Restaurant News Roundup, 08/02/2022

A survey shows consumers are more likely to cut spending on clothes and travel instead of eating out at restaurants.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantdive.com/news/consumers-spend-40-percent-of-food-budget-on-restaurants-despite-inflation/627327/   Chipotle launches training program focused on the basics of operations – called “Project Square One” – to serve more meals to customers as sales increased […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 7/21/2022

Restaurant customers mention short staffing three times more often in their Yelp reviews so far this year compared to a year ago, according to Yelp.  Read more here about how the labor shortage is affecting both restaurants and customers: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/17/customer-service-suffers-at-short-staffed-restaurants-as-covid-takes-toll.html   Sustainable restaurant practices such as local sourcing of food […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 07/05/2022

The move toward unionization in the restaurant industry is gaining momentum, largely because wages are not keeping up with inflation say some experts.  Read more here: https://www.nrn.com/workforce/restaurant-industry-union-movement-gaining-momentum-here-s-what-expect   California Pizza Kitchen, Logan’s Roadhouse and Friendly’s are among the chains making a comeback after declaring bankruptcy.  Read more here: https://www.eatthis.com/news-restaurant-chains-making-biggest-comebacks-after-bankruptcy/   […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 06/23/2022

Workers at a Chipotle Mexican Grill location in Augusta, Maine, have filed a petition to hold a union election – becoming the first outlet in the burrito restaurant chain to join the union organizing movement sweeping across the restaurant industry.  Read more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/23/chipotle-restaurant-in-maine-files-petition-for-union-election-.html   Quarterly earnings by Darden Restaurants […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 06/04/2022

Restaurant and bars added just over 46,000 jobs in May, according to the U.S. Labor Department, continuing a run of steady hiring for the industry.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/financing/restaurants-continued-adding-jobs-may   America’s last surviving Howard Johnson’s restaurant has closed.  The chain once had more than one-thousand restaurants but the last one, in […]

The Best Recruitment Agency For Tourism & Hospitality Industry In The US?

The hospitality and tourism industry is one of the most important industries in the United States, employing over 7.6 million people. The industry is also one of the most competitive, with many qualified candidates vying for limited positions. So, how do you ensure that you stand out from the rest […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 05/09/2022

Big chains like Chipotle are faring much better than small restaurants or independents in the wake of the pandemic’s fallout.  Easier access to money is one main reason.  Read more here: https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/30/business-food/restaurant-chains-pandemic/index.html   As chains like KFC and Taco Bell take over the restaurant industry, the National Restaurant Association calls […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 04/25/2022

Chipotle has formed a new venture to invest in restaurant startups. The venture, Cultivate Next, will have $50 million to invest in early-stage companies that are in line with Chipotle’s “strategic priorities.” Read more here: https://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/inno/stories/news/2022/04/19/chipotle-forms-venture-fund-restaurant-industry.html   A path toward automation for restaurants is laid out by an industry veteran. […]

Things You Should Know About The Best Recruitment Agencies

  Recruitment agencies are a crucial part of the job market. There are many different agencies, each with specialties and areas of focus. If you are in the market for a new job, it’s essential to work with the best recruitment agencies. But what makes a recruitment agency the “best?” […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 04/08/2022

Denny’s CEO to retire later this year, the latest in at least nine major restaurant CEO changes in the last eight months.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantdive.com/news/dennys-ceo-retiring-after-11-years/621817/   Fully embracing technology, upgrading delivery services – these are among the trends in the restaurant business that are likely to continue in the […]

Restaurant Industry Salary Report 2022

RestaurantZone always aims to provide an annual salary guide, a quick reference of salaries paid across the hospitality industry in the United States. We are happy to publish this year’s Restaurant Industry Salary Report figures! The data aggregated from restaurants of all sizes in Upscale, Hotel, Full-Service, Fast-Food & Fast-Casual […]

Top 10 Careers In The Hospitality Industry For 2022

  The hospitality industry is one of the largest and most diverse industries globally, and it encompasses many jobs, from hotel managers to event planners to casino dealers. The hospitality industry is fast-growing and expected to grow by 22% in 2022. If you are looking for a career that offers […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 03/08/2022

  McDonald’s and Starbucks are shutting their restaurants and cafes in Russia in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They are the latest businesses to join the move to sanction Moscow for its aggression.  Read more here: https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/08/business/mcdonalds-pepsi-coke-russia/index.html   KFC owner Yum Brands is another American business pausing its Russia […]

Most Common Hospitality Interview Questions

  Hospitality is a competitive field, and interviewers often look for candidates who stand out from the crowd. Most companies will be looking for individuals who have the right attitude and personality for the job and the proper skills. One way to show that you’re a good fit for the […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 02/18/2022

Biden administration officials are reported to be deeply skeptical of adding more money for the restaurant industry as they work with Congress to draft what could be the last parcel of government pandemic aid.  Read more here: https://www.politico.com/news/2022/02/18/the-white-house-throws-cold-water-on-a-restaurant-industry-bailout-00009940   CEO of high-end restaurant group says normalcy for his business in […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 01/31/2022

Ponderosa, Ruby Tuesday and Boston Market are among over half a dozen restaurant chains that have seen declining sales and closed scores of outlets as they continue to struggle with changing consumer behavior in the wake of the pandemic.  Read more here: https://www.eatthis.com/news-restaurant-chains-shrinking/   Restaurant owners are offering shorter workweeks, […]

How To Hire A Good Restaurant Manager

Hiring the right restaurant manager is one of the most important decisions you can make. It can be difficult to find a qualified candidate and even more difficult to weed out those who are not qualified. A good restaurant manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of your restaurant and […]

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