By Restaurant Practice Leaders | September 29, 2021

Restaurant Technology Series Part 1: The Restaurant of the Future

More than a year ago, no one could have predicted the unprecedented challenges faced by so many restaurants around the world due to a major global pandemic. Customer demand for convenience and flawless digital experiences are on the rise and further fueled by the pandemic.

By Lisa Haffer | August 25, 2021

Heads Up, Restaurants

By Lisa Haffer | August 10, 2021

Victory for Restaurants


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 30, 2021

New Restaurant Grant FAQ & Application How-To Guide

Check out the NRA’s updated FAQs and their new step-by step guide to completing the RRF grant application.


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 20, 2021

New Guide Now Available for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

On April 17, 2021, the SBA released a program guide and a sample application form for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Although the SBA hasn’t announced when they will start to accept applications, every indication...


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 01, 2021

5 Ways Restaurants Can Reduce Employee Turnover in 2021

While the hospitality workforce, by nature, will always be more transient, restaurant operators do have the power to minimize turnover on their teams. Here are five ways employers can ensure that their most reliable, hardworking and talented employees stick around for the long...


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | March 22, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund - What’s in It for Restaurants

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, establishes the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) and provides for several additional benefits for restaurants listed below.


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | March 16, 2021

Staffing in the Wake of COVID-19: How Much Has Changed?

Before COVID-19, restaurants had a significant labor challenge, typically referred to as the “talent crisis” or “war for talent.” Unemployment rates were at a five-year low and minimum wage rates were rising across the country. To better define the challenge, there were simply...


By Kari Maue | February 02, 2021

Franchisor Revenue Recognition – New Practical Expedient

Private company franchisors have raised concerns to the FASB regarding the complexity and cost in applying Accounting Standards Update No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606). In response, the FASB issued ASU 2021-02, Franchisors—Revenue from Contracts...