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Bridging Gaps to Eliminate Hunger and Waste

Feed Spokane partners with local restaurants and hotels to get food to those in need.

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Ask Hospitality: Reduce Temptation to Increase Profitability

Q: My business is busier than ever, yet my cash balance isn’t growing as I would expect it to. I’m concerned I’m out of touch with what could be happening around controls. I trust everyone, but need to dig a little deeper. Where do I start?

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Restaurants See Lower Commodity Costs

The current environment is a tough one for restaurants. With rising labor costs and lower sales, restaurants struggled during the first half of 2016. The industry, however, has found relief in lower commodity costs.

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Trouble Ahead? Look for These Five Red Flags in Your Restaurant Financial Statements

When the red warning light on the dashboard of your car goes on, it’s a very clear red flag that something is wrong and requires an urgent investigation and response.

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Renegotiate Your Lease

Headline: Your Landlord is Expecting to Hear from You — Renegotiate Your Lease By Rick Braa, CHAE Industry same-store sales are down for full service restaurants. Technomic reports 51 percent

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Have you had your cost centers audited?

Many business owners are taking advantage of cost center audits and finding lost revenue. You want to make sure you are dealing with a reputable company that is not trying

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Seven buzzes for quick-service restaurants

QSRs are embracing new electronic ordering technologies, rethinking ideas of what constitutes a perfect employee, finding new ways of connecting with local communities, responding to pricing realities and developing an entirely new approach to employee advancement.

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Defeat wage inflation in four easy steps

We’re beginning to prepare for the upcoming year. In our plan, we need to specifically address the increase in wages and impact of minimum wage. What are some ideas to address wage inflation?

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The relevance of an association’s programs

by David Faro The best way to remain relevant to an association member is to provide value for their business and their operations. Communication with members seems to be the

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Hospitality manager leaves wallet on table in policy deliberations

For the fourth consecutive year, managing the cost of providing health care to employees is the biggest challenge facing employers in today’s corporate climate, according a survey of benefits and

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5 business cost saving ideas you should know

Save money on office supplies – click here A business that controls costs most effectively has an advantage over its competitors through improved profit margins. There’s no secret to where

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The relevance of an association’s programs

by David Faro The best way to remain relevant to an association member is to provide value for their business and their operations. Communication with members seems to be the

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Measuring food waste can bolster your bottom line

Are your hard-earned dollars going out with the trash or getting lost in the compost pile? Nationwide, restaurants throw away millions of pounds of food each day. Four to 10

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Office supply program hidden behind noise

video It’s difficult to sort through the noise. We are bombarded with every kind of electronic message possible. Millions of billboards on the side of the highway, commercials on television,