The restaurant industry is really at the foundation of social outings in the 21st century. People dine out for date nights, special occasions, holidays, birthdays, business meetings, networking activities; the reasons for restaurant dining are almost limitless. That said, many restaurants will close or switch owners in the first three years of operation. It’s important to […]
For the first time since 1999, the Minnesota Food Code may be changing. The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture complied a 258 page document proposing changes to the Minnesota Food Code.
Food labeling is incredibly important and as the laws get more strict, proper labeling is only going to become more important. When you use products from NCCO, you can rest assured knowing whatever you choose is going to be a quality product. Still, it’s hard to know which product will meet your needs the best. […]
The right labeling system can address all of those concerns and Date Code Genie is exactly what you need, even if you don’t realize it yet.
In 2014, a woman from Utah was hospitalized and almost died after a restaurant employee accidentally added cleaning chemicals to iced tea. The employee thought it was sugar they were adding to the sweet tea. The woman made a miraculous recovery and, luckily, is fine today. Situations like this happen more often than you’d think […]
When was the last time you stopped to smell the roses – or maybe to appreciate a painting on the wall as you pass by? For this post, I wanted to introduce you to Pam Woolway and the unique way her art is connecting people.
So what do you have to do with the changing patterns in our market? To understand the changing consumer, I think we should take a step back from within the industry and look at how our own habits have changed.
We all know the impact that Jeff Bezos’ empire has had on the retail industry, but restaurants? I know that they will continue to provide an option to operators that cannot effectively source specific items from the typical distribution partners, but will they really have an impact on consumers? Well, they are trying.
I had the opportunity to go to China last month, and was blown away – literally and figuratively. Literally because our trip was extended when Typhoon Haima hit Hong Kong on the day of our scheduled departure. Figuratively because the country is in such rapid transition that it is difficult for a visitor to grasp the scale of these changes.
Feeding a school full of children is not a job to be taken lightly. School nutrition directors, a job I didn’t even know existed, work hard to serve healthy and nutritious meals to children in school cafeterias every day. And it’s not only about lunch.