Will Predictive Scheduling Laws Affect Your Restaurant?

Modern Restaurant Management

In the current labor market, restaurant owners have to deal with a host of issues that make it increasingly difficult to schedule employees. In an attempt to address these tensions, several jurisdictions have passed predictive or “fair” scheduling laws.

Restaurant Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

Modern Restaurant Management

2019 was the year of convenience in the restaurant business. So what new trends will 2020 bring? Here's what you can expect in the restaurant industry in 2020. 2019 was the year of customer convenience, and 2020 will be the year of customer satisfaction.

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Restaurant Labor Laws Cheat Sheet: Seattle

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Legal and other matters referred to in this article are based on 7shifts' interpretation of laws existing at the time and should not be relied on in place of professional legal advice. At its peak, Seattle boasted an impressive 3,000 restaurant locations.

Upcoming Compliance Labor Laws in Chicago

7 Shifts

Legal and other matters referred to in this article are based on 7shifts' interpretation of laws existing at the time and should not be relied on in place of professional legal advice. When Does the Law Go into Effect? What Workers Does the Law Affect? What Does the Law Mandate?

Restaurant Labor Laws Cheat Sheet: Oregon State

7 Shifts

Legal and other matters referred to in this article are based on 7shifts' interpretation of laws existing at the time and should not be relied on in place of professional legal advice. Getting caught doing wrong by your restaurant employees isn’t the wisest financial move either.

Fair Workweek Law: An Overview

7 Shifts

Cities and states across the US are responding to a movement known as “ fair workweek ,” with many enacting new laws to shield restaurant employees’ personal lives and finances from the notoriously unpredictable world of restaurant scheduling. Be aware of your state/city laws.

Best Scheduling Software for Restaurants: Restaurant Scheduling Apps for 2020

Restaurant Clicks

That’s why most restaurants use a scheduling app of some sort to create and maintain weekly staff schedules. Employee scheduling software is a piece of technology that can seriously streamline the scheduling process of your restaurants. . 7 Best Restaurant Scheduling Software and Apps.

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The 20/20 on 2020: Restaurant Experts Weigh In

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders and experts for their insights on what will impact restaurants in 2020 and the response was overwhelming. Rick Camac, Dean of Restaurant & Hospitality Management at the Institute of Culinary Education. The biggest trend by far, for now, and going into 2020 is ghost kitchens (AKA delivery only, virtual kitchens, cloud kitchens, pick-up only, etc.).

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-February 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features the National Restaurant Association's State of the Indusrty Report, food industry pressures, foodservice opportunities, influencer marketing, foot traffic analysis and the dining-out dollar.

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How Much Does It Cost To Open a Restaurant? 2020 Restaurant Startup Costs

Restaurant Clicks

Being a restaurant owner is hard work, but it’s rewarding. Restaurant startup costs can be seriously expensive, which is an obstacle to many would-be restaurant owners. The most difficult parts of being a restaurant owner are the beginning phases of opening your restaurant.

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By restaurateurs for restaurateurs: Advice for opening in 2020

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Are you opening a restaurant in 2020? As you plan out your concept, location, menu, staffing, and marketing, take a read through the advice left by hundreds of restaurateurs to ensure you’re set up for success in 2020. Advice for opening a restaurant from restaurateurs 1.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2020 Super Bowl Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features an economic report from Yelp, super Super Bowl stats, delivery trends, megatrends, best cities for BBQ and top venues. Restaurant, food, and nightlife businesses were collectively down by 1.3

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features a gloomy start to the new year, dining trends for 2020, the importance of discounts, holiday gift card sales results, delivery frustrations, soda curiosity and a consumer culture report.

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Maintain Compliance with Predictive Scheduling Laws

Hot Schedules

Maintain Compliance with Predictive Scheduling Laws. Predictive Scheduling laws are designed to help your employees, but the burden falls on managers. Predictive Scheduling Laws: Penalties, Fees, and Fines, Oh My. Predictive scheduling laws are designed to help combat this.

