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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: September 8, 2017

The air is crisper, the leaves are starting to change, and grocery store shelves are lined with limited Halloween editions of classic candy. It’s a beautiful time of year, and our spirits are high as we ring in the end of the week. Catch up on the latest Foodservice Industry News and exclusive Central content here.

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Eater: The Japanese Origins of Modern Fine Dining
  2. NPR the Salt: Grocery Prices Have Fallen. Have You Noticed?
  3. Huffington Post: The Best Salad Greens Ranked by Nutrition
  4. National Restaurant Association: 2017 State of the Industry
  5. Foodservice News: Workplace Diversity: Inclusive Policies Help Retention
  6. Eater: Chili’s is Axing 40 Percent of its Massively Bloated Menu
  7. NPR the Salt: The Rise of Mock Meat: How its Story Reflects America’s Ever-Changing Values
  8. Huffington Post: Researchers Just Invented a Whole New Chocolate and it’s Pink
  9. Delish: SipCaddy Lets You Drink Wine in the Shower
  10. Nation’s Restaurant News: Powerful Irma Could Have a Big Impact on Restaurants

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: September 1, 2017

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

Industry News

  1. Delish: 103 Ultimate Summer Party Appetizers
  2. Fast Casual: Judge strikes down Obama’s OT ruling, industry leaders urge compromise
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: McDonald’s is making a big bet on coffee
  4. Delish: All The Ways To Donate Food To Hurricane Harvey Victims
  5. QSR Magazine: After Harvey, Chain Hopes to Feed Thousands
  6. Fast Casual: Help from restaurant industry pours into Texas, Louisiana’s flooded areas
  7. Delish: These Bakers Made Hundreds of Loaves of Bread for Hurricane Victims After Harvey Stranded Them
  8. QSR Magazine: The Future of Drive Thru: Overcoming Choke Points
  9. Nation’s Restaurant News: Restaurant job growth slows
  10. QSR Magazine: Soaring Avocado Prices Deal Another Blow to Chipotle

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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 Industry Week in Brief: June 9, 2017

Another week is in the books! Time to catch up on the latest foodservice industry news and Central blogs and promotions!

Industry News

  1. NPR the Salt: Want More Traditional Chinese Fare? Panda Express Says: Give Us a Try
  2. Eater: Why Haven’t American Truffles Taken Root Yet?
  3. National Restaurant Association: NRA Show 2017 is largest ever
  4. Delish: Anthony Bourdain Says This Filipino Dish Will be the Next Big Food Trend in America
  5. HuffPost Taste: The Breakfast Pizza Recipes You’ll be Dreaming About All Night Long
  6. Nation’s Restaurant News: Future of Food: Diners Will Expect an Influx of ‘New’
  7. NPR the Salt: An Illustrated Guide to Master the Elements of Cooking – Without Recipes
  8. National Restaurant Associations: Coca-Cola Pledges Record $1.5M to NRAEF
  9. Delish: If You’re A Krispy Kreme Fan, You’re About to Get Excited About this Deal
  10. Nation’s Restaurant News: Seattle Approves Tax on Sweetened Beverages 

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: June 2, 2017

Friday has finally arrived!  Start your weekend with the latest foodservice industry news and Central-exclusive content for the week of May 29-June 2!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Restaurant Business Online: 50 Twists on Iconic Sandwiches
  2. National Restaurant Association: 7 NRA Show Standouts for Healthful Menu Options
  3. Nation’s Restaurant News: Burgers at Quick Service Become Less Popular as Price Climbs
  4. Bloomberg Businessweek: America’s Fastest Growing Restaurant is on a Roll
  5. CNBC: This is Denny’s Ace in the Hole as it Ventures into Delivery
  6. Restaurant Hospitality: Snail Comes out of the Shell and onto the Menu
  7. Delish: The 55 Most Delish Ice Cream Cakes
  8. FESMag: 10 Foodservice Trends for 2017 and Their E&S Implications
  9. Business Insider: Burger King’s Most Bizzare Menu Item is “Back by Popular Demand”
  10. CNBC: McDonald’s Delivery to be Available in 3,500 Restaurants by end of June

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  1. Tuesday Tip: Choose the Right Knife for the Job
  2. Grilled Nachos: A Summertime Favorite

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! Kick off the weekend with the latest foodservice news and Central-exclusive content for the week of May 15-19!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Delish: The Best Barbecue Festivals in America
  2. Nation’s Restaurant News: Restaurant Show Gets Underway in Chicago
  3. Food Republic: We Have A Ton Of Awesome Comfort Food Recipes!
  4. Eater: This Pepper Is So Hot It Could Literally Kill You
  5. Delish: 30 Big-Batch Summer Cocktail Recipes to Help You Keep Your Cool
  6. Fast Casual: Is Butter Coffee the Next Must-Have Menu Trend
  7. Eater: In Defense of Chipotle
  8. Huffington Post Taste: Surprise! Five Guys Is Now America’s Favorite Burger Chain
  9. QSR Web: Oscar Meyer Teaches An Ol’ Dog New, Nitrate-Free Tricks
  10. Fast Casual: Why Western Brands Are Taking A Chance On The UK

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Foodservice Industry News Week in Brief: May 5, 2017

Happy Friday and welcome to the end of the week! Not only is it the end of the week, it’s also Cinco De Mayo weekend! So break out the chips and salsa and let’s review the latest foodservice news and Central-exclusive content!

Foodservice Industry News

  1. Huffington Post: So That’s Where Tequila Comes From
  2. NPR the Salt: Why Taste Buds Dull As We Age
  3. Eater: What to Expect at the Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant
  4. Nation’s Restaurant News: Meet the 2017 James Beard Award Winners
  5. Delish: 14 Totally Life-Changing Margaritas 
  6. Huffington Post: The Real Reason Some People Are Better At Tolerating Spicy Foods
  7. NPR the Salt: Washington Apple Growers Sink Their Teeth Into the New Cosmic Crisp
  8. Eater: How the Owner of One Landmark Restaurant Secured His Employees’ Future
  9. Nation’s Restaurant News: Menu Tracker: New Items from Baskin-Robbins, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Perkins, more
  10. Delish: 35 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

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Foodservice Industry Week in Brief: April 21, 2017

Happy Friday and welcome to our latest Week in Brief in which we recount the top ten foodservice-related stories of the week, as well as our latest blogs and promotions. Enjoy!

Industry News

  1. NPR the Salt: Peep Show: Watch Us Calculate the Speed of Light with Stale Easter Treats
  2. Nation’s Restaurant News: Subway Debuts Facebook Messenger Ordering
  3. Huffington Post: Here’s How White Asparagus is Different From Green Asparagus
  4. Delish: The 67 Most Delish Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  5. Eater: Live Your Best Life With This Flamin’ Hot Grilled Cheese Doughnut
  6. The NAFEM Show: The NAFEM Show Setup: 2017 Time-Lapse
  7. NPR the Salt: Eat Now or Forever Hold Your Piece: The Layered History of Wedding Cake
  8. Nation’s Restaurant News: 6 Tips for Incorporating Applied Analytics into Business Decisions
  9. Delish: 26 Insane-Slash-Brilliant Things to do with Hotdogs
  10. Eater: GQ Unveils Its Best New Restaurants of 2017

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