Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tipped Employees

Many employers and employees have questions about how wage and hour rules apply to tipped employees. The NJRA is dedicated to making sure that both employers and employees know their rights and responsibilities. The information below should help. The responsible restaurateurs of the NJRA want to make sure that people know their rights. If your… Read more »

NJRA Members Exclusive Benefit: SODA DEAL by Sea Breeze Syrups

The NJ Restaurant Association and Sea Breeze Syrups are proud to partner to offer the best soda deal to NJRA’s Restaurant Members. The NJRA would like to call your attention to the Soda Deal offered by Sea Breeze to all NJRA Members. The objective of this offer is to help you lower your costs while… Read more »

Raising base wage for restaurant workers would kill jobs: Opinion

By Marilou Halvorsen If you’re like millions of Americans, it’s likely your first job was as a waiter/waitress, runner or bus person in a restaurant. It’s where you learned the importance of being on time, dealing with customers and working with a team. It was good training for life. Did you know then, or do… Read more »

Payroll in the age of the Affordable Care Act

No regulation is likely to have more of an impact on payroll processing than the Affordable Care Act. Even before the law’s so-called “employer mandate” takes effect in 2015, the health care law is prompting many restaurant operators to seek outside payroll providers. The ACA will require large employers – defined as those with 50… Read more »

The Belfast Cocktail

Adapted from a recipe by Francis P. Schott, co-owner of Catherine Lombardi and Stage Left restaurants in New Brunswick, NJ. “I’ve got a cocktail for your consideration. It’s called The Belfast Cocktail. It’s inspired by the Brandy and Port that always seems to end the night when I am in that fair city. I was recently appointed an… Read more »

NJRA 1st Quarter Electronic Allied Mailer

The NJRA Electronic Allied Mailer contains information from companies who support the Hospitality Industry and your Association! We ask that you support them in their effort to offer you great products and services at reasonable prices. Click HERE to view the 1st Allied Mailer of the year! If you are interested in a category not… Read more »

Postponed: Women in Food Service Event

For everyone’s safety, due to the pending storm, the Women in Foodservice Reception & Building Dedication Ceremony in honor of Deborah Roy-Dowdell has been rescheduled for Monday, March 24th. We sincerely apologize; however, our main concern is our guests’ safety. We have people traveling from up to 5 hours away and many from the northern… Read more »