Rada Tarnovsky is a practicing attorney, who co-founded Letter Grade Consulting to help food service operators comply with regulations set forth by the NYC Department of Health. Servicing restaurants, hotels, theatres, corporate cafeterias and schools, Letter Grade Consulting provides operators with preemptive solutions, education and training to sustain the highest level of food safety, remain inspection ready and maintain the “A” in the window. Rada can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The James Beard Foundation® recently announced the findings of its 2023 Annual Industry Report, providing a data-driven look at the current state of the independent restaurant industry. The survey ran between October 23 and November 13, receiving more than 250 responses from chefs, representing independent restaurants and operators and 44 states throughout the country.
The holiday season is upon us, and the start of 2024 is just around the corner! While I love all of the festive foods that are essential to the celebratory season, what gets me excited are the fruit focused desserts, as they always seem to be the perfect, lighter end to most rich, heavy, holiday meals.
From ensuring you’re fully leveraging all digital channels, to exploring brand collaborations, and investing in visual assets, we outline 9 recommendations to help boost your brand's visibility and appeal—ensuring you stand out in an increasingly competitive landscape.
In the hospitality industry, where profit margins are notoriously slim, typically ranging from 0 to 15 percent with an average falling between 3 to 5 percent, every efficiency gain and cost-saving measure can make a significant difference. Among the most pressing challenges for restaurant, bar, and taproom operators are the issues of fraud, waste, and breakage, where these instances of inventory shrinkage can silently erode the already thin margins.