Employee Benefit Solutions for Restaurants

Connecting with your employees can be difficult – especially when communicating the importance of utilizing benefits plans. When it comes to benefits in the restaurant industry, we know that the right offerings can equip you boost recruiting and retention efforts, employee engagement and the use of preventive care.

We get where you’re coming from.

We help employers in the Restaurant industry with:


Recruiting keeps you up at night as you battle against larger businesses for talent and struggle to find skilled employees in your industry.


Retaining top employees is a challenge due to inconsistent hours and compensation, leaving a major impact on the benefits you can offer.


Your employees lack an understanding of the value your benefits provide — and are unsure how to maximize them.

Employee Health

Knowledge gaps and communication barriers challenge your ability to effectively communicate with employees about benefits plans.

Proactive Care

Employees continually choose to delay or skip preventive healthcare due to poor understanding and perception of benefits, leading to major complications.


You’re working with limited budgets outside of your control — continually being asked to do more with less when it comes to compensation and benefits.

Our Solutions

We think outside the box with solutions that make a difference for our Restaurant clients.

Benefits Consulting
Benefits Administration
Benefits Communication
Benefits & HR Compliance
Concierge Employee Support
HR Outsourcing

Totem’s solutions change the way Restaurants approach benefits.


decrease in employee turnover


in savings on medical spend


increase in the perception of benefits


increase in employee engagement

Why Employers of Choice Choose

We are so fortunate to partner with them

Honestly, I’m not sure that Totem can do anything better. We receive the absolute best and greatest that Totem can provide and we are so fortunate to partner with them. They are thorough, forward thinking, respectful, timely, and dynamic in communication.

—Martin Sekulski, Benefits & Risk Analyst
Marco’s Pizza

This is the best customer service I have experienced

The team at Totem leans into every question and need we have, always reaching in to share the load. This is the best customer service I have experienced from a business partner/vendor in my career.

—Vice President of Talent Management
Marco’s Pizza

Work hand-in-hand with us

“We don’t think of [Totem] as just a call center or just somebody that can help us with benefits. They really work hand-in-hand with us. We’ve had people tell us when they sit in a room with us that they can’t tell who works for who because we all work so closely together.”

—Private Sector Employer, Director of Compensation & Benefits


Our Mission

Be there for everyone.

You want to make sure no employee gets left behind — but you want to make sure to protect your bottom line too.

With a proven track record of delivering 8% to 29% in annual savings to clients who adopt our engineered health benefits that leverage data and best practice — we help you offer a winning benefits package, all while lowering your costs.