Happier employees, higher profits: Restaurant owners spend more, and it pays off
The Counter 4/26
Like many restaurant operators over the past two years, Greg and Daisy Ryan, co-owners of the French-inspired bistro Bell’s in Los Alamos, California, sweated over how their business would survive a global pandemic.
NLRB Accuses Starbucks of Union Busting
QSR Magazine 4/26
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is suing Starbucks over alleged retaliation against three members of a four-person union organizing committee.
Food Industry Policy
The ball is back in Newsom’s court on single-payer health care in California
San Francisco Chronicle 4/25
The ball is back in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s court when it comes to creating a single-payer health care system in California.
Pressure Builds To End Restaurants’ Use Of Polystyrene To-Go Containers
Restaurant Business 4/22
Pressure is mounting on restaurants to end their reliance on single-use polystyrene takeout containers and plastic utensils, with operators in Los Angeles County learning this week that they’ll have to find substitutes by next May.
On the Side
Banh Mi in a Drive-Through? Vietnamese Restaurants Reach for Fast-Food Success.
New York Times 4/26
HOUSTON — The Hughie’s on West 18th Street is one among scores of Vietnamese American restaurants around this city. But it may have more in common with a Dairy Queen.
Jack In The Box Is The Latest Restaurant Chain To Test Miso Robotics’ Kitchen Automation
If you still haven’t heard of Flippy, chances are you will soon. Miso Robotics’ kitchen robot has taken over the French fry stations across much of the White Castle system, and now Jack in the Box JACK-3.3% is testing the technology.