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Why Revit Makes Sense as a Foodservice Consultant’s Tool
Michael Perigard
February 7, 2018
Why Revit Makes Sense as a Foodservice Consultant’s Tool

In 2010, my associate and I sat in a Revit training class and pondered the why’s and how’s of working in Revit for our industry.  The old reliable, AutoCAD, was working just fine.  Staff had extensive AutoCAD training and almost all foodservice symbols were readily available. Could Revit, building information modeling (BIM) software, designed specifically […]

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Re-Use or Buy New?  An Equipment Condition Assessment Can Help
Ed Bernard
February 6, 2018
Re-Use or Buy New? An Equipment Condition Assessment Can Help

As the cost of foodservice equipment continues to escalate and capital dollars for new replacement become scarce, a trend is that more and more facilities are looking at condition assessment to justify the continuing use of some existing equipment and limit capital expenditure. So how can you determine if you should reuse existing equipment?  How […]

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Holiday Greeting
December 14, 2017
Our Favorite Holiday Traditions 2017

We invite you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite holiday traditions!

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Coming to a Café Near You: Hyper Local Farms
Blog
November 14, 2017
Coming to a Café Near You: Hyper Local Farms

The Importance of Sustainable and Local Farms We all are familiar with the local and sustainable food movement. It has provided consumers with more healthful choices in the food and beverage arenas, while promoting local industry. Many local farms are taking an “artisanal” approach toward their crop generation. These methods are more beneficial to the […]

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Come Fly with Me…and Dine!
Barry Skown
October 16, 2017
Come Fly with Me…and Dine!

Americans are certainly a society in perpetual motion.  And nowhere does this seem more evident than in air travel.  Business persons, individuals, families, social groups, sports teams, and more are traveling more now than ever before.  In fact, you’ve experienced it!  You’ve walked through the airport in the past year and become part of the […]

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The Food Truck – What Route is It Taking?
Joseph Sorgent
September 12, 2017
The Food Truck – What Route is It Taking?

Many consider food trucks to be a recent phenomenon but in one way or another, the concept has been around for as long as the automotive industry.  Food trucks are the natural evolution to the “street vendor food cart.”  Various food organization studies estimate that between 2.5 to 3.0 billion people worldwide eat at a […]

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Are You Listening?
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September 12, 2017
Are You Listening?

Do me a favor.  The next time you are in a meeting, look around and count how many people are NOT on their cell phones or laptops.  I tried this a week ago, and every single person in the room was multitasking!  Let’s face it, work is hectic and deadlines are urgent.  But if there’s […]

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How the Cocktail World Caught Up
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August 15, 2017
How the Cocktail World Caught Up

The next time you visit your favorite haunt for a tipple, take a closer look at the bar. More specifically, the mixers and garnishes. Not long ago, you would have found the big plastic jugs of neon grenadine and sours mix, impossibly red cherries, and all sorts of other mysterious mixes with a shelf life […]

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Ready, Set, Global
Stephen Waltz
July 19, 2017
Ready, Set, Global

We are a global society, jet setting around the world for business and pleasure.  Today’s incredible advances in technology provide the opportunity for most companies to do business in many different parts of the world.  This is true for the foodservice consulting industry as well.  International project opportunities, while exciting, present a unique set of […]

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Gen Z…New Kids on the Block
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May 11, 2017
Gen Z…New Kids on the Block

As some of you may recall, I wrote my last blog on the impact Millennials have on foodservice today. The blog turned out to receive quite a bit of feedback. Some of the feedback was, why hadn’t I featured Gen Z in place of Millennials… since Millennials are sooooo last generation?  It’s a fair point, […]

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