MRM Research Roundup: 2022 Restaurant Trends

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features evolving guest relationships, views on restauarant tech, employee desires and wedding trends. Download the Restaurant Trends for 2022 report for more details. ” What Restaurant Employees Want at Work. 2022 Wedding Trends.

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Minimum Wage Updates: January 2022

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Minimum Wage Updates: January 2022. To ensure you stay compliant, we’ve compiled every jurisdiction upping their minimum wage, tip credits, and/or tipped cash wage rates starting January 1, 2022. CA (26+ employees) $15.00. NJ (6+ employees) $13.00 $7.87 $5.13.

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Improving Restaurant Inventory Management to Beat Rising Food Prices

Restaurant365

Many analysts see the rising inflation trend lasting minimally through the first half of the year, with rates not expected to moderate or improve until the second half of 2022. Restaurant inventory management plays a key role in overcoming rising food prices.

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6 Expert Tips For Effective Employee Communication

Sling

Employee communication is one of the building blocks of every successful business. It doesn’t matter if the business has three employees or 300, good communication matters. Employee Communication Defined. This, too, is all just employee communication in one form or another.

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Back (Office) to the Future: The 4 Trends IT Leaders Need to Know

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Integrating applicant tracking, hiring, and onboarding into your scheduling solution conveniently covers the entire employee lifecycle. Related Posts. Read More Minimum Wage Updates: January 2022 New year, new compliance updates.

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How To Start A Waste-Free Restaurant In The USA

The Restaurant Times

In the US, food waste and related packaging account for almost 45% of the material that goes into landfills. Craft a business plan based on your specific requirements while taking cognizance of the company’s objectives, business-related factors, and other general operations.

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How to Optimize Same-Day Restaurant Labor Costs with Intraday Polling

Restaurant365

Many restaurant groups still create employee schedules using the previous week’s schedule and adjusting it for the following week. With a custom labor model that provides scheduling “guardrails,” all your store-level managers can expertly schedule employees.

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Leveraging Vendor Data to Improve Your Brand’s Operations and Align Locations

Modern Restaurant Management

These teams want to focus on customer relations and hospitality, but are instead navigating how to get the supplies they need. Supply-chain management has always been a pain point in the foodservice industry, even in pre-pandemic times.

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Deafness in Foodservice

Modern Restaurant Management

Although not produce related, our team is involved in foodservice and having a child working in the industry, I learn insights that reach beyond produce.

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17 Restaurant Manager Log Tasks Enabled or Improved with Automation

Restaurant365

With an automated manager log, you can view your restaurant’s performance metrics, tasks, logs, accounting transactions, and scheduled employees — all in one report. Optimize employee productivity using a manager log. Track employee engagement (or lack thereof).

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17 Restaurant Manager Log Tasks Enabled or Improved with Automation

Restaurant365

With an automated manager log, you can view your restaurant’s performance metrics, tasks, logs, accounting transactions, and scheduled employees — all in one report. Optimize employee productivity using a manager log. Track employee engagement (or lack thereof).

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Grocery Store Shortages Are Back. Here’s Why.

EATER

While vaccines have cut rates of serious illness and death compared to previous surges, even employees with mild or no symptoms are advised to stay home and quarantine to prevent the spread of the virus. Alex Wong/Getty Images.

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What Trends Are You Seeing and What Can We Expect to See More of in 2022?

Modern Restaurant Management

Our restaurant of the future is designed to benefit guests, employees and franchisees, with a new external design and a reimagined kitchen that will make it easier for us to serve hot, delicious food quickly for frictionless guest experiences, and we expect to see a lot more of that next year.

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‘Influencer Network’ the FeedFeed Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Workplace Racism and Sexism

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But according to a lawsuit filed on January 4 in the Eastern District of New York, and related reporting by the Washington Post , things might not be all glitzy food pics and cutesy hashtags at the FeedFeed. Ruth S (@Ruth_Mensch) January 5, 2022. MSPT/Shutterstock.

