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Foodservice Industry News: Week in Brief February 8

Looking for foodservice industry news? Check out the latest news stories, plus this week’s recipe and promotion from Central for the week of February 4 -February 8.

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Recipe of the Week

This week’s featured recipe comes from one of Central’s  employees, IT Director Tim Kabrich. Tim’s Jalapeno Popper Dip won first place for appetizers in our annual Chili Cookoff.


  • 6-8 slices of bacon, diced and cooked crispy
  • 2 8-oz packages of cream cheese, soft
  • 1 cup of mayonnaiseJalapeno Popper Dip
  • 4-6 jalapeno’s, chopped and deseeded. The seeds will make it fiery hot.
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup of mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup diced green onion


  • 1 cup of crushed crackers (I used Ritz)
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • ½ stick of butter, melted


Preheat oven to 350.

Combine all of the ingredients into a medium bowl, Stir well. Transfer to 13×9 dish.

Combine the topping ingredients and sprinkle all over the top of the dip.

Bake the dip for 20-30 minutes or until bubbly.

Served with Frito Scoops.

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This Week’s Promotion

Vulcan Holding Cabinets

Lowest prices plus free shipping on all Vulcan Equipment Holding Cabinets

We’ve also updated our website to include Vulcan’s entire product line. So whatever we couldn’t squeeze into our 385 page catalog, it’s on our website.

Let us know if you’d like a copy of our catalog and we’ll be sure to get it to you as soon as possible.

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