Automation, fast-evolving consumer trends to drive change The National Restaurant Association provides an outlook for the next decade in its Restaurant Industry 2030: Actionable Insights for the Future report. Its […]
As restaurateurs face key challenges, forecast lowered from 2019 A report by Pentallect, a top foodservice consulting firm, provided s 2020 restaurant sales forecast lower than the previous year. The […]
Role models in the industry add value to organizations, help future female leaders In the corporate environment, there’s a push currently to make the c-suite more inclusive. Advocates want to […]
October 7 is NRAEF’s deadline to apply or nominate for awards The deadline for three significant restaurant industry awards, organized and hosted by the National Restaurant Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is […]
Synchronization tools expedite payroll processing Revel Systems and Deputy rolled out payroll-POS integration (point-of-sale integration) for retailers and restaurants. Deputy provides a workforce management solution. Revel is a cloud-based provider […]
Infusions, liqueurs, tactics make the drink Restaurants are keeping it fresh in 2019, both from an ingredient perspective and with their plans for their adult beverage programs. They’re also waxing […]
Exposure to restaurant industry role models, leaders help define ProStart student careers This month, about 400 students descended on Washington, D.C. for the 2019 National ProStart Invitational (NPSI). The competition […]
Texas, Florida win big at 2019 NPSI, top five teams recognized at Award Ceremony As far as National ProStart Invitational winners go, the state of Texas was the top dog […]
Three traits to becoming a magnetic leader, retaining talent Employees don’t work for companies. They work for people. The most successful leaders I know, are what I call magnetic leaders. […]
Creating a comfortable, professional, and respectful workplace is vital to fostering an environment that promotes productivity and idea generation in any industry. Today, particularly with the rise of the #MeToo Movement, employers and companies must consider the way in which an employee may feel threatened, anxious, or disrespected. Everyone with a leadership position should be well-equipped to deal with the challenges that come with running a multifaceted and diverse business.... Creating interactive and tailored training sessions that follow the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines...
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, the operator of the fine-dining Ruth’s Chris Steak House chain, reported Q2 2018 results, posting total revenue of $103.5 million, up 9.6 percent from last year. Company-operated stores posted comparable sales growth of 1.3 percent from last year, comprising a 0,1 percent decrease in traffic, offset by a 1.4 percent increase in average check. Net income rose to $9.6M, compared to $7.8M in the same period last year. .. The three buckets for the 2.0 remodel initiative are brand, capacity and bar changes. Those remodels that have addressed capacity are the most opportunistic remodels and have played a role in sales performance, noted Haak.