Monthly Archives: December 2015

Join us for the NJRHA/NJREF Annual Winter Mix

On January 25th at the Hamilton Manor we will be hosting our Installation Dinner for our new 2016 Chairwoman Jeanne Cretella of Landmark Hospitality. We will also be holding our first quarter board meeting. The 10th year anniversary of our Annual ProStart Competition will be on January 26th , 2016 starting at 8:00AM. There are… Read more »

Starting a New Tradition

By Marilou Halvorsen, President NJRHA Just about everyone has a cherished tradition, whether it’s buying a Christmas tree on a certain day or lighting a menorah. Still, most of us would agree that food is one of the most coveted holiday traditions whether you’re Jewish, Catholic, or agnostic. Most of us look forward to a… Read more »

2015 Legislative Recap

Over the last year, the NJRHA team, legislative committee, and our contract lobbyist PPAG have worked on many mandates and legislation that would impact our industry. Paid Sick Leave While the New Jersey legislature works on passing a state wide bill, 14 municipalities have introduced and passed local ordinances to force employers to provide to… Read more »

2015 Gala Vendor Guide

On November 30, 2015, the NJRHA hosted the Annual Awards Gala at the Stone House in Warren NJ. Below is a list of vendors who contributed to our ad journal & showed their support this year’s winners: Steve Bidgood (Salt Creek Grille), Donald Horn (Mayfair Farms), Joanne Szibdat (Mayfair Farms), Michael Cetrulo (Scalini Fedeli) &… Read more »

Public & Private Partnership Creates New Job Opportunities for NJ Citizens

Hospitality Industry Seeks Qualified Employees Trenton, NJ —The New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA) and the Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Talent Network of New Jersey have partnered to fill a rising hitch afflicting the hospitality industry: lack of qualified employees. On December 1 the private/public partnership facilitated an online system that allows NJRHA members… Read more »

NJRHA Gala Honors the Industry’s Best; Award Recipients’ Speeches Impress Crowd

Stirling Ridge, NJ—The New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association held its 2015 Annual Awards Gala at the Stone House in Stirling Ridge on Monday, November 30th to honor this year’s industry’s best.  The formal event was touching and emotional with many of the award recipients’ speeches reflecting on their rocky career starts as dishwashers or… Read more »