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Experts Weigh In: What Are Key Challenges Restaurants Will Face in 2022?

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Manaagement (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders to discuss the key challenges they believe restaurants will face in 2022. The challenges our teams have faced over the last two years specifically has made us value our employees now more than ever.

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What Hotel Menu Trends Will Define 2022?

Hot Schedules

What Hotel Menu Trends Will Define 2022? E xperts predict the global hotel industry in 2022 will return to 80 percent of 2019 demand — as more vacationers return to the fold and business travelers book trips once more, how have your offerings adapted to post-pandemic consumer demands?

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Improving Restaurant Inventory Management to Beat Rising Food Costs

Restaurant365

Many analysts see the rising inflation trend lasting minimally through the first half of the year, with rates not expected to moderate or improve until the second half of 2022. The more frequently you count inventory, the better it can inform your ordering and other food-related decisions.

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[Study] The Great Resignation is here. What 3,700 Restaurant Employees are Looking For To Stay Engaged

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of employees rated sanitation efforts of ultra-high importance, with an average score of 4.1 Employees aren't satisfied with their current wages. Nearly half of all restaurant employees are hovering in the range of $11-15/hour (45.8%). 73% of those employees still receive tips.

Rethinking Pay Norms: How Retailers Can Attract Exceptional Talent

Hot Schedules

Reducing Employee Turnover. Yet, the costs of doing nothing to address employee turnover are catastrophic. Between lost productivity, rehiring costs, onboarding, and training requirements, employee turnover quickly eats into margins. Making Employees Advocates.

Rising Restaurant Minimum Wage: What to Know for 2021

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Planned increase on January 1, 2022. Planned increase on January 1, 2022. Arkansas: $11.00/hour for businesses with 4 or more employees. California: $13.00/hour for businesses with 25 or fewer employees and $14.00 Planned increase on January 1, 2022.

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Best Practices to Navigate OSHA’s ETS Vaccine Policy

Modern Restaurant Management

The ETS will also require that these employers provide paid-time off for employees to get vaccinated and ensure that all unvaccinated workers wear a face mask in the workplace. The ETS covers approximately 84 million employees, including the vast majority of those in the restaurant industry.

Keeping Restaurants in Business: Sick, Safe, and Vaccination Leave in New York

Modern Restaurant Management

Laws affecting restaurants have changed frequently over the past year, largely with restrictions on capacity and indoor dining, and the employer-employee relationship has endured changes and challenges as well.

July/August 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

” NYC Moves to Extend 15-Percent Delivery Fee Cap to 2022: On August 29, 2021, the New York City Council passed four pieces of legislation relating to third-party delivery service for restaurants. 17, 2022, and will also cap all other fees at five percent per order.

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COVID-19 Restaurant Industry Trends

The Restaurant Group

million employees (as of 2019), both of which have been especially hard hit by the necessary restrictions. The COVID-19 restaurant trends seen now will likely continue well into 2021 and perhaps even 2022. Now more than ever, health insurance is essential to employees’ wellbeing.

How Solar Power Can Help a Restaurant’s Bottom Line

Modern Restaurant Management

Through 2022, there is a 26-percent federal tax credit available for eligible businesses in the tax year filing in which they have begun the process of installation. Community Relations. Each year, food waste in the restaurant industry reaches losses that are in the billions.

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Supply Disruptions & Rising Prices

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Understandably they choose the less physically demanding, more controlled environments this makes filling third shift employees and delivery drivers incredibly difficult. After a year of relatively low demand, consumers can’t wait to get out of the house and into restaurants.

March/April 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

California Passes COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave : On March 19, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95 providing a new form of COVID-19 related paid sick leave for many California workers. Pooja S.

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What the Stimulus Bill Means for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

Paycheck Protection Loans : Restaurants with fewer than 500 employees may borrow money through the Small Business Association (“SBA”) for a variety of costs related to employee compensation and benefits.

