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Imperial Dade Adds EBP To Portfolio With 37th Acquisition

Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, recently announced the acquisition of EBP Supply Company (“EBP”). The acquisition strengthens Imperial Dade’s East Coast presence while enhancing the company’s differentiated value proposition...
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Les Dames D’Escoffier NY Awards $79K in Scholarships to 16 Women in Food, Wine,...

Les Dames d’Escoffier New York (LDNY) has awarded $79,000 in scholarships to 16 dynamic women pursuing hospitality degrees who are committed to progress and philanthropy, including feeding the disenfranchised; sustainable food systems; racial justice; and breaking gender barriers...
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Why We Need A Hospitality Sustainability Summit

With food and energy prices leading the pack, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released June 2021 Consumer Price Index  is more than another inflationary ripple, the data shows rapidly rising uncontrollable expense tides. When added to the severe labor issues foodservice is battling...
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Automation and Excitement Abound as Zakharenko Takes Middleby Marshall Reins

Middleby Marshall, a cornerstone division of the Middleby Corporation with a focus on innovative conveyor cooking technology, has a new president. With that change has come a redoubled determination to offer operators the best product available. At the helm, Max Zakharenko is...
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Inspire Your Team This Summer

It’s almost hard to believe that we’re already seven months into 2021! As we look to embrace a summertime characterized by concerts, barbecues, vacations, and parties, it’s jarring how very different it all feels from just one year ago. Our work was challenged over the...
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Rich Products Teams With Nextbite For Upstate NY Virtual Restaurant Test

With many restaurants having to close their doors after the first lockdown, virtual kitchens offered what was in many cases was a lifeline to survival. Rich Products, a family-owned food company, spent months researching tools to help operators launch their own virtual kitchens...
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Gold Rush 2021: The Time To Invest In Hospitality Is Now

The hospitality industry is on the road to recovery from pandemic-driven revenue losses — and the time to invest in the sector is now as more innovative companies streamline the way restaurants and meal delivery operators can maximize profits. Virtual restaurants, curbside pickups, QR-code menus...
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Long Island Real Estate Duo Launches Hamptons 2022 Season With Exclusive Listing

The Compass Realty duo of Hal Zwick and Jeffrey Sztorc have had a busy summer guiding the return of the restaurant industry in the Hamptons, looking ahead towards 2022. With that Zwick and Sztorc have the exclusive listing on the sale of a truly rare waterfront restaurant property in East Hampton...
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The Top 5 Successful Marketing Tips, Tricks & Tools Every Restaurant Needs to Know

Walk down any street in America. How many restaurants will you find? Seriously, is there a strip-mall anywhere with just one restaurant? Consumers not only have a myriad of restaurant options to feed their needs but now restaurants are getting into the game with in-store dining options...
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Mind the Communications Gap: Using Comms to Win the War for Talent

The foodservice industry as a whole has been the hardest hit. As we all plunged into lockdowns of various levels, one thing remained clear - the hospitality industry - and food along with it - suffered greatly with reduced staff and drastic adaptations made to maintain...