Dan Casey thinks his 1200° Chophouse is the restaurant of the future — not because of the powerful griddle and broiler that gives his steaks great char, nor because of the beachside location or cozy atmosphere. Instead, Casey points to the fact that, with 50 seats and 25 staff members, the restaurant fits well below the 50-employee threshold that would require him to pay for medical insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. RELATED • ...

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