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Lawmakers Introduce the DRIVE-Safe Act

Representatives Duncan Hunter (CA-50) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN–9), with support from the IFDA and the ATA, today introduced the DRIVE-Safe Act, critical legislation that addresses the massive driver shortage affecting the movement of commerce in our country by promoting opportunity and enhanced safety training...

TouchBistro Signs Deal With Chase’s WePay To Give Restaurants Seamless Launch...

TouchBistro is changing the POS software game by teaming up with Chase's WePay to introduce the next-generation of payment technology for restaurants, which makes the day-to-day operations that much more easier.

Ice Machines: What Every Food Service Operator Needs To Know

Ice from contaminated ice machines is one of the most common Health Code violations. And what's the biggest reasons why ice gets contaminated? Improper handling by employees or improperly maintained ice machines. Here's what you can do to make sure your ice machines and ice handling are safe and up to code.

NYC Steakhouses Continue To Evolve

Once again in 2018, high-end steakhouses continue to grow in NYC. No matter how accomplished a home cook is, a great steak is still a challenge. The chances of having a commercial grade broiler or grill that can generate the intense heat necessary to replicate high-end steakhouses make it virtually impossible.
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Food Truck Branding: The Definitive Guide

Deciding how to brand your food truck may be the most important decision you’ll face as a food-on-the-go entrepreneur. Well executed food truck branding can draw attention to your business all day, every day, everywhere it goes. Follow our food truck branding guide and your truck will race ahead of your competition.
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Optimizing Your Commercial Kitchen’s Exhaust Duct Ventilation System

Having the proper ventilation in your restaurant’s commercial kitchen has a multitude of benefits. This article lays out the basics of commercial kitchen exhaust ventilation in plain language. The two chief objectives are to prevent fires from breaking out and to serve better tasting food that smells great.
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Manhattan Is An Island Of Irresistible Sweet Spots

It is a fact: fashion follows food! Manhattan is a paradise of sweet spots, offering all types of decadent destinations under the sun. The options are endless, making your sweet dreams come true.
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6 Common Pests Every Restaurant Owner Should Know

As a restaurant owner, you should be well aware of the dangers and repercussions of pest sightings at an eatery. Complaints of infestations, dead insects or their presence in a food item may attract penalties from the regulating authorities. If you want to protect your restaurant from common pests, you must be aware of...
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Why Does My Point Of Sale Report Two Different Sales Tax Amounts?

We get asked “Why is my POS reporting two different amounts of sales tax collected for the same time period?” The answer is simple once you understand how most POS systems calculate sales tax. The POS reports sales tax two different ways depending if you are looking at the Transactional Sales Tax Report or...
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NYU Hosts Annual SHFM Critical Issues Conference [Photos]

EYE Event Coverage - Photo Gallery: This year’s SHFM Critical Issues Conference held at NYU’s Kimmel 
Center featured an all-star cast slate of presenters who explore the conference's theme: DESIGNING THE EVOLUTIONARY WORK SPACE EXPERIENCE.
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Startup 101: Five Essential Marketing Tools For Food Businesses

Marketing your food startup is as important as having a great tasting product. Delicious food and exceptional services are no good when only you know about them. And now, getting the word out about your business has become easier than ever before! Use these five essential marketing tools to get you started:
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Strong Presence Needed At Long Island Hearing To Set Tone For Tip Credit Fight

The first hearing the Department of Labor will be holding is on the possible elimination of the tip credit. Originally, these hearings were slated to begin in mid-March. However, due to a scheduling conflict, these hearings were shifted until April 20, which makes Farmingdale, Long Island the first hearing location.
Earth Day

Earth Day: Simple Ways To Go Green & Save Green

Here are some Earth Day tips to get your food and beverage establishment in line with the GREEN movement and share with your customers that you care about the Earth, and together, we can make a difference!
2018 NYC Hospitality Alliance Awards

Restaurant and Bar Industry Stars Honored At 2018 NYC Hospitality Alliance Awards

NYC Hospitality Alliance Executive Director Andrew Rigie welcomed over 800 guests and 47 honorees to TAO Downtown for the 2018 NYC Hospitality Alliance Awards on Monday, April 9th. This annual event showcased the best in cuisine, cocktails and culture, paying homage to the restaurants, bars, and professionals...
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Establishing A Corporate Culture That Combats Sexual Harassment

Creating the right corporate culture will do more than just avert a sexual harassment crisis – it’ll set the right tone for the entire organization. But, it doesn’t come easy. Consider the following steps to building a healthy corporate culture that combats sexual harassment...
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Daniel Boulud Names Kelvin Fernandez for 2018 C-CAP Ment’or Institut Paul Bocuse Scholarship

After a heated competition at Café Boulud, Master Chef Daniel Boulud named Chef Kelvin Fernandez the winner of the Daniel Boulud/C-CAP 2018 Full-Tuition Scholarship to attend the Intensive Culinary Program at the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France, as well as a two-week stage at a restaurant in Lyon, France.
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Welcome to the official website of Total Food Service. Since 1990, our print magazine has been serving the Metro New York foodservice industry, including restaurants and hospitality operators, chefs, dealers, consultants, commercial kitchen suppliers and food distributors. Now each month, our website also delivers a nationally relevant serving of the latest foodservice news, industry trends and insights, and exclusive interviews.

When it comes to Total Food Service’s monthly print and digital issue, we cover all aspects of the Metro New York foodservice industry from exclusive interviews to the latest foodservice news on products, industry trends, associations, and events. Combined with the national reach of our website and social media channels like Twitter and Facebook, we deliver a package of must read news and information to build your business. For your free monthly subscription, sign-up here.

To learn about advertising opportunities, please view our media kitTotal Food Service is the exclusive resource for communicating your message to key decision-makers at the most influential restaurants and foodservice operations with our print magazine in the Metro New York foodservice marketplace, and with our website nationally. As with any industry tailored to consumer preference, the restaurant and hospitality industry is an ever-changing business that goes through constant reformation. Those trends are also found in the Tri-State’s large Business and Institution market that include Healthcare, Corporate Dining & Colleges. Whether it is hot new restaurants, healthier meals, commercial kitchen renovations, or food trucks popping up on every other city street corner, the Metro New York foodservice industry has always adapted to change in order to satisfy its customers and increase traffic.

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