City Council member Ritchie Torres proposed legislation last month that would require food and retail establishments to accept cash and forbid them from only accepting credit and debit cards.

Reservations: Does Your Restaurant Need Them?

Does your restaurant take reservations? If you’re a fine dining place, it probably makes sense. But there are many types of restaurants. If you take them, are you taking reservations for all the right reasons?

Handling Complaints Is Important

No matter what you call it, a customer complaint must be handled without delay. Fifteen percent of unresolved complaints will result in a loss of business. Most complaints deal with poor service and/or a poor attitude.
Nightclub & Bar Show

Nightclub & Bar Show Unveils 2019 Award Winners

Nightclub & Bar Media Group has selected the winners for North America’s premier industry awards program, the 2019 Nightclub & Bar Awards, recognizing an elite class of industry trailblazers and venues that have shown expertise and innovation in evolving the industry.
Outdoor Seating Early Spring Seasonal Slump

Surviving the Seasonal Slump with Ventless Kitchen Equipment

The full-service restaurants and fast casuals know all too well how this seasonal slump can impact their bottom line. So, it’s important to try and stay ahead of the game, and that means making sure you’re equipped with the right tools to get your business through the lull.
2019 Top Trends

2019 Top Trends For Restaurants + Hospitality From af&co

The San Francisco-based boutique restaurant and hospitality consulting firm af&co led by Andrew Freeman have taken the pulse on the industry and released their predictions on the hottest trends that will shape the restaurant and hospitality industry in 2019.
NAFEM Show 2019

Dealers And Consultants Set Sights On NAFEM Show 2019 In Orlando

There are a number of questions that take center stage as the foodservice industry prepare for its biannual trip to the NAFEM Show 2019. The National Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers is set for February 7-9, 2019, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
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Gin Cocktails Make Winter Feel Like Spring

There are so many different kinds and varieties of gin on the market. Gin is...
NYC Hospitality Alliance 2018 Recap

So Much To Be Grateful For At ‘Alliance In 2018 Recap

In doing a recap of 2018, the NYC Hospitality Alliance monitored countless proposed laws impacting the city’s Hospitality industry. Our goal was to work towards the defeat of a number of anti-business proposals, mitigate the impact of others and advocate for important regulatory reforms.
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Restaurants’ High Employee Turnover Demands Vigilance Against Offensive Speech

The EEOC’s recent analysis of 45,000 sexual harassment complaints found that over two-thirds of complainants reported being retaliated against. Restaurants’ high employee turnover makes that statistic particularly problematic for them.
Tabletop design from H. Weiss Company

A Glimpse at Issues Impacting Tabletop Design in 2019

With the turning of the calendar to a New Year comes a number of interesting tabletop design challenges for the Metro New York foodservice operator.
substance abuse

Maintaining a Drug-Free Foodservice Workplace: Learn Your Risks & Exposures

Substance abuse in the workplace negatively affects every organization’s bottom-line through lost productivity, workplace accidents/injuries and workers’ compensation (WC) claims, employee absenteeism, low morale, and more.
UnBun Foods Keto Paleo Grain Free Bun

Demand For UnBun’s Keto Grain-Free Bun Options Skyrockets

UnBun Foods is a Toronto-based baked goods company offering certified keto, paleo, grain-free & gluten-free buns that actually taste delicious.
NAFEM Show 2019

Do We Really Need A NAFEM Show?

As opposed to Groundhog Day, the NAFEM show rears its head every OTHER February. The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers is, once again, hosting its bi-annual mega-trade show in Orlando February 7th -9th 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center.
Melba Wilson NYC Hospitality Alliance

Melba Wilson Elected New President of NYC Hospitality Alliance

The NYC Hospitality Alliance is proud to announce Melba Wilson from Melba's Restaurant has been elected as the organization's new President. Melba's term is effective immediately and she succeeds Doug Griebel of Rosa Mexicano.
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