E-learning platform, Schoox, delivers 500,000 video lectures to restaurant employees

Red Book Connect's Schoox, a social e-learning platform for the service industry, announced today that it has delivered more than 500,000 video lectures to restaurant employees. "In just seven months since Schoox became part of Red Book Connect, an incredible...

Free webinar on employee training available for download

Training teams is an essential part of any restaurant's operations, but how that training is accomplished is changing in positive ways that help learners be more engaged, both initially and in the long term. Restaurant operators learned why social learning...

National Food Safety Month campaign kicks off

The National Restaurant Association is hosting its annual National Food Safety Month throughout September. This year's campaign spotlights the increasing importance of food allergen awareness and builds public knowledge for the restaurant and foodservice industry's commitment to all aspects of...

Starbucks not cutting health insurance, hours for Obamacare

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told Reuters Monday that the company will not cut health insurance benefits or reduce employee hours to prepare for costs associated with Obamacare. Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, is expected to be implemented in 2014....

QSR employees call for national day of strikes over wages

The minimum-wage protests that have been bubbling under the surface throughout the quick-service restaurant industry for nearly a year now may soon come to a boil. QSR and retail workers from eight cities have called on minimum-wage employees from around...

Mazzio's, Hungry Howie's deploy management software suite

Mazzio's Italian Eatery and Hungry Howie's Pizza have begun using ShiftNote's web-based management software suite to improve shift management at the store level. These two join a growing list of national restaurant and hospitality clients, which include Landry's Inc., California...

Registration open for free webinar: Training 2.0 - When Learning Goes Social

Training teams is an essential part of any restaurant's operations, but how that training is accomplished is changing in positive ways that help learners be more engaged, both initially and long-term. Restaurant operators will learn why social learning must be...

Report: Restaurant salaries, benefits looking brighter

People Report has released the 2013 Corporate Compensation and Benefits Survey, which answered these questions: Are restaurant employees' compensation and benefits package competitive? Do restaurants offer hourly restaurant workers as well as corporate employees fair wages? More than 140 brands...

Proven streamlines hiring with new employer app

Proven, a mobile employment app, has launched its new Employer App, a mobile job-listing solution that creates a more efficient hiring process, according to a company press release. The free service gives companies of all sizes the ability to post jobs to Craigslist and then search, sort and contact candidates directly from a smartphone or tablet.

MenuTrinfo offering gluten-free training at foodservice expo

MenuTrinfo, a provider of nutritional analysis and allergen identification for foodservice operators, will be the official provider of allergy and gluten-free training during the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, Aug. 18-20 in Los Angeles, and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, Sept.

Snagajob report shows 114 percent jump in mobile job searches

Snagajob released its quarterly report of job seeker activity based on data captured from its website. The report notes that adults under 25 are more active in their job search efforts than older Americans. Report highlights include: Younger job seekers have been more likely to get back in the hunt compared to the older working population.

Restaurant industry supports redefinition of full-time employee under Obamacare

On Friday, the National Restaurant Association applauded Congressman Dan Lipinski's (D-Ill.) efforts to change the 2010 Affordable Care Act law's definition of "full-time" to 40 hours per week. The legislation, known as the "Forty Hours is Full-time Act," would change...

NRA offering new allergen awareness program for restaurateurs

The National Restaurant Association announced the launch of ServSafe Allergens Online Course, a new online training course from the creators of the ServSafe food safety program designed to help restaurants address food allergens. The education tool was developed in partnership...

Texas employee named Domino's Pizza Manager of the Year

Domino's Pizza has named Corey McKanna as its U.S. Manager of the Year.

Lawsuit filed against Domino's franchisee over delivery driver wages

The law firms Heninger Garrison Davis LLC, Paul McInnes LLP and Weinhaus & Potashnick have filed a lawsuit against RPM Pizza LLC, a franchisee of 138 Domino's pizza restaurants in Mississippi and Louisiana, and its owners, for failing to pay...

WyckWyre customer referrals up nearly 50 percent in 2013

WyckWyre, a provider of customizable applicant tracking systems for the food and hospitality industry, has announced it has experienced a 46-percent growth rate of customer referrals so far this year. To keep pace, WyckWyre's Customer Success Team has doubled in...

Fast Casual Executive Summit's early bird pricing ending July 31

CEOS and other top executives from the fast casual segment will meet in New Orleans to discuss the industry's top strategic issues.

AllergyEats plans Food Allergy Conference for restaurateurs

AllergyEats, a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, will present its 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs: What Every Restaurant Should Know About Food Allergies To Ensure Safety & Maximize Customer Engagement, Loyalty and Revenue. The event will include speakers...

NRA's Educational Foundation establishes new scholarship fund

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that it has established a scholarship fund in the name of the late Stephen P. Donatone.

NRA Educational Foundation given $950K donation boost

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has received $950,000 in donations from The Coca-Cola Company, Brinker International Inc. and Darden Restaurants Inc.

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