From 2019 to 2020: Tech-xtualizing the Three Major Challenges Restaurants Face

Modern Restaurant Management

From infamous chicken sandwich wars to on-trend plant-based burgers and acai bowls, it’s safe to say that 2019 was a trademark year for restaurants. So, in an era where various aspects of our lives are improved by technology, why can’t it also help restaurants be more efficient?

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How to Handle Temporary Restaurant Closure during COVID-19

7 Shifts

We’ve created this COVID-19 restaurant closure guide to help restaurateurs like you navigate these difficult times. The law This major decision isn’t entirely up to you. If local laws mandate that you have to shut your restaurant down, then you must comply.

For Restaurant Owners, Cybersecurity is a People Problem 

Modern Restaurant Management

With every online order, millions of customers are entrusting restaurant owner/operators with their most essential information. While beneficial in many ways, housing mass amounts of data leaves restaurants wide open to potential breaches — and hackers aren’t always the culprit.

Coronavirus: Restaurants Respond

Modern Restaurant Management

And how are other restaurants and industry insiders responding to this growing health concern? ” The cashless multi-vendor open-air gastronomic market has two locations in Prague, and a total of 34 independently operated restaurants, bars and retailers.

What Now? COVID-19 Survival Guide for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak effect on the restaurant industry, Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine is compiling a list of resources available for restaurant owners, operators and managers. We're encouraging everyone to put these bonds to work and save restaurants!"

[Study] Restaurant Labor Management Trends & Stats for 2020

7 Shifts

The restaurant landscape is constantly changing, with new technologies revolutionizing the industry from the inside out—from operations management, to labor optimization, to guest experiences.

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Three Trends That Will Keep Restaurateurs on Their Toes in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Expect a collision of trends to mark the restaurant industry in 2020 as ambitious operators in today’s increasingly marijuana friendly environment test both legal limits and consumer appetites by looking to launch cannabis cafes that serve farm-to-table … everything.

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States, Cities Ordering Restaurant and Bar Restrictions Due to Coronavirus

Modern Restaurant Management

With the specter of a federal ban on restaurants and bars looming, states have started enacting emergency measures designed to combat the spread of COVID-19 such as ordering the closure of bars and nightclubs, curfews and reducing occupancy levels.

Cybersecurity Advice for Restaurateurs

Modern Restaurant Management

How to Ensure Your Restaurant Survives and Thrives in the Era of Widespread Cybercrime and Strict Data Security Regulations. Equipment Law Operations cybersecurity Cybersecurity and restaurants

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Effective Restaurant Accounting Tips

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Preparing good meals and serving customers is always an exciting part of running a restaurant. When it comes to numbers, however, most restaurant owners do not know what is expected of them. Hire a Professional Specializing in Restaurant Accounting. Track Restaurant Inventory.

How to Trademark Your Restaurant Name

Modern Restaurant Management

The name you give your restaurant plays an important role in the brand’s overall perception and growth: it’s the first element to represent your business in front of new customers. Law Marketing Operations Trademark trademarking restaurant name

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COOKS AND CHEFS – THINK ABOUT THE STORY BEHIND WHAT YOU SEE

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What I learned painted an interesting picture: he had 10 kids (that’s right – 10), his mother-in-law also lived with his family and Don was the sole income earner. Whenever a restaurant would hire him – others would roll their eyes – knowing what was coming all too soon.

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Key Features of Restaurant Management Software You Must Have in 2020

Restaurant365

Restaurant management software can streamline restaurant operations, helping you become more efficient and profitable. However, not all restaurant management systems are created equal — and the tools you have access to can play a large role in your success.

NLRB Joint Employer Final Rule and America’s Classics

Modern Restaurant Management

As a result, the final rule provides clear guidance in this significant area of the law. The final rule will be effective April 27, 2020. With plans for national expansion, Condado’s growth goals include adding six to eight new restaurants annually.

