Tag: Union Square Hospitality Group

Embracing an Enlightened Approach to Hospitality

A BHR Interview with Richard Coraine, Cofounder of Union Square Hospitality Group. How do you define hospitality?  Hospitality is so much more than an industry. Although many people describe it as hotels and restaurants, I believe those perceptions are rooted in the past. I think there’s an important opportunity to redefine the concept. Hospitality is […]

What are leading restaurant companies doing to keep talent?

By: Sean Jung, P.h.D., Assistant Professor of Hospitality Analytics, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Contributors: R.J. Melman, President, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, Jerry Murrell, CEO, Five Guys, Patti Simpson, Chief Administrative Officer, Union Square Hospitality Group, and Tawanda Starms, Vice President of RSC People Experience and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Chipotle Mexican […]

Union Square Hospitality Group – Hiring criteria and changing incentives after the pandemic

Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG)  has been known for having a corporate culture where employees are allowed to grow and have diverse experiences not only on the operational side but also on the restaurant business creation side. We asked Patti Simpson, Chief Administrative Officer of Union Square Hospitality Group, what USHG evaluates when hiring and what […]

Disruption from the Inside-Out: Innovation in the Restaurant Industry

by Makaela Reinke Opening the door to the highly acclaimed fine-dining restaurant Eastern Standard is akin to drawing back the curtain of a Broadway musical: the lights are dimmed, the music starts, and your attention is captivated by the beautiful set before you. Your spirit is soothed by the muted ruby reds and royal purples […]