Benefit Package Incentives: Employee Meals

October 5, 2022By Jean Hagan

As restaurant operators struggle to find enough staff to maintain their operations, many owners are considering improving their benefits package as an incentive for employees. Benefits expansion is a challenging and always tricky strategy for restaurant operators. An organization needs to be certain that the perks provided are valuable to the employee group through surveys Read the full article…

Management Fees, It’s Time To Review

June 2, 2022By Jean Hagan

Restaurant companies with multiple units often collect management fees from the unit level to fund C-Suite management operations. The purpose of a management fee can be different for various companies. Still, the traditional purpose is to compensate a working owner or a working corporate staff for their support of the various units. If you have Read the full article…

Restaurants Care Resilience Fund

April 21, 2021By Jean Hagan

Jean Hagan, Principal, serves on the Board of the California Restaurant Association Foundation. She is excited to share that in addition to funding employees’ needs through Restaurants Care, they have also been able to create a resilience fund for restauranteurs now. Through some major funding from SoCal Gas, PG&E, and SDG&E, they have been able Read the full article…

Escheating Uncashed Payroll Checks

December 7, 2020By Jean Hagan

With all the different issues restaurants are facing in the COVID-19 environment, we still have a handful of ongoing issues that always need to be addressed at the end of the year. Escheating uncashed payroll checks to the State of California is one of the oldest, time-consuming procedures restaurateurs must conform to every year. Escheating Read the full article…

Restaurant Update: Into the Great Beyond

April 9, 2020By Jean Hagan

As discussions about the success of flattening the curve of the pandemic are encouraging everyone that we will get through this eventually, now the page turns to how do we get reopened and get our businesses back up and operating. The first thing everyone has to do is recognize that the restaurant industry after this Read the full article…