Interviews

Richard Ryan Knoop, Glissen Chemical, Brooklyn, NY

The Glissen Chemical we know now, a thriving family-run business and leading detergent manufacturer in the U.S., is certainly not the business it was...

Zach Erdem, Restaurateur/Owner, 75 Main and Kozu, Southampton, NY

Those who come to the Hamptons as a break from the scorching city heat of Manhattan will be pleasantly surprised with the addition of...

Michael O. Maher, Founder and CEO, Presenture, Houston, TX

With a unique business strategy designed to fill a void in the foodservice industry, Presenture has positioned itself for great success. The company, a...

Benjamin Prelvukaj and Benjamin Sinanaj Q&A

Owners, Benjamin Steakhouse, Benjamin Steakhouse Prime, and The Sea Fire Grill

Kevin Kaser, Chef, Cooper House, Pennsauken, NJ

South Jersey has welcomed a new restaurant to its shores: Cooper House, with its stone façade, raw birch accents and other natural décor, doesn’t...

Liz Neumark, CEO and Entrepreneur, Great Performances, New York, NY

Liz Neumark, founder and CEO of Great Performances, has long contributed to the wellbeing of the metro New York area through her efforts as...

James Ortiaga, Executive Chef, St. Regis Hotel, New York, NY

James Ortiaga, much like others when first entering the culinary world, did not have a clear path to his current position as Executive Chef...

Andy Pforzheimer, Chairman of Barteca Restaurant Group

Andy Pforzheimer is the Chairman of Barteca Restaurant Group in Norwalk, Connecticut. The group owns Barcelona Wine Bar and bartaco, with thirteen locations each...
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Mike Hewitt One Haus

Mike Hewitt, Principal, One Haus

One Haus Helping Foodservice and Hospitality Operators Find, and Hold On To, Good People
Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors

Pat LaFrieda Q&A

CEO, Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors
Ehren Ryan Common Lot

Ehren Ryan Brings Taste of The World to NJ’s Common Lot

Ehren Ryan is a rising talent, serving a taste of the world to the state...
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Methods To Reduce Kitchen And Food Waste

An Interview with Stephen Zagor, Dean, School of Restaurant and Culinary Management, Institute of Culinary...
Ed Daniels Pro-Tek

Ed Daniels, President & CEO, PRO-TEK

PRO-TEK Celebrates Move to New Plainview Home Ed Daniels began his business career with a vision...
Carolyn D Richmond

Carolyn D. Richmond Q&A

Chair, Hospitality Practice Group at Fox Rothschild LLP, NYC
Nikola Karvelas NISI

Nikola Karvelas, Executive Chef, Nisi, NYC

Mediterranean roots are something that never leaves your bones. It is in your name or...
Angie Mar The Beatrice Inn

Angie Mar Q&A

Executive Chef and Owner, The Beatrice Inn, New York, NY
Herb Karlitz Harlem EatUp

Herb Karlitz Q&A

Founder, Karlitz & Company, Inc., and Harlem EatUp!, NYC
Danny Meyer

Danny Meyer Q&A

NYC Restaurateur and CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group
Chris Freeman Imperial Bag & Paper

Chris Freeman, Imperial Bag & Paper Co. LLC

Chris Freeman is Vice President of Sales at Imperial Bag & Paper Co. LLC. Total...
Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson Talks New Cookbook And Building C-CAP Community

Last year at this time, James Beard award-winning chef, restaurateur, and author, Marcus Samuelsson became...
Ron Mathews

Ron Mathews, VP, Foodservice Events, Urban Expositions

As Industry Vice President at Urban Expositions, Ron Mathews is responsible for the strategic responsibility,...
Tilman Fertitta

Tilman Fertitta Q&A

CEO, Landry’s, Inc. and Star of ‘Billion Dollar Buyer’
Jeff Becker Day & Nite

Jeff Becker, VP-Sales & Branch Development, Day & Nite / All Service

Total Food Service sat down with Jeff Becker, Vice President-Sales & Branch Development at Day & Nite/All Service,...
Deirdre Flynn NAFEM

Deirdre Flynn, Executive Vice President, NAFEM

Prior to joining NAFEM as its chief staff executive in 2002, Deirdre Flynn was executive...
Eric Santagato M Tucker

Eric Santagato, District Sales Manager, M. Tucker

Tell us a little bit about what brought you to M. Tucker. I saw a...
Josh Laurano

Josh Laurano Q&A

Executive Chef / Partner, La Sirena
outdoor hospitality furniture

Paul Weintraub, American Trading Company

A Q&A On Choosing Outdoor Hospitality Furniture For Your Restaurant Or Club Furniture may not be...
Donatella Arpaia

Donatella Arpaia Q&A

Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur
Chopt Nick Marsh

Nick Marsh, CEO, Chopt, New York, NY

Nick Marsh is the CEO of Chopt Creative Salad Company, a leader of the premium salad segment that has expanded...

Paul Ficalora, The One Stop Restaurant Shop

When it comes to real estate, Paul Ficalora quickly becomes one of the most well-rounded...
Ami Ziff Time Equities

Ami Ziff, Director, National Retail at Time Equities Inc.

Total Food Service sat down with Ami Ziff, Director, National Retail at Time Equities Inc. to...
Merchants Hospitality

Abraham Merchant, President and CEO of Merchants Hospitality Inc., NYC

Abraham Merchant is a hospitality icon, who has developed multi-branded restaurants, hotels, condos, and office buildings all...
Michel Mroue´

Michel Mroue´ Q&A

Executive Director of the NYC Food & Beverage Hospitality Council (a program by NYC Small Business Services)
Tracy Nieporent, Director of Marketing and Partner, Myriad Restaurant Group

Tracy Nieporent, Director of Marketing and Partner, Myriad Restaurant Group, NYC

The challenges that the Metro New York City restaurateur face have never been greater. From...
Justin Lee, Certified Sommelier

Justin Lee, Certified Sommelier

Alumni Spotlight: International Culinary Center® Justin Lee graduated from the Intensive Sommelier Program at ICC® in...
John Meadow

John Meadow Q&A

Founder and President of LDV Hospitality
Andre Neyrey, Blackwood Hospitality

Andre Neyrey, Blackwood Hospitality, NYC

There are a wide variety of companies to choose from when in the market for...
Erica Barrett

Erica Barrett, Founder and CEO of Southern Culture Artisan Foods

Alumni Spotlight: International Culinary Center Erica Barrett is the Founder and CEO of Southern Culture Artisan...
Maria Loi

Maria Loi Q&A

Executive Chef/Owner, Loi Estiatorio, New York, NY

Stephen Goglia, CEO of Craveable Hospitality Group, New York NY

After launching twenty-one successful properties spanning the United States over the past thirteen years, the...

Joe Isidori, Founder of Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer, New York NY

Despite their recent explosion on to the culinary scene, Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer...

Simon Powles, President and CEO of Starr Catering, New York NY

Simon Powles' love for food began humbly while working in his aunt and uncle's pub...

Nick Livanos, Livanos Restaurant Group, NY, NY

Nick Livanos is the proprietor of Livanos Restaurant Group that owns and operates Oceana, Molyvos,...

Debra Ryan, President of GNJSHFSA, New Milford NJ

When we last spoke to Debra Ryan it was concerning her position at Care One...
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