This academic year, I’ve done a lot of marketing about safety tips for kids and backpacks. The ill effects of carrying too much load and carrying it improperly affects children but it also affects adults who either have a cumulative impact from childhood or are just flat out lazy. The problem is that your posture can be adversely affected which can lead to chronic aches and pains. After a long day in the kitchen, the last thing you want to do is carry more weight on you, especially if your body is fatigued and stressed.
42 finalists in 14 categories remain to compete for industry's most prestigious award.
We all know everything is more expensive in New York. From real estate, to groceries, and even the Earth’s most abundant resource – good ‘ole H2O - prices in Metro New York are high, and they’re getting higher.
That’s why one warewashing manufacturer is working to help New York foodservice operators reduce both their utility bills, and their environmental footprint. Exhibiting the very first flight type dishmachine in the history of the show, MEIKO will have their flagship M-iQ machine at this year’s IHM&RS show at the Jacob Javits Center November 9-12.
You’ve established a wonderful new service, Table to Table, which helps 60 food relief agencies in northeast New Jersey. And in 2010 you were one of 11 people in New Jersey to receive the Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference, which honors unusual heroism and community service by New Jersey residents. Table to Table is the only dedicated food rescue program in northeast New Jersey, serving 60 hunger relief agencies in Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Hudson counties. What makes it really outstanding is that it gets no government funding and is completely supported by corporate and private donors.
Agri Beef Co., producer of 100% premium Northwest beef brands including Snake River Farms, Double R Ranch and St. Helens Beef, announces the launch of ‘Seal Fresh,’ a new line of case ready retail products. Available under the company’s Double R Ranch brand, the Seal Fresh line features innovative, no-leak packaging and offers retailers and consumers easily accessible USDA certified choice beef cuts.
4food is a socially networked and socially responsible quick service restaurant company based in Manhattan. 4food’s mission is to de-junk fast foodTM by bringing fast, fresh, delicious, and nutritious food, made of sustainable products that are sourced locally and seasonally whenever and wherever able. The brainchild of Michael Shuman and Adam Kidron, 4food opened its doors at 40th and Madison in September of 2010. The 4food space offers a modern cutting edge style with an emphasis on tech savvy clientele through dynamic menu boards and a 200 square foot media wall featuring user generated content from social media.
The true simplicity and beauty of Mediterranean cooking will be demonstrated by top New Jersey restaurateur and Chef Sophia Karakasidou of Kuzina by Sofia, (Cherry Hill, NJ) at the upcoming Tri-State Food Expo, scheduled for October 1-2, 2013.
According to industry reports, wage and hour lawsuits have become a major cause of concern for businesses. Wage and hour claims occur when an employee accuses his or her employer of failing to pay overtime wages.
At just 25 years old, Spencer Rubin first brought elevated grilled cheese to the Midtown masses with the opening of Melt Shop and quickly gained a large and loyal following with artisanal sandwiches such as “The Dirty” (pepperjack, muenster, pickled jalapenos, and potato chips as a crunchy filling), “The Award Winner” (cheddar, blue cheese, maple bacon and cranberry jam) and “Buttermilk Fried Chicken” (pepperjack cheese, crispy chicken tenders, and creamy red cabbage slaw), in addition to a handful of creative sides like tater tots with addictive Melt Sauce, refreshing arugula salad, and, of course, warming tomato soup. Additionally, Melt Shop won first place at “The Big Cheesy”–a citywide grilled cheese competition–two years in a row (2012, 2013).
The hours spent in a kitchen can take their toll. It’s difficult to spend extra hours of your day to exert more energy to stay in shape. Oftentimes, a drink after your work shift is the one thing calling you…and you give in. And the next day, feeling sluggish and tired, you get the brilliant idea to attend a Crossfit class which starts out with 75 pull-ups, 60 push-ups and so on and so on. You put your body through the motions, but notice that toward the end of the workout you are starting to have pain lifting your arm.
Coordinated by the New York City Food Truck Association, Over 50 Vendors Served 350,000+ Meals in Storm’s Aftermath. 2013 Judges Announced: Elettra Wiedemann, Francis Lam, Garrett Oliver, Justin Warner, Lauren Purcell, Pat LaFrieda, and Rachael Fauss.
Who doesn’t love chocolate? But the business of making award-winning confections isn’t always easy, and Jin Caldwell, chocolatier and owner of JinJu Chocolates, knows that. Jin, a former chocolatier for Mars Incorporated, and pastry chef for Wynn-Las Vegas and the Bellagio Hotel and a graduate of Le Cordon Blue Culinary School, is known worldwide for her flavors as distinct as sea salt and honeycomb. She’s also recently branched out into edible jewelry for special occasions.
Every day, tens of millions of men, women and children throughout America struggle with hunger. Hunger doesn’t just affect individuals and neighborhoods that one might think.
Urban Expositions has acquired the US restaurant and lodging portfolio from Reed Exhibitions, which includes the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo and Expo Comida Latina.
Something that gets me through my double shifts over the weekend is seeing the faces of the regular customers that come out to eat on a weekly basis. Every restaurant has those regulars and if you’re lucky enough, they’ll often ask to be served by you.
When Yonkers Raceway fell on hard times, the Rooney family came up with the idea to add a casino, as it had been doing in Pittsburgh and other places. In the beginning, the family didn’t focus too much on food and beverage, knowing that most of the people coming to the Empire City Casino were there just for the gaming.
Restaurant Equippers opened its third warehouse store last month in Pennsauken, NJ. With 20 percent of the US population within two hours of the store, the Columbus, Ohio-based company has brought its special approach to Equipment and Supply with its 40,000-sq.-ft. store in Pennsauken, N.J.