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Tackling Common Restaurant Payroll Challenges

Modern Restaurant Management

While running a restaurant can be rewarding, the job can be daunting and stressful. Managing finances and staying on track of payroll often comes with unique challenges. Understand Worker Classification A common mistake businesses make is improperly classifying employees as independent contractors. There are key differences between employees and independent contractors and misclassification can lead to legal issues and costly penalties for the business.

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Half of Chicken Meat from Europe’s Biggest Grocery Chain

Food Safety Magazine

Approximately half of raw chicken sold at Lidl stores across five European countries are contaminated with antibiotic-resistant foodborne pathogens, according to the findings of a recent sampling and testing project commissioned by Essere Animali.

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Recent FTC Rule Implements Nationwide Ban on Most Non-Compete Agreements

Modern Restaurant Management

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a rule largely banning the use of non-compete agreements nationwide. The stated purpose of the rule is to address the significant harm non-compete agreements have inflicted on fair competition in recent years. While several states, including California, already have similar bans in place, the FTC determined that a nationwide rule was necessary as the state-by-state approach did not adequately solve the problem.

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How the culinary team at the Georgia Department of Education brings scratch-made meals to schools, with excitement baked in

FoodService Director

During a session at FoodService Director’s annual MenuDirections conference, the team shared how they build staffs’ confidence in the kitchen and get them to excited about scratch-made meals.

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Boba Tea Chains Target More Markets

Foodservice Equipment Reports

As summer heats up, boba drinks continue to burst onto new scenes. For chains like Starbucks and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, limited-time boba offerings are making debuts—with berry accents at the former and brown sugar flavoring at the latter. Meanwhile, other chains dedicated to the bubble tea craze are working to reach new customers.

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The Craddock Terry Hotel Named One of the Best in Central Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine

Hospitality Net

Lynchburg, VA - The Craddock Terry Hotel, an award-winning boutique hotel located in the heart of Lynchburg, is thrilled to announce that Virginia Living Magazine has once again recognized it as one of the Best Hotels in Central Virginia. This prestigious recognition is part of the 12th annual Best of Virginia Readers’ Survey, in which over 50,000 readers participated.

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My plea for action: Why I’m calling for an entirely single use plastic free hospitality industry globally by 1st January 2025

Hospitality Net

The hospitality industry could be one of the most beautiful and united working environments on the planet. So why, in 2024, are we seeing such global discrepancy across international tourism efforts to become single use plastic free? Tourists are the single biggest culprit of single-use-plastic waste and it is down to the hotels to motivate each other to take immediate action.

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Is foodservice missing some pieces of the wellness puzzle?

FoodService Director

Podcast: A conversation with Foodservice Wellness Institute CEO Franceen Friefeld with tips for adjusting our viewpoint on wellness, as old best practices of healthy dining choices evolve into more empowering healthy dining experiences.

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Hotel Cerro Joins Autograph Collection Hotels by Marriott Following Complete Renovation

Hospitality Net

Marriott’s first Independent Collection hotel in San Luis Obispo is now open and bookable through Marriott and Marriott Bonvoy channels.

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Technomic's latest menu trends: Indulgence is the thing for all generations, and each has their own way to treat themselves

FoodService Director

Katie Belflower, editor at Technomic, broke down menu trends by demographics at the FoodService Director's MenuDirections conference.

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U.S. Travel Association’s Commission on Seamless and Secure Travel Identifies Five Bold Steps to Boost National Travel Competitiveness and Benefit Visitors

Hospitality Net

The United States stands on the cusp of major, long-awaited innovations in travel security and facilitation—developments that will enhance the country’s ability to more aggressively compete for global travelers and reverse a lagging rate of recovery as other nations excel, according to work underway by the Commission on Seamless and Secure Travel and the U.S.

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Fresh from FSD's Menu Directions conference: Operational hacks too good not to steal

FoodService Director

From AI as a menu-planning tool to pickling vegetable scraps, these ideas are ready to put into action, courtesy of the Menu Directions conference.

