The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has earned a 2014 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Restaurant Industry Forecast, the association announced today. The Forecast equips association members with the information and trends they need to strategically grow their businesses, and serves as an important source for media and the business community following the industry.
The National Restaurant Association has relaunched its Conserve website designed to educate restaurateurs about sustainability and showcase how applying greener business practices will save money and help protect the environment.
The job openings rate in the restaurants-and-accommodations sector soared to a post-recession high in April, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTS) program.
The National Restaurant Association announced that outlook for restaurant job growth is at a two-year high."The restaurant industry continued to register robust job growth in May, while the overall economy finally surpassed its pre-recession employment peak.
The National Restaurant Association on Thursday thanked members of the House Committee on Ways and Means for approving the “Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014,” legislation that makes permanent a temporary provision allowing incorporated small businesses the enhanced deduction for donations of food inventory.
Healthcare, immigration reform, and minimum wage hikes were among the top issues restaurateurs discussed with members of Congress during the National Restaurant Association’s 2014 Public Affairs Conference in Washington, D.
In a nationwide search among professional mixologists to show off their most creative cocktail talents, five of the six semi-finalists were selected by an International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event (IWSB) judges panel.
The National Restaurant Association and McCormick For Chefs will hold the inaugural Kids Recipe Challenge April 27, beginning at 10 a.m. at McCormick World of Flavors at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Approximately 30 kid judges will taste test recipes submitted by restaurants nationwide and select a winner in four categories:Independent restaurant or company with fewer than 20 unitsMulti-unit company with more than 20 unitsContract Managed Food ServiceIndependent Noncommercial Food ServiceThe Kids Recipe Challenge is a new initiative aimed at showcasing restaurants' culinary ingenuity of creating healthful menu options for children.
An independent panel of foodservice operators from the across the industry has selected the finalists for the 2013 Operator Innovations Awards. Three finalists in each of five categories: Food Safety, Health and Nutrition, Menu Development, Sustainability and Technology will be brought to Chicago for the 2013 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show this May.
More than 500 restaurateurs from across the country will convene in Washington April 17-18 for the National Restaurant Association’s 27th annual Public Affairs Conference, which will feature Majority Whip of the U.
The National Restaurant Association invites professional mixologists to show off their most creative cocktail talents using American Harvest Organic Vodka to vie for the sought-after title of Star of the Bar.
The National Restaurant Association congratulated Buffalo Wild Wings on receiving the 2013 VIBE Vista Operator Award for Best Responsible Alcohol Service Program. The restaurant received the award at the VIBE (Very Important Beverage Executives) conference in Las Vegas March 20 and 21.
In a letter to lawmakers March 21, the National Restaurant Association and several restaurant companies said that H.R. 1249 would create an unlevel playing field between restaurants and other entities that serve restaurant food, such as chain grocery and convenience stores, by exempting those stores from providing uniform nutrition information to customers.