Hospitality Newsletter Featuring Dine Market and Pro Insurance Agency HR Compliance Edition July 2018

Hospitality Newsletter Featuring Dine Market and Pro Insurance Agency HR Compliance Edition July 2018

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Hospitality Newsletter

Featuring Dine Market

and Pro Insurance Agency

HR Compliance Edition

July 2018


DINE MARKET: If only every purchasing decision you made was this simple! One of the biggest challenges that the foodservice industry faces is figuring out how to manage all of their food suppliers, products and pricing in less time. Dine Market offers a service that is revolutionizing the industry by simplifying the whole procurement process for restaurants, caterers, hotels, coffee shops, bars, franchises and many others in the industry in an effort to save time and money on their purchasing. With just a few clicks, users will have direct access to local suppliers, thousands of products and pricing to compare. All minimums, cut off times, credit terms, invoices and orders to be fulfilled will come directly from the suppliers.

Dara Wechsler, Dine Market Co-Founder shared that the chef’s biggest challenge is to overcome the simple process of starting a working relationship with suppliers which is still one of a kind in the industry. Buying doesn’t have to be a stressful experience any longer. Dine Market is free and can be accessed from anywhere at any time from a PC or phone. Dara said that her focus was to create a very easy to use platform where restaurants can communicate directly with their suppliers and reduce the time it takes to place their orders. “It has to be a very easy to use so chefs can minimize the time it takes them to shop for products and prices, place their orders, and go back to their many other tasks”.

Currently servicing the NYC area. A wholesale buyer can register from the Dine Market website and instantly see suppliers’ catalog, prices, place an order, and start a business relationship. This creates a huge opportunity for suppliers that are looking to grow their customers base in the area.

Start now and save up to 15% or more on your food costs!

Save time. Cut food costs. Receive all your orders directly from suppliers.

Learn more by watching the video below:


Employment practices liability insurance, known in the trade as EPL insurance or EPLI, provides coverage to employers against claims made by employees alleging discrimination (based on sex, race, age or disability, for example), wrongful termination, harassment and other employment-related issues. While this is not a requirement, it may be beneficial for your business to have. Gelarah Alaimo, of Pro Insurance Agency, Inc., has provided the attached information packet on EPLI and examples of sexual harassment claims. If you have any questions or would like a quote she can be contacted by phone at 631-361-5005  Ext. *2020 or by email at



MENTAL HEALTH / SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES: The hospitality community was shaken by the news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing. He put deserving restaurants all over the world on the map through “Parts Unknown.” Given recent tragic events, restaurants and other hospitality employers are encouraged to inform their employees of the resources available to them if they or their colleagues or family members are experiencing mental health issues and/or having thoughts of suicide or self-harm. Initially, employers should advise their employees to review the benefits and resources available to them through their employer-sponsored health insurance plans. Many plans offer employee assistance programs that address mental health and substance misuse issues, including suicide prevention and crisis counseling. Employers also should inform their employees of the following resources:

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