Foodservice News

The 9 Types of Social Media Users in Your Bar

You want to maximize social media sharing to get the biggest impact possible, but different types of sharers are drawn to and motivated by different things. Here are the 9 types of social media users in your bar, and how to keep their selfies coming!

Zummo Nature Sets Bar For Next Generation Of Professional Juicers

With quality being a core value of the company, Zummo introduced Nature, a new range of juicer that shares the same spirit of innovation as Zummo's other lines, while finding new ways to improve the customer experience.

Toast Integrates with BevSpot to Streamline Food and Beverage Industry Operations

Restaurant management platform Toast announced its integration with BevSpot—the all-in-one food and beverage inventory management and ordering solution—to empower restaurants and bars with sales performance insights to make smarter, more profitable decisions.

Using Ventless Kitchen Equipment to Increase Concession Sales

With profit margins on ticket sales being razor thin, concession sales are critical to keeping a theater in business. Thankfully, ventless kitchen equipment is changing the way cinemas are able to provide movie fare.

Containing the Aftermath Of Contamination: Protect Your Restaurant From The Damage...

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans become sick from consuming foods or drinks with contamination of harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites.

NYC Hospitality Alliance Tip Credit Rally Recap

The NYC Hospitality Alliance was proud to stand alongside a diverse coalition of 250 restaurateurs, tipped workers and advocates at our rally calling on Gov. Cuomo and the Department of Labor to save the tip credit!

Industry Veteran Turrano at Helm With Ocean Resort Casino Atlantic City...

When the Ocean Resort Casino recently opened its doors along the Atlantic City Boardwalk, it became the newest luxury resort promising to breathe life back into the struggling resort metropolis.

Why All Restaurant Kitchens Should Go Green

Restaurateurs can help combat food waste and nationwide hunger by having their kitchen go green: donating usable food to those in need, recycling and composting food waste that doesn’t need to go to landfills, and taking a deeper look at their equipment and even their customers.
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Eat The World: NYC Cuisine Scene

From food halls and marketplaces to fine dining and everything in between. Diners are seeking the new and the interesting and we are seeing new concepts on the horizon from all corners of the world. Here are the ABC’s of some new and delicious forthcoming food!
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Eliminating Waste and Hunger Through Education

Recently, at a talk for the Greater New York Dietetic Association, I was asked to share my thoughts on food waste, access and education. I’ve focused on food waste in the past, but access to food is not something we talk about enough and I appreciated the opportunity to address it.
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Marijuana Edibles and Cross-Contamination Risks

Unfortunately, food safety isn’t always top-of-mind when preparing marijuana edibles, and if proper protocols aren’t followed, consumers can get very ill.
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World of Latino Unveils September Dates To Maximize NJ Show’s Accessibility

World of Latino Cuisine: El Mundo de la Cocina Latina is set to return for its fifth annual edition next month. From Wednesday, Sept. 19th through Thursday, Sept. 20th at the Meadowlands Expo Center the show will feature aisles and aisles of products from Latin America and the Caribbean.
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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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C-CAP Thanks Tuxton China For Its Support

For the third year in a row, Tuxton China, a leading tabletop supplier to the foodservice industry, will be donating a percentage of the total sales from the month of September in support of C-CAP.
THE KITCHEN Stratas Foods

“THE KITCHEN” From Stratas Foods Sets The Standard For Recipe Development With Partner Companies

THE KITCHEN is designed to be a creative multifunctional space that morphs into different things depending on the need. Ideations and innovation sessions with Chefs and Branding teams, Sales training, Marketing and Branding, bringing sauce ideas and food to life in real life applications...
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Nathan’s Famous Unveils New Restaurant Design That Captures Energy, History Of Brand

Nathan’s Famous is introducing a contemporary new design for its restaurants that captures both the youthful energy and the deep history of the brand.
A Different Kind of Green

A Different Kind of Green For Your Tabletop

It’s easy to fall into a passionate monologue on decisions we can make, both as suppliers and consumers, on how to be kinder to Mother Earth. Instead, we’re going to focus on a different kind of green in this column.
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MDR 2018 At Yale University: The Future of the Mediterranean Diet In The World

Food and sustainability, environment and education, trade and policy: these were some of the topics discussed at the MDR 2018 Yale event.
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A Guide To Raising Money For Your Restaurant

The menu and décor for your dream concept is set, and then you realize: how am I going to raise money to launch my restaurant? Here are a few important things to keep in mind when embarking on the task of seeking third party funding. 
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Is Using Sales Tax Revenue To Run Your Business A Wise Investment? (The Answer is “No”!!)

