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DINE OUT MISSISSIPPI TO LAUNCH JULY 1-Aug 31
For two months, customers dining at MHRA restaurants can earn 10% back on their food and beverage purchases. Any time a guest reaches $100 in purchases, they qualify for a 10% rebate in the form of a gift certificate. If they spend $150, they will receive $15. Details coming, but get ready to EAT OUT OFTEN!
MHRA TO LAUNCH "EVERYONE'S WELCOME HERE" CAMPAIGN
With the signing of HB 1523, Mississippi has been planted in the national spotlight. Some of the commentary has tarnished the image of our state. The MHRA and its members have a message for consumers everywhere...EVERYONE'S WELCOME HERE. Read the press release by clicking here
DOL Issues overtime ruling
The Administration issued the much awaited “Overtime Rule.” The Rule becomes official when published in the Federal Register, which is expected to be on Monday, May 23, 2016, and becomes effective on December 1, 2016.
Summary of the Final Rule
The government provided a three page overview which can be summarized to these four bullets:
You are invited to LRA Expo
The Louisiana Restaurant Association would like to invite you to their Hospitality Expo August 6-8 at the Morial Convention Center. Register by going to www.lraexpo.org and clicking on ATTENDEE REGISTRATION. Your VIP Code for a free ticket is 2016MS.
Don’t Let EMV Chargebacks Cut into Your Profits
With EMV in full swing in the U.S., chargebacks have been on the rise—especially for restaurateurs. Following a successful co-hosted webinar with National Restaurant Association on the basics of chargeback management and best practices last month, we discovered a second installment was in high demand.
The webinar took a deeper dive into the rules of EMV and chargebacks and what you can do to avoid them. If you weren’t able to join us for the presentation, we’ve summarized the high points here to help you better understand chargebacks and the liability shift. READ MORE
MHRA LINKS AGREEMENT WITH SESAC TO OFFER MEMBER DISCOUNT
MHRA members in good standing are now entitled to a 10% discount on their music licensing fees thru SESAC. When signing up or renewing, be sure to let SESAC know you are a member and your fees will be reduced by 10%
Click the logo above for a listing of MHRA associate members providing services and products to our industry.
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Restaurant Owners & Operators
The MHRA provides restaurant owners and operators with insights from and collaboration with other food industry professionals.
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The MHRA provides restaurant and hospitality service providers with a platform to easily reach industry decision makers in Mississippi.
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Fishbowl is the leading provider of online Guest Relationship Marketing software and services to the restaurant industry. Take advantage of member discounts.
HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS consistently delivers quality processing rates with Best in Class Customer Service. MHRA members are eligible for reduced rates.
ALL OF YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS IN ONE STOP! Members are realizing significant savings. Have your agent contact Gumtree. Click here for an overview of the program.
MHRA Members can receive up to 20% off their Music Licensing Fees with BMI
Working hand in hand, the MHRA and NRA are committed to providing you with the resources needed to operate a successful restaurant.
Whether you are looking for a key manager or a whole staff, our national partnership with CAREERBUILDER.COM will save you money and help you find the right person!
As a preferred partner of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) & MHRA, GuestMetrics is proud to offer complimentary access to its GuestSnapshot enterprise reporting system exclusively to members. The system enables restaurant operators to leverage the power of their own POS data with reporting tools that are user-friendly and near real-time. GuestSnapshot includes reporting tools focused both on revenue generation and cost management, empowering operators to profitably manage their business.