The largest independent broadline wholesale food service distributor in Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. Serving independent restaurants; casual and fine dining, caterers, country clubs, bars, taverns, delis and private schools.

                   

Set the Bar High When It Comes to Your Happy Hour Menu

November 17th, 2019

Food promotions have grown more important during happy hour. 41% of guests seek bars craving great food and 57% are encouraged by discounted appetizers.1 Limited time offers (LTOs) are a great way to test out a new menu item and […]

Recipe: Braised Beef Brisket with Pumpkin Salad

November 15th, 2019

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How Restaurant Gift Cards Can Bring You Profit

November 15th, 2019

Without a doubt, product expansion has the potential to bring big profits to small businesses. Restaurants should always be brainstorming what other products they can effectively sell besides — or separate from — regular items on their menus. Such expansions […]

What Happens When Restaurant Employees Get Sick?

November 14th, 2019

Whenever we fall sick in our normal lives, either with some kind of stomach virus or a cold, we tend to stay away from other people’s food, and we don’t prepare food for other people. After all, we don’t want […]

‘Tis the Season for Restaurant Holiday Promotions

November 14th, 2019

During the traditional holiday shopping season, many people rely on local, independent restaurants as a respite from the hustle and bustle. They may also look to establishments like yours to help with their holiday entertaining […]

Middle Eastern Fare Takes the Spotlight

November 11th, 2019

Hot on the heels of the Mediterranean trend comes a more specialized interest in the food and beverages of the Middle East. Healthy, vegetable-focused, and full of flavorful ingredients like olives, tahini, yogurt, za’atar, pomegranate, […]

How Restaurants Can Help Stop the Spread of the Flu

November 11th, 2019

There has been a lot about the spread of viruses over the last few months, but it is also important to discuss viruses that are prominent during the upcoming winter season; the most significant of […]

3 Strategies for Restaurant Guest Feedback That Actually Work

November 8th, 2019

Restaurant owners should always be looking for feedback, even if what comes back isn’t all positive. Good or bad, guest feedback is vital to the success of your restaurant. By listening to your customers and […]

Managing Kitchen Flow Pre-Portion Bags

November 5th, 2019

When owning a restaurant, most owners are aware of what always goes on in their establishment, but in the back-of-house (BOH) things can change in a split second. Chaos instantly occurs, things change and when […]

Want to Keep Your Customers Loyal? Try Trimming Your Waste.

November 2nd, 2019

Restaurants generate a lot of waste—up to 22% of what’s found in landfills, according to some estimates. Food waste, paper waste, plastic straws, bottles, cans and to-go ware add up to mountains of discarded material […]

Reasons Customers Complain About Wait Staff

October 30th, 2019

If you’re in the restaurant business, you’ve likely had experience with customers complaining about waiters and waitresses. Most servers try their best to do a good job, but customer complaints might be justified if the […]

5 Ways to Deliver Excellent Customer Service at Your Restaurant

October 27th, 2019

As a restaurant owner, great customer service is essential to your success. How do you deliver excellent customer service at your restaurant? First, let’s define it: customer service is the assistance and advice you provide to […]

Beef Bourguignon Recipe

October 25th, 2019

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DOL Issues New Overtime Pay Rules

October 24th, 2019

Restaurants may see an upswing in labor costs on Jan. 1 under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor for determining when salaried employees are entitled to overtime pay. Under the regulations issued this […]

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