Restaurant News Roundup, 11/06/2021

New US Labor Department numbers show restaurants and hotels hired 164,000 workers in October, nearly twice as many as the 88,000 hired in September – a sign of strong hiring in the hospitality industry mirroring an upswing in the nation as a whole.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/workforce/restaurant-hiring-leaps-october   Restaurant companies with […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 07/08/2021

Higher labor and food costs putting pressure on restaurants coping with already thin margins.  Read more here: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jul/7/for-the-restaurant-industry-inflation-is-a-recipe-/   While total sales at restaurants are climbing and almost back to pre-pandemic levels, restaurant employment still lags.  Read more here: https://qz.com/2024911/us-restaurant-sales-are-booming-but-employment-continues-to-lag/   Customer service jobs in health care and other fields […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 04/08/2021

Restaurant owners struggle to ramp back up as sales rebound because they can’t hire enough employees, even though an estimated 1.8 million restaurant were displaced by the pandemic crisis.  Read more about the restaurant labor crunch here: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/workforce/restaurants-sales-are-returning-not-necessarily-their-workers   As the industry slowly recovers in South Florida, many hospitality workers […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 6/5/2020

New federal employment figures show the restaurant industry brought back almost 1.4 million workers last month, an indication that more people are eating out again following the coronavirus lockdown.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/financing/restaurants-rehired-nearly-14m-workers-last-month   Papa John’s franchises are staffing up following announcement the chain plans to hire 20,000 workers nationwide. […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Keeping Workers, Sales Up & Marijuana

With low profit margins leaving little room to raise pay, restaurants are offering incentives, including flexible schedules and faster advancement up the ranks, to keep workers in an increasingly tight labor market. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/dining/labor-shortage-restaurants-employment.html Restaurant sales rebounded in March, offsetting disappointing results from January and February.  Read more here: […]

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