Cash Discount vs. Surcharge Program Myths

There is much confusion and misinformation regarding cash discount and surcharge programs.  Let’s dispel the myths. What’s the difference? Surcharge A fee applied to a published price when paying with a card. Published prices are the price paid with cash. Cash Discount A discount on a published price when paying in cash. Published prices are Read More

How to pick the right POS system for your bar

Bars, nightclubs, pubs, lounges, cafes, and bistros can all take advantage of the many features POS (point of sale) systems offer to streamline their processes and improve customer loyalty. Whether you’re running a sports bar or the latest hot spot, you need a platform for payment processing. The best bar POS systems can do a lot more than just Read More

June Manager’s Tip of the Month from UHG

Welcome to Manager’s Tip of the Month! Each month we’ll spotlight an issue that is felt by employees in the hospitality industry. Then, we’ll provide insight on how managers and employers can address the issue and help build a positive workplace culture. June: Equitable break policies Statistic: 66% of hospitality workers surveyed report that offering Read More

Congratulations to Florida’s New Michelin-Recognized Restaurants

TALLAHASSEE — Last night was a great victory for Florida restaurants, including dozens of FRLA Members across the state, who were recognized by the revered Michelin Guide. Restaurants in Tampa, Orlando, and Miami were recognized in categories for one star, two stars, Bib Gourmand awards, and recommended restaurants. Sommelier of the Year and Best Cocktail Read More