2 days ago
No matter the country, government plays a key role in food safety. But in a country where government is the "enemy" for some and food safety is not at a premium it is the consumers who will suffer.
7 days ago
Despite the headaches here, the worst-case scenario is a few people get a job and do some good work before they are "found out."
1 month ago
Too much meat is good news for chains selling stuff for cheap, but it's terrible long-term news for the people producing the food and could impact their ability to produce it in the future.
2 months ago
From the UK to the U.S. and beyond, when you attack immigrants you're attacking the restaurant industry.
3 months ago
This is hardly a wave of vote enabling by big restaurant brands, but it's at least a sign that some operators think it's a good thing if its workers participate in the democratic process.
3 months ago
With competition in the labor market and intense political pressure, a $15 wage at McDonald's doesn't seem as unrealistic now as it did just a few months ago.
4 months ago
High-end restaurants in major business cities in the U.S. can breathe more easily now as diners will return to freely spending someone else's money once again.
6 months ago
Cry us a river. We understand the labor challenges of restaurants quite well. But this is about chains squeezing franchisees and franchisees screwing workers. For reference, the CEOs of three of the four lead brands in these cases — Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Wendy’s — made $14.4 million, $5.3 million, and $5.1 million last year, respectively. And their non-competes top out at a year, and only if they're fired for cause.
7 months ago
We like to think chefs, restaurateurs, and political minds all want what's best for workers in the industry. In some cases, all it takes is a bit of education to get everyone on the same page.
7 months ago
While we may differ with Chick-fil-A's owners on politics, as owners of our own self-funded business we understand why you don't want entitled clowns messing with your legacy. Running a restaurant business is tough, and entitled government officials and their families only make it tougher.
8 months ago
Yelp's efforts to see tighter regulation of Google's business practices could have more success this time around than several years ago, when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission dropped the ball. European Union regulators have really cast the previous U.S. effort in a shameful light, and the Trump team may be more sympathetic than the Obama administration.