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How to Simplify Operations and Improve Productivity

Foodable

The brand was founded in 2004 by Don Newcomb, Debra Bryson and Chris Newcomb, the team that founded McAlister’s Deli. Listen to "120. Newk's Eatery | How to Simplify Operations and Improve Productivity" on Spreaker.

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Operating Efficiency of Domino’s Pizza Tantamount to Google

Restaurant Engine

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) went public in 2004, and it has delivered a superior return to its shareholders, better even than Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL). I think it was 2004. ” Indeed, Google opened for trading at $100 per share on August 19, 2004.

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[New Research] Just How Many People are Using Coupons?

Indoor Media

While consumers have always wanted to save money, Google Trends shows that interest in the term “coupons” has more than doubled since 2004. The coupon craze has risen to new heights.

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Ninth Circuit Narrowly Upholds Foie Gras Ban

Modern Restaurant Management

” The law was originally passed by the California legislature in 2004 with a 7.5-year enforcement delay. On May 6, 2022, a panel of three judges in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered a challenge to California’s ban on foie gras.

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Julia Child introduced Americans to French cuisine

The Salt

The renown chef and public television star, who died in 2004, spoke to Fresh Air in 1989 about the food she ate as a child in Pasadena, Calif. Child is the subject of the new documentary, Julia

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Columbia Gorge

A Wine Story

About the Columbia Gorge AVA The Columbia Gorge AVA, established in 2004, comprises vineyard lands on both sides of the Columbia River, in both Oregon and Washington. In 2004 the orchard’s age required replacing the trees or trying something new. Columbia Gorge.

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On Courage, Conviction, and Character while Building Successful Restaurants – Tapan Vaidya, CEO of Papa Johns

The Restaurant Times

I am just because I knew the business inside out having started the first restaurant in the GCC, when in 2004”. The allure of a slice of pizza is irresistible, yes, but nobody makes pizza quite like Papa Johns. Since its foundation in the United States in 1984, the brand has grown globally.

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Franchise Owner Spotlight: Brian Blum

Gecko Hospitality

Blum found out about Gecko Hospitality when he left his position as an Area Director for Applebee’s back in 2004. Franchise Owner Spotlight: Brian Blum. Recruiting Franchisee. The world of recruiting is ripe for someone who wants to venture into a successful franchise business.

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Understanding the co-operative model in Kenya’s coffee sector

Perfect Daily Grind

Legally, all Kenyan co-ops must be registered under the 2004 Co-operative Societies Act. Historically, as many as 50% of Kenya’s coffee producers have worked with big estates or co-operatives at any given time.

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Choolaah Indian BBQ, a Company Committed to a People-Centric Culture

Foodable

Wholesome International in 2004 started to franchise Five Guys and Sankar talks about learning about the founders passion, values and staying true. Listen to "109. Choolaah Indian Bbq, a Company Committed to a People-Centric Culture" on Spreaker.

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A Guide to Yelp for Restaurant Owners

Indoor Media

History of Yelp Yelp was founded in 2004 by two former PayPal employees. Yelp is a great tool and a major annoyance for modern business owners, especially for restaurateurs.

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3 Ways to Use ‘Google Trends’ to Improve Your Restaurant’s Business

Next Restaurants

Both of them experienced a rise in popularity of this food in 2004. By Frank Hamilton, Contributor. A lot of businesses, including restaurants, underestimate Google Trends and its opportunities.

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The best POS systems for restaurants offering delivery

Deliverect

Founded in 2004 in France, CLYO Systems creates payment and management solutions for restaurants, bars and cafés. Integrated with Deliverect. When you’re running a restaurant, choosing a point-of-sale (POS) system can make or break the business. Pick the right one and you can streamline all your restaurant operations, from orders and payments to staff and inventory management. But with so many providers out there, how do you decide?

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Is specialty coffee growing faster than global coffee consumption?

