Let's make a deal
Yes, you have to spend it to make it. But why spend more money than you have to? The deals are out there, for everything from wine to cleaning services. You just have to know where to find them, or at least how to ask for them. We sent reporters out looking for all the best ways for restaurant operators to save money. They found some great tips, so take a look and save a few bucks.
Understanding employment law
When we say someone has discriminating taste, we usually consider it a compliment. But that’s about the end of the positive interpretation of discrimination. Obviously, it is illegal to discriminate when you hire, fire, promote or provide benefits to employees if you do so based on age, race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, national origin or disability.
Forget HMOs and flexible hours. When Glen Agritelley, owner of Mercy Wine Bar in Dallas, talks employee benefits he means cross country flights and free nights at vineyards. “It makes more of a difference than paying staff more,” says Agritelley, a former Microsoft executive who opened his wine bar three years ago.