What Is the Ideal Table Turnover Time to Increase Total Revenue and Tips? How Can You Achieve It?

You want diners to relax and enjoy their experience in your restaurant. If they feel at home, they are more likely to become repeat customers. The longer they linger, the more likely they will order dessert, more drinks, or coffee, all of which are high-margin items. Increasing check totals can boost revenue and tip amounts,… 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 »

Healthcare Changes: A Checklist for Restaurant Operators

The Affordable Care Act can have immediate and long-term effects on your restaurant. It’s important to keep up with the requirements, changes and deadlines of the legislation in order to prepare for what comes, ensure compliance and avoid fines.  The best offense is a good defense, so take steps to prepare for the changes now… Read more »