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restaurant

The most common restaurant positions you can apply for

Restaurants are important employers, particularly for young people who are just starting out in their career, or individuals looking for a chance to make some extra money whilst studying or even working full-time. In areas dependent on tourism, restaurants are essential and can be major economic drivers.


hearing healthcare

Hearing Healthcare of Virginia: Get a free hearing screening, and lunch is on us

Better hearing is right around the corner. Hearing Healthcare of Virginia offers a Community Wellness program that offers a free baseline hearing screening to anyone over the age of 50. It’s only 15 minutes, and it’s free.


business

Boost business by raising minimum wage

As a restaurant owner operating in four states and looking to expand, I’m happy to see the minimum wage going up in 21 states to kick off the new year. I’d like to see the federal minimum wage increase as well to benefit business and our economy nationwide.


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Being a good corporate citizen is strategic, says Virginia Tech researcher

In the hospitality and tourism industry, being a good corporate citizen is strategic, because it results in superior financial performance.


geSHENKe. A fine art and music experience

Artist Carmen Shenk, formerly chef and co-owner at Jimmy Anderson’s Casual Gourmet has started a new venture in Staunton, Virginia, called geSHENKe, a fine art and live music experience.


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Virginia Tech student workers gain valuable hotel, restaurant experience

Debbie Cadenas of Middleburg, Virginia, is one of at least 100 students who work at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center at any given time


Jardenea: Passion and technique meet in D.C.

Last week Sara and I had the privilege of visiting Jardenea at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel in Washington, DC. They invited us in to try their new fall menu.


hearing healthcare

Pink with a Purpose: Have lunch on Hearing Healthcare of Virginia

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the dash of pink that we see everywhere is a constant reminder to women of the importance of taking care of their health and well-being.


Stone Brewing Co. to establish operation in Richmond

Stone Brewing Co., the 10th largest craft brewer in the United States, will, pending city approvals next week, invest $74 million to construct a production brewery, packaging hall, destination restaurant, gardens, retail store and administrative offices in the City of Richmond.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. Washington (1-2) plays the New York Giants (1-2) on Thursday.


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Free screening to benefit Augusta Dog Adoptions

The Shenandoah Valley District of the Virginia Production Alliance proudly announces the free screening of our short film to benefit the all-volunteer rescue group Augusta Dog Adoptions.


Waynesboro Police make arrest in Ciro’s Pizza, Purple Foot burglaries

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro man for the burglaries of Ciro’s Pizza and the attempted burglary of The Purple Foot.


JMU Fan Zone gets a facelift

Fans that make the JMU University Outpost Fan Zone part of their game day tradition will be in for a surprise this Saturday, as JMU Athletics will unveil its new and improved University Outpost Fan Zone on Godwin Field.


police

Ciro’s, Purple Foot, city pool targeted in rash of Waynesboro break-ins

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of break-ins to food service related businesses, including two downtown restaurants, in a two-day period.


UVA Athletics

Buffalo Wild Wings to host UVA coaches shows

The Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant located in Barracks Road Shopping Center (1935 Arlington Boulevard) will be the new host location for UVA’s popular coaches radio shows.


Staunton man arrested in Chauncey’s hit and run

A Staunton man has been arrested and charged in the hit and run outside Chauncey’s Smokehouse that sent a man to the UVA Medical Center following a large melee outside the Waynesboro restaurant in the early-morning hours of July 19.


Richmond chef Lee Gregory to represent Virginia at Great American Seafood Cook-off

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that he has tapped renowned Chef Lee Gregory of Richmond restaurant The Roosevelt to represent Virginia at the 11th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off (GASCO) in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 2.


Dinner Diva: Diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” with your diet without feeling deprived.


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Melee at Waynesboro restaurant involves dozens: Police search for hit-and-run driver

A fight reportedly involving dozens of people outside a Waynesboro restaurant appears to be connected to a hit-and-run accident on West Main Street that has left a 28-year-old in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center.


