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FOX Business: Red Robin eliminates bus boys as restaurants combat minimum wage hikes

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes COO Michael Mabry explains how the brand will continue to deal with increasing wages.

With minimum wage increases taking hold in many states to start the new year, Red Robin recently announced they will be cutting the busboy position from their restaurants. reporter Brittany De Lea spoke with MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes President and COO Michael Mabry for his take on the news and how MOOYAH will continue to deal with increasing wages. Said Mabry to FOX Business, "What we are looking at, of course, is how do we build efficiencies within the restaurant to keep the same guest service … with the same people, but still allow franchisees to make money? Some of that comes through renegotiation of leases [and contracts] … unfortunately some of it comes through [increasing] menu prices... you’ve got to have people to deliver hospitality.” 

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