Merchants who use sales tax revenue as working capital rarely take time to understand the true cost and potentially catastrophic legal pitfalls until it’s too late.
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The Growth Of The Restaurant & Hospitality Industry In New Jersey

New Jersey has always enjoyed a vibrant and prosperous restaurant and hospitality business with over 27,000 restaurants and quick service options with 18,000 being full service locations as well as 1,130 hotel properties. 
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2018 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Adds Daniel Boulud And More Celebrity Chefs To Line-Up

The 2018 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo will welcome Daniel Boulud to this year’s festival, as well as returning chefs Adam Richman and Mary Giuliani, who will join previously announced chefs Scott Conant and Alex Guarnaschelli.

Orderly Conquers Restaurant Inventory and Food Cost Management Woes Using Data Science

Orderly, the first company to apply data science to food cost management, releases new approach to help restaurateurs lower food costs, reduce waste and theft
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Food Service Permits: Navigating In NYC

When it comes to the rules of food service permits in New York City, the Department of Health requires all food service establishments serving food to the public to have a standard operational permit...
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Day & Nite All Service Continues Strategic Growth Plan With New Boston Outpost

For 40 plus years, Day & Nite All Service has been offering a diverse range of refrigeration, kitchen equipment, HVAC and plumbing services from installation to repairs, and have currently expanded their operations to offering services in Boston.
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Ferranti Takes Reins of Rich Products Extensive Foodservice Portfolio

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Rich Products Corporation, Richard Ferranti is responsible for overseeing Rich’s five regional businesses
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Parts Town Brings Innovative Distribution Solutions To Commercial Kitchen Equipment Parts

As the market-leading distributor of genuine OEM foodservice equipment parts, Chicago-based Parts Town has been recognized for their impressive growth by Chicago Crain’s Business.
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Five Drink Recipes For A Cocktail Party

This little cocktail party served notice that great mixed drinks don’t have Fireball or Tito’s in them. Far from. They take great parts and incredible hand-made, craft spirits and bring these liquid driven adventures truly to a higher place. 
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August 2018 – Total Food Service Digital Issue

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

Head Chef & Owner, Lilia, Brooklyn, NY
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Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo Announces Beacon And Torch Award Recipients

The 2018 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo announces that Dominique Crenn will Receive The Beacon Award and Caroline Styne will Receive The Torch Award 
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Buying or Selling A Food Retail Business

Has the thought of buying or selling a business crossed your mind? If so, you probably have some questions.

We Found Out About New York Restaurants’ Secret Recipe

Rekki is a mobile app that allows them to order supplies on a smartphone, track the status of orders and chat directly with their suppliers.
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Are You In The Restaurant Business For The Right Reasons?

I often say the restaurant business is one of a thousand details and it's a constant daily challenge to keep all the moving parts going in the right direction.
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When Employees Say “I Can’t,” It Really Means “I Won’t”

Something universal about successful restaurant owners is they never say or accept someone saying to them, “I can’t!” Successful restaurant owners recognize that when someone says, “I can’t,” what they are really saying is, “I won’t.”
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B.GOOD Names Brent Feldman as New CMO

B.GOOD, the industry pioneer in providing great tasting, locally sourced burgers, bowls, salads and smoothies, today announced it has named Brent Feldman as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer.
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Legacy Records NYC: Behind The Kitchen Design

Legacy Records is the latest project from Delicious Hospitality, the team behind downtown restaurants Charlie Bird and Pasqaule Jones.
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Investing Wisely In Restaurant Equipment

Competition is what drives and inspires many restaurant owners and chefs to think outside of the box. This is why investing wisely in restaurant equipment is so important - it can elevate your business.

Reinvigorating Your Restaurant’s Creativity

Whether you are opening a new restaurant or dining facility or looking to reinvigorate an existing property, a key to success is creativity.
RAR Restaurant Activity Report

Restaurant Activity Report Brings Vendor Community Easy and Accurate Lead Source

RAR, also known as Restaurant Activity Report, is an online publication/resource that covers pre-opening restaurant activity in all fifty states of the US.
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Traulsen And Hobart Set To Enhance K-12 Lunch Experience With ‘Save Your Kitchen Contest’

Celebrating its 80th anniversary, Traulsen is giving schools in all 50 States the chance to “roll the dice” in a series of kitchen equipment giveaways that includes equipment from Traulsen’s school lunch line, as well as food prep and dish washing equipment from Hobart.
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Why NYC’s City Council Should Allow Restaurants To Institute Surcharge Structure

NYSRA is very excited about the potential of City Council bill- Intro 823. Allowing restaurants to incorporate a surcharge structure would allow them to offset costs and bring pay equity to their operations.
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Fueling the Food Truck Trend with Ventless Kitchen Equipment

Finding the right food truck kitchen equipment can make or break your business venture. At Motion Technology Inc we believe our products make that decision an easy one! Our AutoFry is ventless and also comes in convenient sizes that make it ideal for food truck operations.
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Don’t Let It Bug You: How to Find the Right Pest Management Provider

Like any other business decision, you should think carefully before choosing an IPM provider. Screening potential providers upfront could be the difference between a seamless experience and an unnecessarily complicated one...
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