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Understanding The Impact of New York’s GENDA

The New York State Assembly and New York State Senate passed Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) last month.

Your Restaurant Is Amazing (To Pests)

Unfortunately, the things you and I love about New York restaurants are the very ones that make them appealing to pests -- but we don’t have to be hospitable to them.

Variable Costs, Fixed Costs and Annual Opportunities

As every new year begins, many small business owners are faced with very important decisions and variable costs which will affect them financially throughout the entire year.

Neumark Led Great Performances Headed For New Bronx Home

This summer Great Performances, under the guidance of the visionary Liz Neumark, moves from its long time home in Hudson Square to the Bruckner Building in the Bronx’s fast-changing Mott Haven neighborhood.
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NYSRA To Unveil New Look, Member Support Pillars At 2019 NY Restaurant Show

The New York State Restaurant Association, official show sponsor and originator of the NY Restaurant Show, To Unveil New Look, Member Support Pillars At 2019 NY Restaurant Show
HUB Insurance Lingo Restaurant Industry Risks Wage and Hour Claims

Shield Your Restaurant Against Costly Wage and Hour Claims

Wage and hour claims can be triggered by any number of complaints, including pay discrepancies and employee misclassifications. Workers can file a lawsuit when they are just a minute late for a meal or rest break...
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Valentine’s Day Cocktails For Your Sweet Tooth

Here are some examples of Valentine’s Day Cocktails from my imagination - which has some new ideas for your beleaguered sensibilities.  Try one or try them all, delicious and nutritious.
Pasta Making NYC Class Scarpetta

Pasta Making in NYC Taken To Next Level

The restaurant Scarpetta takes the concept of a pasta making class in NYC and enveloped it within a three-course gourmet meal and wine experience, all inside the modern interiors of their NoMad district location in New York City.
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Franchising and Social Media

Social media is important to incorporate with any industry and especially in franchising where branding is such a big component of how relevant a franchise system is. Social Media is the voice of the brand and when looking specifically at franchising...
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Banquet Halls Beware: Mandatory Fees May Not Be Worth the Risk

Many of New York’s leading hospitality establishments are being sued by their employees for illegally charging service or administrative fees to their customers. The lawsuits allege that those mandatory fees – paid by the customer and retained by the business– are really gratuities intended for the service staff. 
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Ace Endico Valentines Day

Ace Endico Embraces Winter While Looking Ahead to Spring

Ace Endico, an industry powerhouse in the regional food distribution sector, upon enjoying a successful holiday season, heads into the brisk days of winter with sweet Valentine’s Day offerings, a brand new website, and preparations for Ace Endico’s Annual Spring Showcase.
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Table for Two: Restaurant Dining Trends on Valentine’s Day

Let’s take a look at U.S. restaurant sales and reservations trends on Valentine's Day of last year compared to the year before.
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The Dirty Secrets That Could Be Lurking in Your Ice Machine

In this article, we’ll share five different creatures and toxins that could be lurking in your ice machine, and how you can prevent them from causing problems. 
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So, You Want To Open A Cafe?

With coffee bars opening seemingly on every block, it could be very tempting to “jump into the water” and open a cafe. Before taking that leap, step back. Take a deep breath.
meal delivery

Food? Service?

With the rise of virtual restaurants, ghost kitchens, take-out proliferation, meal delivery expansion (robotic and otherwise i.e. DoorDash, Uber Eats etc.), grocerants, and a host of others, clearly technology has disrupted the industry.
Sirha 2017 Biennial Culinary Events

24 Months: The Epic Biennial Culinary Events

It takes about two years to become a star. Perhaps that’s why the most meaningful events in our industry are biennial.
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When it comes to Total Food Service’s monthly print and digital issue, we cover all aspects of the Metro New York foodservice industry from exclusive interviews to the latest foodservice news on products, industry trends, associations, and events. Combined with the national reach of our website and social media channels like Twitter and Facebook, we deliver a package of must read news and information to build your business. For your free monthly subscription, sign-up here.

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