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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: August 11, 2017

Happy Friday! Time to catch up on the latest foodservice industry news and Central blogs and promotions!

Industry News

  1. Delish: 31 Recipes to Transition Summer Favorites To Fall
  2. FastCasual: Jersey Mike’s exec: 6 ways to build a vibrant company culture
  3. QSR: Why Millennials are the New Lifeblood of Restaurants
  4. Delish: Caramel Apple S’mores Will Get You So Excited For Fall
  5. Eater: Starbucks Is Now Bottling Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  6. National’s Restaurant News: Applebee’s to close up to 135 locations
  7. Delish: 55 Bacon Recipes That Are Seriously Addictive
  8. Food Republic: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wild Maine Blueberries. Now In Season!
  9. QSR Magazine: KFC’s Comeback Story Takes Flight
  10. Nation’s Restaurant News: Must-see videos: Chick-fil-A helps chef give back to the community

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: August 4, 2017

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for Central’s Week in Brief; with the latest foodservice industry news, Central blogs and promotions!

Week In Brief: Industry News

  1. Restaurant News: Applebee’s in Texas Announce ‘Buy 1, Provide 1’ Initiative to Help Local Food Banks Feed its Neighbors in Need
  2. Nation’s Restaurant News: Pizza Hut Launches Loyalty Program; KFC Brings back the Real Colonel.
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: Delivery Gives Denny’s a 2Q Boost
  4. Forbes: What Makes a Restaurant ‘Hot” and why Should you Care?
  5. Toast Tab: 75 Great Restaurant Ideas to Create an Unforgettable Concept
  6. Delish: It’s Official, Your Kitchen Sponge is Gross and Microwaving it Doesn’t Make a Difference.
  7. ACSI: Sit-Down Restaurants Lose to Fast Food in Customer Satisfaction
  8. Eater: The 18 Hottest Restaurants in LA Right Now, August 2017
  9. The Spruce: Table Manners and Dining Etiquette
  10. Bon Appetit: Migas are the Best “Crumbs” You’ll Ever Eat for Breakfast

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: July 14, 2017

Happy Friday! We hope you’ve had a great week! Now, it is time to catch up on the latest foodservice industry news and Central blogs and promotions!

Industry News

  1. Fast Casual: Infographic: Great ways restaurants can lighten the load on that online carbon footprint
  2. Delish: 79 Best-Ever Frozen Desserts
  3. Restaurant Hospitality: What smaller chains should consider as they grow
  4. Nation’s Restaurant News: PE Group Brentwood makes investment in Blaze Pizza
  5. Eater: Chipotle’s First Shot at Queso Falls Short on Flavor
  6. Fast Casual: The gray-collar war: 5 ways for restaurants to remain competitive
  7. Food Republic: Five NYC Restaurant Trends We’ve Spotted This Summer
  8. Nation’s Restaurant News: Bobby Flay is ready to license Bobby’s Burger Palace
  9. QSR: Domino’s moo-ves in to milk some action from ‘Cow Appreciation’ events
  10. Foodservice News: How a Home Cook Created a Revenue Stream With a Swedish Flair

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Week in Brief: June 16, 2017

Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: June 16, 2017

Happy Friday! Can you believe it is mid-June?! Time to catch up on the latest foodservice industry news and Central blogs and promotions!

Industry News

  1. Restaurant Hospitality: How restaurants promote just-for-Dad specials
  2. Eater: Why Root Beer and Burger Chain A&W Is Planning a Comeback
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: Noodles & Co. Considers Name Change
  4. NPR The Salt: To Protect Fruit Crops, Scientists Are Putting Them Into A Deep Freeze
  5. QSR Magazine: 61 of America’s Most Innovative Menu Items
  6. QSR Web: Infographic – How Online Reviews Can Make or Break Your Brand
  7. Food Republic: 12 Sweet Ways to Use Strawberries, Now In Season!
  8. Fast Casual: 5 Ways to get Your Customers To Download Your App
  9. QSR Magazine: Buffalo Wild Wings’ Quick-Service Concept is Coming Soon
  10. NPR the Salt: This Art Group Installs Pick-Your-Own Fruit Parks Around Los Angeles

