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Hospitality & Tourism
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Unions may hold considerable clout in Rhode Island, but labor law doesn't always favor their side. In construction, developers can't be forced to hire organized labor through the use of so-called project labor agreements. And in employment, … more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
PROVIDENCE – United Natural Foods Inc. has completed its acquisition of rival Haddon House Food Products Inc. In February, United announced it had entered into the agreement to acquire Haddon for approximately $217.5 million. The final … more
Alex Broadbent has been named general manager of Mill's Tavern, returning to work for Encore Hospitality Group after beginning his career at Red Stripe. He brings more than 10 years of food industry experience, and holds a bachelor's degree from the … more
An issue that some restaurateurs and chefs are keeping an eye on may affect one of the first interactions you and I have when we dine out, namely the menu. Especially in chef-centric restaurants, which include most of the nearly 3,000 eating and … more
CEO (or equivalent): Sandra J. Pattie, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $62,527,542 2013 Revenue: $53,149,200 Revenue growth: 18% For nearly 200 years now, BankNewport has been meeting the needs of its customers. … more
More than two decades after its opening, the R.I. Convention Center still routinely runs a deficit, even with the revenue that its parking facility and food services provide. Factor in the debt service – with $300 million still on the books – … more
Rhode Island is no stranger to celebrations designed to boost local eateries and promote Ocean State fare. It was unusual, however, to see Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, front and center with the R.I. Department of Environmental … more
It has taken more than two decades, but the restaurant community has finally grown up. On both sides of the table, the conversation no longer is confined to how many great restaurants there are in Rhode Island or the influence of the … more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The founder of the Providence Brewing Co. wants to open a brewery on Mineral Spring Avenue. Efren Hidalgo is looking to take what he's learned over a decade of brewing at home and open a new brewery in a commercial … more
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