Restaurant Policy and Lobby


IRS Changes Rules on How Restaurants Tax Tips

The days of servers banking on large groups as a sure thing for a tip are gone—or at least will be soon.

NRA Applauds House Passage of Bill Defining Full-Time

National Restaurant Association president and CEO Dawn Sweeney issued the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 30.

Making Sense of the FDA’s Menu-Labeling Rule

Talk of menu labeling has swirled around the industry since 2010, with the passage of section 4205 of the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, Nov.

Law Firm Forms National Restaurant Industry Group

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S.

Wood-Sourcing Regulations Fire Up Restaurants

With 34 locations, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is no stranger to the expansion game.

Mid-Sized Businesses Have Low Confidence in Economy, Report Says

A new study released by the ADP Research Institute, a specialized research group within ADP, which specializes in human capital management, reveals a gap in

Majority Support Minimum Wage Hike, Survey Finds

In a survey of 1,000 restaurant-goers, Technomic found 83 percent support increasing the minimum wage and adjusting it annually for inflation. 

Organizations Fight 30-Hour Work Week Under Health Care Law

The National Restaurant Association along with organizations representing hundreds of thousands of employers and tens of millions of employees are launching the "Mo

Chefs Gather for Advocacy and Policy Change

More than a dozen chefs from around the country will convene for the James Beard Foundation (JBF)’s fifth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy &