One bill that is already grabbing headlines is Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez’s (San Diego – D) Assembly Bill 2121. The newly-introduced measure seeks to require bartenders and servers to enroll in a “responsible-beverage-service training.” Stay tuned for more to come on this bill and others in the CRA’s “Hot Bills” update.
Feeling gloomy about the economy? A new report from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) has reason for restaurateurs to smile. The NRA is predicting 2016 will bring the seventh consecutive year of moderate growth for the nation’s restaurant industry as sales climb to $783 billion.
If you have been putting off upgrading your point-of-sale system to new EMV-compatible hardware, you may want to consider speeding up your plans. A number of California restaurants have been the target of fraud as customers dispute charges with their credit card companies, leaving restaurant owners on the hook for their meals. Read more from the CRA’s partner Heartland Payment Systems.
On the food safety front, ServSafe® manager trainings are happening this week up and down the state. Find a training session in your area today.