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Week in Brief: February 17, 2017

Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: February 17, 2017

Happy Friday! It’s the best day of the week to catch up on everything new happening in the foodservice industry, as well as the latest Central blogs and current promotions.

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Delish: The 57 Most Delish S’mores Ideas
  2. Huffington Post: Here’s Why You Really Should Be Freezing Your Oatmeal
  3. Eater: A Guide to the Stars of ‘Chef’s Table’ Season 3
  4. The NAFEM Show: Photos from The NAFEM Show 2017 (Feb. 9-11, 2017)
  5. Nation Restaurant News: Denny’s New Pancakes Boost Sales
  6. Huffington Post: Paleo Brunch Recipes That’ll Fuel You All Day
  7. Eater: How a Day Without Immigrants Affects Restaurants 
  8. National Restaurant Association: Restaurants Rally to Help Tornado Victims
  9. Nation Restaurant News: Stephan Pyles Named to MenuMasters Hall of Fame
  10. Delish: 32 Healthier Ways to Eat Pizza

Central Blogs

  1. Customer Spotlight: Convivio
  2. Tip of the Day Tuesday: Food Service Carts
  3. That’s a Wrap – Our NAFEM Recap

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: December 2, 2016

The holiday season is officially upon us! Time to deck the halls and catch up on industry happenings, Central blogs, and promotions for the week of November 27 – December 3.

Industry News

  1. NPR: Kale is about to have an identity crisis
  2. Huffington Post: 9 gifts the cook in your life actually wants and needs
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: 10 innovations that transformed restaurants
  4. Eater: Everything you need to know about vegan wine
  5. Nation’s Restaurant News: Chuck E. Cheese’s phases out tokens
  6. Huffington Post: The food trends you’ll probably be seeing a lot of in 2017
  7. Delish: The best new holiday treats you can buy right now
  8. NPR: The Czech pastry that took Texas by storm, and keeps gaining strength
  9. Eater: Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down
  10. Huffington Post: Holy cow, people do weird stuff with mayo in other countries 

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: September 2, 2016

Happy Friday! It’s the end of the week! Time to celebrate and catch up on this week’s top industry news stories, Central blogs and promotions for the week of August 29 – September 2!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Eater.com: The 23 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of Fall 2016
  2. Huffington Post: Starbucks Announces Official Pumpkin Spice Latte Release Date
  3. Delish.com: 10 Things You Should Know Before Eating In-N-Out Burger
  4. NPR: He Used to Live on the Streets of Mumbai. Now, His Café Welcomes Everyone
  5. Nation’s Restaurant News: Mike Andres to Retire as President of McDonald’s USA
  6. Eater.com: Blue Bell Unveils Camouflage Ice Cream
  7. Huffington Post: This Former Breakfast Staple is Vanishing from Grocery Stores
  8. NPR: A Chocolate Pill? Scientists to Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health
  9. Fast Casual: Dunkin’ Donuts, Pita Pit Share Tips for Driving Mobile App Adoption, Use
  10. Delish.com: Sweet Potato Butter is the Fall Staple You Deserve

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: October 16

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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 October 19 through October 23!

  1. Food Management: USDA Study–Farm to school programs boost school meal participation
  2. QSR: The drive-thru performance study
  3. CNBC: Upmarket restaurants embrace a  tech delivery service
  4. Restaurant Hospitality: Breakfast daypart sales surge could accelerate
  5. Eater: ‘Back to the Future’ themed cafes blast into Tokyo right on time
  6. Pizza Marketplace: FCES2015–going mobile no longer ‘if’ or ‘when’ but ‘now’ for the restaurant industry
  7. QSR Web: Supply chain–how millennials have changed everything
  8. Huffington Post Business: How to promote your restaurant through mobile apps
  9. Fast Casual: Treatment of service dogs at restaurants and the law

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: October 2

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 September 27 through October 2!

