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Bring the outdoors inside with 12 collections that exemplify an organic-inspired approach to dinnerware.  These collections thrive in creating harmony between manufactured and natural elements, in a warm and inviting way. 2in1 Dinnerware As its name suggests, the 2in1 collection offers a little something extra: two pieces in one. 2in1’s stoneware pieces resemble handmade pottery […]

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New dinnerware brightens and refreshes your establishment. Here are 8 trending dinnerware looks that elevate presentation. This curated collection walks a fine line between classical and future-forward aesthetics. Additionally, for your added convenience, each collection has a natural synergy with most any flatware pattern. We should note that all of the American Metalcraft melamine collections […]

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Food photography is an integral part of the restaurant business, now more than ever. We spoke to Columbus, OH-based commercial stills and motion photographer, Tommy Feisel, about how anyone can achieve mouthwatering imagery the DIY way. We’ll share easy tips and tricks to instantly improve your food photography skills and attract new customers. The Discovery […]

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Welcome to part two of a two-part series about superfood. Please click here for part one. Consumers are rethinking their relationship with food now more than ever. Whether it is seeking out better-for-you options or prioritizing food as preventative medicine, this trend continues to grow and evolve into a lifestyle. In part one of our […]

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Michelin Guides are the beacons of true fine dining. Stars are only awarded to the best restaurants in any given city and they aren’t easy to obtain. Subsequentially, many would argue that there is no greater gastronomic prestige than receiving and maintaining the three-star award. In this article, we dive into the history of the […]

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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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Every appliance and utensil in a professional kitchen are valuable members of the team, each with their own function and responsibility. A high-quality, sharp chef’s knife, however, may be the single most important tool found in any commercial kitchen. For our knife review, we will talk about the ins and outs of four popular eight-inch […]

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Johns Hopkins Medicine defines a phobia as an uncontrollable, irrational, and lasting fear of a certain object, situation, or activity. If you manage or work in a restaurant, there will times when customers may have seemingly extreme reactions to certain stimuli. After all, restaurants are bustling social landscapes of people, smells, flavors, textures, objects, and […]

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Welcome to part one of a two-part series about superfoods. As more and more of us lean towards healthier lifestyles, consumers are rethinking their relationship with food as a preventative medicine. This is a trend that market researchers predict will continue to grow and evolve. For their What’s Hot: 2022 Culinary Forecast insight, the National […]

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There’s a wide world of condiments out there and they all have their own story to tell. Today, we will show you five of our favorite condiment picks that are lesser known in the United States. It wouldn’t surprise us if you add at least one of them to your regular menu. Banana Ketchup Little […]

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This is Part 2 of a 2-part series about plantscaping and biophilic design for restaurants. As we discussed in Part 1, biophilic design is an up-and-coming option when creating a modern foodservice venue. It allows patrons to benefit from the holistic health benefits interacting with nature provides. For restaurants, biophilic design offers competitive advantages including […]

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This is Part 1 of a 2-part series about plantscaping and biophilic design for restaurants. Please click here for Part 2. Would you like to create a more pleasant environment for guests in your restaurant? How about an atmosphere that supports their health and wellbeing, while simultaneously increasing the perceived value of your establishment? Today, […]

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Restaurant employees and managers understand the importance of preventing foodborne illness. It’s important to keep this knowledge fresh, so we’ve prepared some fun, educational questions to help keep cleanliness top of mind. How does your knowledge of this ever-expanding topic stack up? Take our quiz to find out!

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Photo Courtesy of The Big Texan Steak Ranch Managing and operating a foodservice establishment isn’t easy. Today, however, we’re taking a break from industry challenges like supply chains, health inspectors, mold, and employee retention. Instead, let’s have fun discovering 10 restaurant food challenges! Not only do food challenges create organic media coverage for restaurants, but […]

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It’s important to always be ready for a health inspection. Testing your knowledge now will save you time and money in the future. Many restaurant managers and owners have had great luck in orchestrating practice inspections; this practice helps to teach employees the ins and outs of food safety. There is a lot to keep […]

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