Food Service Industry News Week in Brief: August 22

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 August 18 through August 22.

  1. Adweek: Restaurants are starting to serve up the bill before the meal
  2. NRN Online: Sonic to reveal ‘Mystery Disappearing Slush’ flavor on Snapchat
  3. Washington Post: From the ground up: ‘Not hipstery, not Starbucks’
  4. Restaurant Business: Ferguson, Mo. restaurants see sales plummet 50 percent
  5. Fast Casual: NPR’s On Point explores healthy options and the fast casual segment
  6. Pizza Marketplace: California legislature passes bill making it harder to terminate franchising agreements
  7. Eater: Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ wins another Emmy
  8. Orlando Sentinel: Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms
  9. SNA survey indicates continued challenges for school meal programs
  10. Nation’s Restaurant News: Taco Bell to launch dollar cravings menu

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15% off Vollrath

This promotion, in conjunction with Central’s July catalog offers 15% off all Vollrath products July 2014 Central Catalogthrough September 5th. Hundreds of items are in stock and ready to ship the same day for for orders placed before 5 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!


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Value Series

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Central Exclusive Cutlery

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