N.R.A. Show exclusive: Looking at food differently to reduce waste

admin | May 25th, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Sustainability is a growing priority for the food and beverage industry and a hot topic at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, held May 20-23 in Chicago. Each year in the United States, consumers, businesses and farms spend $218 billion on food that goes uneaten. Of the 63 million tons of food wasted each […]

To Make Money, Restaurants Need To Think Beyond The Plate.

admin | May 12th, 2017 - 4:09 pm

Want to turn your dream of owning a restaurant into reality? Here are 20 proven methods for making dough CAN RESTAURANTS BE BOTH CREATIVE AND PROFITABLE? That is the question industry insiders are asking as rising real estate, labor and food costs have coincided with a spate of big name closings. Despite the romantic notions […]

When is a Craft Beverage no Longer Considered “Craft?”

admin | May 9th, 2017 - 2:21 pm

By definition, craft beverages are small-batch drinks and owned independently — but in some cases, the firms that make them eventually flourish and become so successful that they’re considered bigger brands. In fact, some are calling for bigger craft beer brands like Samuel Adams to stop calling themselves “craft”. However, just as these requests are growing, more […]

The New Fast Food? Convenience Stores Add Hot, Cheap Options

admin | May 3rd, 2017 - 6:30 pm

  Saying “convenience store food” may make people think of spinning hot dogs by the counter, but places like 7-Eleven are expanding their hot food offerings in hopes of stealing customers away from fast-food chains. The push by convenience stores into hot, fast, affordable foods is just one of the pressures facing chains. The traditional […]

Poultry Farms Get New Rules in Maryland County

admin | May 2nd, 2017 - 2:49 pm

  The board of commissioners for Worcester County, Md., voted unanimously to pass new regulations on poultry operations. The new legislation zones poultry farms separately from other agricultural land uses, according to a report the Delmarva Now news website. Under the new rules, a parcel of land is limited to a maximum of eight poultry […]

To Make Money, Restaurants Need To Think Beyond The Plate.

admin | May 1st, 2017 - 3:22 pm

Want to turn your dream of owning a restaurant into reality? Here are 20 proven methods for making dough CAN RESTAURANTS BE BOTH CREATIVE AND PROFITABLE? That is the question industry insiders are asking as rising real estate, labor and food costs have coincided with a spate of big name closings. Despite the romantic notions […]

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