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
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
FRLA Members Collaborate & Create Memories at Summer Board Meeting: FRLA held its 2018 Summer Board Meeting at the Casa Marina Key West, a Waldorf Astoria Resort June 11-13. Members built the future of Florida hospitality through collaboration and engagement as part of committees and councils. Attendees enjoyed Key West’s signature hospitality, with a conch Read More
The Influencer Series Drives Discussion, Featuring FRLA President & CEO: In this important election year, the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and Bradenton Herald want to drive a discussion on the important issues facing the Sunshine State. They’ve assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians, including FRLA President & CEO Carol Dover, who will offer Read More
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association lost a dear colleague in May, Elizabeth Roberts Sheffield, after a years-long valiant fight with cancer. Elizabeth, known as Liz to many, joined FRLA in 1997 and was most recently Director of Operations for the Education and Training Department, a position she held for over 12 years.