1 in 5 children in the US are food deprived. Share our Strength® is the largest non-profit tackling this issue and Easy Ice is helping to raise money through Taste of the Nation events.
Late last month New York City officials released new restaurant-grading rules designed to reduce fines by nearly 25%. New Mayor Bill de Blasio had pledged during the campaign to help small businesses that he said were pummeled with unfair tickets.
On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Chef Michael White was honored in front of 800 guests at the annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) grand tasting benefit. C-CAP’s culinary event showcases cuisine from an all-star lineup of New York City’s hottest chefs and restaurateurs, such as Marcus Samuelsson, Daniel Boulud, Bryce Shuman and Drew Nieporent as well as C-CAP alumni chefs, including “baker to the stars” Thiago Silva of The General, to raise funds to support scholarships, education and career opportunities for disadvantaged youth pursuing careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry.
Todd English Enterprises has successfully transferred management and operations of Olives New York under a licensing agreement. The restaurant will continue to carry the name and offer the menu and ambiance Chef English created over the past decade.
The Tri-State Food Expo is entering its 2nd year as the premier trade show for the NJ, NY and CT restaurant, food retail and foodservice market. Sponsored by the New Jersey Restaurant Association, Tri-State Food Expo hit the scene in 2013, featuring more than 150 exhibitors and 1,500 industry professionals at the inaugural event, with more than 50% of the attendees from New York City.
Marcus Samuelsson Group, originally founded by chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson and his Red Rooster Harlem partner Andrew Chapman announced plans late last month to partner with a Westchester based firm.
Working in the kitchen takes its toll. Long hours standing, looking down, reaching up, bending and most of all, gripping utensils and bowls. Inevitably, something’s gotta give. Usually, it’s the smaller and weaker joints that collapse under the tremendous pressure. In the upper extremity, it’s the wrist and a very common diagnosis when you use your hands to grip is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.