NRA applauds, others protest House joint employer act passage

NRA applauds, others protest House joint employer act passage

The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed the Save Local Business Act, a decision that the National Restaurant Association described as a win for restaurant owners, though many small business and labor advocates disagree. "We strongly applaud Congress for standing...

NRA urges Supreme Court to reverse Labor Dept's 'anti tip-pooling' policy

NRA urges Supreme Court to reverse Labor Dept's 'anti tip-pooling' policy

The NRA has taken another step toward fighting The Labor Department's regulation barring tip pools that include kitchen staff. The organization's Restaurant Law Center filed a supplemental brief Wednesday with the U.S.

Restaurants and other retailers win one over banks on swipe fees

The U.S. House of Representatives has dropped wording that would have repealed the controversial Durbin Amendment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Financial Reform and Consumer Protection Act, voted into law in 2010 under the Obama administration. The amendment imposed caps...

We like you! We really like you, restaurants!

We like you! We really like you, restaurants!

Isn't it nice to be loved? If you're in the restaurant business, you probably are loved by your community much more than most other businesses. That's the insight gleamed from a new Gallup Work and Education Poll that found the...

NRA: Restaurateurs want technology without headaches

Only 12 percent of restaurant operators consider themselves to be cutting-edge in implementing technology, according to a recent study conducted by the National Restaurant Association and sponsored by American Express. “Research demonstrates the integral role technology can play in helping...

Former NRA exec moves to Specialty Food Association

The not-for-profit Specialty Food Association has hired a new president away from his previous role as chief innovation and member advancement officer with the National Restaurant Association, according to a company press release.  Phillip M.

Council of State Restaurant Associations names first full-time leader; Seeks NRA alignment

The Council of State Restaurant Associations (CSRA) named its first full-time leader this month as part of what it said is a major strategic initiative to align with the National Restaurant Association to serve the industry. Anuja Miner has assumed...

New apps lets you see restaurant design changes before they happen

Got a great idea for redesigning or reworking your restaurant space? No need to call in the architect or interior design team just to test it out. A new augmented reality app called Mogogo now makes it possible to move...

2016 Women's Food Service Forum Awards announced

The Women's Foodservice Forum announced the recipients of its 2016 Awards for Outstanding Performance and Achievement.

New officers, board members elected to NRA

The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced the election of officers to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, respectively.

NRA to challenge New York wage mandate in court

The National Restaurant Association is preparing a legal challenge to a New York State mandate that requires fast-food employers to pay a higher minimum wage than other businesses in the state.

New York health agency denies NRA request to delay sodium rule

The New York City Department of Health said it will not delay the implementation date of a new sodium regulation set to take effect Dec. 1

NRA: NLRB’s ruling upends 'joint-employer standard'

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case has broad implications across several industries, including restaurants, according to the NRA.

NRA releases Foodamental workshop schedule for May conference

The interactive educational workshops are designed to provide guests the opportunity to see hands-on demonstrations from top chefs and industry leaders.

NRA president/CEO named to 'Most Powerful People in Food' list for the third year in a row

The National Restaurant Association's (NRA) President and CEO Dawn Sweeney has been named one of 2015's "Most Powerful People in Food" by The Daily Meal for the third year in a row.

NRA board elects Jack Crawford as chair

Crawford, president and CEO of Ground Round Independent Owners Cooperative (IOC), has been a member of the NRA board of directors since 2003.

Convention chair named for 2015 National Restaurant Association Show

John C. Metz will serve as convention chair for the 2015 NRA's Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the 2015 Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants at the NRA Show.

National Restaurant Association Show rebrands wine, spirits and beer event

The International Wine, Spirts & Beer Event, a perennial feature of the National Restaurant Association Show in May, has been renamed as BAR, which stands for Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants. The BAR branding will debut at the NRA Show in...

Beef Checkoff Program teams with NRA to sponsor Kids LiveWell

As part of the partnership, Beef Checkoff is offering to restaurants its collection of kid-friendly recipes that meet the Kids LiveWell criteria.

San Diego County adds NRA's ServSafe training course

The National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Food Handler online training course has been approved by San Diego County in California. The training program is geared toward restaurant operators and their employees, who have the opportunity to earn the San Diego Food Handler card.

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