The restaurant industry employment recovery stalled in November As business conditions continue to deteriorate, the likelihood of additional restaurant staffing reductions is rising. After posting six consecutive monthly gains following the spring lockdowns, the restaurant industry’s employment recovery stalled in November. Eating and drinking places* lost a net 17,400 jobs in November on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according...Read more
This week, the National Restaurant Association sent a letter to Congressional leadership, sharing new survey findings that illustrate continued business deterioration across the restaurant industry and offering support for the moderate compromise proposal as a 'down payment' toward a larger relief package in early 2021. "What these findings make clear is that more than 500,000 restaurants of...Read more
Patrick Mitchell CEC, AAC, FWMCSNewly elected president of WMCS-USA, Chef Patrick Mitchell comes with over 40 years’ experience in the industry. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and winner of the 2016 USA National Chef of the Year awarded through the American Culinary Federation....
Sheffield Named 2020 Wild American Shrimp Chef of the Year Wild American Shrimp, the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA)’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, has named Chef Monte Sheffield, Chef/Owner of Palmer’s Restaurant Bar & Courtyard in San Marcos, Texas, as its 2020 Chef of the Year. Chef Sheffield will reign...Read more