5 Top Lawsuits Against Restaurant Owners

Posted on: February 17, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

Restaurant owners face many hazards that make them vulnerable to legal claims. The large number of patrons frequenting these businesses and consuming alcohol increases potential liability issues. Kitchens contain dangerous equipment and tools, and employees may improperly handle food, creating a risk of illness. A comprehensive restaurant insurance program safeguards your clients against these risk […] Read More

Posted in: Restaurant Insurance

Reinventing the Wheel: Restaurant Pivoting in a Time of Turmoil

Posted on: February 10, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and this past year has undoubtedly demonstrated how true this is for restaurant owners. Rather than shutting down their businesses, dining establishment managers got creative. If clients in your restaurant insurance program are still struggling to stay afloat, here are some ideas for restaurant pivoting you […] Read More

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Live Music Venues: Effects of COVID & Reopening

Posted on: February 3, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

Before COVID-19, musicians toured around freely, bringing in crowds of fans in everything from large arenas to the local dive bar. The shared experience of seeing someone’s favorite artist could be experienced every night practically anywhere you went. But since last March, live music venues have, for the most part, been shut down, closing the […] Read More

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How Bar Owners Can Prevent & Manage Frivolous Lawsuits

Posted on: January 27, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

It’s no secret that clients in the bar and tavern industry have to deal with the occasional belligerent drunk. While most bars across the country have shut down, as far as in-house services, some are still open in the wake of COVID-19. Regardless of whether a bar welcomes in-house patrons, clients in the industry always […] Read More

Posted in: Sports Bar Insurance

Restaurant Marketing Strategies to Adapt to COVID

Posted on: January 20, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurant industry clients were forced to close their in-house dining rooms or even shut down completely to prevent the virus’s spread. For many restaurant owners, this also meant scaling back any marketing campaigns and stripping priorities down to business basics, like Restaurant Insurance Program coverage, payroll, and […] Read More

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Restaurant Planning Considerations for 2021

Posted on: January 13, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

As the new year begins, restaurants are looking to find ways to cater to customers in what’s being called the new normal. The pandemic completely changed the way people dine out, order in, and feel about eating from their favorite restaurants. This is why food spots need to pivot to provide a safe environment for […] Read More

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How to Safely Manage Intoxicated Patrons

Posted on: December 23, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Alcohol sales are great for profit margins with low overhead for restaurants. However, the drawback is that some bars and restaurants might have to handle an overly intoxicated customer from time to time. Yes, customers who’ve tasted too many beers might be louder than usual or a little confident in their speech. But for customers […] Read More

Posted in: Sports Bar Insurance

Winter Considerations for Restaurant Owners

Posted on: December 16, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For restaurants in areas where temperature can drop below freezing, there’s a lot of front-end work that goes into prepping the establishment to handle the cold weather. If a restaurant client is in an area where snowfall is the norm every winter, preparing for snow collections that may hamper their operations is a tactical step […] Read More

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Is Outdoor Dining in NY Safe?

Posted on: December 9, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

New York City has always been a Mecca for restaurants and chefs with the fourth-most dining locations per capita in the United States. But when COVID-19 started to cut through the city, those restaurants had to shut down. To keep these locations open, restaurants have been putting up enclosed structures along sidewalks or on streets […] Read More

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Common Injuries Facing Restaurant Workers

Posted on: November 25, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

A restaurant must be a well-oiled machine for business to run smoothly. From open to close, order to order, there are so many different things that must go right to keep the customers happy and the engine running. However, all of this can be brought to a halt with an injury to a customer. But […] Read More

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