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Workforce

Wage hikes prompt NYC restaurants to slash jobs and hours, study finds

Research from an industry trade group finds about half the city’s eateries eliminated positions.

Leadership

Stan Frankenthaler joins Shari’s

The former fine-dining chef will implement the chain’s new Northwest Fresh menu.

Hudson Riehle provides a peek at conditions ahead for the industry.

The fun-and-food chain has formed a partnership to install turnkey dining and video-gaming two-for-one facilities.

The longtime marketer was cited for the innovation and boldness he has fostered at Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut.

A bill introduced Wednesday with widespread support would also set

Sen. Bernie Sanders said he’ll introduce a bill in the Senate this week to institute the so-called living wage on a national basis. It has little chance of passing but could be a test that requires expected candidates for the top office to come out for or against it.

Former Sweetgreen President Karen Kelley was named chief restaurant officer and Sonic veteran Anita Vanderveer was appointed chief people officer.

The ruling overturns the broader tip-credit applicability set by the Trump administration in November.

The former Paxti's Pizza CEO brings 25 years of experience in chain operations, including at BJ’s and Chili’s.

GameWorks is installing computer terminals within all its fun-and-food branches in a bid for video game fans.

Scott Hudler, a longtime veteran of Dunkin’, is among the new hires.