CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, announced plans today to open up to 15 new restaurants in the New York City/Northern New Jersey area over the next five years. Executives with the company have targeted Long Island, Staten Island and Jersey City among potential communities for development with the goal of finding the right franchise partners to operate the restaurants.
In last month’s column I wrote “We are moving more toward risk-based assessments of food operations across the USA.” What does this mean for you the manager/operator of a food service establishment? How does a regulatory inspector determine your food operation’s risk? As the Person-in-Charge (PIC) you have to think and use the critical eye of a regulatory inspector (see last month’s article) and determine what your food safety risks are.
If there’s one-thing food service professionals know well, it’s that ingredients are everything in the final outcome of a culinary creation. Careers and reputations hinge on quality, flavors and consistency. That is what makes Colman’s a premiere ingredient in commercial kitchens across the U.S. and rank among the top products on the roster at the revered The Chefs’ Warehouse, where the chefs shop.
Three elite New York hospitals flexed their nutrition and culinary might in the 5th Annual HFAA “BIG APPLE HEALTHCARE CULINARY CHALLENGE” held at the ICE (Institute of Culinary Education, New York) on March 14, 2013.
By shipping an entire micro brewery to New York, the Paulaner Brewery is adding another chapter to its successful export history. From late spring 2013, beer enthusiasts will be able to enjoy freshly brewed Paulaner and typical Bavarian lifestyle in the centre of the American metropolis – approximately 6,500 km as the crow flies from Paulaner’s headquarters in Munich. Heart of the Bräuhaus, which covers more than 4,000 square metres, is its very own micro brewery, which is currently being shipped from Bavaria to New York City.
Blendtec, a leading manufacturer of high-end commercial and home blenders, announced last month that chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Tom Dickson has stepped down from his executive role within the company. The reigns were passed in February to Reed Beus, an experienced technology and private equity executive, who has been appointed as the company’s new chairman and CEO.