IndustryInsider Insights

Restaurant Compliance: Proper Tip Handling, Tip Pooling, and More

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Summary: In California, employer mandated tip pooling between front-of-house and back-of-house staff is legal. Employers and managers are never allowed to collect any tips in a …

Industry

Restaurant Compliance: Prevent Wage and Hour Claims

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Summary: Defend against claims by taking objective, detailed notes and having any alterations to time clocks documented in writing; emails and text messages count as documentation. …

Pro-files

Pared Pro-file: Delia Cantoriu

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I’ve somehow always known that I wanted to become a chef. I’m almost sure that the kitchen is the place where I’ve spent the most time …

Industry

Numbers Don’t Lie: The Restaurant Labor Crunch

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We’ve seen headlines around the world talking about how hard it is to find good workers in the hospitality space. It’s the reason we started Pared …

Pro-files

Pared Pro-file: Pamela Dussault

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Working with food be it cooking, serving, shopping and even growing my own has been a long time passion for me. Not only has it afforded …

Case Studies

Case Study: How Rice & Gold Avoids Staff Burnout

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“Any hour that a Pared cook works for me, I’m saving one hour of overtime.” – Jae Lee, Executive Chef, Rice & Gold Jae Lee is …

Pro-files

Pared Pro-file: Scott Park

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Eating well, spending life with people who love to love, and working hard for those same people. That is how my family is. It wasn’t an …

Pro-files

Pared Pro-file: Elias Cisneros

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Two passions of mine have always been eating good food and traveling. I grew up in a small town in California and loved any chance my …

Founders Corner

Our Pared Core Values

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On a winter’s day in 2004, I walked into the kitchen of Thomas Keller’s newly built restaurant per se in New York City. From the moment I …

Pro-files

Pared Pro-File: Victor Aguilera

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My name is Victor Aguilera. I’m originally from Venezuela and started working in the industry when I was 16 at this restaurant called Tatu in the Hard Rock …