Prominent LA Restaurateur Stephane Bombet Wore Blackface at a Halloween Party in 2011


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10 Inspirational Hospitality Industry Stories During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

Since opening in 2011, the Omni Hotel in Dallas’ 23-story façade has been a regular subject for photographers, thanks to dynamic light shows, timely sports shout-outs, or advertisers looking to brand our city’s iconic skyline. Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, there is a lot of negativity online and in the news. The hospitality industry has been hit hard, and it can often be difficult to see silver linings in immense uncertainty and tragic circumstances.

The best POS systems for restaurants offering delivery


iKentoo, an iPad-based POS and business management system that was founded in Geneva in 2011, was acquired by Lightspeed in 2019. Founded in 2011, Gastrofix has its headquarters in Germany. 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.

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Loyalty Programs Driving Returning Customers


Established in 2011, Vitality Bowls specializes in fresh, nutrient-rich bowls that combine a thick açaí berry blend with organic granola and superfood toppings.

Winc and Winemaker Robert Daugherty


They created 664 brands since they launched in 2011. Since launching in 2011, Winc has generated $200 million in revenue and raised $44 million in investments. piotr-makowski-zNUF9MY249Q-unsplash.jpg. Author(s): Emiliano De Laurentiis. Teaser: Winc's Winemaker, Robert Daugherty, delivers on quality and variety. If you do a browser search for 'online wine sales,' it's likely that Winc will be at the top of the list.

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Sea Change


” Sustainable Surf was founded in 2011 by Michael Stewart and Kevin Whilden to unlock the potential of the global surfing community and to encourage its members to become leaders in protecting ocean health and creating a sustainable future. thumbnail__OLDPULTENEY-0022154_Sm.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: Old Pulteney's 'Rise with Tide' campaign enlists surfers. What does Old Pulteney and surfers have in common? The sea, of course.

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20 Best Breweries in Indiana: A Hoosier’s Taproom Guide


Bare Hands Brewery opened in December 2011 with a mission to handcraft small batches of beer with the highest quality ingredients. Iechyd Da Brewing Company is a brewery and restaurant that first opened in 2011 by homebrewers Summer and Chip Lewis.

How Climate Change Hits Small Business

Ken Burgin

There are a number of parallels to the Brisbane floods of 2011, when I wrote an article on Disaster Recovery Marketing – how to get customers back in the door as quickly as possible. It’s hard for us in our comfortable big cities to imagine what the people in Townsville (northern Australia) are going through after the massive floods and release of dam water. This inundated the town, and whole shopping centres and business areas are closed – some will never re-open.

Restaurant Consumer Trends: Demographics, Lifestyle and Technology

The Restaurant Group

According to FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) , “the prevalence of food allergy in children increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011” and also states that certain allergies like those to nuts and fish are usually lifelong. How Demographics, Lifestyle, and Technology are Changing Restaurant Consumer Trends.

New FDA Safety Blueprint and Cyclospora Warnings for Fresh Express Salads

Restaurant Engine

Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn says that the Blueprint is “the next stage” of the Food Safety Modernization Act which President Barack Obama signed into law in 2011. Over 546 people have been sickened by bagged salad products containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots due to Cyclospora contamination.

Refine Your Restaurant Chart of Accounts with These Expert Insights

Xtra Chef

With an accounting degree and 8 years of General Manager experience at the height of Austin’s restaurant boom, Stubbs started approaching young restaurants to offer a hand with their books in 2011. It should come as no surprise when we say that bookkeeping is important for any business.

Tasting Wine With Sergio Zingarelli


Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG Riserva di Fizzano 2011 is a blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot. The 2011 vintage is quite aromatic with a palate of ripe dark berries, dark cherry, spice and refined tannins. Rocca vineyards_2.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: A fabulous vertical tasting of wines from an historic cru, plus a few extra treats for your wine cellar!

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Who’s Eating Out for Thanksgiving

Goliath Consulting

Let’s take a look at the numbers: in 2011, National Restaurant Association’s survey of 1,022 adults showed that about 6% of consumers planned to dine out for a Thanksgiving meal. By: Bora Kang. Thanksgiving Day is synonymous to family and lots of good food, but that doesn’t mean that the food has to be made at home. Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can seem like a daunting task for those seeking a relaxing time off from work and quality time with their families.

