The Most Expensive Workers’ Comp Suits for Restaurants

Posted on: March 24, 2021 by RMS Hospitality

The restaurant industry has many inherent obstacles. In addition to operational challenges, owners must address employee safety in a busy and bustling environment. Ensuring a safe workplace requires proper training, detailed procedures, a good restaurant insurance program, and other protections. Workers’ comp suits can be highly costly for restaurants, with most of the expenses stemming from […] Read More

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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

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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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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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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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Sourcing Locally: Making a Case for Restaurants

Posted on: October 28, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

More restaurants are turning to their local neighborhood food suppliers and local farming systems for fresh, flavorful foods. Local foods are finding their way to all kinds of different types of restaurants, from fine dining to casual corner cafes. But does sourcing locally cost too much? Is it hard to come by? Will loyal diners react […] Read More

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Dining Al Fresco: Summer Serving Tips

Posted on: August 19, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

One of the first changes made to our daily lives following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States was the closure of in-house dining at restaurants. Favorite neighborhood food spots from San Francisco to Kansas City began offering curbside and delivery options instead of dine-in to stay busy and diners said goodbye to their […] Read More

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How COVID-19 Will Reshape Restaurant Industry

Posted on: July 29, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Nearly five months after COVID-19 landed in the United States, many industries are still having to operate around the virus. One of those is the restaurant industry, which has seen major disruption in day-to-day operations. Full-scale restaurants once busy with dinner rushes can only operate at half-scale or depend more on features like delivery or […] Read More

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COVID-19 Update:

At RMS and associated firms, business continues as usual. Our staff is remote-capable and available to handle all partners, brokers, and insureds at the present time. Contact us today!