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Foodservice News Week in Brief: April 24-28

Happy Friday! Enjoy news from the foodservice industry as well as Central’s blogs from the week of April 24th-28th!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Delish: Study Shows Your Body Can Handle More Caffeine Than You Thought
  2.  Fast Casual: Can Great Harvest Bread block Panera’s sale to JAB?
  3. Food Republic: Sacramento Composts Diners’ Restaurant Leftovers
  4. Delish: Starbucks Is Opening A Luxury Megastore
  5. Fast Casual: Using Chatbots to Launch Delivery, Keep Customer Connection
  6. Huffington Post Taste: Experts Explain The Real Difference Between Organic and Non-Organic Milk
  7. Nation’s Restaurant News: Domino’s Same-Store Sales Growth Marches On
  8.  Fast Casual: How the Menu-Labeling Ruling Will Drive Traffic to Fast Casual Brands
  9. NPR The Salt: California Is On Its Way to Having an Avocado Crop Year-Round
  10. QSR Magazine: Why Are So Many Quick-Service Restaurants Being Sold?

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: March 17, 2017

Happy Friday and happy St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy news from the foodservice industry as well as Central’s blogs from the week of March 13th-17th!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Delish: 11 Creative Cabbage Recipes That Aren’t Coleslaws
  2. Eater: Meet the Companies Literally Dropping ‘Irish’ Pubs in Cities Across the World
  3. Noodles & Co. sells $31.5M in Shares to Investment Firm
  4. NPR The Salt: This Garden Connects Bangladeshi Women with Restaurants – and Each Other
  5. NRN: Restaurants Add Excitement to National Pi Day
  6. Delish: These ’90s-Inspired Donuts Are Everything You’ve Ever Wanted and More
  7. QSR Magazine: Restaurants Can Change the World
  8. Huffington Post Taste: 10 Very Real Food Phobia, And Their Impossibly Long Names
  9. NPR the Salt: Un-Sweetened: How A Maryland County Cut Soda Sales Without A Soda Tax
  10. Huffington Post Taste: Honey Nut Cheerios Pulled Its Bee Mascot Because Bees are Disappearing

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: February 24, 2017

Happy Friday! Enjoy news from the foodservice industry as well as Central’s blogs from the week of February 20th- 24th!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Huffington Post Taste: 8 of The Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipes
  2. Delish: McDonald’s is Cutting Prices on Drinks
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: How to Create a Great Beverage Service
  4. Fast Casual: How Self-Serve Kiosks Get the Orders Rolling at Burger Boss
  5. NPR The Salt: The ‘Haze Craze’: Beer Lovers’ Newfound Obsession with Murky IPAs
  6. Nation’s Restaurant News: 11 Creative Training Ideas for Restaurant Managers
  7. QSR Web: RBI Acquires Popeyes for $1.8B
  8. Fast Casual: How Payments Technologies are Changing Fast Food
  9. QSR Magazine: 5 Ways to Keep Operating Costs Down by Reducing Safety Incidents
  10. Eater: The Enduring Appeal of the Value Menu

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: January 13, 2017

 

Happy Friday! Enjoy news from the foodservice industry as well as Central’s blogs from the week of January 8th – 13th!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Eater: 8 Dining Trends That Will Define 2017
  2. NPR The Salt: A New Type of Food Pantry is Sprouting in Yards Across America
  3. QSR Web: Taco Bell Puts Chickens Back in Their ‘Shells’
  4. Fast Casual: Food Truck Growth Goes Full Throttle: Part 1
  5. Foodservice News: Acquisitions Help Bite Squad Expand to New Markets
  6. NPR The Salt: Warming Oceans Could Boost Dangerous Toxins In Your Shellfish Dinner
  7. The Daily Meal: This Pizza Delivery Driver Was Spotted Delivering Food to a Stranded Drive in a Snowstorm
  8. NRA: 3 Ways Offering Free Wi-Fi Can Benefit Your Restaurant
  9. QSR Magazine: Study – Panera Bread No. 1 in Customer Loyalty
  10. QSR Web: The Lucky 13: Twitter Features to Maximize Restaurant Marketing

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