Join us this Monday for F&B MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS Hosted by Andrew Fine & David Helbraun An HL Webinar on Monday September 19, 11am-12pm F&B Management Agreements are taking the industry by storm, offering incredible perks for owners and managers alike. But understanding your leverage in these deals...

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Dear HL Clients and Friends, If you want to succeed in the rough and tumble hospitality industry you need to step back from the grind for a minute and get educated. There's no restaurant owner Master's programs out there and the school of hard knocks will take you...

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REMINDER: Register today for HL's next webinar! How to Build a Hospitality Group by Andrew Fine and David HelbraunWhen: Monday August 1  11:00AM - 12:30PMIf you are planning on opening more than one bar or restaurant, HL will teach you the key steps to ensure that your company...

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Dear HL Clients and Friends, Well, it's summertime and the livin' ain't easy. Monkeypox and mass shootings and melting Europe and impending civil war and the new and improved BA suite of shapeshifting covid variants and just everything.  But hey, we can celebrate a few hundred dollars less that we now have...

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Dear HL Clients and Friends, There was some confusion as to the date of our webinar due solely to the fact that I was trapped in my own personal virtual reality where time moves too quickly and my proofreading skills turn to mush.  So. here...

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Dear HL Clients and Friends, I know it can be challenging to face the prospect of a world where we become even further dependent and immersed in technology.  I was once a proud luddite and still prefer the analog world, but the Metaverse and the cutting edge concepts that come...

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Dear HL Clients and Friends, All appetizers on the newsletter menu today.  Enough just-over-the-line important hospitality matters to put on your radar as we barrel into spring with low positivity rates and high positivity vibes. Restaurant Revitalization Fund The DC Dolts continue the big tease of refilling the RRF fund with another...

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Beth Torin

June 18, 2020

Hi Everyone, As you all know, the food service industry has been deeply affected by Covid and we need to make sure that we reopen safely and effectively.  As operators in the most densely-packed city in the country, all eyes are on us, the stakes...

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Essen FLSA

July 25, 2018

Manhattan To-Go Café Hit with Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit ‘Essen, a to-go café with locations in Hell’s Kitchen, the Financial District and Midtown, has been sued in federal court for allegedly failing to comply with state and federal laws regarding employee compensation.  This...

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The word “healthy” on a food product can have a magnetizing effect on consumers, especially in a metropolis as health-conscious as New York City. Yet, the alluring label of “healthy” should not be used lightly by food distributors. The KIND company, a successful New York...

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