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The Supply Chain Conundrum
Daniel Kwon
July 14, 2021
The Supply Chain Conundrum

There is a serious supply chain crisis that continues to disrupt many industries and the foodservice consulting industry is not immune from this.  The pandemic has negatively affected the foodservice equipment supply chain from manufacturer to end user. How does the foodservice consultant deal with this?  What strategies should we implement to efficiently source materials […]

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By Design
Kevin Banas
June 14, 2021
By Design

Whether big or small, on a restricted budget or a princely one, no project succeeds without proper coordination between all the stakeholders.  As foodservice designers, our first point of coordination is usually with the ownership:  What sort of facility are they developing?  How many guests are they targeting?  What will the hours of operation be? […]

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How Does an Industry Re-Staff Itself?
Barry Skown
May 19, 2021
How Does an Industry Re-Staff Itself?

The Trials and Tribulations of the Foodservice Industry in 2021 Nearly every single person in the world agrees that the year 2020 was one of the worst on record.  It was certainly the worst year most of us on this planet have ever experienced.  Yet, as bad as it was for everyone individually, I cannot […]

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Food Lockers or Cubbies – Food Vending of the Future is Here
Katja Beck
April 6, 2021
Food Lockers or Cubbies – Food Vending of the Future is Here

You might have seen them at your local quick service pizza restaurant.  On-call vending machines that hold your pre-ordered meal and let you pick up your dinner within a certain window of time.  These food lockers, or cubbies for short, offer contact-free food ordering and pick up with ease…and without hassle or long wait times.  […]

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The Case for a Ghost Kitchen
Kip Serfozo
March 15, 2021
The Case for a Ghost Kitchen

Ghost kitchens were gaining in popularity before the pandemic.  Now they are even more important; in fact, they have leapt from trending to mainstream in the matter of months instead of years.  Many foodservice operations already have access to a ghost kitchen and just about every operator should consider aligning with one.  That is, of […]

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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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