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Wasserstrom Wins the FE&S 2024 Dealer of the Year Award

We are honored and proud to announce that Foodservice Equipment & Supplies has named The Wasserstrom Company the 2024 winner of the magazine’s acclaimed Dealer of the Year Award. “We are so grateful all our associates continue to be recognized for the great work they are doing to support our customers, vendors, and each other.

The restaurant industry is abuzz with a concept borrowed from other sectors: dynamic pricing. This strategy involves adjusting menu prices based on factors like time of day, customer demand, and even weather. While not entirely new, technology and consumer interest are creating a potential tipping point for its widespread adoption. Dynamic Pricing in the News […]

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Fast food is a fascinating segment of the restaurant industry because when it comes to creativity, there are no rules. Recently, KFC unleashed one such innovation: the Chizza. Read on to learn about this new menu item from KFC that has fried chicken and pizza enthusiasts rejoicing. What Is Chizza? KFC’s Chizza marries fried chicken […]

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We are honored and proud to announce that Foodservice Equipment & Supplies has named The Wasserstrom Company the 2024 winner of the magazine’s acclaimed Dealer of the Year Award. “We are so grateful all our associates continue to be recognized for the great work they are doing to support our customers, vendors, and each other. […]

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For a second straight year, The Wasserstrom Company has been named “Vendor of the Year” by our customer, Noodles! Wasserstrom received this same award from Noodles last year as well, under the Uncommon Goodness campaign. “Providing the highest level of service for our multi-unit chain customers is always a top priority for Wasserstrom,” said Cathy […]

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Earlier this month, the California Legislature passed bill AB418, also known as the California Food Safety Act. Now, it is on its way to get signed by California’s governor, Gavin Newsome. AB418 is a bill that would ban the use of four food additives in California: brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propyl paraben, and red […]

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Cameron Mitchell, CEO and Founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, is an accomplished and visionary restaurateur. This summer marks a significant milestone in his career with the opening of his 100th restaurant, aptly named Cento. This achievement stands as a testament to his unwavering dedication, innovative spirit, and commitment to delivering extraordinary dining experiences. To celebrate […]

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For Pride Month, let’s recognize the efforts made within the foodservice and hospitality industry towards advancing LGBTQ+ rights within the United States. This list includes organizations, businesses, and foundations committed to making a positive impact in their community and beyond. Aramark Aramark has a entered its sixth consecutive year of earning a 100% rating and […]

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Fast-food veteran, Wendy’s, has partnered with Google to introduce FreshAI, an AI-powered chatbot designed to receive drive-thru orders. The Potential of Chatbots in Modern Foodservice Establishments Set to test in June in Columbus, Ohio, this chatbot comes with all the bells and whistles. FreshAI was designed to understand various dialects, accents, unique franchise item names, […]

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A new cooking show is taking center stage but this time, plant-based cuisine is the star. Top Vegan invited eight gifted contenders to Mitchell Hall — a state-of-the-art culinary facility in Columbus, Ohio — to participate in a series of challenges that assess their culinary prowess, creativity in the kitchen, entrepreneurial savvy, and of course, introduce more people to vegan cuisine. […]

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Recently, gas stoves have exploded on mainstream media. The catalyst? A representative from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Richard Trumka Jr., told Bloomberg that the agency would consider a ban on the installation of new gas stoves. His remarks piqued the interest of politicians and major news operators, sparking much speculation in the United […]

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Recently, the Atlantic reported that restaurants failed to utilize proper ventilation practices to mitigate Covid-19 exposure. For larger franchises, this could be seen as a bit of an embarrassment. However, for small, family owned restaurants, an HVAC overhaul isn’t as financially feasible. Thankfully, creative restaurant owners learned to leverage outdoor dining. City Roundup: New Changes in […]

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The National Restaurant Association (NRA), represented by top lobbyist Sean Kennedy, pleaded with Congress on Monday for another round of Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grants. The RRF was part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) signed into law on March 11th, 2021. The ARP Act budgeted $1.9 trillion and was intended to build a bridge […]

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Since 2014, Fry Out Cancer has raised more than $113,000 for cancer related charities. This annual event benefits The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The event gives communities the opportunity to knock out two birds with one stone by funding cancer research […]

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