Perfect Daily Grind

This was largely the result of the Coffee Quality Programme , which was launched in 2004 by the Brazilian Coffee Industry Association (ABIC). According to the International Coffee Organisation, global coffee consumption is expected to amount to 170.3

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How can competitors source coffee for the World Barista Championships?

Perfect Daily Grind

The arabica variety was first discovered in the 1930s in Ethiopia, but it wasn’t until 2004 that it took the industry by storm. The World Barista Championships (WBC) give coffee professionals from around the world a platform to showcase their expert knowledge and high-level skills.

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5 Best Restaurant Reservation Systems Compared: Resy, OpenTable, Yelp, Tock, Toast

Cheetah

Yelp was founded in 2004 in San Francisco. Reading Time: 5 minutes. Restaurant reservation systems help solve one of the biggest challenges of the foodservice industry – managing the constant influx of reservations and customers.

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Which Restaurant Reservation System Is Best for Me: Resy vs OpenTable vs Yelp vs Tock

Cheetah

Yelp was founded in 2004 in San Francisco. Reading Time: 5 minutes. Restaurant reservation systems help solve one of the biggest challenges of the foodservice industry – managing the constant influx of reservations and customers.

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A Celebration Of Women In Wine

The Wine Knitter

Photo courtesy of Bruno Giacosa Winery Bruna is a fourth-generation winemaker who, in 2004, took over one of the most celebrated wineries in Italy, the iconic Bruno Giacosa winery in Piedmont, Italy. March 1st began “Women’s History Month.”

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The Comforting Creole Classics You Should Cook at Home

EATER

One staple of Creole cooking in New Orleans is Sassafras , co-owned by mother-and-son team Sandra Duckworth and Corey Duckworth since 2004.

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The Dinova Power Table: Kim Hoeckendorf of Boston Market

Modern Restaurant Management

In 2004, Hoeckendorf started to explore new roles at Starbucks and worked in just about every café position including General Manager before being promoted to District Manager of Company Stores. The Power Table is a symbol of diversity, unity, and empowerment. Once a quarter, Dinova will be setting the table and featuring food industry rockstars who wear many hats in their life roles; professionals, leaders, parents, mentors.

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11 Restaurants with Private Dining Rooms in Louisville

Restaurant Clicks

Originally opened in 2004, Volare is decked out with Italian art, a floor-to-ceiling wine rack, locally commissioned glasswork art, and its custom mural, making it a unique and upscale experience for traditional Italian fares.

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November/December 2020 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

California Appeals Court Declines to Enforce Arbitration for Postmates Drivers : On December 9, 2020, a California Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision denying Postmates’ petition to compel arbitration of claims made under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004. Pooja S.

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Who’s Paying for the Great Delivery Wars?

EATER

Seamless was founded in 1999, Grubhub in 2004, Postmates in 2011, and DoorDash in 2012. Shutterstock. It’s probably not Uber Eats, Postmates, or Grubhub 2020 was an undeniably big year for food delivery.

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Introducing Chef Mark Duesler!

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Duesler graduated from the California Culinary Academy in 2004 and has worked in many restaurants including the Restaurant at Wente and Bacara Spa Cafe. Michael Karsz, Research Technician. The FSTC is proud to introduce the newest member of our team, Mark Duesler! Mark will fill a vital role as Chef Consultant/Program Advisor at Frontier Energy and oversee the new equipment demonstration program at the FSTC facility.

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Top Restaurants with Private Dining Rooms in Seattle

Restaurant Clicks

Via Tribunali opened in 2004 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Seattle is a major metropolitan city along the Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest. The Space Needle erected during the 1962 World’s Fair is the city’s most iconic landmark.

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The Biggest Restaurant Makeover in New York City

EATER

HAGS sits at 163 First Avenue in Manhattan, which from 2004 to 2007 was the original location of Momofuku Noodle Bar.

