Amazon Long Island City

Amazon Would Not Have Deserved Credit for Long Island City Revival Anyway

Like many, I was fascinated with how the state of retail in Long Island City would have evolved and what the impact Amazon might have had, if the deal for a HQ2 had not fallen apart.
Real California Pizza

National Pizza Contest Offers Chefs, Students Up to $25,000 for Innovative Recipes Using Real...

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) recently announced the 2019 Real California Pizza Contest – a search for the best pizza recipes using Real California Cheese.
Middleby Corporation

Middleby Corporation Announces Bassoul Retirement, FitzGerald Named CEO

The Middleby Corporation today announced Selim Bassoul is retiring from his role as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Timothy FitzGerald has been named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
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On Our Radar: Predictions For Food & Beyond In 2019

Industry analyst Phil Kafarakis, president of the Specialty Food Association, has made his forecast. His 2019 insights and variety of perspectives include the CEO revolving door, brand loyalty, financial engineering, new food retail concepts, disruption, and the future of Big Food.
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Palitz Unveils New York City Nightlife Report Showing $697 Million in Tax Revenue

The first-ever economic impact study of the New York City nightlife sector was released late last month by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, looking at restaurants, bars, and other recreation venues that are open between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.
RATIONAL Markus Glueck

Glueck’s Vision Leads RATIONAL To New Heights In North America

With the dynamic Markus Glueck at the helm, RATIONAL North America reached new heights in 2018, as its North American Distribution Center successfully shipped more than 10,000 combi ovens.
Pizza University

New Pizza University & Culinary Arts Center Solving America’s Pizzaiolo Shortage

Pizza University & Culinary Arts Center (PUCAC) is a collaboration between an innovative brick oven manufacturer, a conglomerate of restaurateurs, award-winning chefs, and leading ingredient producers.
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Understanding The Impact of New York’s GENDA

The New York State Assembly and New York State Senate passed Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) last month.
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Your Restaurant Is Amazing (To Pests)

Unfortunately, the things you and I love about New York restaurants are the very ones that make them appealing to pests -- but we don’t have to be hospitable to them.
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Variable Costs, Fixed Costs and Annual Opportunities

As every new year begins, many small business owners are faced with very important decisions and variable costs which will affect them financially throughout the entire year.