Composting at Restaurants: Reducing Waste

Posted on: April 29, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For restaurant clients looking to cut down on food waste and related costs, the subject of composting should be broached. One of the biggest expenses every restaurant faces is proper waste removal. In fact, in a commercial kitchen, it’s estimated that as much as 70 percent of all waste is made up of organic material, […] Read More

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Going Green: How Restaurants Can Start

Posted on: April 15, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

When some people go out to eat at a restaurant, they might not clean their plate. They have a choice of taking their leftover food home for late-night munching, or just throwing it away. And while that little bit of food on the plate may not seem like much, it represents $162 billion worth of […] Read More

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How Nightclubs Can Mitigate Sexual Assault Risk for Patrons

Posted on: April 8, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Nightclubs have always been a great place for friends to gather and enjoy music, dancing, and drinks. But for some people, a fun night out can quickly turn into an unfortunate and uncomfortable situation where sexual assault and harassment play a role. An offer to dance or buy someone a drink could quickly turn hostile […] Read More

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Electrical Safety in Music Venues

Posted on: March 19, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Music venues may be havens for fans of the latest pop sensation or storied rock group, but for those who run the venues, they present a number of liabilities and safety risks. Because of the huge amount of power consumption that goes into a single show through things like lighting and sound, music venue operators […] Read More

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How to Ensure Musician Safety in Venues

Posted on: March 11, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Concerts are great places for music fans to come together to hear some of their favorite bands and singers play great tunes. But the music venue where these concerts are held can pose a number of potential risks, not only for those attending the concert, but the talent on stage, which brings music venue safety […] Read More

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Sound Safety in Live Music Venues: How Loud is Too Loud?

Posted on: March 4, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Some concertgoers love it when their favorite band turns their speakers up to 11, causing a pulse to go through the music venue. But for some people, high sound levels can present a major risk. This is because of the effect that high volume may have on hearing and because of the high levels of […] Read More

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Franchising: The Greatest Challenges

Posted on: February 19, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For those looking to step into or expand their reach in the world of franchising, the opportunity is nothing short of exciting. The idea of starting and profiting from a successful franchise business can get the creative ideas floating, but this should come with plenty of caution. While it’s exciting to think about, it’s important […] Read More

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How Restaurants Should Handle a Recall

Posted on: February 13, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For restaurants, having a recall set in motion can be one of the most–if not the most–devastating things that can happen to it. No matter the size of the restaurant or brand name status, a recall can completely sink consumer confidence and open the door to plenty of financial, legal, and reputational risks. Last year, […] Read More

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Wage Theft Lawsuits in the Restaurant Industry

Posted on: February 5, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Wage theft has always been an issue in the service industry as restaurant workers lose millions each year because of this issue. On a greater scale, the Economic Policy Institute estimates that $15 billion is lost just to minimum wage violations each year in all sectors combined. From tip skimming to underpayment to illegal deductions, […] Read More

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Restaurant Accessibility: Don’t Forget About the Gift Cards

Posted on: January 22, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Restaurant gift cards have been rising in popularity among holiday shoppers over the years and it doesn’t seem to be trending down at any point. And while some people are opting for digital gift cards where recipients can use that value online, especially for mobile food ordering, using the cards at a restaurant is still […] Read More

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