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A Taste Of Northwestern Spain Comes To Manhattan

Tomino Taberna Gallega is one of the freshest recent additions to the downtown Manhattan restaurant scene. The menu is inspired by the wonderful cuisine of Galicia, a region in Northwestern Spain. Tomino is a seafood-oriented restaurant, offering a variety of fresh fish.

One Piece of Equipment Tells Me All I Need To Know

Almost nothing gets me more jazzed than conducting a walkthrough in a restaurant. Restaurant owners love to challenge me on my guarantee that I will find $10,000 in hidden profits before I hit the back door.

Chef José Andrés To Be Honored At 2018 C-CAP Annual Benefit

José Andrés, internationally recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, television personality, humanitarian, and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup & minibar by José Andrés will be honored at C-CAP’s annual culinary event on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 5:45-9:00 p.m. at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers.

The Food Industry Should Do More to Cut Salt and Sugar...

The younger generation is more health conscious than their parents and are increasingly demanding healthy food. In order to provide this, the food service industry should begin by considering how much they preload their products with salt and sugar.
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Eat Chic – Dine Decadent

Major action in the kitchens; here are some go-to-spots for early 2018. Let’s celebrate and toast to a New Year of Dining; to the innovative, the inspiring and of course the delicious!
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Avoid Cross Contamination On Your Cutting Boards

Cross contamination is one of the leading causes of foodborne illness and cutting boards are a major culprit.  Keeping that chicken separate from vegetables is not only a good idea it could be a life saving one. Choosing the right board, knowing when to change it and how to properly clean it, could be overwhelming. 

NYSRA’s 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

2017 has ended and the NYS Restaurant Association wanted to highlight some of the important legislative issues that have been top of mind all year, as well as some important reminders for 2018. The NYSRA Government Affairs team continues to work hard to protect the interests of the restaurant industry throughout the entire year.

Tributes Pour In For Glissen Family Matriarch Bobbi Lehr

The untimely passing of Bobbi Lehr has struck a note with many in the foodservice industry. For 60 plus years, Bobbi Lehr was a staple at many industry events.
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Understanding Sexual Harassment In The Restaurant Workplace

Frankly, sexual harassment has always been an issue in the restaurant industry. The dominant headlines are not a surprise to most of you.  But what will they actually mean within the workplace?
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Hot Toddy Time!

We survived the holidays, now we need some comfort at the end of the day- or if you are exceptionally optimistic- first thing in the morning.  You see hot toddies are not just for the after dinner- before bed experience.  Some even are just as refreshing and calming for a breakfast slurp.  Not that I’m advocating morning drinking!
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January 2018 – Total Food Service Digital Issue

Total Food Service's January 2018 Digital Edition features an exclusive Q&A Interview with Robert & Jason Tillis, as well as exclusive news and interviews from the Metro NYC foodservice community.
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Robert & Jason Tillis Q&A

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Top 2018 Hospitality Trends for Restaurant Operators from Fourth

Fourth, one of the world's leading hospitality operations platforms, recently revealed its top 2018 hospitality trends and predictions for the industry.
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The New Tax Bill Repeals The Individual Mandate – What Does It All Mean?

The signing of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017, has repealed the Individual Mandate, which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that individuals maintain health insurance coverage, or face a penalty.


About half the work we completed in 2017 included customization. Believe it or not, every project our Business Development team is currently working on for 2018 includes custom dinnerware.
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FBAA Gala in NYC Honors Trio To Benefit Future Industry Leaders

The Tenth Annual FBAA Gala Dinner Dance benefited the Food and Beverage Scholarship Foundation Inc. Edward Kane of Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, The Hotel Association of New York’s Niki Franzitta and Daniel Lorusso of Southern Glazer Wine & Spirits headed this year’s roster of honorees.
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Celebrity Chefs, Panel Discussions And Competitions To Be Center Stage At 2018 IRFSNY

Center Stage at the 2018 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, being held at the Javits Center from March 4 - 6, will feature some of the biggest names of television food personalities...
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2018 Art Of Food Presented By New York-Presbyterian Returns For Its Third Year At Sotheby’s

Our Town’s 2018 Art of Food presented by NewYork-Presbyterian is set to return to Sotheby’s next month. The ultimate event for food and art connoisseurs returns to Sotheby’s for its third iconic year on Saturday, February 10, 2018.
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Convenience Stores: A Growing Segment of Foodservice

Say hello to a growing segment of foodservice: they are called convenience stores and they recently held their meeting and trade show in Chicago.

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