12.14.2017 Hospitality Hotline

Appeals Court Strikes Down Miami Beach Minimum Wage Increase: The FRLA applauds the recent ruling by the Third District Court of Appeals in Miami which affirmed a lower court’s ruling invalidating the minimum wage ordinance adopted by the City of Miami Beach. The ordinance was a direct violation of a 2013 law signed by the Read More

11.30.2017 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Welcomes Women Hospitality Leaders: FRLA proudly hosted the phenomenal women leaders of the Georgia Restaurant Association, Arkansas Hospitality Association, Connecticut Restaurant Association, Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Alliance and Kentucky Restaurant Association at our headquarters last week. President & CEO Carol Dover welcomed Karen Bremer, Montine McNulty, Sarah Maloney, Mindy Hanan and Stacy Roof to discuss Read More

11.16.2017 Hospitality Hotline

Investing Tourist Tax in Tourism Keeps Our Economy Strong: Scott Maxwell’s Wednesday column, “We may finally use hotel tax for local needs,” and other columns over the years, insist on altering current Florida law regarding the permitted use of the tourist development tax on hotel rooms. Unfortunately, this shortsighted view takes the tourism industry and Read More

SafeStaff Connector November 2017

The Holidays Are Almost Here: Will your operation and employees maintain the culture of food safety to prevent the spread of foodborne pathogens?  The Holidays are a favorite time for celebrations in Florida’s restaurants.  As an operator, it is key that you keep your guests safe from potential illness.  Remember to clean, separate, cook and Read More

11.2.2017 Hospitality Hotline

How Will You Give Back his Holiday Season?: This holiday season, several FRLA members are giving back to their local communities through charitable initiatives. Whether it’s feeding people in need, supporting our neighbors, volunteering, mentoring or fundraising there are many opportunities for restaurants and hotels to make a positive impact. We encourage Florida’s hospitality industry Read More