Tag: Restaurant Insurance

10
Jun

Before Reopening Restaurant Owners Should Take These Steps

Now that restaurants from Michigan to Los Angeles have gotten the green light on reopening restaurants including their dine-in options, the time for restaurant owners to reopen responsibly and in an informed way is more important than ever. In recent weeks, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a new set of more detailed safety guidelines for restaurants and bars

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20
May

The Dos & Don’ts of Restaurant Operations During COVID-19

Cleaning a restaurant, serving customers, getting the food out on time, and everything else that comes with a restaurant’s expectations have seen ample changes with the spread of COVID-19. Practically every part of eating out and ordering in has changed, and rightfully so. But restaurants need to reassure their diners that they are safe to eat at and eat from,

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6
May

How to Implement Restaurant Curbside Pickup

Across the country, restaurants have had to completely change the way they operate and supply food to their patrons. While the country waits for social distancing rules to be lifted, restaurants are having to improvise by offering curbside and delivery services to customers rather than dine-in options. And while some major chain restaurants and fast food companies were experimenting with

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5
Feb

Wage Theft Lawsuits in the Restaurant Industry

Wage theft has always been an issue in the service industry as restaurant workers lose millions each year because of this issue. On a greater scale, the Economic Policy Institute estimates that $15 billion is lost just to minimum wage violations each year in all sectors combined. From tip skimming to underpayment to illegal deductions, wage theft is an ongoing

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22
Jan

Restaurant Accessibility: Don’t Forget About the Gift Cards

Restaurant gift cards have been rising in popularity among holiday shoppers over the years and it doesn’t seem to be trending down at any point. And while some people are opting for digital gift cards where recipients can use that value online, especially for mobile food ordering, using the cards at a restaurant is still commonplace. But with this rise

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15
Jan

Wage and Hour Lawsuits: A Rapidly Rising Restaurant Risk Exposure

One of the hot button issues that have been debated about on stage at recent democratic presidential debates is the topic of the country’s approach to minimum wage. Currently, the federal minimum wage in the United States sits at $7.25/hour, compared to a $15/hour proposal by candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT). The one industry in the middle of this debate

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8
Jan

Burn Injury Liability in Restaurants

In 1994, fast food giant McDonald’s found itself at the center of a major lawsuit stemming from something seemingly small: a really hot cup of coffee. The complaint arose from a customer who claimed they were severely burned from the temperature of a cup of coffee served to them at McDonald’s. However, the claimant was in fact injured from a

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18
Dec

Protecting the Hospitality Industry Against Gas Hazards

For restaurants, bars, and cafes, getting a bad Yelp review or unfavorable local social media buzz can cut into the flow of business and the potential for new customers to come in. From undercooked food to rude wait staff to claims related to slips and falls or burnt tongues, no restaurant can afford bad press. But when it comes to

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11
Dec

Preparing Restaurants for Snow, Ice, and Other Winter Weather

In many parts of the country, snow, heavy rains, sleet, and ice have already made landfall and are only expected to continue through the winter. In places like Colorado, California, Chicago, and Detroit, heavy snowfall is upending some business operations, putting everything from freight deliveries to pizza deliveries behind schedule. But this can be expected every year around this time,

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