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Visit Group and Atomize announce a strategic partnership to revolutionize the travel industry with AI technology

Hospitality Net

Visit Group, a leading hospitality and travel tech provider, has partnered strategically with Atomize, a global hotel revenue management software frontrunner. This collaboration aims to create a next-generation and full-service AI-driven technology platform catering to the travel and hospitality sector worldwide.

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Commercial Refrigeration Installation and Maintenance

Chef's Deal

Commercial refrigeration installation and maintenance are two intertwined processes that directly define a unit’s efficiency, lifespan, and safety. The three main stages of commercial refrigeration installation must be handled for seamless HVAC integration, proper fitting of the unit in accordance with guidelines, and increased efficiency through proper ventilation and ergonomic design.

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Announcing the first organization in the world to unite hospitality developers and conservationists

Hospitality Net

The hospitality industry reaches a significant milestone today with the official launch of the Nature Resort Development Alliance (NRDA). Founded by the industry for the industry, the NRDA is uniting the global nature-based hospitality sector with it’s landmark launch.

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Major Ingredient Players Unite to Support Sustainable Farming

FMT Magazine

Raffinerie Tirlemontoise, a beet sugar producer, BENEO, a leading manufacturer of functional ingredients, and Puratos, a global leader in bakery, patisserie, and chocolate ingredients, have joined forces to launch a pioneering Climate Farming Project. The ambitious initiative supports Belgian farmers in implementing more sustainable farming practices and promotes regenerative agricultural principles that contribute to enhancing soil health and reducing environmental impact.

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Venza Joins Expert Cybersecurity Session At Hitec 2024

Hospitality Net

VENZA, the leading provider of data protection and regulatory compliance solutions for the hospitality industry, today announced that CEO Daniel Johnson will join a panel of experts in a cybersecurity educational session at the upcoming Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), hosted annually by Hospitality Finance and Technology Professionals (HFTP).

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Nourishing from Within: How Prebiotic Chicory Root Fibres Enhance Wellbeing

FMT Magazine

Wellness is now a culture that is now worth $1.8 trillion with no signs of slowing down. Post-pandemic, health-conscious individuals are increasingly viewing wellness through a wider and more sophisticated lens; one which spotlights not just the importance of a healthy diet for physical health, but also overall mental wellbeing (51%), good sleep (54%) and digestive health (49%).

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IDS Next and Ingram Micro India Join Forces to Drive Excellence in the Hospitality Sector

Hospitality Net

IDS Next, Asia’s leading hospitality software provider, announces a new partnership with the technology distribution pioneer Ingram Micro India. The collaboration extends across all hospitality verticals served by IDS Next, spanning hotels, restaurants, leisure, and wellness. The collaboration aims to deliver turnkey solutions to the hospitality sector, with IDS Next providing cutting-edge enterprise software solutions and Ingram Micro India complementing it with end-to-end services, including h

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Safemark Signs Marshall Reseller Agreement to Expand Offerings for the Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Net

Safemark, a global leader in guest room safe solutions for the hospitality industry, is thrilled to announce a new exclusive distribution agreement with Marshall, a renowned name in audio technology. This partnership allows Safemark to offer Marshall’s acclaimed Homeline speakers, including the Acton III, Stanmore III, and Woburn III, exclusively to its United States hospitality customers.

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Cross Hotels & Resorts Lands Major Hotel Deal on Batam Island

Hospitality Net

Expanding upon its renowned commitment to offer guests an extensive selection of diverse destinations throughout the Asia-Pacific region, Cross Hotels & Resorts has signed a major hotel management agreement with PT Yetosa Pratama Sukses (Puri Group) for Cross Batam Antapura, a 340-key tropical island paradise. Developed under the ’Luxury by Design’ concept and set amid stunning natural beauty, the resort is scheduled to welcome its first guests in 2027.