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Your Guide to Fresh Sushi in Columbus

Restaurant Clicks

We recommend the shrimp yaki-soba, 2004 roll, bulgogi, or stinger roll. Columbus, the capital of Ohio, is known to have some amazing food and restaurant scene.

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Our 13 Favorite Rochester Sushi Restaurants

Restaurant Clicks

He brought over ten years of experience to Shiki when the sushi bar opened in 2004. Rochester, NY, is one of the best cities for foodies in the USA, but there’s more to cuisine in The Flower City than their famous garbage plate and tomato pie. They also have some of the best sushi around.

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A Mexico City Mayor Tried to Erase Street Food Art. The Community Is Fighting Back.

EATER

A sign by Giovanni Bautista. Giovanni Bautista.

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Welcome to the Potato Chip Capital of America

EATER

area in 2004, so for better or worse, I’ve become intimately familiar with the interchange’s (lack of) options and how they’ve evolved (read: devolved) over the years.

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Dark Kitchen Startup Success Stories Every Restropreneur Must Know

The Restaurant Times

In 2004, Barman came to Pune after discovering a newfound interest in entrepreneurship and a yearning for the flavors of Kolkata, which resulted in the conception of an innovative idea. 2020 has proven to be a year full of surprises, as well as the beginning of a new age of fashion trends.

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Where to Get Delicious Sushi in Chicago

Restaurant Clicks

The Chicago location is on Clark Street near Loyola University and was opened in 2004. People often venture into the Windy City for the culture, sights, fantastic shopping, and of course, the wide variety of restaurants and cuisines, sushi included.

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Rush Bowls CEO Talks the Importance of Partnership

Foodable

In 2004 Andrew opened in Boulder’s University Hill District’s first all-natural bowl and smoothie bar. Listen to "Rush Bowls CEO Talks the Importance of Partnership | Andrew Pudalov" on Spreaker.

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West Village Pizza Restaurants You Have to Try

Restaurant Clicks

Opened in 2004, the restaurant aims to provide an inviting space for guests to enjoy tasty pizza. The West Village is a community within the larger Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The West Village borders the river.

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Netflix’s ‘Iron Chef’ Upsells the Glory of Winning a Cooking Competition

EATER

Food Network’s long-running version, Iron Chef America , which ran from 2004 to 2018, now seems like a relic of a prior era, with the now-disgraced Mario Batali one of its early Iron Chefs.) Claudette Zepeda competes on an episode. Adam Rose/Netflix.

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Noma Named ‘World’s Best Restaurant’ — Again

EATER

1: 2004, 2003 Vital Intel : Thomas Keller’s the French Laundry was the first American fine dining establishment to make it to the no. Martin Kaufmann.

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40 Iconic Restaurants That No Longer Exist

RGU

2004: Chi-Chi's ​ Before Chipotle and Taco Bell, there was Chi-Chi's. In 2003, the company filed for bankruptcy, the following year the restaurant was sued for a health outbreak , and by 2004 the restaurant closed for good. ​ by CHARLOTTE CHILTON ​ Due to fickle consumer trends and high rent, many beloved restaurants have been forced to call it quits over the years—some even after decades of success.

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5 of the Most Influential US Restaurateurs

Lavu

In 1992, the James Beard Foundation awarded Waters Outstanding Chef and Chez Panisse Outstanding restaurant, and in 2004, they presented Waters with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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4 Eye-Opening Benefits of Graphic Design for Restaurants

Web Diner

In a 2004 study , fifteen women who had life-threatening issues were monitored while searching the internet for advice in four consecutive weeks. Despite the pandemic, many restaurants are starting to open their doors again.

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The Best Lasagna Recipes, According to Eater Editors

EATER

While this 2004 recipe slightly pre-dates the mainstream usage of the word “umami” by every Western food journalist, the dish is, nevertheless, a well-honed study in that particular kind of unctuousness. Shutterstock.

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