Toasting the New Year like a Pro

Goliath Consulting

The “Saying Goodbye to 2020 is Priceless” Domaine Carneros Le Rêve Blanc De Blancs 2007 ($$$) For a sparkling wine to carry a vintage (most are combinations of multiple years’ crops to preserve consistency), the region must have an exceptional year for grapes.

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A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Ever since Chris Messina’s #barcamp hashtag turned up on social media in 2007, hashtags have been big business for marketing. Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84


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Viral Cinn-sation: How Shuckin’ Shack Crunched an LTO

Modern Restaurant Management

" Shuckin' Shack started as a 900-square-foot shack in Carolina Beach, North Carolina in 2007 and began franchising seven years later.

2007 96

Best Advertising Strategy for Auto Shops

Indoor Media

John has just moved to your town, and he’s got a 2007 Honda Civic. As recently as 2019, there were 276 million registered motor vehicles in the US. Those millions include everything from buses to cars to motorcycles.

Phelps Creek Vineyard in Columbia Gorge

A Wine Story

“In 2007, I met the 27-year-old Alexandrine Roy. A few days later at the IPNC, I pitched Alexandrine about joining our team to make wine with us this (2007) vintage. “Alexandrine has been with the Phelps Creek team ever since 2007. Phelps Creek Story.

??Willamette Valley Pinot Noir: Sokol-Blosser

A Wine Story

In 2007, Sunset magazine honored both founder Susan Sokol Blosser and Sokol Blosser Winery with their prestigious “Green Winery of the Year” award. Willamette Pinot Noir from Sokol-Blosser Winery.

The Best Mexican Restaurants in Washington DC

Restaurant Clicks

Celebrity Chef and Humanitarian José Andrés opened Oyamel in 2007, and it has been a favorite Mexican restaurant in the D.C. Mexican food is highly flavorful and perfect for a night out with friends.

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How to Write the Perfect Restaurant Mission Statement: Guide + Examples

7 Shifts

Fast casual chain Sweetgreen's missions statement has helped it exapnd to 75 locations since it's founding in 2007. Learn how to write a killer restaurant mission statement to be among the select few that can.

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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Opens 77th Annual Convention & Exposition Registration to Beverage Alcohol Industry


Event date: April 20, 2020 (All day). WSWA includes Beverage Alcohol Industry retailers to 2020 convention.

7 Restaurant Management Book Recommendations

7 Shifts

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Eight Ways Restaurants Can Prepare for a New Normal 

Modern Restaurant Management

Copper’s resistance to bacteria spread has long been touted but a study from 2007 by the American Society for Microbiology found that seasonal flu particles were dramatically less likely to survive on copper when tested against stainless steel.

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Responding to the Growing Age-Gap in the Workplace

Modern Restaurant Management

The number of adults age 55 or older working in the industry jumped 70 percent between 2007 and 2018 and there are nearly two teenage restaurant workers for every employee age 55 or older. In 2007, teenagers outnumbered the 55-plus by three to one. The U.S.

4 Ways to Pivot Your Restaurant’s Business Model During COVID-19

7 Shifts

The meal kit industry, which has been around since 2007, hit $5 billion in annual revenue in 2019—but growth in the industry was slow pre-COVID-19. It’s no surprise that restaurants have been hit hard during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Of Course We Wanted to Believe the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Guy


torbakhopper /flickr.

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Pros and Cons: Should restaurants accept contactless payments?


Contactless payment systems launched in 2007 , yet they are only recently viewed as serious alternatives to cash or cards in the United States. Since more and more consumers are setting up contactless payment options though, it only makes sense that businesses start adapting them too. .

11 Spots in Philadelphia for the Juiciest, Crispiest Fried Chicken

Restaurant Clicks

Established in 2007, Love & Honey Fried Chicken has become a Philadelphia favorite in the past years. Philadelphia, PA is a wonderful place to visit, tour, and explore. Though there are plenty of sights to see and things to do, my favorite part of this city is the restaurant scene.

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Wine Certification Courses

A Wine Story

I took the exam in 2007. At that time – 2007 – the “book” recommended serving the oldest woman at the table first, and then the youngest woman. Wine Education Courses. Wine Certification Courses.

