Trump’s Mexican tariffs would send restaurant food costs soaring, experts warn

Restaurants will feel an immediate and dramatic effect on food costs if President Trump makes good on his threat to levy a tariff on imports from Mexico, according to an analysis issued Friday by the Specialty Food Association.

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NYSRA CEO Op-Ed Opposing 'Paid Leave" Bill in NY Post Today

This ‘paid leave’ bill is a real restaurant-killer
By Melissa Autilio Fleischut

On the heels of New York City raising the minimum wage to $15, businesses are bracing for yet another proposal that would only exacerbate the policy pressures bearing down on restaurants. Read full op-ed here
NYC Businesses Distribute Letter Against Reynoso’s Waste Legislation

NYSRA, together with seven other business groups, distributed a letter to New York City Council members on June 3 urging them to reject legislation introduced last week (Intro 1574) by Council Member Antonio Reynoso.
The boom in eco-friendly tableware is causing chaos at restaurants

Compostable bowls and cutlery are a well-meaning logistical nightmare for front-of-house staff. But returning to reusables can be complicated.

Opening and Closing Checklists for Restaurant Servers

Opening and closing checklists are incredibly important assets for servers. They reduce forgetfulness, decrease human error, shorten the amount of time it takes to complete a task, and increase the quality of each task’s execution.