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Shake Shack Founder Explains Tipping's Racist Origins

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

The standard of tipping restaurant servers is rooted in America’s history of slavery, and that ugly past is still hurting employees today, Shake Sha...

Danny Meyer Steps Up And Gives His Workers Paid Parental Leave

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business

First, he banned tipping. Now, famed restaurateur Danny Meyer is giving all workers at his New York restaurants eight weeks of paid parental leave, ac...

Danny Meyer Talks Tipping and the Economics of Shake Shack at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.18.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Refusing to call his many restaurants a vast empire, Danny Meyer in conversation with Florence Fabricant last Sunday at Guild Hall, referred to his Un...

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.27.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say...

This Father's Day, It's Okay To Ask Your Dad For A Gift (Really!)

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.19.2016 | Parents

This Father's Day, dozens of families are broadcasting heart-warming conversations with their loved ones on Facebook Live for HuffPost's parent-child ...

Missing Nora Ephron: Everything is Copy on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.18.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The patron saint of smart New York women, Nora Ephron is sorely missed. We have not seen her like since 2012 when she died at age 71 of pneumonia and ...

In Praise of Pepín: France's Second Greatest Gift to America

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 12.17.2016 | Style
Robert Rosenthal

Make no mistake: Jacques Pepín is the single greatest cooking instructor in the history of food television.

There’s A Shortage Of Cooks In America. Here’s The Simple Solution.

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business

Despite what some viral videos would have you believe, there are too few cooks in America. High-end restaurants are having trouble finding cooks who a...

One Of America's Most Influential Restaurateurs Is Eliminating Tips

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.03.2017 | Business

Noted restaurateur Danny Meyer, the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, announced plans on Wednesday to banish tipping at each of the group's 13 fu...

Danny Meyer Is Eliminating All Tipping At His Restaurants. Here's Why It Matters.

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.14.2015 | Taste

Big news out of Manhattan: Dining out is about to get turned on its head. Union Square Hospitality Group, the force behind some of New York’s most i...

TechTable Update: What's Next in the Tech/Hospitality Pipeline?

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 09.28.2016 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

Leaders from the tech, hospitality, and venture capital spheres met for the one-day TechTable summit held in New York September 10. The conference, sp...

Women in Tech: Inaugural TechTable Summit to Connect Innovators with Hospitality Industry

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 09.04.2016 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

Four key female players from the hospitality, business, and tech arenas are launching the first TechTable, a one-day conference sponsored by American ...

Andrew Zimmern: Making a Difference

Regina Varolli | Posted 07.28.2016 | Taste
Regina Varolli

When you talk to Andrew Zimmern, it quickly becomes clear that beyond his humor and wacky ways, he's a sage and serious person who cares deeply about ...

Shake Shack Gifts New York With A Crispy Chicken Sandwich

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.08.2015 | Taste

Say hello to ChickenShack, Shake Shack's newest edible treasure, which was added to the menu on Tuesday. The crispy chicken sandwich is one of the fir...

These Shake Shack Locations Serve Breakfast, And You Don't Have To Wait In A Huge Line To Get It

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste

Shake Shack super fans have stood in line for up to three hours on occasion, just for some not-so-fast fast food. The joint's earned a kind of cult fo...

Shake Shack Just Announced A Huge New Move

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste

Shake Shack announced plans on Tuesday to open its first Los Angeles-area location in 2016. The location will be the first on the West Coast for the b...

Shake Shack Disrupts the Big Mac

David Sable | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
David Sable

Everyone and anyone can be an entrepreneur and a disruptor, and the measure of both need not be how much money was raised, what some digibabble pundit wrote or how many apps were downloaded on day one. Some days it might just be how many hamburgers were eaten.

Shake Shack Will Be A Fast-Food Role Model - If It Doesn't Lose Its Way

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business

Shake Shack has a chance to be known for more than just burgers: It could also be a role model for the fast-food industry.

How Philadelphia Is Bringing Together the Country's Top Millennials

Jamira Burley | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Jamira Burley

The new school has arrived, ushering in more than 80 million classmates, better known as the millennial generation. This Internet savvy, socially cons...

Hungry for Culture? 11 Business Lessons Inspired by Restaurant Royalty

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
Andrew J. Levine

As you strive to build the best workplace and culture for your business, keep in mind these these tips from the Union Square Hospitality Group brain trust.

Chefs' Movie Doppelgangers: Famous Chefs At The James Beard Awards

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

At this year's awards we decided to ask our favorite chefs who would play them in a movie version of their life.

A Reason To Eat At Shake Shack That Has Zero To Do With Food

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

Fast-food companies are often accused of paying poverty wages. But that stereotype doesn't ring so true at one quickly-growing burger joint. Shake ...

Gramercy Tavern Cookbook: 3-Star Recipes You Can Actually Cook

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

The book tells the history of the restaurant and profiles many of the people who work here. The stories inspire. Really, this book is a drug --- it gets you high and makes you dream. Yes, but can you cook from it?

Giada, Guy, Emeril and More Take on Food TV

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.24.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We caught up with some of food's biggest stars on the red carpe at the New York Wine and Food Festival. Here's what they had to say.

Creative Entertaining: How to Throw a Burger Bash

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

It's summertime and everyone wants to be outside enjoying the warm weather. What's easier than gathering friends and family for a backyard BBQ? From Memorial Day to Labor Day, grilling is a hallowed summer tradition.