Stir Market – West Hollywood

January 15, 2015By KROST

Stir Market is a modern California take on the classic European food hall experience, offering a variety of culinary choices where you can meet, dine, and shop in an intimate setting. The market hall mixes epicurean retail space and a casual restaurant represented by distinctive specialty food stalls. The “market” consists of a restaurant, marketplace, … Read More

Affordable Care Act and Form 8965

December 15, 2014By KROST

Under the Affordable Care Act, there are a number of situations where an individual may receive an exemption from the requirement to have health insurance for all or part of the year. If an individual qualifies for a pre-defined exemption or believes they qualify for a hardship exemption they will need to complete Form 8965 … Read More

Year End Tax Tips for Employees

December 8, 2014By KROST

As year-end approaches, taxpayers generally are faced with a number of choices that can save taxes this year, next year or both years. Employees too are faced with these choices. However, employees have some special considerations to take into account that retirees and other nonworking individuals don’t face. To help our clients who are employees … Read More

Camacho’s Inc. Testimonial

July 9, 2014By KROST

Camacho’s Incorporated is a full-service food and beverage company specializing in the management of restaurants. It oversees a workforce of more than 500 employees who work in a unique collection of restaurants located in high-profile destinations throughout Southern California. The management team at Camacho’s Incorporated ensures that each operation is able to achieve its greatest … Read More

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo Speaking Session

July 9, 2014By KROST

KROST CPAs is hosting a panelist discussion about the ACA Reporting Requirements & Payroll System Compliance at the Western Foodservice Expo on Tuesday, August 19th. Join our discussion at 1:30 PM and learn how to comply and build reports under the requirements of the ACA. Determine the benefits and eligibility for your employees, automate document … Read More

CRA Los Angeles Chapter Golf Tournament

July 9, 2014By KROST

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM Malibu Country Club 901 Encinal Canyon Rd Malibu, CA 90265 KROST is one of the sponsors for the CRA Los Angeles Chapter Golf Tournament held on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM. The event will be hosted at Malibu Country Club and … Read More

Hot Insurance Issues for Restaurants in 2014 and Beyond

February 3, 2014By KROST

Health Care Reform: Employer Mandate and Penalties Health Care Reform (PPACA-Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act) is probably the topic at top of mind for all restaurant owners in California. On July 9, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-45 to provide formal guidance on the delay of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) … Read More

Golden State of Cocktails

February 3, 2014By KROST

Staged in Los Angeles, the West Coast’s largest city and California’s anchor, Golden State of Cocktails celebrates all aspects of restaurant and cocktail culture, both industry and consumer, from San Francisco to Los Angeles to San Diego and everywhere in between. Principals, Jason Melillo, and Jean Hagan, from KROST, had the honors of presenting at … Read More

Restaurant Leadership Conference

February 3, 2014By KROST

Managing Principal Greg Kniss will be attending the 2014 Restaurant Leadership Conference “Differentiation the Fuel for Growth” on March 30 – April 2nd at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is former President Bill Clinton, Bernie Marcus, Marcus Luttrell, and Adam Salgado. The Restaurant Leadership … Read More

Third Party Inspections: A Good Idea?

February 3, 2014By KROST

I understand why an owner of a restaurant would decline the services of a 3rd Party Health and Food Safety Inspection. After all, the executive chef runs a tight ship and the Health Department has always given them an A grade. Moreover, each manager is fully trained and ServSafe Certified and the entire kitchen staff … Read More