USDA New Poultry Safety Standards

Recent news out of Washington D.C. is that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new food safety procedures to keep the poultry that restaurants serve, and thus the guests who consume it, safe of food borne illness. Serving poultry … read more

Affordable Care Act: Why You Should Start Planning Now

As the Affordable Care Act goes into effect this year, employers will be responsible for providing staff working an average of at least 30 hours a week with health insurance or face fines starting in 2014, making healthcare a huge industry … read more

Six Top Ways to Improve Margins for Your Restaurant

Great news! Our very own, Dan Simons, just wrote a guest blog post for online industry resource Restaurant Discount Warehouse entitled Six Top Ways to Improve Margins for Your Restaurant. Check it out and let us know your thoughts.

Improving Your Restaurant Business

At VSAG we are always looking to discover or develop innovative systems we can store in our ever-growing arsenal of tools we use to help clients improve and customize their restaurant business strategies. We love that business strategies now include … read more

2013 Industry Trends

The New Year has arrived…And as holiday celebrations end, planning for the upcoming year begins, and should be an important part of any company’s “Look back and aim forward” strategy. As part of our planning process, VSAG looks to our … read more

Farm Water Conservation Infographic

The folks at Seametrics Inc. created this ‘Interesting Facts About Farm Water Conservation’ Infographic, which we indeed did find interesting and wanted to share. As designers and manufacturers of innovative flow metering products (such as: industrial water treatment, energy management, irrigation, … read more

Keeping Staff Cheer In Check

With the holidays right around the corner, our VSAG team began thinking about keeping cheer in check as staff collectively starts to celebrate the season. We at VSAG believe that guiding our hospitality consulting and restaurant consulting clients to create … read more

Investing in Your Team

After reading a story about a seasoned Bethesda, MD chef who decided to do something he had not done in his 14 years as a restaurateur: Make his top five longest-serving employees part-owners of his latest restaurant – we were … read more