An Argument For Aprons

The ever-swinging pendulum that is American popular culture has been moving towards a deconstructed, ironic hipster chic for some time now. Dirty is clean, old-fashioned is new, and people seem to find beauty in novelty, not efficiency.Within…

Retailers Elevate the Shopping Experience

Winning over today’s customers is more challenging than ever. The competition isn’t just from neighboring stores, but from online retail, and even other types of businesses including restaurants and experience-based entertainment. For local…

National Restaurant Association Offers Small Business Health Plan

Association health plans (AHPs), an alternative to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been a topic of great interest around Washington these days. It remains to be seen whether the proposed expansion of AHPs will come to fruition, but for many…

Seven Tips To Reduce Food Waste In Your Restaurant

In North America, we produce an estimated 70 billion tons of food waste each year. That’s a lot of perfectly good grub that gets tossed out, and a significant big chunk of that figure is from restaurants.But why should you care, as long…

It's My Party and I'll Reply If I Want To

Of all the people in your life, who’s birthday do you remember? Think of the people that make-up this (assumedly) small portion of people – who are they? It most likely consists of your dearest friends and family members. Folks who know…