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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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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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Central Brew Podcast – June 30, 2017

Welcome to the end of the week… and the month!

We are excited to reveal our new podcast, The Central Brew! Sit back, relax and listen to industry-related news, Central promotions, and interesting foodservice tips.

Central Blogs

  1. Tuesday Tip: The Importance of Ice Machine Filters
  2. Types of Beer Glasses

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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

Central Blogs

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

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