Emergency Shut Downs

Here in Hawaii, we do have our share of power and water outages, and they are not always false alarms. As an old Boy Scout, it is always best to be prepared. Here are a few tips: Emergencies such as a power or water outage seem to always happen during a busy time when your…

HRA Restauranteur Board Directors Interviewed on Radio Mojo!

Saturday, February 10th at 10am for one hour on AM 1500 NBCSportsRadio, Tom Jones of Gyotaku Japanese Restaurants, and Michael Miller of Tiki’s Grill & Bar joined Radio Mojo Host Jo McGarry to discuss legislative bills that have great effect on Hawaii’s restaurant industry. Looking beyond the food & beverage into the business of running a restaurant, the very tight margins…

New Member profile: Martin Loyche – Piper Products

“Martin Loyche has a background as a Certified Executive Chef with over 20 years of experience working in European Michelin Restaurants, Hotels and Corporate Dining for Walt Disney. He is the Corporate Executive Chef and Product Specialist for Piper Products Inc. / LaCrosse / R&D Fixtures representing the company in Hawai’i. PIPER PRODUCTS is a…

Feature: HRA 2018 Legislative Outlook

The eyes of the Hawaii Restaurant Association are wide open and watchful as the 2018 session of the Hawaii State Legislature undertakes its business for the year. “We are in the last year of the minimum wage provision, and I think the minimum wage bills will continue to be something that we can look forward…

New Member Profile: Patrice and Associates

Patrice and Associates is one of the world’s largest hospitality recruiting firms and has been in business for more than 27 years. Over these years, we have honed our methods and processes and we stand out from our competition by focusing on sourcing the best, top-level candidates. We source candidates in many ways, including: Sourcing…

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month – a great time for committing to healthy lifestyle changes that can impact your heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women, but the good news is it’s also one of the most preventable. According to the CDC, one of…