Los Angeles the Latest City to Adopt Fair Work Week Measures
Starting April 1, 2023, Los Angeles retail businesses with at least 300 employees will need to comply with a new Fair Work Week Ordinance.
How Chipotle’s focus on training, internal promotions drove record employee retention
Restaurant Dive 2/8
December was one of Chipotle’s best months in the past two years for hourly and salaried employee turnover rates, CEO Brian Niccol said Tuesday during the company’s Q4 2022 earnings call.
Food Industry Policy
Long Beach Residents Have Mixed Feelings After Al Fresco Dining is Removed
NBC4 Los Angeles 2/9
All of Long Beach’s al fresco parklet dining areas are gone. The city cleared the COVID era structures, much to the excitement of some residents but disappointment to some businesses.
California declared war on natural gas. Now the fight is going national
Los Angeles Times 2/9
It all started in Berkeley. In July 2019, elected officials in the Bay Area city, a national leader in progressive politics and environmental protection, voted to ban gas hookups in most new homes. That meant no gas furnaces, boilers or water heaters — and no gas stoves.
On the Side
When Did Hospitality Get So Hostile?
New York Times 2/10
In a new era of rage, dining out has become downright volatile — with both customers and servers aggrieved.
Amenity Restaurants Are Emerging as The Future Model For Corporate Dining
Restaurant Business 2/8
To attract hybrid workers and integrate with the surrounding community, Bon Appetit is developing full-service restaurants and socializing spaces for companies.