That is a touchy subject. Can you imagine if last year you made $10/hr, this year you are $13/hr and when you return next year (with another year of experience) at $11/hr?
It is going to take higher wages to convince people to work instead of collect unemployment. Many people I know cannot find people to work because they make more on unemployment. Prices have already started to increase in the marketplace. (other things factor into this, too, not just labor).
I believe they hired a second executive chef a little while back. Chef Major is still cooking up amazing pieces at KI. Here's a photo posted in a blog post a few days ago. He's in the background of the photo.
That's how I felt about Green Lantern at Magic Mountain. The over the shoulder restraints and the shield at the side made you feel like you were trapped in a ball and being tossed around. It was claustrophobic and definitely painful.