Hospitality News July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017



CRA EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

July 25 - Serve on a CRA Chapter Board
October 9-10: Colorado Restaurant Show - Call for Exhibitors

BREAKING NEWS!! NEW RULING ON TIPS IN COLORADO!!

A recent Tenth Circuit Court case decision directly impacts the restaurant industry. It changes the rules on tips depending on if you take the tip credit or not. Due to the complexity of this issue, we suggest you read the full story here before acting. You may or may not wish to make any changes based on the information provided. However, if you do choose to make any changes, we recommend that you seek council prior to doing so. Contact the CRA if you have any questions. (303) 830-2972 or nhoover@corestaurant.org

 ON THE FLY - JULY EDITION

Welcome to the July edition of ‘On the Fly’ – a short monthly news update for CRA members that will give you the lowdown on what you need to know.


WORK OPTIONS FOR WOMEN RECEIVE $100,000 GRANT FROM IMPACT100

Work Options for Women, a local nonprofit with a mission to help impoverished women gain the skills and confidence they need to work their way out of poverty, submitted for a grant from Impact100. A hundred women give $1,000 each to a fund to award a single grant of $100,000 to an organization that will make an immediate impact on women’s lives. WOW’s proposal made it into the finals with two other groups and after a live presentation at their annual luncheon, WOW won! Congratulations to the team, and to all those who volunteer with this extremely worthy group! Read more here.


MENU-LABELING COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO AUGUST 2

Recognizing the need for our industry's voices to be heard on such on an important and complex topic, the FDA granted the NRA's request for a 30-day extension on the menu-labeling comment period, originally set to end July 3. The extension of this comment period to Aug. 2does not affect the compliance date for the new menu-labeling law, which the FDA previously moved to May 7, 2018.

 


NEW MEMBERS

Wondering who’s joined the club? Take a look at our recent new CRA members, and reach out to welcome them.


ICYMI

Your Official Invitation – CRA Chapter Board Nominations Now Being Accepted Through July 25


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CRA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

July 13: Durango Chapter Meeting
July 13: Colorado Restaurant Foundation Board Meeting
July 18: Mile High Chapter Meeting & Member Mixer
July 20: Pikes Peak Chapter Board Meeting
July 25: Boulder County Chapter Meeting
October 9-10: Colorado Restaurant Show - Call for Exhibitors

 

SERVSAFE CLASSES*

July 24: ServSafe Alcohol Certification course – Denver
July 25: ServSafe Food Safety Certification course – Denver
*Pre-registration required

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