Wage theft often goes unpunished despite state systems meant to combat it
CBS News 1/24
If someone steals money from their employer, they could be guilty of a serious crime.
Peet’s union wins first election
Restaurant Dive 1/23
- Peet’s United, a group of workers organizing Peet’s Coffee locations in Davis, California, won its first union election at a Covell Boulevard store Friday in a 14-1 vote, the union announced on Twitter.
Food Industry Policy
Pastry Chefs Aren’t Disappearing — We’re Evolving
For the last several years, I’ve noticed a terrifying trend: Major magazines and food publications say that pastry chefs are going extinct. As a pastry chef myself, this is bad news, to say the least.
Banning gas stoves? Berkeley’s way ahead of you
The Daily Californian 1/23
When a member of the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission floated a ban on gas stoves earlier this month, a heated debate played out online and in the media.
On the Side
Inflation Puts Pressure on Ghost Kitchen Model
After years of explosive growth, ghost kitchens face a reckoning as consumers seek cheaper alternatives.
Yelp voted these restaurants the best places to eat this Valentine’s Day Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Restaurants around the country are preparing reservations and waitlists ahead of one of the most intimate, and typically, one of the busiest days of the year.