Survey: 50 Percent Say Restaurant Workers Should Receive Higher Pay

March 29, 2016

Even though restaurant chains seem to have been enjoying some positive macroeconomic tailwinds of late—from lower food-commodity prices to dramatically lower gasoline prices that have freed up funds for dining out—the industry today faces an array of formidable challenges, including ensuring food safety in the wake of such incidents as Chipotle’s high-profile E. coli outbreak, addressing what could be the “severest labor crisis” the industry has ever faced, and trying to figure out which technology bets today are worth the investment and which will be made obsolete by next year’s smartphone.  Those and many other industry issues are addressed in…