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.


Inspiring a Chef’s Commitment

Here’s a new take on chef retention: When a promising cook resigns, just say no. Don’t accept the resignation.

Sbraga Dining Makes Chef Hires in Philadelphia and Jacksonville

Top Chef Kevin Sbraga has made chef hires at two of his Sbraga Dining restaurants—at Sbraga, his eponymous, modern American restaurant in Philadelphia, and at Sbraga &

Experience Matters

When Pete Pjetrovic was presented with the opportunity to join businessman and restaurateur Rocco Trotta in opening an elegant, classic American steakhouse at 72 Madison Avenue in New York City, he

Women and Wine

A few years ago, Naureen Zaim was—just like any other night—working at Hakkasan in Beverly Hills, California, as its sommelier.

App Helps Restaurants Hire Workers on The Spot

Ian A. de Leoz considers himself a “journeyman chef.” Calls arrive from friends in the industry—often panicked—asking for last-minute kitchen help.

Healthy Choices Lead to a Better Life in the Kitchen

Staying healthy, whether from a physical or mental standpoint, is a difficult and challenging task for restaurant employees.

Timely Solutions for Employee Schedules

Like many state and local governments, Hawaii has pushed the minimum hourly wage up above the federal rate of $7.25.

Making it to Middle Age

How Harvest hit its 40th birthday and produced some of the country's best chefs along the way

Commander's Family of Restaurants Launches Barpreneurs School for Startups

The Commander’s Family of Restaurants’ French Quarter restaurant, SoBou, has launched the Barpreneurs School lunch series to teach hospitality industry neophytes the ins and o

Positive Momentum

A not-for-profit restaurant focuses on bettering the lives of at-risk youths, all the while serving cuisine worthy of widespread recognition.