In Missouri, restaurants employ 12 percent of the state’s workforce – over 295,600 people. We are an industry where a person can begin with no experience, no formal education, and reach the middle class. When you visit a restaurant, note what you see there. Our people and our foods are a reflection of what makes this nation so great.
Competition for employees is also heating up in the restaurant industry. 27 percent of restaurant operators said recruiting-and-retaining employees is the single most important challenge facing their business. This was up from just 9 percent two years earlier.
“I was looking for curriculum to prepare students for the world after high school, or to help them acquire a part-time job while in school,” commented Clearwater High School educator Christy Johnson on her founding of the Clearwater ProStart program in 2009.
Business owners are often confused and perplexed by the complicated terminology of a typical insurance policy, which causes them to make their insurance decisions based entirely on the price of their policy. Those customers that saved a few hundred dollars on their insurance package may have lost tens of thousands of dollars in this situation.
The prestigious Restaurant Neighbor Award was created through the joint efforts of American Express, the founding sponsor of the award, and the National Restaurant Association to recognize a select group of America’s restaurants that go above and beyond the call of duty in service to their local community.
As we do every year, we are reaching out for help. We need judges for the Culinary Competition and the Management Competition. A required judges’ orientation will be held Thursday evening, February 16, at the Oasis.
“Over the years, incidents of workplace violence have increased,” Solomon said. “With that comes increased publicity and awareness and a desire to protect your employees and patrons. It is important you know how to keep them safe.”
Donating surplus food does more than divert waste from landfills. It helps disadvantaged members of your community, provides tax savings to your business and helps restaurants better manage their businesses.
Analyze what content garners the best engagement from your target markets so that you can focus your time crafting media that earns more engagement. As a result, your social media channel(s) will help engage your clientele towards overall brand recognition, and better yet, brand participation.
Food costs are lower this summer, thanks to a surplus of pork, chicken and beef, industry experts say. Coffee is a good buy, too. “There’s plenty of pork to be had,” commodities analyst John Barone says. “It should continue flowing.”