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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Considerations for Restaurant Delivery Service

Posted on: July 8, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Restaurant delivery isn’t a new concept. For decades, people have been phoning their favorite greasy spoon spot for delivery, letting them stay home and gather up the family while their food is prepared and sent to them. No hassle, no problems. But with the spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States, dine-in options have been […] Read More

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Disinfecting Guidance for Reopening Restaurants

Posted on: June 18, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

While to-go and delivery ordering temporarily replaced dine-in options for customers, helping to keep food and drink establishments open, eating in is back in business. And as states across the country begin to reopen their economies in phases, it’s important for restaurants to follow certain disinfecting guidelines to ensure the safety of their diners. The […] Read More

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Before Reopening Restaurant Owners Should Take These Steps

Posted on: June 10, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Now that restaurants from Michigan to Los Angeles have gotten the green light on reopening restaurants including their dine-in options, the time for restaurant owners to reopen responsibly and in an informed way is more important than ever. In recent weeks, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a new set of more detailed safety […] Read More

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Navigating To-Go Liquor Sales

Posted on: May 27, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

After states across the country began imposing mandatory closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, bars, liquor stores, and restaurants had to think quickly on how to keep their operations going and their business from shutting down entirely. In response to the mandatory closing of the restaurant and bar industry, local and state governments began […] Read More

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The Dos & Don’ts of Restaurant Operations During COVID-19

Posted on: May 20, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Cleaning a restaurant, serving customers, getting the food out on time, and everything else that comes with a restaurant’s expectations have seen ample changes with the spread of COVID-19. Practically every part of eating out and ordering in has changed, and rightfully so. But restaurants need to reassure their diners that they are safe to […] Read More

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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 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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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!