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Nominations for 2018 Seafood Champion Awards Open

SeaWeb today announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 Seafood Champion Awards.
First presented in 2006, the Seafood Champion Awards annually recognize leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood. Nominations are encouraged on behalf of individuals or organizations whose accomplishments demonstrate … Continue reading

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Nominate Your 2018 Restaurant Star Today

Help MFHA and the National Restaurant Association by nominating the “best of the best” in diversity and inclusion, community service and hospitality leadership. Act fast – the deadline is November 17th.
Here’s the link to quickly nominate the best:
www.chooserestaurants.org/awards

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John Besh Steps Down at BRG Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

New female CEO pledges to rebuild trust as partners sever ties with Besh Restaurant Group
Famed chef and restaurateur John Besh stepped down as CEO of the multiconcept restaurant group he co-owns on Monday following reports by the New Orleans Times-Picayune alleging … Continue reading

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Enlisting Employees to Help Prevent Sexual Harassment

Operators train staff to raise awareness around sexual harassment and assault
Efforts to enlist bar and restaurant employees to help prevent sexual harassment and assault are gaining momentum around the country.
Training programs such as those administered by Washington, D.C.-based Safe Bars … Continue reading

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Food Starter Launches Video Series for Food Entrepreneurs

There are no secrets to success in the food business: launching a food business is hard work. But with Food Starter’s access to expertise, networking and industry-specific knowledge, many Ontario food entrepreneurs are gaining traction in a crowded market space. For a … Continue reading

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Now Hiring: Over 400 Independent Restaurant Owners Share What They do to Recruit the Best Employees

RestaurantOwner.com released the results of their 2017 Independent Restaurant Recruiting Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 400 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their proven recruiting practices.
A copy of the report is available at: https://www.restaurantowner.com/Recruiting2017/.
Survey Results:
The days of the … Continue reading

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5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big

By Mona Bushnell
Three-fourths of all restaurant employees steal, but you can stop it from happening in your restaurant.
The National Restaurant Association estimates that internal employee theft is responsible for 75 percent of inventory shortages and about 4 percent of restaurant … Continue reading

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BTB Entrepreneur Showcase: Cristina Arantes of Kika’s Treats

By Kimberly D. Nettles-Barcelón
Kika’s Treats is a wholesale and online store specializing in Brazilian-influenced chocolate covered cookies, caramels, and cheese bread (known as pão de queijo). The owner/creator is Cristina Arantes, a Brazilian-born woman who moved to the Bay Area … Continue reading

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