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Food Service News Week in Brief: July 11

Food Service News

Looking for the latest food service news? Check out the latest news stories, plus this week’s blog and promotions from Central for the week of July 5 through July 11.

  1. Restaurant job growth remains broad-based (via National Restaurant Association)
  2. Amazon Is Quietly Launching A Local Takeout Service To Rival Seamless And DeliveryHero (via Tech Crunch)
  3. Olive Garden unveils design revamp (via Nation’s Restaurant News)
  4. Global goodies and hot trends from the Summer Fancy Food Show (via SmartBlog)
  5. Restaurant reservations for sale: Startup’s business model draws Internet’s ire (via Geek Wire)
  6. Dwindling demand drove cupcake chain Crumbs to close (via Chicago Tribune)
  7. The Most Common Restaurant Complaints by Diners (via Foodbeast)
  8. California drought: In-N-Out, Chipotle raising prices due to rising food costs (via Press-Telegram)
  9. Target Field uncaps self-serve beer station; buy by the ounce (via Star Tribune)
  10. The Ultimate Bacon Guide To America (via HuffPost Food)

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Current Promotions

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July 2014 Central Catalog15% off Vollrath

Central’s new July catalog is out, and we’re celebrating with 15% off all Vollrath products through September 5th. Hundreds of items are in stock and ready to ship the same day for for orders placed before 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Shop now!

Manitowoc Ice Machines

New lower prices and  free shipping on Manitowoc ice machines! Top products in stock and ready to ship today. Plus 10% off 3M water filter systems and cartridges.  Shop now!


Hot summer deals can be found with Cleveland equipment. Take advantage of new low prices and free shipping. Shop now!

Central Exclusive Outdoor Furniture

Is your outdoor patio ready? Central offers an array of outdoor furniture to get your restaurant ready for summer! Shop now!

Central Exclusive Cutlery

Receive 20% off exclusive cutlery from Central! Shop now!

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