Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Odds of Winning a Legislative Trifecta

I wonder what it’s like to win a Trifecta at the Kentucky Derby. Or better yet, the lottery. With such slim odds, it must feel incredible to have predicted the outcome or randomly picked those magical numbers. Then it occurred to me after a recent trip to Washington D.C. that our industry is betting on… Read more »

NJRHA Selects Tim McLoone as 2016 “Restaurateur of the Year”

On November 28, 2016, the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA) will honor the State’s best and brightest along with their friends, family, business associates and peers at the 2016 NJRHA Annual Award’s Gala to be held at the Liberty House in Jersey City. This year’s recipients are: Restaurateur of the Year Tim McLoone… Read more »

N.J. companies facing 1-2-3 punch

OT, minimum wage, paid sick leave all may be costly By Andrew George and Tom Bergeron Originally appeared at NJBiz.com Marilou Halvorsen fully understands the minimum wage issue. The current head of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association previously served as a top official for Jenkinson’s Boardwalk. In other words, she’s lived in this… Read more »