Q&A Mark Grossich

Mark Grossich has had many careers. He ran a chain of newspapers.  He ran a modeling agency.  An ad agency, a PR company.  The list goes on and on.

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Upstate Waitress Raczynski Joins Charge in NYC Vs Tip Credit Elimination

The Albany area based waitress Maggie Raczynski was among the impassioned outpouring from the restaurant industry at the final New York State labor hearing focused on an increase of the minimum wage and most importantly the tip credit elimination.
HUB Insurance Robert Fiorito

Don’t Pay For Someone Else’s Mistakes: Understanding Contractual Risk Transfer

Common causes of third party liability losses can be traced back to inadequate contracts signed by restaurant management with their vendors. Even with legal counsel...

Do Food And Beverage Companies Really Know The Source of Their Profitability?

A large food company recently inquired about the profitability of each of its distribution channels. It was considering expanding further into food service versus its club store business and wanted to know if it was a wise decision.
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Restaurant Exit Strategies: Can You Walk Away?

I just returned from an idyllic few weeks on the Island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas where I was thinking about restaurant exit strategies. Several...

west~bourne’s Camilla Marcus Blends Hospitality & Community

In this episode of TRUE TREPS®, we meet Camilla Marcus, the founder of west~bourne. Based in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, this mission-driven restaurant is inspired by 1960s Los Angeles. Camilla, a Los Angeles native, wanted to bring West Coast vibes to the East Coast and explains that 1960s LA was “a time of pioneering and one of innovation.”
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The Biggest Pest Threats for Restaurants This Spring

As the warm weather approaches, so does the risk for additional pest pressures. One pest sighting in a restaurant could mean the difference between a 5-star review and an onslaught of negative feedback, so it’s important to take the necessary measures to prevent the biggest pest threats
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BelGioioso Parmesan and Mascarpone Win Gold at American Cheese Society Contest

The American Cheese Society conference and contest recently took place in Pittsburgh, PA, and BelGioioso Parmesan Cheese received the 1st Place Gold Medal.
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2018 New York Fashion Week, Tabletop Style

When a change in our industry happens, we feel it in the air. As autumn looms and New York Fashion Week rapidly approaches, new introductions to the LMT portfolio from our manufacturer partners are also walking a runway of their own.
Patrice Vassell

Patrice Vassell, Pastry Sous Chef at Telepan Restaurant, NYC

When she’s not in the kitchen, Chef Patrice Vassell regularly volunteers for C-CAP events and attends alumni events.