Welcome to the Restaurant Times, a quarterly newsletter designed to offer you a variety of information that focuses on the restaurant industry. I invite you to take a few minutes to browse our educational Articles, Resource of Professionals, Client Spotlight, Current Events, Case Studies and more. Please feel free to contact us if you have any comments, questions, or suggestions.

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Where’s That Invoice Going?

Where’s That Invoice Going?

From the time an invoice shows up at your restaurant until it shows up on your profit and loss statement, it travels through every significant control system you have- or don’t have! Your account number with the vendor- what are your terms? Have they been updated after doing business with them for six months? » Read More

Is the Jury Still Out on Social Media Background Checks?

Is the Jury Still Out on Social Media Background Checks?

Mat Honan, an author at, recently wrote an article (“I Flunked My Social Media Background Check. Will You?”) about a new company that helps employers search applicant’s “internet background” to assist in the hiring process. » Read More


“Jean Hagan’s gift to restaurant owners and operators is that she treats our company as if it were her own. She genuinely cares. She is demanding and establishes high expectations because she takes failure very personally. Your success is her success.”
Andre Ulloa, CEO, Yamashiro, Inc.
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Case Study

Restaurant Company Review
A detailed restaurant review by Jean Hagan, Director, Restaurant Operations.
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Client Spotlight

Slow roasted minced beef and lamb on fresh baked foccacia
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Resources of Professionals

Van Vleck Turner & Zaller LLP
Labor Law Specialists
555 West Fifth Street, 31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: 213-996-8445
Fax: 213-996-8378

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