  1. Nation’s Restaurant News: Chick-fil-A to introduce new ordering system in New York City
  2. Grub Street: Servers are complaining about Jamie Oliver’s tipping policy
  3. Cheers: Anheuser-Busch buys golden road brewing
  4. Restaurant Business: Jamba Juice’s CEO resigns
  5. National Restaurant Association: Softer sales, traffic cause RPI slip in August
  6. QSR Web: Beverages help boost the post lunch crowd
  7. Eater: Harry Potter fans can no have a Christmas feast inside the Great Hall at Hogwarts
  8. Wichita Eagle: Review–Limited edition Pumpkin Spice Oreos are surprisingly delightful
  9. Convenience Store News: Margin momentum stands out in CSNews fuels study
  10. Nine sneaky menu tricks that influence your order

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: September 11, 2015

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 September 7 through September 11!

  1. Consumerist: Restaurants prep for all-day breakfast battle with McDonald’s
  2. Time: This map shows where salmonella has hit hardest in 2015
  3. Restaurant Hospitality: New study-Consumers seeking “free-from” foods
  4. ABC News: New York State OKs $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers
  5. Nation’s Restaurant News: Restaurants had a profitable quarter
  6. QSR Magazine: Sbarro’s new chapter
  7. Restaurant Business: Restaurant business names industry’s outstanding social media and tech innovators
  8. Pizza Marketplace: CiCi’s Pizza CEO surprises college student with $10k scholarship
  9. Eater: The taco emoji will finally come to iPhones with iOS 9.1
  10. Grub Street: 12 great new dishes to help you deal with the end of pool season

In Remembrance

While this story wasn’t written this week, on September 11, 2013, Eater published an article in remembrance of the Windows on the World restaurant, which was located on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center’s North Tower. Click here to read the story.

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Foodservice News Week in Brief: July 17, 2015

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 13 through July 17!

  1. QSR Web: Should you lease or purchase commercial space for your restaurant business?
  2. Yahoo Health: The Healthiest New Fast-Food Restaurants in America
  3. Eater.com: Americans Are Frequenting Restaurants More Than They Did Before the Recession
  4. Huffington Post: The Best New Ice Cream Flavors For Summer 2015
  5. Nation’s Restaurant News: NRN names 2015 Golden Chain Award winners
  6. Fast Casual: Menu labeling mandate pushed back one year
  7. Eater.com: Nuclear Deal Could Mean McDonald’s for Iran
  8. Huffington Post: What’s Your Mac And Cheese Spirit Animal?
  9. NPR The Salt: Sugar Hooked Us On Yogurt. Could Savory Be The New Sweet?
  10. National Restaurant Association: 5 ways summer workshops help your future employees

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: December 21

Looking for some of the week’s top information for the foodservice industry? Check out these 10 stories, plus this week’s promotion from Central for the week of December 17-21.

Top 10 Foodservice Industry Stories

Nation’s Restaurant News: Expert Shares Advice on Mitigating Health Care Mandates

CSPnet.com: Local Foods, Healthful Kids’ Meals on the Menu

CBS Boston: Business Owners Ready for All-Out Ban on Trans Fat in Chelsea

Nation’s Restaurant News: Buffalo Wild Wings’ Prototype Targets Repeat Customers

Restaurant Hospitality: Getting Creative with New Years Eve Bookings

B2B Community: The Top Restaurants in Social Media

HuffPost Food: Diet Pepsi Recipe Gets Another Artificial Sweetener

Restaurant Hospitality: Small Restaurant Owners Expanding Despite the Odds

National Restaurant Association: Report–Diners Seek Local Foods, Nutrition at Restaurants

Nation’s Restaurant News: NRA–Hiring Troubles to Emerge in 2013 as Restaurant Job Growth Rises

Recipe of the Week:

Biscuits aren’t just for jelly or gravy anymore.  LiveBetterAmerica’s recent blog, “Beyond Bread and Butter: 27 Recipes You Never Thought You Could Pull Off Using Biscuits” has so many ideas, you’d never guess you could do this much with a simple food item.  And many of these you could definitely pull off for your holiday celebrations. Enjoy!

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