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The Dangers of Initiative 42
Constitutional amendment on the November 3 ballot creates critical issues. Read More
To EMV or not to EMV?
That’s the question many restaurants are asking.
Deciding whether to invest in card-processing systems that accept credit and debit cards embedded with microchips – also known as EMV, or chip, cards -- is a hot topic in the restaurant world these days. Here’s why: Starting Oct. 1, 2015, merchants who haven’t invested in EMV-enabled equipment will be liable for fraudulent purchases made with a counterfeit credit or debit card. Read More
IT's time to love some bacon!
BACON....EVERYTHING BACON....If you love bacon, you MUST attend the Imperial Palace's BACONFEST November 14 and 15.
Show us what ya got! Doesn't matter if it is a dessert, drink, entree or just a good old fashioned plate of designer BACON.
This will be a fun event for all. For more information call Nicole Miller at 228-523-8621 or email@example.com.
Download your BACONFEST VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM BY CLICKING HERE_
irs ruling affects employers reimbursing employees for medical insurance
The Mississippi Department of Insurance said in a prepared statement that if the small employer helps employees by paying their premiums, reimbursing medical expenses or raising salaries to compensate for policies bought by the individuals, the company is considered to be in violation of IRS Code Section 4980D.
MHRA endorsed provider BancorpSouth Insurance has provided this information update. Click here
National Restaurant Association Issues Guide to Understanding Business Impact of Mobile Payments
The National Restaurant Association issued a guide on the future of mobile payment technology and its growing role in the restaurant industry. The paper, “Mobile Invasion: Mobile Payments in Restaurants”, features tools and research that will help restaurateurs better understand the benefits of mobile in growing their business. Click here to download the paper
Health Care, taxes and union organizing top list of federal issues
While Mississippi is in the midst of Local and State elections, the NRA is hard at work dealing with issues at the Federal Level. Read more here
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.