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…

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

August 29, 2022By KROST CPAs

Our Restaurant team exhibited at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo on Monday, August 29th from 11am-5pm. We were located at the Los Angeles Convention Center — South Hall in Booth #1123. We volunteered to raise money for Restaurants Care. Thank you to those who came by to say hello and spun our prize wheel. Read the full article…

Minimum Wage Increase – July 2022

June 29, 2022By Derek Johnson

Beginning July 1st, we have local minimum wage increases taking effect in many of the cities that you operate in. In the cities of Santa Monica, Malibu, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, minimum wage is increasing from $15.00 to $15.96. In the City of Los Angeles, the new minimum wage will increase to 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…

Register for our Complimentary Webinar – Pro Forma – Projecting the Financial Future of Your Restaurant

May 23, 2022By KROST CPAs

Join us for our upcoming webinar Pro Forma – Projecting the Financial Future of Your Restaurant on Tuesday, June 21st at 10AM PST. During this session, industry expert, Derek Johnson, will discuss the current success rate of restaurants and the primary reasons they don’t succeed. In addition, we will review how proper planning and realistic Read the full article…

Small Business Relief Grant From Restaurants Care

April 12, 2022By KROST CPAs

Restaurants Care is once again partnering up with SoCalGas, PG&E, SDG&E, and Wells Fargo to offer relief grants and services to restaurants in our local communities. These generous funders have made it possible to assist small businesses with their financial situation. The Resilience Fund provides cash grants of $3,000 and one year of small business Read the full article…

Register for our Complimentary Webinar – 2022 Restaurant Budgeting & Projections: Impact of the Pandemic on Your Bottom Line

February 16, 2022By KROST CPAs

Join us for our upcoming webinar 2022 Restaurant Budgeting & Projections: Impact of the Pandemic on Your Bottom Line on Tuesday, March 8th at 10AM PST. During this session, industry expert, Derek Johnson, will discuss the significance of budgeting and projections, how setting attainable goals will influence your bottom line, while also highlighting the impacts Read the full article…