What makes a restaurant’s website accessible? That’s up for debate

The Supreme Court denied a petition from Domino’s Pizza last week to consider whether its website must be accessible to people with disabilities.

Read More about an issue that has been affecting restaurants across the country.
How a Supreme Court case on water pollution could impact craft beer

A group of 60 craft breweries  has asked  the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Clean Water Act in a case filed against Maui County in Hawaii. They argue if the county convinces the court its Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility doesn't need a federal permit to indirectly discharge treated sewage to the ocean via groundwater, the precedent will allow for more pollution at countless facilities nationwide, which will eventually harm the water used for brewing beer.

We are pleased to announce that the exclusive NYS Restaurant Association Buyers Guide is now available at https://www.nysra.org/save.

The NYSRA Buyers Guide is a valuable resource that provides information on a broad range of products and services for New York State restaurants. “For restaurants, time is money and that is why it is important that our members have access to a comprehensive guide that helps them find needed goods and services in one place,” said Melissa Fleischut, President and CEO of the NYS Restaurant Association. “This guide offers restaurateurs a helpful and efficient tool that they can use to make informed decisions when purchasing goods.” The Association partnered with Overland Park, Kansas-based Strategic Value Media, a leading nationwide provider of print and digital media solutions for membership associations, to produce this year’s Buyers Guide. The latest NYSRA Buyers Guide features updated and expanded company and product listings, in addition to valuable information that restaurant owners need to know about the industry. The guide is a valuable tool and is a must for any restaurateur.

To learn more about advertising your products or services in the NYSRA Buyers Guide, please email nysra-advertise@svmmedia.com
How to Survive the Departure of Summer Staff

Summer has come and gone, and with it goes a significant portion of the  2.1 million teens  who worked a job in the accommodation and food services sector this summer.

As high school and college students head back to the classroom this fall, some summer employers are left scrambling to fill their places. But with one of the healthiest economies in years, staffing up will be neither quick nor simple.

Restaurants Scare up Spooky Treats for Halloween

Even before the calendar flips over to October, restaurants and bars are getting into the Halloween spirit with holiday-themed menu items. This year cocktails are taking the spookiest turn with black-tinted mixers and eyeball garnishes. Meanwhile, creepy, crawly things have joined the breakfast menu, and desserts are getting sweetened with trick-or-treat candies. Here's how operators are celebrating Halloween 2019: