Small businesses on the brink: Stores in neighborhoods across New York are in crying need of help

NYC Councilman Brannan, NYS Senator Gounardes, and Brooklyn Chamber CEO, Batista, highlight the struggles of small businesses in NYC and offer solutions to make a more business-friendly environment.

Women execs share insights on making an impact on the restaurant industry

Women can make the most impact by being role models and mentors in their companies and the industry at large, according to a panel of industry leaders presented at Winsight’s Restaurant Leadership Conference. Read on for insights and takeaways from this panel.

GROW | Seminar
Restaurant Marketing Boot Camp | Presented by Marcus Guiliano
April 29 in NYC | April 30 in Albany | May 1 in Rochester
Get the tools you need to boost your brand! This seminar will get you in great shape to tackle a range of marketing initiatives that will build awareness of your brand and drive people to your restaurant. Free for members!
Use Email to Pack Special Events With Your Best Customers

The key to marketing special events in restaurants is putting the right message in front of the right customers. If you do it right, you can build a strong community and, ultimately, build your business. Read these tips to utilize your email marketing to increase your special events attendance.

Rochester Chapter: Annual Awards Dinner

Join fellow Rochester restaurateurs at The Burgundy Basin on April 22 for the 2019 Awards Dinner. This year's honorees include:
  • Scott Harper, Sysco Foods - Allied Member of the Year
  • Sara Pankratz, Route 259 Family Restaurant - Front of the House Employee of the Year
  • Steve Frank, Rohrbach Brewing Co. - Back of the House Employee of the Year

Is a sustainable-restaurant certification worth it?

Restaurant Business "Advice Guy", Johnathan Deutsch, PHD, takes a deep dive into the value of sustainable restaurant certificates. Deutsch examines the ROI and marketing benefits of obtaining these designations.