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Meet the kitchen assistant robots that are revolutionizing food service

It’s hard to believe that an investment opportunity could be so tasty. Miso Robotics solves one of foodservice’s biggest problems with advanced, fully automated kitchen assistants designed for commercial-scale fast food restaurants. With the potential to triple restaurant margins and double production, there is no doubt that 10 of the top 25 fast food brands […]

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Marc Lore’s ‘Wonder’ mobile food service valued at $3.5 billion

Wonder, a New York-based mobile catering company created by Minnesota Timberwolves co-owner and prominent e-commerce entrepreneur Marc Lore, raised approximately $350 million in funding at a $3.5 billion valuation. The company, according to its website, operates a network of truck-based restaurants from which consumers can order food through a mobile app. Food is prepared and […]

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The issue of restaurant service charges concerns an important principle of consumer rights

Some may wonder whether restaurant billing practices should deserve central government attention. Perhaps, more than the extent of harm to consumers, it is the principle that is important – companies shouldn’t be able to get away with questionable practices by being smart. Restaurant arguments that service charges are (a) not illegal; and (b) compensation assistance […]

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NRAI rejects reports that government calls restaurant service charges illegal, Retail News, ET Retail

New Delhi: The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Friday refuted reports that the government had called service charges illegal and hit industry bodies in a meeting. The Department of Consumer Affairs held a meeting, chaired by Consumer Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh, here on Thursday with restaurant associations and consumer organizations on the issue […]

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Can you say no to the restaurant service charge?

The issue of service charges has once again brought to light the controversial practice of levying a mandatory voluntary cost on the food bill. A once discretionary practice considered a gracious practice has become a mandatory addition to the total bill in many restaurants today unmatched in service and without a grain of discretion. […]

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Restaurant service charge: Government puts service charge on menu for discussions with restaurant body

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) has criticized restaurants for collecting service charges, following consumer complaints, and has set up a meeting with restaurant owners on June 2 to discuss the issue. Consumers are being falsely misled about the legality of such charges and harassed by restaurants seeking to remove such charges from the bill […]

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Food: the return of a local to the service life of the restaurant

Sara Stookey Sanchez I started my first restaurant job at 17, in a fine dining restaurant at the base of Beaver Creek Resort. I was a back-server (you know, the one who fills you up with water, brings you bread, and tells you your server will agree with you?). For four years in college, I […]

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Sarah Krathen on the food service renaissance

Sarah Krathen started out as a barker in Key West, bringing customers to restaurants from the sidewalk. She went to culinary school to train as a chef, but found herself drawn to reception service, eventually opening the Sorella restaurant in New York with her partner Emma Hearst. After Sorella closed in 2014, Krathen continued to […]

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Catering service and kitchen team | Panda Restaurant

Service and Kitchen Team Associates Join us as an Associate of the Service and Kitchen TeamWe are looking for friendly team players to provide excellent customer service and cook for our customers. Thrive in a safe and positive work environment with team members who become friends. There is always something new to learn, do and […]

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Eleventh Circuit maintains that Miami restaurant’s service charge is not tipping and can be used as an alternative method of compensating servers – Jobs and HR

United States: The Eleventh Circuit maintains that the Miami restaurant’s service charge is not tipping and can be used as an alternative method of compensating servers March 29, 2022 Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in […]

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Non-FLSA Compliant Restaurant Service Charges

A Miami restaurant’s mandatory 18% service charge did not constitute “tipping” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and was therefore properly enforced to meet wage requirements for employees of the FLSA, recently ruled in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, affirming summary judgment in favor of the employer. Compere vs. […]

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Miami restaurant service charges are not tips – CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Ruling against a group of restaurant workers, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that service charges added to diners’ bills at a Miami steakhouse are not tips. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that upheld Nusr-Et Steakhouse, which distributed money from the […]

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Hurry for catering service models

Reading time: 5 minutes Embracing quick service business models is key to continued success in the restaurant industry The restaurant industry has faced its fair share of trials and tribulations since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with establishments forced to adapt to government restrictions and strict health guidelines on the fly. Many restaurants have […]

