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Beer Editor, FSR Magazine

After building a popular beer and whiskey blog with my brother, FSR Magazine reached out and asked if I’d like to be the Beer Editor for their bi-monthly high-end restaurant trade publication.  154 more words

Beer Writing

Customer service still priority despite rising technology usage

The National Restaurant Association has released new research that shows overall technology use in restaurants is increasing. More than one-third of consumers say they are more likely to use technology-related options in restaurants now, compared to two years ago. 469 more words


The Other NRA

Did you know that there are two NRAs?

The National Restaurant Association is the trade association for the food industry. It represents all the major… 249 more words

Minimum Wage

A Modest Proposal: Tips for McDonald's Workers

The article on Fast-Food Workers in the September 15 issue of the NEW YORKER is worth our time:  http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/15/dignity-4

I am particularly concerned about this statement:  “A recent study by researchers at the University of California-Berkeley and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that fifty-two per cent of fast-food workers are on some form of public assistance.” (i.e., Food Stamps and Medicaid).”  And this one: Most of their employees today are adults—median age twenty-eight. 596 more words

Contemporary Moral Issues

8 Simple steps to becoming a winning restaurateur

By Jesse Torres

(Photos by @melcrave)

Not too long ago I had the opportunity to interview Omar Loya in my weekly radio show on KCAA NBC Radio… 1,050 more words

4 things you should be doing every time you hire a new employee

The process of adding a great employee to your staff doesn’t end after making a job offer. While the interview process ideally leads you to the most qualified applicant, it won’t find you a worker who arrives on the first day knowing everything. 645 more words