The pressure is mounting around the country to raise the minimum wage, which would have a profound impact on the restaurant industry. That, combined with higher costs for beef and transportation, means restaurant owners need to start thinking now about how increased overall costs may affect their businesses heading into 2015, and what they should do to plan ahead. First, let’s look at wage numbers. Right now, an $8-per-hour minimum wage, full-time worker costs operators $16,000 per ...

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