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How Can You Better Accommodate Guests with Special Needs?

There is no shortage of regulations detailing how restaurants and hotels are to provide for guests with disabilities or special needs. Unfortunately, that just addresses the bare minimum of what is required to remain compliant. Laws don’t tell you how to make your hotel or restaurant a regular destination for guests with additional requirements, but… Read more »

Glassdoor Reviews Impact a Company’s Ability to Hire Top Performers

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You probably keep up with online feedback of your restaurant or hotel on common review sites to see how your service rates, but have you checked how you’re doing on Glassdoor? You provide the exceptional service you do because of the quality of people you hire. Are you sure your Glassdoor rankings aren’t impeding that… Read more »

The Next Big “Eatertainment” Chain

Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, was quoted Chain Restaurants Magazine. In an age when Millennials are prone to living and eating via multitasking, food alone may not be sufficient to keep them engaged. Punch Bowl Social “identified a niche, the social eating market, and executed at a high level,” says Scott Samuels, the Leawood,… Read more »

Will New Hospitality Technology Affect Talent Acquisition?

As automation increases in the hospitality industry, the way in which you recruit may be impacted. Your hotel or restaurant will need to hire people with different kinds of skill sets or retrain current employees people who show signs of potential and willingness for development. Are robots taking our jobs? In a word, no. But… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Strong Growth Leads to New Office Expansion in Scottsdale, AZ and West Palm Beach, FL

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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ronald R. Magas, President Magas Media Consultants, LLC (203) 445-8981 C: (203) 685-8082 Email: rmagas@charter.net LEAWOOD, KS — October 4, 2017 – Horizon Hospitality, the premier hospitality industry executive search firm in North America has opened new regional offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and West Palm Beach, Florida to meet… Read more »

Which Trends Are Coming in Food and Beverage?

As a restaurant professional, you know it’s essential to keep up with popular developments in food and beverage and more importantly, anticipate what’s coming next. Here are a few trends you need to know in the coming year. Special Diets Increasingly, restaurants are focusing on how to adapt to diners’ evolving tastes and dietary restrictions.… Read more »

Asking Candidates for Salary History May NOW Have Legal Implications

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Recent discussions have employers wondering if they should be asking candidates for salary history during the interview process. Of particular concern is Oregon’s Equal Pay Act, portions of which are to go into effect in October 2017. Along with many other provisions, it contains the admonishment that employers may not ask an applicant how much… Read more »