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The Spread: The Dallas Restaurant Service Fee Settlement.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub heads to the colony, Lombardi Cucina Italiana comes to star in Frisco and opens another barbecue place “Meshacks”. Okay, what’s up with restaurants in Dallas that charge extra for “service charge— and is there a way to avoid them? According to both Dallas Morning News and NBCDFW, many restaurants traditionally charge an […]

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Twins fought waiter and shot him in the head during food service: police

Two sisters are facing attempted first-degree intentional homicide charges after they allegedly fought and shot a waiter at a restaurant in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The Jan. 30 incident reported to Wauwatosa police is one of the latest examples of violence targeting restaurant industry employees at a time of widely reported labor shortages and service disruptions. supply […]

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Best catering service | Food and Beverage News | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events

When you think about the impact COVID-19 has had on the restaurant industry, no part of the business seems more negatively impacted than fine dining. In these days of transportation and sidewalk dining where interactions with restaurants have become almost entirely transactional, the pomp and circumstance of dining on a white tablecloth with lovable waiters […]

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implications of the GST on glaciers; sales simpliciter or catering service?

Food and beverage taxes have been contested for over 50 years now. The controversy arose from the Catering North India case in which the restaurant-restaurant was considered a service on the grounds that the consideration paid was more than just food. In order to set aside the above judgment, clause 29A (f) was inserted into […]

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Salary for restaurant and service workers would drop to $ 15 below the mass bill

Some lawmakers want to completely eliminate the lower rate of $ 5.55 for service personnel after a legislative compromise in 2018 retained a separate minimum wage for tip workers in Massachusetts. “We know that less than the minimum wage is certainly not enough. People just cannot live on it,” Pittsfield representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier told GBH […]

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Swiggy and Zomato will pay GST on catering service provided through them: FM

The almighty GST Council on Friday decided to impose a tax on food delivery platforms such as Swiggy and Zomato, while extending preferential tax rates on certain COVID-19 drugs by three months until December 31, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The council, which includes Sitharaman and his state counterparts, decided to continue to exclude […]

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At Fanny’s, the Academy Museum’s restaurant, service could be the star

Some of Los Angeles’ most famous Hollywood haunts have gone silent, but the brains of Fanny’s restaurant at the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures strive to ensure that visitors will always feel the traces of those distant times. The museum is about to unveil its vast restaurant, bar and ready-made meal counter when the […]

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Restaurant service provider 86 Repairs raises $ 7.3 million in latest fundraiser

Daniel Estrada says his company’s resilience often resonates with investors. Want more news like this every day of the week? Receive the MiBiz Morning Edition newsletter for free. As CEO and co-founder of 86 Repairs Inc., a service provider that streamlines the end-to-end repair and maintenance process for restaurants, Estrada’s business increased sales 146% from […]

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Ninja City plans to reopen indoor food service in Cleveland, with expansion to Columbus underway

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The light at the end of the pandemic tunnel shines for Bac Nguyen and Dylan Fallon. The business partners have scheduled the reopening of interior service to Ninja City in the Gordon Square neighborhood of Cleveland. They thrive in a huge ghost kitchen setup in Columbus. And they are increasing the distribution […]

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Restoration service provider 86 Repairs raises $2 million in funding round

LARGE RAPIDS — 86 Repairs Inc.a company based in both Grand Rapids and Chicago that partners with restaurants to provide end-to-end repair and maintenance of kitchen equipment, recently closed a $2 million round of seed funding. The company – which provides a restaurant subscription service to manage and improve back-end operations – announced this week […]

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No more dining on site, but in-car dining service is available in Kuwait

The Covid-19 brings many changes in our lives. The world before Covid-19 and the world after it are different in many ways. One of those changes is the in-car food service that was launched in Kuwait, after the Middle Eastern country previously banned restaurant-dining, in a bid to stop the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. […]

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Port Washington’s H on the Harbor Restaurant Turns to Food Service

Alan Feinstein wasn’t expecting much when, late last year, he transformed his Port Washington restaurant, H on the Harbor, into a restaurant. “We were opening a new restaurant in a remote location in the middle of a pandemic,” he recalls. “Does this sound like a good idea?” “ Apparently it is. It is only open […]

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Port Washington H on the Harbor food venue pivots to food service