Black Vintners and Wine Professionals in the Spotlight?


In 2007 Mack launched Maison Noir Wines and a T-shirt line with playful marketing and serious quality. The wine world wakes up to Black wine personalities. Deborah Grossman. Sunny days are ahead for Black vintners. The interest and sales of Black-owned wineries are up.

Wine Basics for Beginners

A Wine Story

In 2007 he won the Best Sommelier in America competition. Wine Basics for Beginners. Wine Basics For Beginners . When it comes to wine basics for beginners, one of the best resources can be found in the sommelier world.

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The Birthplace of American Spirits


After a fire destroyed the building in 1814, Washington’s distillery was eventually reconstructed in 2007 and it now produces small batches of whiskey each year. virginiaspirits-org_orig.jpeg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: The origins of American spirits in America featuring a taste of A. Smith Bowman's magical bourbon.

2019 117

Opening A Restaurant In The UK? Tick Off This 10 Point Checklist!

The Restaurant Times

Take, for instance, Wahaca , a Mexican street food chain co-founded by the UK MasterChef winner, Thomasina Miers in the year 2007. Opening a restaurant brings along numerous challenges.

Reinventing the Restaurant Experience


Founded in 2007, Synq3 is designed to provide restaurant owners with the automation, technology, and off-premise solutions they need to reach consumers. Listen to "Reinventing the Restaurant Experience" on Spreaker.

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The Pan Am Experience


Founded by Anthony Toth, the Pan Am Experience began in his California garage in 2007 with a few of his close friends. Experience an Authentic Pan American Flight at Air Hollywood. Based in Los Angeles, Air Hollywood is the world’s largest aviation-themed film studio. Since 1998, the company has provided airplane sets and props for several movies and TV shows , including The Wolf of Wall Street and Bridesmaids.

2019 61

Why Are the World’s Greatest Mangoes Almost Impossible to Buy in the U.S.?


In 2007, Indian mangoes were among the first major irradiated fruits to be approved and imported, but they had to be treated in India beforehand. Isip Xin.

2021 114

MRM Franchise Feed: Non-Traditional Dunkin’ and Boxing-Themed Concept

Modern Restaurant Management

” Founded by Ike Shehadeh in 2007, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches currently has over 70 locations in operation throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Florida, with additional locations currently in development in Utah, California and Nevada.

Restaurant Investment: Capital Calls

Aaron Allen & Associates

Premiums for high-quality targets are on the rise, with valuations reaching their highest multiple (11.1x) since 2007. While we expect M&A activity to continue to pick up over the next five years, those leveraging the best insights regarding the evolution of the market landscape to inform a modernized and globally-oriented F&B investment thesis are set to lead (and even create) segments and categories.

2019 48

40 Iconic Restaurants That No Longer Exist

50 Mistakes

2007: Official All Star Café ​ In the '90s, better known as the era of gimmicky restaurants, a set of iconic athletes (Wayne Gretzky, Andre Agassi, and Joe Montana, to name a few) teamed up with Planet Hollywood to open the Official All Star Café The chain not only included classic sports memorabilia and a menu of traditional bar food, but also hosted premieres and events with some of the top celebrities and sports figures in the world.

2019 40

‘It’s Not Just Sustenance. Salmon Equals Life.’


Two women cut salmon into strips at the fish camp on a stretch of the Yukon River called the Rapids, in 2007. Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images.

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Sparkling Wine Sales Are Forecast to Boom This Holiday Season

Bermar America

US Champagne sales growth is now upwards of US$550 million, replicating sales volumes not seen since 2007. Sparkling wines are expected to continue their growth this season and well into 2018. At Bermar America, we’re excited that customer demand has moved a trend into a sustained growth opportunity for operators of wine-by-the-glass programs. We have seen a marked increase in demand from savvy operators who are seeking to serve an enticing range of sparkling wines.

