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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Chefs Reveal Their Secrets

More than half of all chefs say they have found customers making out — at least making out, if you catch my drift — in their restaurant restrooms. That’s just one fact, which fascinates me far more than it really should, I’ve learned.

December 4, 2015

Tackling Tip Theft

Employers routinely rip off service-industry employees — but you can help protect workers.

March 18, 2015

Chick-Fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies At 93

By Leon Stafford, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — S. Truett Cathy, who turned a humble hometown restaurant featuring a boneless fried chicken sandwich into the Chick-fil-A juggernaut, died Monday at 1:35 a.m. He was 93. Cathy, who died at home surrounded by loved ones, was known as much for his Christian principles — Chick-fil-A’s are […]

September 8, 2014

Hospital Helps Restaurants With Rx For Healthy Cooking

By Cheryl Powell, Akron-Beacon Journal AKRON, Ohio — Trying to eat healthy when dining out? An area hospital wants to help make sure your food selection is just what the doctor ordered. Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, recently launched its Doctor’s Order program to highlight the most heart-healthy options at participating area restaurants. […]

August 1, 2014

Report: Restaurant CEOs Make 721 Times More Than Their Minimum-Wage Employees

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute highlights the widening earnings gap between minimum-wage workers and restaurant CEOs. According to the EPI, a full-time employee making minimum wage will earn $15,080 — below the 2013 and 2014 federal poverty lines for a two-person household — over the course of a full year. Compare that […]

July 2, 2014