Alan Feinstein wasn’t expecting much when, late last year, he turned his Port Washington eating spot, H on the Harbor, into a restaurant. “We were opening a new restaurant in an isolated location in the midst of a pandemic,” he recalls. “Does that sound like a good idea?” Apparently it is. It is only open […]

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DC Mayor Bowser confirms indoor bar and catering service will resume to 25% capacity starting January 22

Washington, DC, will revoke its COVID-19 restrictions on indoor dining starting Friday, Jan.22 at 5 a.m., allowing restaurants and bars to return to 25% capacity, or no more than 250 people . The move, first announced Wednesday in a tweet from DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s chief of staff, John Falcicchio, aligns with the end of […]

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Wayne County distributes $ 500 gift cards to restaurant and service workers affected by pandemic

DETROIT – In mid-December, Wayne County revealed a program to support workers in the restaurant, hospitality, entertainment and fitness industries who have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions. The county received $ 183 million near the start of the pandemic for things like finding contracts, testing and small business loans. About $ 6 million was left […]

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More restaurants, service layoffs likely looming in SC amid COVID

From restored jobs to rebounds in manufacturing and commerce, much of South Carolina’s economy rebounded sharply in the second half of this year, with the exception of one important sector, which could get worse before it gets better. The state’s hospitality and entertainment industry, which includes restaurants, bars and a wide range of other service-oriented […]

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Long Road Distillers and Mitten Brewing vote on in-room dining service closure

BIG RAPIDS, MICH. – Governor Whitmer announced the closure of indoor bar and restaurant services starting Wednesday. A western Michigan company had a head start. Long Road Distillery opted to end their indoor dining shortly before Whitmer’s announcement, earning a shout from him. “We certainly weren’t expecting the governor’s cry. That’s not why we did […]

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Lightfoot warns of outdoor socializing, but implies indoor bar, food service is safe – Streetsblog Chicago

Infectious disease experts generally agree that it is best to avoid hanging out in indoor public spaces for non-essential purposes during the COVID-19 airborne respiratory pandemic, especially restaurants and bars, where it is impossible for customers to remain masked. This summer, the city of Chicago has done a good job of facilitating safer outdoor dining […]

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Best Restaurant Service 2020 | Stone Soup Cottage | Food drink

When you think about the impact of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry, no part of the business seems more negatively impacted than the food industry. In these delivery and sidewalk times where interactions with restaurants have become almost entirely transactional, the pomp and circumstance of dining on a white tablecloth with adorable waiters seems like […]

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Coronavirus Slows Driving Restaurant Service Times, Study Finds | Business

(FOX NEWS) – If your fast food seems a little slower these days, it’s not just your imagination – and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. Drive-thru times at 10 of the nation’s top fast food restaurants are up almost 30 seconds on average from a year ago, according to a report by market […]

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Coronavirus slows drive-through restaurant service times, study finds

If your fast food seems a little slower these days, it’s not just your imagination – and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. Drive-through times at 10 of the nation’s top fast-food restaurants have increased by an average of nearly 30 seconds from a year ago, according to a report by market research agency […]

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Outdoor dining service transforming Petaluma’s waterfront

Marisa Gomes is a waitress at Seared, a restaurant in downtown Petaluma. As she walked from her table station to the kitchen on Thursday night, she stopped to let a white Tesla pass. For the past month or so, this Water Street-backed steak and seafood establishment just south of the Washington Street Bridge has been […]

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Streets open for food service coming over sections of town as a relief for business owners

The city is accepting applications for open streets and open street eating places. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File photo Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter for information and match coverage of your favorite teams While indoor dining above 25% capacity may not materialize until the winter months bring New Yorkers back to […]

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Orange County NC limits dine-in service and alcohol sales

Orange County will limit alcohol and dining sales from local restaurants starting this week to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The county announced Thursday that restaurants, private clubs and other eating establishments in Orange County will not be able to sell alcohol after 10 p.m., beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. Other changes will prevent catering […]

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How does the new restaurant service charge work and should we tip?

