Metro D.C. Restaurants Face Staffing Challenges

By Marc Ciagne Last week I attended the 4th Annual Entrée D.C. Food & Drink Forum hosted by the D.C. government’s Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). In the not-so-distant past, an event like this in D.C. would have been underwhelming, had it taken place at all. But with the explosive growth in D.C.’s…

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D.C. Restaurants Manage Risk with Alcohol Compliance Mystery Shops

Alcohol compliance is a huge issue for Restaurants and Bars. Establishments that violate laws against serving alcohol to minors or intoxicated patrons face thousands of dollars in fines and suspensions of their liquor licenses. Blink Research helps restaurants manage risk with alcohol compliance mystery shops. These are called Red Card/Green Card shops. Here’s how it…

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