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Five Strategies for Restaurant Recruiting

June 28, 2022
Sponsored by our partners at Performance Foodservice Even before the pandemic, finding the perfect talent…
Health and wellnessInsuranceOperationsPartnersTechnology

Eight Ways for Restaurant Managers to Prevent Burnout

June 28, 2022
Sponsored by our partners at Pinnacol Assurance In recent years, manager burnout has become pervasive,…
OperationsPartnersTakeout and deliveryTechnology

How One Denver Operator Is Testing the Water with a Virtual Brand

June 1, 2022
In Denver, where rents come high and buying a property proves difficult, it’s not a…
Covid-19Government affairsPress releases

Hopes of Replenishing RRF Dashed by Senate

May 19, 2022
Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2022) – Today, the U.S. Senate failed to advance the Small…
Labor and employmentOperationsPartners

Colorado Set to Severely Limit Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants: A 5-Step Action Plan for Employers

May 18, 2022
Colorado lawmakers just passed a law that will bring dramatic change to the non-compete landscape…

Four Types of Insurance Your Restaurant Needs Now

May 6, 2022
Sponsored by our partners at Society Insurance  Running a business is hard enough; then add…
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Colorado Legislators Propose Tax Breaks for Restaurants and Bars

April 29, 2022
The bill is expected to save about 8,600 restaurants in Colorado a combined $39.3 million.…

Support Restaurant Workers and Enjoy a Night Out at Drink Red Wear Red on June 9, 2022, at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

April 26, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2022 Denver, CO – The Colorado Restaurant Foundation (CRF)…
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Colorado Employers Still on the Hook for Paid COVID Leave

April 19, 2022
All employers in Colorado have been required to provide public health emergency (PHE) leave since…
Labor and employmentPartnersWorkforce development

The Labor Playbook From Performance Foodservice

April 13, 2022
This post is sponsored by our partners at Performance Foodservice.  The Labor Playbook While the…

Pinnacol Distributes $1.5M General Dividends to Colorado Restaurants

March 28, 2022
This month, Pinnacol Assurance distributed workers’ compensation dividend checks to more than 2,700 of its…
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What’s Working: Colorado is Offering up to $50,000 to Tap Into an Old-Timey Resource – Apprenticeships

March 26, 2022
What’s Working: Colorado is offering up to $50,000 to tap into an old-timey resource —…