We're less than one week from the 41st Annual Chef's Table event Friday, November 2. Get ready for an awesome evening with throwback 80s jams, tasty chef selections, and more. Proceeds support the IRA Educational Foundation and ProStart® programs. Click here to grab your ticket. Read more about the event from Food & Beverage Magazine.

The IRA is thrilled to welcome EMPLOYERS as our workers’ compensation Endorsed Partner. Eligible IRA members can now receive a 5% discount on their workers’ compensation premiums on policies placed with EMPLOYERS. Click here to read more or contact Eric Fine for more information.

Did you know IRA Operator members get a complimentary pass to the 2019 Restaurant Show ? Register by November 16 and receive 45% off passes for your team.

Planning your holiday and NYE celebrations at your restaurant? Make sure you are following Illinois' happy hour law and regulations. Click here to learn more or contact Matt Quinn with any questions.
US Foods Helps Its Customers Make It with Talk Shop Live

US Foods' commitment to helping it's customers “Make It” goes beyond bringing restaurateurs great food. The company aims to help it's operators solve their biggest challenges. Specifically, how they drive traffic to their restaurants, reduce waste and simplify staffing. 

US Foods is driving conversation around these topics with the reintroduction of it's Talk Shop Live! Program.

Click here to learn more from US Foods.
Best Practices for Beverage Programs by Tim Ryll, Bar Director for Four Corners

Tim Ryll is the man behind the beverage and cocktail program at Four Corners ' 15 restaurants and bars throughout Chicago.

Check out Tim's five tips for successful beverage programs.