Author Archives: Tracey Rector Allen

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About Tracey Rector Allen

Tracey Rector is a Content Specialist for Central Restaurant Products, a food service equipment and supply distributor in Indianapolis. She writes for Central's catalog, website and blog and provides latest foodservice information on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. Each year, Tracey attends the National Restaurant Association Show. She has also attended Vollrath University, Vulcan University and Social Media Examiner's Social Media and Blogging Success Summits.
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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: August 28, 2015

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Foodservice News Take a couple of minutes to catch up on that industry news you missed this week. Check out the latest news stories, plus this week’s blogs and promotions from Central for the week of August …

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Practice Food Safety with San Jamar Products!

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San Jamar In 1984, three investors created San Jamar which has become a leading manufacturer for food safety, counter service, personal safety and washroom products. When it comes to their selection, each and every product San Jamar …

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Video: Central’s “Do Us a Flavor” Lay’s Taste Test

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We put two of our contest specialists to the test for the Lay’s chip taste test. We tried all of the crazy flavors! Watch the video to see their reactions.

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The QSR and the Up and Coming “QSR-Plus” Market

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The QSR, quick service restaurant, has received stiff competition with the fast-casual market. How are they combating it? “QSR-plus” establishments are becoming more popular raising the bar on their current offerings.

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Foodservice News Week in Brief: July 31

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Foodservice News Time to catch up on that industry news you missed this week. Check out the latest news stories, plus this week’s blogs and promotions from Central for the week of July 27 through July 31! Restaurant …

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Restaurant Advertisements: A Walk through History

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Take a walk back in time with this quick history lesson on the restaurant industry, followed by various restaurant print advertisements from the 1860s through the 1980s!

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Cut Prep Time and Labor Costs with Our New Value Series Food Prep Products!

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Looking for a way to save money for your foodservice operation? Look no further than Central’s line of Value Series products! They are priced for your budget and provide the quality and durability your kitchen needs. It …

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Wordless Wednesday: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Roasted Brussels sprouts–recipe from the LaaLoosh website. (Serve with a great sriracha aioli, also included in recipe).

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