Marco’s Authentic Italian Pizza partnering with UVA great Ralph Sampson

WC Global Restaurant Partners LLC is a joint venture of WC Global Franchise Partners LLC and Tidewater Nutritional Discs LLC, and is led by NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson, CEO of Winner’s Circle Enterprises.


Our World Cup is over: But this one felt different, didn’t it?

Another World Cup has come and gone for USA Soccer. Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to Belgium in the Round of 16 was disappointing to millions of fans, most of them bandwagon jumpers, like me.


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President Obama on the state of the U.S. economy

We know from our history our economy doesn’t grow from the top down; it grows from the middle out. We do better when you’ve got some construction workers on the job. They then go to a restaurant and they buy a new car. That means the workers there start doing better.


The most mysterious man in Harrisonburg? Meet Jimmy Madison

Downtown Harrisonburg, get ready to welcome an elusive yet fascinating new man about town, Jimmy Madison.


Pomegranate local food series continues with Mindful Eating

Pomegranate Restaurant and Gathering Place in Troutville is hosting an event that will provide an opportunity to meet a local farmer and include a special menu of local foods.


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Governor McAuliffe proclaims May as Beef Month in Virginia

As the weather gets warmer, Virginians are firing up their grills for juicy burgers and mouth-watering steaks. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe acknowledges this all-American tradition and proclaims May 2014 as “Beef Month” in Virginia.


Dinner Diva: Eat like a caveman on the go-traveling while paleo

When most folks first decide to adopt a Paleo lifestyle, they tend to prepare their own food and avoid eating out at restaurants where healthy options can be hard to find.


The secret sauce behind leading opponents of a minimum wage increase

There’s a heated debate going on in Congress and many state capitols this spring over raising the minimum wage. One of the key players – and a vocal opponent of wage increases – is the restaurant lobby, led by the National Restaurant Association (NRA).


March for Meals 5K

The third annual March for Meals was held on Saturday March 28. Approximately 35 walkers and runners participated in the 5K despite chilly weather and the threat of rain.


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ACLU: Gov. McAuliffe further entrenches discrimination into Virginia law

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Senate Bill 330 into law on Thursday to license genetic counselors that includes a so-called “conscience clause” that will allow these state-licensed healthcare professionals to refuse service to patients based on the counselors’ “deeply held moral or religious beliefs.”


UVa. team reacts to #1 seed

Fresh off winning the ACC tournament, Virginia stops at a restaurant in Danville to watch the selection show and finds out they are the No. 1 seed in the East Region!


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ACLU asks Gov. Terry McAuliffe to protect bills that might threaten religious freedom

The ACLU of Virginia has sent letters urging Gov. Terry McAuliffe to veto Senate Bill 236, Senate Bill 330, and Senate Bill 555. Senate Bill 236 and Senate Bill 555 will allow the government to promote one religion over another, and Senate Bill 330 will license the use of religion to discriminate.


House committee kills minimum wage increase

A voice vote in the House Commerce and Labor committee killed a measure to increase the minimum wage in Virginia. The bill, SB 590 (Sen. Dave Marsden, D-Fairfax), would have raised the state minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.25 incrementally over the next two years.


Meet ALTA: Oticon’s most advanced hearing device gets personal

After many years of research, Oticon has developed the new Alta, their most technologically advanced hearing solution currently available. Alta works in harmony with the individual way your brain processes sound, so it’s entirely personalized.


Jake’s Bar and Grill: Local Cows, Local Place, Local Beer…yum!

I may be able to buy local stuff easily, but it’s not always the same for restaurants. That’s why I was so happy to see a restaurant like Jake’s Bar and Grill open up in our quaint little downtown.


Augusta Free Press builds new website for Tony’s Pizza

Tony’s Pizza, with locations in Fishersville, Va., and Staunton, Va., has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


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Chris Graham: Restaurants charge wait staff for dine-and-dash? Really?

I was reading on Gawker this evening about a waitress in Manhattan who quit her job after being told by the manager that she’d have to pick up the tab for three diners who ran up a $96 tab and then left the restaurant without paying.