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The Chicken Wings Boom: Foodservice Round-Up


The Chicken Wings Boom. Chaz Brown has dreams. Strange ones — sort of like the dreams Kevin Spacey’s character had in “American Beauty,” except that instead of rose petals hovering in the air, Mr. Brown has visions of ethereal flocks of crispy chicken wings. “I’ve definitely seen wings flying out of people’s heads,” he said. […]

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Top Germ-Infested Public Places


The average adult can touch as many as 30 objects within a minute, and the Centers for Disease Control estimates up to 80 percent of all infections are transmitted by hands. Keeping germs at bay is no easy task, especially in heavily trafficked facilities where high-contact surfaces like doorknobs, handrails and tabletops are widespread. So […]

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7 Ways Restaurants Can Protect Intellectual Property: Foodservice Round-Up


7 Ways Restaurants Can Protect Intellectual Property. Creativity plays a huge role in growing a restaurant business, but restaurant owners often fail to protect their intellectual property. As restaurants diversify advertising and marketing through digital and social-media platforms, now’s the time to protect your intellectual-property assets. This strategy adds value and strength to your brand […]

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Food for Thought: Cause Marketing for Your Restaurant


Beyond serving food to customers, some restaurants are giving back through philanthropic partnerships that benefit more than just their dinner guests. Whether supporting their local food banks or partnering with national hunger relief organizations, restaurants big and small are launching philanthropic campaigns to connect with both their current and potential customers. Beyond building a positive […]

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Better Hygiene Hands Down: Proper Handwashing and Personal Care for the Foodservice Industry


To celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Food Safety Month, the National Restaurant Association is sharing its top 20 tips to keep food safe.  One of those tips includes ensuring all food handlers practice correct personal hygiene. While we all know handwashing is important, some food handlers may not wash their hands correctly or as […]

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Surface Cleaning & Sanitizing: Tips for Getting it Right


The Centers for Disease Control estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans gets a foodborne illness. Using contaminated surfaces and equipment is one of the leading causes. So making sure that food handlers follow the correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing in your operation is vital. For National Food Safety Month, the National […]

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Identifying Food Cost Trouble Spots: Foodservice Round-Up


Identifying Food Cost Trouble Spots. Isn’t it remarkable how many opportunities there are for restaurant food cost problems to crop up? Between when a product is ordered to the time it’s served there are many chances for operators to lose control of their costs. Read more at nrn.com. Tables, Tablets, Data and Eating. Restaurants as we […]

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Restaurant Rewards Programs Boost the Return of Customers and Investment


Great value can be found when investing in the dining experience. From the right ambiance to courteous service, no detail should be left untouched. A seamless dining experience leaves guests wanting more and coming back to recapture those same senses and emotions. The goal of financial investments in a restaurant’s aesthetics and dining experience should […]

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Tips for Healthy Work Travel


Business travelers face many challenges when it comes to their personal wellbeing – from battling stress and getting a good night’s sleep, to maintaining a healthy diet and getting adequate exercise. While work travel may not always be a glamorous, it is still possible to infuse small changes into your day to maintain a balanced […]

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