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Foodservice for Thought – The Hybrid Workplace
Barry Skown, Khaled Halabi
February 15, 2021
Foodservice for Thought – The Hybrid Workplace

A tumultuous, and unprecedented, year has passed.  What used to be every employee’s fantasy is now gone.  The part of this country’s workforce who were able to work remotely have now seen and experienced the good, the bad, and the ugly in terms of what it is like to work from home.  The impact of […]

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Foodbots are Here!
Kip Serfozo
January 11, 2021
Foodbots are Here!

What is a foodbot?  In simple terms, it’s a robot that assists foodservice operators to deliver high-quality food and beverage and customer service to guests.  There are kitchen robots that specialize in prep and cooking, and dining room robots that specialize in service aspects.  Sometimes the robots can do both, food prep and serve! This […]

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Crabbies
Recipes
December 14, 2020
Crabbies

For the Marylander at heart…this easy appetizer can be frozen ahead and pulled out in a jiffy…it’s a crowd pleaser! Ingredients 1 jar Old English Cheese spread 1 stick butter (softened) 1 T. mayonnaise 1 T. garlic powder 1 small Can Crabmeat 1 package 6 English Muffins Directions Mix the first 5 ingredients together and […]

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Jubilee Jumbles
Recipes
December 14, 2020
Jubilee Jumbles

When you are wishing for a “taste of home,” this delicious cookie does the trick… Ingredients for Cookies 1 c.         shortening 1 c.         brown sugar ½ c.        sugar 2             eggs 1 c.         milk 1 tsp.     vanilla 2-½ c.    flour ½ tsp.    baking soda 1 tsp.     salt 1 c.         walnuts Ingredients for Glaze […]

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Candy Cane Martini
Recipes
December 14, 2020
Candy Cane Martini

Nothing says the holidays, like this tried and true recipe… Ingredients 3 oz.       gin ½ oz.      dry vermouth 1 tsp.     peppermint schnapps Candy canes for garnish Directions Pour the gin, dry vermouth and peppermint schnapps into a cocktail shaker half-filled with cracked ice. Shake well (don’t stir) and strain into a pre-chilled […]

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Frikadellen (German Meat Balls) with Leeks in Cream Sauce
Recipes
December 14, 2020
Frikadellen (German Meat Balls) with Leeks in Cream Sauce

This is a typical German dish and growing up in Hamburg, I ate it often.  Frikadellen are a very popular meal and are eaten warm or cold, with sides or on their own as a snack.  The cold version is often served late at night on New Year’s Eve as a pick-me up snack while […]

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Tomato Basil Soup
Recipes
December 14, 2020
Tomato Basil Soup

Perfect on a cold, wintry night… Ingredients 6 large tomatoes (garden are best!) 3 T. EVOO 3 T. minced garlic ½ large yellow onion, chopped 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. fresh cracked pepper 1 -2 tsp. red pepper flakes (less or more to taste) 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 4 oz. tomato paste 4 oz. fresh […]

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Exhaust-Ed in the Kitchen
Kevin Banas
November 19, 2020
Exhaust-Ed in the Kitchen

The exhaust hood is a humble, yet vital workhorse in the commercial kitchen. Seemingly simple on its surface, at their most basic they are a metal box overhanging your cookline, capturing vapor and heat to be exhausted to the building’s exterior. But nothing stays simple in these modern times, and a dizzying new array of […]

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Be WELL, Stay WELL, Live WELL | The WELL Building Standard and Your Café
Kip Serfozo
October 20, 2020
Be WELL, Stay WELL, Live WELL | The WELL Building Standard and Your Café

Today, public health is on everyone’s mind.  Recent surveys suggest that the public is very concerned with the quality of their indoor environment.  And they should be.  We spend 90% of our day indoors; the safety of our environment is critical.  Workers and the general public only want to go to buildings that are clean, […]

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What Does the Future of Hand Washing Look Like?
Marleen St. Marie
September 24, 2020
What Does the Future of Hand Washing Look Like?

Washing your hands is boring and not very glamorous, but it is necessary.  Especially today!  Hand washing is part of our everyday lives, whether we are at home or at work.  It is incredibly important, in fact mandatory, in the foodservice industry where handling food is a must! Hand Sinks in Food Service Design Hand […]

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