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This is How You Can Grow Your Small Business Faster

This is what the most successful companies are doing. Let’s take a closer look at how you can turn your business into a usage brand so that you can grow your small business or startup faster.

Disruptive Brands Provide Kraft Heinz Springboard With New Innovation

The recently launched Kraft Heinz Springboard program will partner with companies who are disrupting food and drink markets in order to bring exciting new product innovation to supermarket shelves.

Lasheeda Perry is The Queen of Flavor and Pastry Competitions

Lasheeda Perry has always had a passion for culinary arts and competition, and luckily for her, this love has materialized into a rewarding and ‘sweet’ career.

Sales Tax Rules Change for Resale of Restaurant-Type Foods

Under New York’s recently passed 2019 Executive Budget, sales of restaurant-type foods, including heated foods and heated beverages, can now be made tax free, provided the sale is for resale – meaning the purchaser intends to resell the prepared food to its customers.
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7 Ways to Spice Up Your Food Safety Training Program

When training is engaging, entertaining, and memorable, it significantly lowers the risk that your restaurant will be the next foodborne illness headline in the national news. You can breathe new life into your food safety program that makes training more impactful with these seven tips.
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Minimizing Your Restaurant’s Risk of Wage and Hour Violations

Did you know that the hospitality industry faces more wage and hour violations than any other industry? These can quickly become financially devastating to any business if action is not taken and the proper layers of protection are not implemented.
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Toast Secures $115 Million in Funding Round Led by T. Rowe Price

Toast, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform in the U.S., today announced $115 million in Series D funding to accelerate investment in research and development, recruit new talent, and expand its global presence.

Crowdfunding As Food Industry Financing?

I have had a few entrepreneurs ask me about financing opportunities for start-ups using crowdfunding platforms since most traditional lenders have very little interest in new foodservice operations.
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The Migration of Cocktail Trends

All cocktail trends move West to East in the United States. It’s just a fact of life in the cocktail business. The trends are created by talented tastemakers and their talent just follows suit. All it takes is the right coverage, and a win or two in bartending competitions.
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Looking for New Revenue Streams? License Your Brand With These Tips

As chefs enter the new territory using their name on products, it is critical that they receive protection for their brand licensing through appropriate contracts. These contracts, called “intellectual property licenses,” address royalty payments, influence over packaging, and more.
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How to Stand Up to the Competition at Your First Farmers Market

In recent years, the farmers market has seen renewed popularity as sustainable living and environmental awareness increases.
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Plastic Straws Ban Testimony at NYC City Hall

Comments of the New York City Hospitality Alliance on Int. 0936-2018 a Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting single-use plastic straws and stirrers for beverages.
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Spain is Now Leading the US Market of Olive Oil Imports

Olive Oils From Spain has just launched a disruptive online campaign that has been designed to share the hidden knowledge about olive oils from Spain.
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What Happens to Your Ice Machine When Your Room Hits 100 Degrees?

In this article we will look at what happens when an ice machine is located in a room that's 100 degrees, including temperature control, ventilation, and location...
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Opportunities Exist For Cold-Brew Producers To Tap Consumers of All Ages

Given its unique taste profile and perceived health benefits, opportunities exist for cold-brew producers to appeal to young as well as older age group consumers, finds leading data and analytics company GlobalData.
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July 2018 – Total Food Service Digital Issue

Total Food Service's July 2018 Digital Edition features an exclusive Q&A Interview with Chef Scott Conant, as well as exclusive news and interviews from the Metro NYC foodservice community.
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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.

To hear more about advertising, please contact us at or use our contact page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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