Brinker International announced April 12 that the California Supreme Court has issued an opinion in Brinker Restaurant Corp. et al v. The Superior Court for the State of California for the County of San Diego.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it is taking three steps to protect public health and promote the judicious use of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals.Antimicrobial resistance occurs when bacteria or other microbes develop the ability to resist the effects of a drug.
An independent panel of judges has selected the finalists for the National Restaurant Association’s inaugural Operator Innovations Awards. Three finalists in each of five categories–Sustainability, Technology, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, and Menu Development–will be brought to Chicago for the Association’s 2012 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show this May.
As part of its broad commitment to sustainability, Georgia-Pacific Professional announced today it meets Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)-certified sourcing requirements at manufacturing sites that make the company’s broad range of washroom, wiper, and foodservice products.
Restaurants are not leveraging customer loyalty, which can be their single biggest asset in growing their sales.And it’s easy to find out which are your most loyal customers these days. There’s a plethora of technology designed for just this purpose.
The Beer Institute announced the hiring of Chris Thorne as vice president of communications for the trade association, whose members produce more than 90 percent of beer consumed in the U.S.Thorne, a Capitol Hill veteran and a former reporter, will lead the Beer Institute’s communications strategy directed at policymakers, the alcohol beverage industry, the media, and other stakeholders.
In recognition of National Public Health Week (April 2-8, 2012), Cintas Corporation, the leader in first aid and safety products and services, today announced top tips for maintaining a safe work environment.
The National Restaurant Association today commended the United States Senate for its bipartisan support of the RESTORE Act, which would direct fines paid by BP for tourism promotion and economic improvements around the Gulf of Mexico.
Last week, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) hosted a webinar delineating better business practices in produce. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ensures fair trade practices in the marketing of fresh and frozen produce using PACA, the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
Chef Susan Goss is the quintessential independent restaurateur—community-minded, cool under pressure, and anything but cookie cutter.As co-owner of Chicago’s West Town Tavern, Goss works in the neighborhood where she lives.
FCSI-The Americas, a consulting society dedicated to serving independent foodservice design and hospitality management professionals, will host its annual conference April 19-21 in Kansas City, MO at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza.
The World Bank has announced an influential coalition of governments, international organizations, and private interests that will make up its Global Partnership for Oceans, designed to work on ocean sustainability projects worldwide.
Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, today published the Trustwave 2012 Global Security Report, a reflection and analysis of investigations, research, and client engagements conducted in 2011.
An expected 500 restaurateurs from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., from April 17-18, 2012, for the National Restaurant Association’s 26th annual Public Affairs Conference.“The Association’s highly anticipated Public Affairs Conference gives restaurant operators and their advocates an opportunity to speak directly to members of Congress and provide them with a better understanding of the integral role the restaurant industry plays in our nation’s economy,” says Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association.