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Critic Q&A: Eater’s Bill Addison on the State of Dining in America

6 months ago

Creating a comprehensive "best of" list is a complicated and Herculean task. Few are better suited to comment (and rank!) the state of American dining than Eater's national critic.

Tech

David Chang’s Delivery Experiment Ends With Uber Eats Deal

6 months ago

Was it a restaurant or a technology company? As Ando ceases its operations and its tech becomes part of Uber Eats, we have our answer.

People

French Chef Paul Bocuse Dies at Age 91

6 months ago

Calling Bocuse "influential" doesn't begin to cover it.

Sponsored

New eBook: What Can You Do With a Hospitality Degree?

6 months ago

A new eBook from Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education lets data, successful students and alumni in the field, and a distinguished professor answer how a degree can make all the difference.

People

Chef Q&A: Maaemo’s Success Starts With Its Staff

6 months ago

Bang respects but rejects today's celebrated chef culture, however, his commitment to the essentials and transparency around his decisions have (rightly) exalted him and Maaemo to the role models they are today.

People

The Harassment Stories Keep Coming, So Now What?

7 months ago

Restaurant work conditions won't be changed by revelations of harassment by bold names. The industry needs to create dynamics where good behavior can flourish and bad behavior is addressed, period.

People

Papa John’s Founder and CEO to Step Down in January Following Protest Criticism

7 months ago

This means the creepy commercials will go away, right?

People

Restaurant Owners and Managers Shouldn’t Get a Cut of Tips

7 months ago

Tip pooling is not a good way to level the pay imbalance between front and back of house. Solid wages and pransparent pricing offer the best option for this.

People

Employee-First Strategies to Keep Restaurant Harassment From Turning Into Lawsuits

7 months ago

TLDR version: Be professional, despite the surroundings that may not be. And don't drink like it's going out of style, either.

Independents

Ken Friedman’s Times Takedown Details Key Problems Facing the Industry

7 months ago

Ken Friedman is the latest industry boldface name to face accusations of inappropriate and abusive behavior, and has stepped away from his job as a result. As these stories continue to come to light, we must work to identify the underlying problems to repair the damage and move forward.

Chains

McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

7 months ago

It's not just high-profile restaurants where harassment can flourish. It's wonderful to see nearly powerless kitchen staff get the backing they need to speak out about egregious behavior.

People

Mario Batali Steps Away From His Businesses Following Sexual Harassment Reports

7 months ago

Many acknowledge today is a dark day for the restaurant industry. Now we need industry leaders to continue to come forward to address and remedy these types of unhealthy and illegal workplace behaviors.