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.
This academic year, I’ve done a lot of marketing about safety tips for kids and backpacks. The ill effects of carrying too much load and carrying it improperly affects children but it also affects adults who either have a cumulative impact from childhood or are just flat out lazy. The problem is that your posture can be adversely affected which can lead to chronic aches and pains. After a long day in the kitchen, the last thing you want to do is carry more weight on you, especially if your body is fatigued and stressed.
42 finalists in 14 categories remain to compete for industry's most prestigious award.
Agri Beef Co., producer of 100% premium Northwest beef brands including Snake River Farms, Double R Ranch and St. Helens Beef, announces the launch of ‘Seal Fresh,’ a new line of case ready retail products. Available under the company’s Double R Ranch brand, the Seal Fresh line features innovative, no-leak packaging and offers retailers and consumers easily accessible USDA certified choice beef cuts.
4food is a socially networked and socially responsible quick service restaurant company based in Manhattan. 4food’s mission is to de-junk fast foodTM by bringing fast, fresh, delicious, and nutritious food, made of sustainable products that are sourced locally and seasonally whenever and wherever able. The brainchild of Michael Shuman and Adam Kidron, 4food opened its doors at 40th and Madison in September of 2010. The 4food space offers a modern cutting edge style with an emphasis on tech savvy clientele through dynamic menu boards and a 200 square foot media wall featuring user generated content from social media.
The true simplicity and beauty of Mediterranean cooking will be demonstrated by top New Jersey restaurateur and Chef Sophia Karakasidou of Kuzina by Sofia, (Cherry Hill, NJ) at the upcoming Tri-State Food Expo, scheduled for October 1-2, 2013.
According to industry reports, wage and hour lawsuits have become a major cause of concern for businesses. Wage and hour claims occur when an employee accuses his or her employer of failing to pay overtime wages.