Dale's Corner

This blog is written by Dale J. Venturini, President/CEO of RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF). Its purpose is to engage RIHA members with current issues and trends.

Oct 2021

Looking Ahead at Rhode Island’s Economic Outlook

Sep 2021

Survival At Any Cost

Aug 2021

Working Our Way Back to Normalcy: How Reopening Has Affected the Industry

Jul 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons, Learnings and Reflections

Jun 2021

Looking for a New Career or Part-time Work? Join the Industry of Opportunity.

May 2021

Announcing the RI Hospitality Association’s “Consumer Confidence” Campaign

Apr 2021

Working Together Toward Common Goals

Mar 2021

The Importance of Regaining Consumer Confidence

Feb 2021

Testing our Workers and Instilling Consumer Confidence

Jan 2021

What 2020 Hospitality Trends Will Carry Over Into 2021?

Dec 2020

Calling Upon the Congressional Delegation

Nov 2020

Looking back on a whirlwind 2020

Oct 2020

Have your Chili without the Chill when You Bundle up and #BYOBlanket

Sep 2020

Cooperation is key

Aug 2020

Our Values are our Guiding Principles

Jul 2020

Moving Forward Together

Jun 2020

Reopening the Hospitality Industry

Apr 2020

Understanding Coronavirus in the Local Hospitality Industry

Mar 2020

Profiting From the Work of Others

Feb 2020

Taxing Tourism

Jan 2020

They May Not be of Service

Dec 2019

Make it home for the holidays

Nov 2019

That would’ve been covered

Oct 2019

Please Hold The Anaphylactic Shock

Sep 2019

(C)ould (B)e (D)isastrous

Aug 2019

What’s in it for us?

Jul 2019

Can I Bother You For Some Help?

Jun 2019

Where’s my side salad?

May 2019

Moving Toward a Plastic-free Rhode Island

Apr 2019

A “Budding” Industry

Mar 2019

I Know I’m Not a Member, But

Feb 2019

The True Cost of Minimum Wage Increases

Jan 2019

The Best and Brightest Shine Brightly at RIHA’s Stars of the Industry Event