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Trump woos restaurant workers with a promise to stop taxing tips

Government Watch: Waffle House employees win a raise in the wake of union activity, and New York restaurants welcome a limit on reservation scalping.

Operations

Sorry, Manhattan. The James Beard Award spotlight has turned to America's smaller towns

The 2024 awards ceremony celebrated the diversity of the restaurant industry, from Appalachian-inspired cuisine in West Virginia, to Senegalese food in New Orleans and a Japanese baker in Portland, Maine.

Systemwide, Portillo's restaurants will open 30 minutes earlier, and some restaurants are staying open as late as 1 a.m. local time.

Working Lunch: "We may be on the verge of having an organizing effort in the fine-dining segment."

A law enacted this week bans hidden fees but allows restaurants to continue levying surcharges if customers get a heads-up and the money goes to employees.

Working Lunch: Unions say they want the practice stopped. But their real aim is to alienate the Black community.

The Ohio Restaurant & Hospitality Alliance airs research showing tipped employees are as opposed as their employers are.

Reality Check: You wouldn't believe what passed for acceptable in earlier iterations.

The crowd got thicker and the energy kicked up a notch at the National Restaurant Show on Sunday. Here are some takeaways from the Restaurant Business editorial team.

At the National Restaurant Show on Sunday, executives from the groundbreaking concept created by Chipotle's founder shared how listening to workers and using their ideas can lower turnover and fundamentally improve the quality of food.

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