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A CHEF’S REFLECTIONS

Culinary Cues

America has moved through two world wars, Prohibition, the 1918 pandemic, polio and tuberculosis, the Korean War, Vietnam, the tragedy of 9-11, the Great Depression and the economic collapse in 2008 as well as a number of recessions along the way, Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and now another epic pandemic.

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Steak and Ale to make long-awaited return in April

Restaurant Business

After succumbing to bankruptcy in 2008, the casual-dining pioneer will open in Burnsville, Minn., next year.

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Momofuku Says It Will No Longer Enforce ‘Chile Crunch’ Trademark

EATER

Mariscal explains that the original trademark enforcement was a protective move After Momofuku purchased the “chile crunch” trademark from Chile Colonial , a Colorado-based company that began selling a Mexican-inspired crunchy chile condiment in 2008, “it then became our job to protect it.”

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Momofuku Says It Will No Longer Enforce ‘Chile Crunch’ Trademark

EATER

Mariscal explains that the original trademark enforcement was a protective move After Momofuku purchased the “chile crunch” trademark from Chile Colonial , a Colorado-based company that began selling a Mexican-inspired crunchy chile condiment in 2008, “it then became our job to protect it.”

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How Restaurants Can Survive (and Thrive) in Periods of Economic Turmoil

Modern Restaurant Management

Prior to the 2008 financial crisis, the restaurant industry was quite traditional. According to a CBS article , back in 2008, McDonald’s replaced their double cheeseburger, which had two meat patties and two slices of cheese, with a new burger that only had a single slice of cheese. Utilize Technology.

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Why Cali BBQ is a Digital-First Restaurant

7 Shifts

We started our restaurant in 2008, during what is now known as The Great Recession. And we transformed it into a media company during a global pandemic in 2020. To say we’ve had to learn to be resilient at Cali BBQ is an understatement.

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[Podcast] Own Diner’s Attention With Matt Plapp, CEO of America’s Best Restaurants

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I've owned my marketing firm since 2008 and since then we've helped hundreds of companies market with a purpose, that purpose is ROI! First, I'm a husband to Christy for the past 20 years, then a father to Paige & Cole. Next I'm an AVID marketer, CrossFitter, Author, Speaker, Consultant & Business Coach.

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