2017 48

???7 Secrets You’ll Love About Montes Winery

A Wine Story

I first met Aurelio Montes and his son, Aurelio Montes Junior (now running the Montes winery) in 2007 when the two men visited Manhattan. Montes Winery in Apalta, Chile. Aurelio Montes Junior of Montes Winery. Are you curious about Montes Winery?

We’re All Learning to Love Jellyfish Now, Thanks to Climate Change


Around 2007, oyster hatcheries experienced mass die-offs from low-pH seawater being pumped into their facilities. It’s hard to predict climate’s effects on ocean species, but one thing’s for sure: Change is coming to what you eat.

2007 98

Want to Start Collecting Vintage Pyrex? You’ve Got Competition.


According to Ashley, interest in vintage Pyrex surged following Mad Men ’s 2007 premiere, and only continued to grow as fans watched watched Joan Halloway prepare dinner with her Pepto-pink casserole dish and Betty Draper set out party snacks in poppy-red bowls. Jennie Barclay /Shutterstock.

2021 109

A Movie-able Feast: Criterion Channel Has a Smorgasbord of Great Food Movies Right Now


The Secret of the Grain (2007). Photo-illustration: Eater.

MRM Franchise Feed: Wing Zone Revitalization and Real Food BK

Modern Restaurant Management

” Americana, an independently owned and operated franchise partner of Krispy Kreme, currently operates more than 200 Krispy Kremeshops in five countries, including UAE, KSA, and Kuwait, and has partnered with Krispy Kreme to delight customers since 2007.

Court of Master Sommeliers

A Wine Story

I took the exam in 2007. At that time – 2007 – the “book” recommended serving the oldest woman at the table first, and then the youngest woman. Court of Master Sommeli. Court of Master Sommeliers. Wine Education Courses: The Court of Master Sommelier Credential.

Umpqua Valley Wine

A Wine Story

After moving to Roseburg in 2007, the family began making friends with local winemakers and grew to appreciate the potential of the Umpqua Valley. Umpqua Valley Wine: Melrose Winery.

Warmer Temperatures Could Mean More Grapes for Midwest Winemakers — but Also More Bad Weather


After 11 years as a coastal science and policy specialist in Boston, Chantal Lefebvre and her husband Mike Newman moved to Northwest Michigan in 2007 to be closer to family that’d recently relocated there.

White Lily Flour Has Long Held a Near-Mythological Status in the South. Now It’s Everywhere.


bought White Lily in 2007, it closed the company’s Knoxville mill and moved production to the Midwest, much to the dismay of many of the flour’s fans. Dannie Sue Balakas/ Instagram.

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The Link Between Deadly Lettuce Outbreaks and a Warming Planet


For lettuce growers, even a modest warming of the planet has the potential to accelerate existing risks of foodborne illness in the supply chain — and bring about issues we can’t foresee. In the spring of 2018, dozens of people across the country began falling sick. Infected with E.

The Legacy of Malinda Russell, the First African-American Cookbook Author


Malinda Russell’s “A Domestic Cookbook” offers more than culinary advice. It also gives clear attribution to figures who are typically erased or lost to history. In 1866, Malinda Russell self-published A Domestic Cookbook: Containing a Careful Selection of Useful Receipts for the Kitchen.

Day 756 Exploring The Franken Wine Region, Part Two

The Wine Knitter

Their son Daniel joined the team in 2007 and was involved in taking steps to direct the estate towards biodynamic farming and organic production. Photo credit: Penny Weiss If you haven’t read Part One of this story, then it’s time to catch up to everyone before we continue our journey heading west in Franken. link] Winzer Sommerach There are five wine cooperatives in the Franken wine region.

2019 60

There Is No ‘After’ the Reckoning for Restaurants


In June 2020, employees of Tatte Bakery, a small bakery chain that opened in Boston in 2007 but now also has locations in Washington, D.C., One year after Instagram flooded with callouts against racist, sexist, and toxic restaurant work cultures, what’s actually changed?

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We Should All Be Eating More Rabbit


Even there, though, rabbit’s “transitional status creates a difficult balance for the socially constructed identity given to the animal,” writes Medina in an essay in the 2007 edited volume Consuming the Inedible: Neglected Dimensions of Food Choice.