Be “In the Know” About Your Business

Readers of The Naples Daily News are familiar with writer Tim Aten and his column, “In the Know.”  One of the most popular pieces that Mr. Aten writes is his annual tabulation of restaurant closings.  This year’s article lists the many restaurants that have closed their doors during 2016 and the various reasons that the owners decided to shut down their business. When reviewing the article from the perspective of a Read More

9 Tips to Help You Prevent Slip and Fall Incidents at Your Restaurant

The restaurant business is challenging enough without having to deal with financially ruinous injury-related lawsuits. Unfortunately, restaurants are at an especially high risk for premises liability lawsuits. Premises liability is a legal concept relating to a property owner’s liability when someone is injured on his or her property due to some form of negligence. Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading Read More

Is Your Restaurant Business a Recipe for Success…or Disaster?

If you live and work in Southwest Florida, you are well aware of the seemingly exponential growth in commercial construction within the last several months. It seems like everywhere you turn, there is literally concrete proof that our local economy is rebounding. Nowhere does the growth seem more evident than the booming restaurant sector, with more than 40 restaurants opening or reopening their doors before spring Read More