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National Restaurant Association Tells Governors and Mayors Customer and Employee Safety Highest Priority

National Restaurant Association Tells Governors and Mayors Customer and Employee Safety Highest Priority

The National Restaurant Association today sent a letter to the National Governors Association and the U.S. Conference of Mayors to set the record straight on the safety efforts restaurants are taking during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter highlights how the industry was highly regulated by state and federal requirements before […]

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National Restaurant Association Calls for Critically Needed Federal Support for the Restaurant Industry

National Restaurant Association Calls for Critically Needed Federal Support for the Restaurant Industry

Today, the National Restaurant Association sent the “Blueprint for Restaurant Revival” to Congress. The comprehensive policy and legislative plan outlines specific and immediate action the federal government should take to stabilize the industry in the short-term and set the foundation for long-term rebuilding. “In just the past two weeks, state […]

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ServSafe Releases Reopening Guidance Video for All Restaurant Employees

ServSafe Releases Reopening Guidance Video for All Restaurant Employees

Video includes best practices for safety, hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting, and social distancing ServSafe, the nation’s leader in food safety training, today released ServSafe Reopening Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions, the third video to help restaurant and foodservice employees learn best practices to employ during the coronavirus outbreak. The course provides best […]

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AllerTrain Announces the Winners of the 2020 Allergy Awards

AllerTrain Announces the Winners of the 2020 Allergy Awards

AllerTrain by MenuTrinfo LLC, hosted its fourth annual allergy awards and selected winners in 9 distinguished categories. Despite the current state of the world with COVID-19, the team at AllerTrain found it crucial to celebrate the food allergy champions across the nation and beyond. The AllerTrain team selected winners from […]

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Restaurant Employment Falls to Lowest Level Since 1989

Restaurant Employment Falls to Lowest Level Since 1989

In two months, the industry lost more jobs than any other industry The restaurant industry lost more than three decades of jobs in the last two months, according to National Restaurant Association analysis of preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Eating and drinking places – which […]

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National Restaurant Association Releases COVID-19-Specific Guidance for Operation Reopening

National Restaurant Association Releases COVID-19-Specific Guidance for Operation Reopening

The National Restaurant Association today released new guidance for operation reopening which provides a basic summary of recommended practices that can be used to help mitigate exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The document is meant to be used in conjunction with instruction operators receive from authorities during their reopening phase-in. […]

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Restaurants Tell Congress: Programs Not Providing Desperately Needed Relief

Restaurants Tell Congress: Programs Not Providing Desperately Needed Relief

The National Restaurant Association told Congressional leaders that COVID-19 relief funds were envisioned as a vital tool to help restaurants bridge the crisis, but there are increasing warning signs that more relief will be needed to help restaurants and employees. The Association pointed out that the COVID-19 crisis has already […]

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Restaurants to Congress: We Need Relief Now!

Restaurants to Congress: We Need Relief Now!

Today, the National Restaurant Association called on President Trump and congressional leaders to provide immediate relief in the wake of government-mandated operational changes.  The large-scale closures and restrictions on gatherings have created an economic hardship that will ripple through every community in this country. Early economic forecasts reveal the industry […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/10/20

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/10/20

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Toronto, ON-based ST LOUIS WINGS AND RIBS (founded 1992) has increased by 10 units, from 52 to 62 (19% growth). This family/casual restaurant is […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/03/20

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/03/20

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). New York, NY-based THE SMITH RESTAURANT & BAR (founded 2001) has increased by 1 unit, from 6 to 7 (17% growth) and entered into […]

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National Restaurant Association Releases 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

National Restaurant Association Releases 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

Industry Sales Projected to Reach $899 Billion in 2020 Today, the National Restaurant Association released its 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry Report which examines key factors impacting the restaurant industry including the current state of the economy, operations, workforce, and food and menu trends across segments from quickservice to […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/25/20

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/25/20

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). South Carolina-based EGGS UP GRILL (founded 1986) has increased by 10 units for the Eggs Up Grill concept, from 26 to 36 (38% concept […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/18/20

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/18/20

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Fresno, CA-based DELI DELICIOUS (founded 1995) has increased by 3 units, from 51 to 54 (6% growth). This fast casual deli is open for […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/11/20

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/11/20

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Syracuse, NY-based CORELIFE EATERY (founded 2015) has increased by 22 units, from 41 to 63 (54% growth). These fast casual vegetarian restaurants are open […]

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