Stop Paying More in Taxes! This One Credit Provides Substantial Savings.

About $1 billion in tax credits are claimed each year under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. Sadly, many restaurants and lodging businesses are unaware of the program or simply don’t take advantage of it. WOTC was founded in 1996 by the Small Business Protection Job Act to reduce the federal tax liability of Read More

FRLA Members Recognized in Best of Tallahassee 2020

Recently, several FRLA members were recognized in Tallahassee Magazine’s “Best of Tallahassee” list based on reader’s polls. Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions! FRLA members have been recognized as below: Appetizer: Madison Social, Honorable Mention Asian: Masa, Winner Asian: Azu Lucy Ho’s Restaurant, Honorable Mention Bakery: Tasty Pastry Bakery, Winner Bar: Madison Social, Honorable Read More

Food Safety Management in a Foodservice Business during the New Era of COVID19

By Hal King, Ph.D.   If you search the Internet via Google using the search terms “food poisoning”, “foodborne illness”, “diarrhea”, “vomiting”,  along with any restaurant brand name in the United States (just use the word “AND” between the words),  you will see that foodborne illnesses and  disease outbreaks in the foodservice industry are common Read More

Help guests feel safe: tips for cleaning POS equipment

Restaurateurs, guests may be able to safely eat away from home after months of staying in, but they’ll need to feel safe to make it a regular practice. While your restaurants operate according to state and local COVID-19 guidelines, everyone plays a role in maintaining public safety – including you, your employees and your guests. Read More