A Young Joni meal in Minneapolis now comes with a new service charge.Photo by TJ Turner Welcome to a new world for restaurants in the era of the pandemic. Service charges are common and customers are confused: should I tip? Is not it ? What is the money used for? Restaurant spending across Minnesota has […]

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Mills’ new order enables indoor dining service for the entire state

Ahead of the start of indoor dining this week, Ann MacAusland is sanitizing a table in the dining room at Duffy’s Tavern and Grill in Kennebunk on Monday. Gregory Rec / Personal Photographer Governor Janet Mills announced Monday that restaurants in Cumberland, York and Androscoggin counties can resume indoor dining on Wednesday, citing “encouraging trends” […]

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‘Social Zones’ to expand outdoor bar and food service in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Bars and restaurants could expand outdoor seating — once Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order banning in-person dining is lifted — under a new program created by the city of Grand Rapids to help businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic. “Social zones” can be established on public property, such as streets, sidewalks and […]

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Next set of states set to open on-site catering

Restaurants in Texas and Florida are moving from 25% to 50% capacity this week as more states across the country set the stage for the reopening of dine-in service. As an early-opening state, Texas allowed restaurants to begin limited dine-in service on May 1, but moving to the next phase allows for more expanded service, […]

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Ventura County reopens on-site dining service

On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that 53 of California’s 58 counties are now qualified to reopen more businesses under the first phases of phase two, and some of the areas in the state are already taking action. While LA’s own catering service remains on hiatus, its northwest neighbor is now able to accommodate […]

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May 18 is a pivotal day for seated dining in San Francisco

A casual listener to Wednesday’s briefing on San Francisco’s response to COVID-19 could be forgiven for assuming the city hasn’t even begun to think about reopening restaurant dining rooms. After all, the majority of the discussion has been about reopening retail – Mayor London Breed and Public Health Department Director Dr Grant Colfax announced yesterday […]

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Houston service workers struggle as coronavirus disrupts bar and restaurant service – Houston Public Media

A sign on the door of the Midtown bar Axelrad, announcing its closure. Bars and nightclubs are closed in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus, and restaurants have been told to limit service, leading to layoffs and uncertainty among service workers. Lonne Martinec worked for a Goode Company restaurant for almost nine years. […]

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Plano restricts dine-in service and orders bars and gyms to close during coronavirus outbreak

Updated at 7:53 p.m. on April 1, 2020, to include information about the governor’s order. On March 17, the Plano City Council ordered several businesses to close and restrict dine-in service through April 27 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The order was overshadowed by that of Governor Greg Abbott which lasts until April 30. […]

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Kerbside catering service launched – The Royal Gazette

Created: Mar 18, 2020 3:46 p.m. Diners can enjoy some of their favorite restaurant dishes at home thanks to a program designed to keep businesses operating throughout Covid-19. The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Hamilton and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation to launch a curbside service. He explained in a […]

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City and county order bars closed, food service limited to prevent spread of coronavirus – Houston Public Media

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo closed all bars and clubs for 15 days and asked restaurants to suspend dine-in service, in response to the coronavirus. On Monday, city and county officials ordered all bars and clubs to close for 15 days and restaurants to eliminate seated service, in response to new […]

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2020 Management Excellence Award Winner: Hagar Restaurant Service – Catering Equipment Reports, Articles & News

SERVICE AGENCY Headquarter: Oklahoma City Based: 1956 Number of employees: 225 Number of locations: 9 (5 full-service stores and four satellite locations) Sales: Revenues to exceed $ 40 million in 2019 Company currency: “Parts and service since 1956” Lorn Hagar founded Hagar Restaurant Service, a factory-authorized warranty and repair service provider for more than 200 […]

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Nice clothes could give you a better catering service

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International License. Restaurant servers believe that well-dressed customers are most likely to leave good tips, according to research. This judgment could translate into better service for these diners. “Everyone uses first impressions to make quick judgments,” says Dae-Young Kim, an associate […]

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Chipotle CEO says restaurant service is poor

Chipotle Founder and Co-CEO Steve Ells. PA Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells said the burrito chain’s customer service is on the decline. In a surprising admission, Ells said Tuesday that the company internally awards half of its approximately 2,100 restaurants a “C” rating for service. He cited flaws like messy soda stations, dirty tables, and slow […]