The CRA gathered local restaurants in San Diego recently for a Restaurant Roundtable discussion on the federal application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the continued trend for “gotcha” lawsuits against restaurants. They have been focused on business websites, even though no individual’s access to an establishment was limited or where there was no harm to any individual.
While the end of the legislative session was August 31st, Governor Brown had about a month to determine the fate of the legislation approved and sent to him. September was a critical month as the state government affairs lobbying team shifted focus to solely lobby the Governor’s office and state agencies that would be on the implementation side of the hundreds of proposed laws awaiting Governor Brown’s signature or veto.
In this era of rapid change and uncertain futures for our industry, we want to celebrate one of our oldest members, Specialty Restaurants Corporation. They have defied the odds with their longevity and celebrate their 60th year in business this year. What is their secret to success?
Recognizing Diabetic Clients on Restaurant Menus
By Ted Mazer, MD, President, California Medical Association (2017-18)
As restauranteurs and chefs become more aware of the numbers of diabetics who must limit their choices from today’s menus, I hope they will begin to identify recipes that extend the options for healthy, high-quality, low-sugar options for the more than 1 in 10 Americans that need them.
Here are five questions that a company, either through its managers or human resources department, should be asking its employees on a routine basis.
Read the latest issue of the Employment Law Report.
You may think that ADA lawsuits only target physical accessibility at your restaurant. You’d be wrong.
Find details about the bills coming out of the 2017 – 2018 legislative session.
Rule #1 of running your restaurant is to keep expenses as low as possible while eliminating unnecessary costs. And yet, one of the essential investments any restaurant needs to make is the ability to accept credit cards and a variety of other payment options.
The California Restaurant Association actually began in Los Angeles in 1906. Then, it was called the Los Angeles Hotel and Restaurant Men’s Association.
As of April 2018, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa no longer require merchants to obtain signatures at the point-of-sale for credit and/or debit transactions.
Join us at the 2018 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo (WFHE) August 19 – 21, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year, running concurrently with Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest.
If you’re struggling with filling your candidate pipeline, or dealing with escalating cost-per-hire and time-to-fill, there are a few critical factors you should evaluate. Sometimes a minor change can make a significant difference when candidates are learning about your jobs.
This article will give you a quick glimpse into what you need to do to protect yourself from the looming threats of non-compliance with PCI (Payment Card Industry) and EMV standards.
As part of your CRA membership, you receive a dual National Restaurant Association membership, which makes you eligible to receive one complimentary badge to the NRA Show.
The California Labor Commissioner and California Attorney General provide this joint guidance on frequently asked questions about AB 450.
For the 3rd time, the County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors has postponed the drastic fee proposal on restaurants to fund the proposed Alcohol Nuisance Abatement Program.
CRA has fought for good government approaches to analyzing, adopting and implementing statewide regulations that impact the restaurant community.
What is Restaurant Day at the Capitol?
California Restaurant Association (CRA) Restaurant Day at the Capitol is an annual event sponsored by CRA, where restaurant owners and operators like you gather to learn and practice lobbying for industry legislation at the state level.
California state Assemblymembers and Senators returned to the State Capitol to begin the second year of the two-year legislative session. It will no doubt be a very busy policy and political year for
Nearly one year after a hepatitis A outbreak began in San Diego, there is mixed news to report about the ongoing problem.
California is no stranger to wildfires. Summer after summer, we see them both in Northern and Southern California, and year after year, Cal Fire reminds us that wildfires are growing in number.