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Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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Workforce

Washington, D.C., launches crackdown on restaurants' misuse of a tipping app

The District's attorney general says employers are illegally passing along the fees for using the app to servers and bartenders.

Operations

United Airlines gives grab-and-go lounges a try

The carrier has opened a new convenience-store-like lounge in Denver for members of its elite flyers club.

Working Lunch: Restaurateurs in Maryland and Massachusetts may feel a change in their operating environment in short order.

The daytime dining chain says customers are opting for its $15 breakfasts and lunch as a more economical alternative to dining out at dinner.

Restaurant Rewind: Victor Posner set a new depth in restaurant leadership, though he’s certainly had ample competition. Here’s how he earned his dubious distinction.

Guests can harvest the produce if they want to cook in their in-room kitchens. The herbs and vegetables will also garnish the complimentary breakfast service.

Earnings roundup: Travel rebound lifts Marriott; Noodles and El Pollo Loco push value; lower beef costs help Ruth’s; Pizza Inn’s owner remains profitable and the Texas heat hits Chuy’s.

The 11 employees of Brooklyn's Daily Press have petitioned federal regulators for the go-ahead to vote on joining Workers United, the same group behind the Starbucks union drive.

Under a state program specifically for travel and hospitality businesses, establishments can qualify for grants of up to $20,000.

New federal statistics show that just 6,000 jobs were filled during the month, compared with the more than 60,000 positions that were added in September.

He succeeds Dave Wetzel, who is retiring after a 37-year career in the restaurant business.

Nearly two-thirds of operators believe a GOP regain of the House and Senate would be better for their businesses.

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