Restaurant Site Audit – Post-COVID Operations

February 18, 2021By Derek Johnson

In 2020, the Restaurant Industry was projected to do $899 billion in sales. That expectation has since been adjusted down to $659 billion in sales, a $240 billion hit to the industry as a result of the pandemic. Every operator has felt the effects of the pandemic, and the most motivated, wasted no time pivoting … Read More

Register for Upcoming Webinar with the CRA: PPP Second Draw Program – Rules for Eligibility and Forgiveness

January 8, 2021By KROST

Jean Hagan (Principal, Restaurant / Business Management) and Paren Knadjian (Practice Leader, M&A, and Capital Markets, PPP Forgiveness) are hosting a free webinar with the California Restaurant Association (CRA), on the PPP Second Draw Program. Join our restaurant accounting and consulting experts on Thursday, January 14th at 10AM PT as they provide an in-depth look … Read More

Register for Upcoming Webinar – PPP Second Draw Program & Other Key Provisions of the COVID-19 Relief Bill

January 6, 2021By KROST Admin

Jean Hagan (Principal, Restaurant / Business Management) and Paren Knadjian (Practice Leader, M&A, and Capital Markets, PPP Forgiveness) are hosting a free webinar with Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat Restaurant Management Software, on the PPP Second Draw Program. Join our restaurant accounting and consulting experts on Wednesday, January 13th at 1PM CT as they provide … Read More

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 More

Donation Update on Jean’s 86 My Hair for Restaurants Care Fundraiser

October 5, 2020By KROST

In May, our Business Management Principal, Jean Hagan joined Restaurants Care in their 86 My Hair campaign to raise money for restaurant workers impacted by the pandemic. Jean pledged to shave her head if we reached a goal of $25,000 in donations. We have raised $15,465 so far and hope to reach our goal soon. … Read More

Let’s 86 Jean’s Hair for Restaurant Workers Impacted by COVID-19

July 1, 2020By KROST

Restaurants have been integral to the KROST business since 1939, and during this unprecedented time, the restaurant industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 restaurant closures. Although restaurants are beginning to phase out their re-openings, it is likely that the industry would not return to their full capacity until the next year. These COVID-19 … Read More

Jean Hagan Featured on the SoCal Restaurant Radio Show

May 14, 2020By Anna Chen

Jean Hagan, Principal and leader of KROST’s restaurant practice, was featured on the SoCal Restaurant radio show hosted by Andy Harris on May 9th, 2020. 48,000 listeners and hundreds of live streamers tuned in as Jean discussed the future of dining out and provided sound advice on how restaurants should gradually prepare for the return … Read More

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 More