Nationals Restaurant Association Airs Guide for Combating Coronavirus

The National Restaurant Association has issued recommendations for helping restaurant operators  protect customers and employees from coronavirus , the potentially lethal infection that has spread from China to the United States.

Among the best practices cited in the one-page list of recommendations are sending home any employees who sport flu-like symptoms and providing extra tissues and napkins for customers to use for coughs or sneezes. The guidelines also recommend making alcohol-based hand sanitizers available for both guests and staff members and sanitizing any surfaces that could have been contaminated.

NEW: ServSafe New York Alcohol Program online course -
now a certified Alcohol Training Awareness Program (ATAP)

The   NYS Liquor Authority recommends that all licensees and employees who serve or sell alcoholic beverages take an Alcohol Training Awareness Program (ATAP). In the event the NYS Liquor Authority charges you with a violation, proof that your staff has participated in ATAP training may reduce the penalty imposed .

NYSRA members receive a 15% discount on ServSafe courses - order the online ServSafe New York Alcohol Program   here .
NRA Releases the 'What's Hot' Report

The annual What’s Hot Report , released by the National Restaurant Association, offers a detailed look at topics, trends, and products   rated sizzling hot by chefs working in kitchens across the country. For the first time, the What’s Hot Report also looked at off-premises trends as restaurants and third party delivery services respond to the rising consumer preference for delivery.
It's Tax Time: Don't Panic, Be Prepared.

View this webinar to learn tips & tactics to avoid tax collection issues. Tax collection issues can put your business at risk. Learn how to avoid these issues – and if you have unpaid taxes, learn about collection alternatives and strategies to keep your business out of jeopardy.

The webinar is presented by Karen J. Tenenbaum, ESQ., LLM, CPA. Recognized as a leading tax firm, Karen founded  Tenenbaum Law, P.C ., which helps individuals and businesses facing IRS and New York State tax problems.

National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs Conference

The 34th annual conference will be held on March 3-5, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme, Hospitality Unites, demonstrates the power that the industry has to bring people together during a time of deep and dividing partisanship.

Register now !  
Insider Catering Secrets: How To Profitably Price A Catering Proposal
Webinar presented by The Catering Coach, Sandy Korem

Many restaurant owners and caterers today are just not profitable. They spend all of their time and energy focusing on sales, but they end up giving all of their profits away. Why? Most don't have proven systems in place that can help make profits for them. Some may end up making decent sales, but when it comes to profits, it's negligible.

In this free live training, you’ll learn how to profitably price a catering proposal, close more deals and avoid profit crushing mistakes!