August 2018 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Launches Free Online Training: FRLA is proud to announce a FREE online training program specifically designed to help hospitality workers combat human trafficking in their establishments. Human traffickers operate in every category and across all price points in our industry, and we have a responsibility to protect victims and our businesses. Learn more about Read More

SafeStaff Connector September 2018

ICYMI September Is Food Safety Month:  September is National Food Safety Month, and it is a great time to review your staff training content and techniques.  The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) has developed some excellent materials for operators to use in September and throughout the year.

SafeStaff Connector August 2018

September is National Food Safety Month!  Join the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association in observing Food Safety Month this year by invigorating your food safety training program. Our national partner, ServSafe, has developed great tools to improve the Culture of Food Safety in your operation. Find weekly activities, posters and infographics in the ServSafe Culture of Food Safety program.

7.5.2018 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Members Bring Community Together to Help Eastpoint Fire Victims: FRLA member Proof Brewing Company hosted a bottle share fundraiser in collaboration with the Tallahassee Beer Society, Eastpoint Beer Company and Oyster City Brewing Company to raise money for Eastpoint fire victims. FRLA member Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, Shell Oyster Bar and Barber’s Seafood Read More

SafeStaff Connector July 2018

Don’t Be One Of the 97%!  A new United States Department of Agriculture study notes that consumers don’t correctly wash their hands prior to eating 97% of the time.  The same study also states that only 34% of the study’s participants use a thermometer when cooking burgers, and that cross-contamination was also a factor in the test kitchen that Read More