Restaurant Labor Management

Lavu

Labor management is a critical part of running a successful restaurant business. However, juggling a weekly shift schedule can be an overwhelming and time-consuming process for a restaurant manager or operator. Why Restaurant Labor Management is Important.

Relief Funds Raising Money to Help Restaurant Employees

Hot Schedules

Relief Funds Raising Money to Help Restaurant Employees. Nonprofit organizations across the country are accepting donations to support restaurant employees impact by Coronavirus (COVID-19). CORE: Children of Restaurant Employees. Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United.

Redefining ‘Dine and Dash’ and Review Hub

Modern Restaurant Management

During the course of 2019, revenue increased 109 percent as tens of thousands of new restaurants joined the Toast community. “Toast wants to partner with the restaurant community to level the playing field and strengthen this nearly trillion dollar industry.

MRM People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's People & Places column features news of company hires and promotions, charitable efforts and product introductions. ” The challenge will run throughout the month of March at participating restaurants.

MRM Research Roundup: Coronavirus Stats and More

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features some surveys surrounding Coronavirus and the restaurant industry, the best locations for chefs, online payment fraud and top trends for QSRs. The first half of 2020 is forecast to total 10.23

Protecting Restaurants from Botnet Manipulation of Online Reviews

Modern Restaurant Management

In the Internet economy, restaurateurs, especially owners and operators of non-chain restaurants, are often at the mercy of users of review websites and applications such as Yelp and TripAdvisor and social media platforms such as Facebook.

Restaurant Wage and Hour Disputes Are on the Rise

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants nationwide are facing costly wage and hour lawsuits for failure to comply with federal and state employment laws. In these types of cases, employers run the risk of serious financial penalties, whether their actions are due to ignorance or a willful disregard of the law.

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MRM Franchise Feed: CPK in Canada and Real Famous BBQ

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Franchise Feed offers a glimpse at what's new in the restaurant franchise and MUFSO environment. Development incentives will be offered to highly qualified candidates capable of multi-unit restaurant development and operation.

How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost

Restaurant365

Your restaurant labor cost and labor percentage are two of the most essential business metrics to track, especially as minimum wages rise around the country. Labor is one of the biggest expenses for a restaurant. Calculating Restaurant Labor Cost by Hours Worked.

Restaurant Licensing: Licenses and Permits Needed To Open a Restaurant 

Restaurant Clicks

Opening a restaurant isn’t just about creating menus and investing capital. There are various licenses and permits needed to open a new restaurant legally. Before you can open a new restaurant, you’ll need to apply for and receive an assortment of state licenses and local permits. .

Federal Official: Restaurant Ban Might Be on the Table

Modern Restaurant Management

In an appearance on "Face the Nation," Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who is on the government's COVID-19 task force, said a restaurant ban might be a possibility and has been discussed by the task force. "You

ADA Title III Compliance for Restaurant Websites and Apps

Modern Restaurant Management

By now, most restaurants have become familiar with Title III compliance when it comes to modifying facilities and procedures – enabling disabled patrons to have equal access to goods and services. Law Marketing Operations dominos website restaurant websites ADA Compliance

How To Open a Restaurant: 12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

Restaurant Clicks

Opening your own restaurant is an exciting business venture. Wanting to start a restaurant business and knowing how to open a restaurant are two different things, however. Take the right steps to open up a restaurant to work towards building a successful restaurant business. .

Topics to Cover in a Restaurant Employee Handbook

Lavu

A well-developed employee handbook is the foundation for streamlined operations at any restaurant. Basic restaurant standards, like restaurant safety, dress code, and code of conduct. . Complex restaurant processes, like how to report tips or request vacation days. .

The Power of Restaurant System Centralization

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Your restaurants benefit from the Power of System Centralization! Imagine having all of your critical inventory management and food cost tools, plus all of your labor management, employee scheduling and labor law compliance rules in a single place.