Registration for the 2019 NYSRA Member Summit is Open!

We believe it is vital to come together as a group to share ideas, network with fellow members, and strengthen our organization. This is why we have made The Summit registration FREE for one person from each member organization, if you register by 8/20!

Please join us at the beautiful Inn & Spa at East Wind on Long Island this September to learn, GROW, and have a great time. Our on-site room block ends on 8/30, so reserve your spot now!

Register here.
Servers and Bartenders Create a Website to Save the Tip Credit

A group of servers has collaborated on a website where 19 veteran servers attest that their livelihoods and lifestyles would worsen considera bly if the credit was taken away, a direct refutation of the argument sounded with vigor by union-backed groups such as Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC).

Styrofoam Ban sees 57 Violations in First Month

New York City is keeping its promise to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.

In its first month of enforcing the city’s ban on single-use foam plates, cups and other containers, the Department of Sanitation issued a total of 57 violations across the five boroughs, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Capitalizing On and Owning Hashtag Holidays to Leverage Your Restaurant’s Promotions

With the introduction of the Internet and the explosion of social media, a new type of holiday has come into play: the hashtag holiday. And these holidays ― which include endless options from #PieDay  to  #NationalPizzaDay to #DessertDay  ― provide far-reaching opportunities for restaurants to increase revenue.

Responding to Opioid Overdose

In 2015, there were 185 fatal overdoses related to opioids in New York State. Opioid-related emergency department visits increased 207% from 2012 to 2016. Know how to be prepared in an overdose situation.

Read more here.

GROW Webinar: How to Increase Cash Flow in a Low Margin Business 

Learn how to create higher cash reserves to sustain and grow your business.

Presented by Nandu Awatramani, a third generation Hospitality Entrepreneur with 18 years in the hospitality industry. He is based out of New York, NY and helps restaurateurs and other F&B business owners grow their businesses beyond what they could have thought was possible.

Join us on August 21st at 10 a.m.!