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If you want to fly too high, you end up burning your wings

Hospitality Net

A long time ago, a popular singer made a hit with his song: Even if it rains, the summer will be hot, hot, hot, from the Côte d’Azur to Saint-Malo. Its contemporary and trade translation corresponds to the very optimistic expectations of accommodation operators in terms of bookings and revenue generated by the next Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Digital Transformation: An Interview with Raul Alvarez Barrera on Radisson Hotel Group’s Journey

Hospitality Net

Digital transformation is reshaping guest experiences and operational efficiencies at Radisson Hotel Group. In this interview with Raul Alvarez Barrera, Global VP of Digital, we explore their journey, the impact of visual content, and the strategic use of data.

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Your commercial strategy as an evolution and not a revolution

Hospitality Net

In this episode of the Hotel Moment podcast, Karen Stephens, Revinate CMO, and Jennifer Hill, VP of Commercial Strategy at Kalibri Labs, make a case for why the hospitality industry needs to treat commercial strategy as an ongoing pursuit, rather than a giant numbers game with a rush to generate revenue. Hill offers a fresh perspective for hoteliers on how to rally each of their departments to drive revenue and satisfy stakeholders, while using commercial opportunities to give back to the local

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Enseo to Showcase Latest Hotel TV Customization Tools at HITEC Charlotte

Hospitality Net

Enseo, the premier provider of hotel technology, including hospitality TV, managed Wi-Fi, room controls, and employee safety devices, will feature advanced, guest-room TV customization tools at HITEC Charlotte 2024. Enseo has elevated the TV experience yet again, crafting a merging of technology and personalization that enables hotels to offer not just a stay, but an event tailored to every guest’s desires.

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CallTek Introduces Technology as a Service at HITEC in Charlotte, NC

Hospitality Net

CallTek, Inc., a global leader in white-label technical support services, is excited to announce its new Technology as a Service (TaaS) program. This innovative offering delivers a comprehensive technology solution, including third-party financing for on-site implementation, 24/7 remote support, and essential professional services. Covering infrastructure, licensing, and a diverse array of IT and medical devices, TaaS represents a significant advancement in technology integration.

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HSMAI Europe Announces Expanded Board Of Directors And Calls On More Senior Industry Leaders From Its Membership To Join

Hospitality Net

HSMAI Europe, the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable revenue growth globally, has announced its expanded Board of Directors, and in pursuit of further growth, is now calling on more senior industry professionals from its membership to join and share their expertise.

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Behind the Quote: Accor unveils its Purpose statement: “Pioneering the Art of Responsible Hospitality, Connecting Cultures, with Heartfelt Care”

Hospitality Net

Following the conclusion of the Group’s 2024 Annual General Meeting, Accor – a world-leading hospitality group - is pleased to unveil its purpose statement: Pioneering the Art of Responsible Hospitality, Connecting Cultures, with Heartfelt Care.

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ComOps Accelerates Employee Experience Solutions, in Partnership with Medallia

Hospitality Net

ComOps, a leading customer experience (CX) and professional service solutions provider for the hospitality and casino industries, today unveiled its accelerated Employee Experience (EX) Solutions in partnership with Medallia, a pioneer in experience management. This collaboration is poised to transform employee feedback, a crucial yet frequently underestimated asset for improving a company.

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Expedia Report Finds Americans Win The Gold Medal For Taking Fewest Vacation Days In The World

Hospitality Net

According to Expedia’s 24th annual Vacation Deprivation Report,1 released today, roughly half of Americans don’t plan on using all their time off this year (53%), despite receiving just 12 days off annually — the fewest of any country surveyed. Expedia’s report has been analyzing time-off trends around the world for 24 years, and while American vacation deprivation (defined as the feeling of not having enough time off) has now hit an 11-year high at 65%, rates are down in many other parts of the

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Unifocus Integrates With Nonius in a Tech Partnership That Connects Hotel Operations and Guest Experience

Hospitality Net

Unifocus, the hotel industry’s leading workforce management system, announced a partnership with Nonius, a global leader in guest-facing solutions for hotels. Under the agreement, Nonius’ cutting-edge platform integrates with the renowned Unifocus operations management system, enabling a holistic, guest-first approach to enhancing guest experiences, driving operational efficiencies and revenue uplift.

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