CIFBM: The New Norm for Breweries – Safety, Quality, and Fresh Opportunities

Like the rest of society, the brewing industry is in the midst of a difficult time of change. As we move into summer and the easing of lockdown measures, many of us would like nothing better than to return to our favorite watering holes to enjoy a beer or two in good company. But reopening […]

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Canceled: CIHLER & CIFBM: Chicago Regional Roundtable

This event has been canceled. Please check back for possible webinar updates. On behalf of Center members Akerman, Barnes & Thornburg, Jones Day and Littler, the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) and the Cornell Institute for Food and Beverage Management (CIFBM) are pleased to be co-hosting this year’s event. Regional […]

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CIFBM: Managing Restaurants in the Time of Coronavirus- A Look at Emerging Best Practices

Social distancing may be good for keeping the population healthy, but it’s terrible for an industry meant to bring people together. No event in recent memory has had such a profoundly negative impact on the restaurant industry as the coronavirus pandemic. Even though governments around the world have begun to slowly lift some of the […]


CIFBM: Back on Tap- Strategizing the Reopening of Your Taproom or Brewpub

The craft beer industry has had unprecedented growth over the past several years, as consumers flocked to taprooms, brewpubs, restaurants, and breweries to sample new beers, enjoy great food, and socialize with family and friends. The boom in beer-focused operations has also helped local communities by supplying jobs and spurring local spending. But after a […]

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CIFBM: What’s Next for NYC Restaurants- Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

Event Overview New York City is also home to one of the most vibrant restaurant and bar scenes in the world. The more than 50,000 eating and drinking places in New York City generate over 51 billion dollars in sales. The roughly 865,000 jobs in the city’s restaurant and foodservice industry account for nine percent […]

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CFIBM: The Boutique Hotel’s Crisis Guide to Food & Beverage

Join BLLA and key leaders in the Boutique Hospitality Food & Beverage space to discuss what is happening with current projects and what they see behind the scenes for the recovery process. This is a limited series digital forum and complimentary for the community. Panelists Julia Heyer, Managing Director, Heyer Performance Steven Kamali, Founder Hospitality […]

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CIHLER: Kinetic12 & IFMA Webinar: Looking Forward to Our New Normal

Join us as we look ahead at the potential long-term impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. Foodservice industry. If crisis is the true catalyst of change then we can expect some sea-change impacts on consumer behaviors and expectations. Operators and suppliers need to respond and modify their business models for the new post-crisis […]


CIFBM: The Restaurant Business in Crisis: Coping with Restaurant Slowdowns, Expense Management, and the Road Ahead

Event Overview The restaurant business is facing a shake-up unlike anything we have seen in our lifetimes. Restaurants have traditionally been viewed as the “third place” where people not only eat and drink, but socialize with one another to give and receive hospitality. The COVID-19 crisis and social distancing have changed much of that valued […]

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Fox Rothchild Webinar I WARN Act Issues for Restaurant and Hotel Employers

Tune in to Fox Rothschild webinar: WARN Act Issues for Restaurant and Hotel Employers.

Carolyn Richmond is an ILR alumni and a CIHLER board member.

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CIFBM: Will stream live! The Business of Food: From Farm to Table

Tune in on Tuesday, February 18th 7:00 p.m. ET       Ever wonder where your food comes from? Come learn the journey that food makes along the supply chain from farm to table. Food production. Packaging. Marketing. Distribution. Marketplace. What impact has technology and sustainability had on the sector? Learn about the college’s Business […]