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

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

Sales Tax Compliance for California Restaurants

April 10, 2019By KROST

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, “The Battle to be a Profitable Restaurant: How to Deal with Employee Theft” by Aric Wong, CPA, Manager – Tax. “With 72,000+ restaurants in California, the state does everything possible to ensure taxes are properly reported, collected, and paid … Read More

BOE Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2019

March 28, 2019By Melissa Cunarro

Effective April 1st, 2019, a district tax increase will be applied in several localities throughout California. The rate increase is due to the passing of numerous Measures in various counties on November 6, 2018 to fund several improvements such as street improvements, maintain essential services, neighborhood safety, disaster preparedness, among others. To all restaurant operators, … Read More