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Educated Urbanites: The New Foodies

An expanding and tasteful demographic is garnering attention from full-service restaurants. Should you target them, too?

What Stinks? Cintas Offers Tips for Combating Summer Odors

Recent record temperatures have made restaurants a haven for people dodging the heat. However, higher temperatures can mean more than just oppressive heat and humidity—they can also create malodors, particularly in restaurants.

NRRDA Hosts Webinar Series on Industry Laws, Practices

The National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA) is pleased to announce a series of four free, members-only webinars over the next four months, designed to further members’ education and knowledge with information specific to the retail and restaurant defense industry.

Restaurant Associations Oppose Dept. of Labor on Tip Sharing

Restaurant industry trade associations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on behalf of restaurants and restaurant employees who share in tips and participate in tip pools.

Sodexo Announces Phase Out of Gestation Stalls by 2022

Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply chain by 2022, a decision supported by The Humane Society of the United States.

NRA Issues Statement on House Repeal of Health Care

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) released the following statement from President and CEO Dawn Sweeney upon passage of H.R. 6079, the “Repeal of Obamacare Act”:

NRA Expresses Concerns to Congress Over Health Care

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) today expressed concerns with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA) impact on restaurants' ability to continue to be engines of job growth.

NRF, NCCR Launch New Health Care Page

In an effort to consolidate and communicate the National Retail Federation and National Council of Chain Restaurants’ position on the health care law, the NRF recently launched a new microsite on the 

NRA, Canadian Foodservices Launch Conserve Initiative

The National Restaurant Association today announced its partnership with the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) to launch a Canadian version of the Conserve Sustainability Education Program. The initiative will provide Canadian restaurant operators and foodse

NRF, NCCR Join Legal Brief Against Micro-Unions

The National Retail Federation and its National Council of Chain Restaurants division joined a broad coalition of business organizations today to file an amicus brief before the National Labor

Egg Industry, HSUS Ask Senate to Pass Hen Welfare Amendment

In an unprecedented alliance, The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers are calling on the U.S.

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