Restaurant jobs on the decline

Last year the city lost about 6,000 restaurant jobs, a decline of 3.4%, according to an analysis by the Independent Budget Office, which used seasonally adjusted numbers for the fourth quarter, marking the first time in more than a decade that jobs in the industry declined.

How to tell when it's time to scale up the kitchen

The Restaurant Business "Advice Guy", Jonathan Deutsch, PHD, discusses how to calculate and justify the ROI on increasing the capacity of your kitchen and equipment.

How a US-Mexico border shutdown could hurt the food industry

From avocados and limes to dairy and tequila, a closed border could hurt food and beverage distribution across the U.S. Even with just the threat of a closed border, product prices could rise and retailers might suffer.

How a Woman-Led Dinner Series, and the Country’s Best Chefs, Are Changing the Culinary Status Quo

Online reservation service, Resy, launched a six-night dinner series in cities across the country around this time last year titled Women Of Food. During the dinner service, chefs will lead discussions about their own and other women’s experiences across various facets of the food world.

5 secrets behind happy hour success

Review these tips and tricks for improving customer satisfaction to increase business during happy hour promotions.


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!