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Coronavirus and Restaurants: A Year In Review

7 Shifts

With dining rooms closed, the share of shifts that were related to delivery operations increased by 22% early on in April. 2nd half of 2021 and into 2022 will be record boom time. A year ago this month, our industry was rocked to its core.

What the Families First and CARES Acts Mean for Restaurateurs

Modern Restaurant Management

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act are both designed to help reduce the financial strain on America’s small businesses and take care of their employees.

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Guest Blog: Tax Strategies as You Reopen Your Restaurant

Restaurant365

The application must be submitted within 28 days of the employee start date, and credits range from $2,400 to $9,600 per qualified new hire. This credit covers temporary, seasonal, part-time and full time employees.

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Surviving Disruption: How New COVID-19 Legislation Can Assist the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

The program was created to help small businesses (fewer than 500 employees) with funds to pay up to eight weeks of payroll costs, including benefits. As an example, a private equity-owned restaurant group might qualify for the PPP by having fewer than 500 employees per location.

Meeting Off-Premise Demand While Rebuilding In-Restaurant Sales to Boost Profitability

Restaurant365

Chang’s has opened eight of its To Go concepts and plans to have more than 50 To Go units in its network by 2022 to meet the increased demand for takeout and delivery. The pandemic has undeniably changed the restaurant industry.

Delivery Dominance Starts with a Few Simple Questions

Modern Restaurant Management

According to William Blair , delivery is projected to have a 25 percent CAGR over four years, growing from about $25 billion in 2018 to $62 billion in 2022.

Food Chain Crisis Explained: Rising Food Prices & Supply Disruptions

Cheetah

Understandably they choose the less physically demanding, more controlled environments this makes filling third shift employees and delivery drivers incredibly difficult. After a year of relatively low demand, consumers can’t wait to get out of the house and into restaurants.

National Restaurant Association Mid-Year State of the Industry Report

Modern Restaurant Management

75 percent of restaurant operators reported that recruiting employees was their top challenge as of June 2021 – the highest level ever recorded.

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New & Notable: TEAM Schostak Celebrates 40, AI in Food Service and Beachy Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

TEAM Schostak Family Celebrates Anniversary and Employees. TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) is celebrating its 40th anniversary along with the anniversaries of employees that have been with the company for 20 years or more. These frontline employees operate 14.8

MRM Franchise Feed: Church’s Goes Hybrid and Curry Up Incentives Now

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It’s one more way we can show how much we care about our employees. ” Eligible employees of KFC corporately-owned and franchisee-owned restaurants can also participate in Savings Match Challenges funded by the KFC Foundation.

COVID-19 Legislative Actions: What to Know Now

Hot Schedules

The Small Business Administration (SBA) may provide loans of up to $10 million per business; any portion of that spent to pay employees, keep workers on payroll, or pay for rent, mortgages, or existing debt could be forgiven, provided workers remain employed through the end of June.

MRM Franchise Feed: Wing Zone Revitalization and Real Food BK

Modern Restaurant Management

” Goldberg has plans to add 15 new locations for Bangin’ Buns by the end of 2022. 2022 is already shaping up to add another 50%-plus growth to a rapidly expanding success story. Their next opening is set for Muskogee, Oklahoma by early 2022.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In a survey of 4,079 small business owners conducted from 8/15 to 9/13/21, 66 percent reported having a "very difficult" time finding the right employees to fill open roles, many of which are necessary to help them drive revenue and rebound.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Überrito Getting Aggressive and Cinnaholic Success

Modern Restaurant Management

The announcement comes after the COVID-19 pandemic presented many challenges for the hospitality industry, particularly for restaurant General Managers who grappled with unprecedented obstacles, such as labor shortages, customer and employee safety, and supply chain delays.

Make it This Winter and Step Up To The Table

Modern Restaurant Management

" The platform will continue to house a variety of helpful COVID-related materials as well as evolving resources to address new and emerging challenges. by 2022 through Starbucks first supply chain Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with a solar farm in Virginia.