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Your Restaurant and the Affordable Care Act

BY SABRINA SANCHEZ for Restaurant Magazine

Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, employers have slowly seen the impacts of this new healthcare mandate. Initially, many were concerned with the impacts on healthcare and insurance industries, but those working in the restaurant industry may only now be feeling its full [...]

Restaurant groups seek to change definition of ‘full time’

A coalition of restaurant, retail and franchise groups has expressed confidence that they could push changes in the Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time workers in the new Republican-led House and Senate.

Industry groups seek to revise the ACA’s definition of a full-time workweek from the current 30 hours to “the more historic [...]

7 critical skills every assistant manager should master

70% of a general manager’s bonus is directly dependent on the skillsets of the assistant manage

No matter how much of a workaholic your general manager (GM) may be, the fact is that 70% of a restaurant’s shifts are supervised — in whole or in part — by assistant managers. This means that [...]

Three ways to better engage your restaurant trainees

This excellent article shares employee training insight from two industry innovators, Pita Pit VP Peter Riggs and Wente Vineyards VP Dan Carroll. Three main strategies for getting your foodservice staff or franchisees motivated are:

Make a connection early Embrace multimedia Make the experience interactive

Read the entire article by Carmine Gallo [...]