Restaurant HR and Personnel

Immigration laws, the Affordable Care Act, trends in the workforce—FSR presents in-depth analysis and news about events, trends and people impacting foodservice and restaurants.


Promoting Longevity

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, New Hampshire–based Tio Juan’s Margaritas Mexican Restaurants prides itself on serving quality food and drinks and also on serving incentives

Demand for Hourly Workers Drives Workers’ Demands

With low unemployment, a steady decline in sales, and high turnover rates, restaurants face immense difficulty attracting and retaining workers. 

Highland Avenue Names Sam Stachon as New Executive Chef

The Locke family and Highland Avenue have promoted Sam Stachon to executive chef. Stachon will oversee the operations of the restaurant as well as banquet events at The Crossing at Hollar Mill.

Portola Resort Names F&B Director and Executive Chef

Portola Hotel & Spa, the Four Diamond and only LEED-certified hotel on the California Central Coast, announced Brian Hein as director of Food & Beverage and Danny Abbruzzese as Executive Ch

Chili’s Boosts its Bottom Line by Reducing Employee Turnover

Back in 2003, Chili’s Grill & Bar was having a challenging time with the amount of employee turnover and wanted to find a better solution in weeding out candidates for its management posi

NRA: Obama Administration's Overtime Overhaul Will Harm Restaurant Employees

The National Restaurant Association issued the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s overhaul of current overtime regulations:

At Home in the World’s Top Kitchens

It could have been any guy talking about moving with his wife and dog across the country.

The Battle to Break Through

Despite possessing desirable skills, like a strong work ethic and discipline, the path from military to restaurant service is often a complicated one for veterans.

North Carolina 'Bathroom Bill' Prompts Restaurant Response

Guglhupf Bakery unveils its plan to counteract House Bill 2

Survey: 50 Percent Say Restaurant Workers Should Receive Higher Pay

Even though restaurant chains seem to have been enjoying some positive macroeconomic tailwinds of late—from lower food-commodity prices to dramatically lower gasoline prices that have freed u