Food Service Industry News Week in Brief: August 29

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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 25 through August 29.

  1. Eater: 40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Poverty
  2. Fortune: Will a Dog-Abuse Scandal Sink Stadium Caterer Centerplate?
  3. QSR Magazine: Burger King’s Big Move
  4. Restaurant Hospitality: Harvest Season Yields Fruitful Fall Menus
  5. BuzzFeed Food: People are Going Crazy for this Butter Knife Kickstarter and That’s Because It’s Utter Genius
  6. National Restaurant Association: Study – Employees See Career Potential, Mobility in Industry
  7. NPR’s The Salt: Diplomats and Lawyers Try to Define ‘ Cultrually Acceptable Food’
  8. Fast Casual: A Thing for Wings
  9. Washington Post: Uber Tests Lunch Delivery Service with uberFRESH
  10. Food Management: SNA Releases School Nutrition 2014 Report

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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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