20 Best Breweries in Philadelphia in 2020


This Chicago-based brewery expanded after it was acquired by Anheuser-Busch in 2011. There’s no doubt about it, Philly loves beer. As the city has evolved, the brewing landscape has certainly changed – at one point there were about 700 breweries in the city alone.

The Weekly Dozen - Malbec, but Hold the Mendoza


2011 Clos Triguedina Cahors ($33). AOP-CAHORS-THE-NEW-BLACK-WINE-JL-BALDES-NM.png. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: For the holidays, rediscovered this purloined French grape at its source - Cahors. Southern Hemisphere winemakers have done a great job of expropriating grape varieties from the Northern Hemisphere and almost commercially trademarking them as their own.

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The Dozen - Return of the Big Reds


2011 Chêne Bleu “Heloise” IGP Vaucluse ($88). sullivan 2.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: It's time to add some gravitas to our summertime drinking. Enough of the prelims of chilled whites, sparklers and rosés. No more bargains under $10.

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11 Best Restaurant Review Sites of 2020

Restaurant Clicks

Zagat was bought by Google in 2011, so Zagat reviews often appear on Google Business pages. Your restaurant’s online reviews can make or break your business. Studies have shown that 82% of consumers read online reviews for local businesses before visiting, so it’s vital that your business is present on review websites and has great ratings. . Certain review sites like Google and Yelp tend to get more traffic than other, less popular restaurant review websites.

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He later moved on to work as a Senior Sous Chef at two Michelin-starred Pied à Terre, before being appointed Head Chef in 2011 at Alyn Williams at The Westbury. Chef Richard McLellan is proud to announce the opening of his new restaurant and bar, Wilder, launching on Wednesday 16th October 2019, at Boundary London, Shoreditch.

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A Taste of Susana Balbo Wines


Her son José joined the team in 2011 as winemaker and her daughter Ana joined in 2012 as marketing manager. 20190824_091453.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Wines you can enjoy all year long! Photo credit: Penny Weiss. Simply put, I love Susana Balbo wines. So, when I recently received four bottles of her CRIOS brand, I was quite pleased.

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Black Vintners and Wine Professionals in the Spotlight?


Additional sources on black wine professionals : Urban Connoisseurs is a marketing and media company owned by Marcia Jones since 2011 whose mission is to connect Black vintners with wine enthusiasts. 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 professionals are also getting long-overdue attention in the industry. In 1940 John June Lewis Jr.

POSist Mixer 2020: Panel Discussion on ‘Restaurants Make A Way for Comeback’

The Restaurant Times

Biggies Burger was started in 2011, and as of 2020, the brand has a presence in 12 states with over 32+ outlets. The second session at POSist Mixer 2020 was a panel discussion moderated by Mr. Ashist Tulsian, founder of POSist Technologies.

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A Taste of Bertani Wines


In 2011 another family-owned company of Tuscan wineries bought Bertani, but management and operations are kept separately. 20191130_132802.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Bertani Winery produces an array of wine to please all palates. It’s that time of year again for putting up seasonal decorations, attending holiday parties, buying an appropriate gift for the host/hostess and shopping for presents which seems to get more challenging as the years go by.

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Dark Kitchen 101: Setting Up A Multi-Brand Operation

The Restaurant Times

Faasos, an Indian food-on-demand venture that was set up in 2011, has made impressive in-roads into the F&B market. Cloud kitchens, also known as dark kitchens, virtual kitchens, ghost kitchens, and delivery-only restaurants, have proved to be a significant disruptor in the restaurant industry. As food choices today have become more diverse, many standalone dark kitchen brands have evolved their businesses to embrace the concept of multi-brand cloud kitchens.

Bar Rescue’s Jonathan Taffer on COVID-19 Restaurant Changes

Restaurant Engine

Bars and restaurants deal with bacteria every day,” says Jonathan Taffer, the host of the television show Bar Rescue which premiered in 2011 and is entering its 12th season with Paramount Network. . “I have great confidence in the restaurant business. We’ve been dealing with invisible enemies since our inception. We’ve called it bacteria.

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Uber Acquires Postmates, Merging Two of the Biggest Delivery Companies


Postmates, an early entrant in the on-demand delivery space, launched in 2011 promising couriers who could deliver anything (not just food) direct to customers’ doors: “The idea behind Postmates is what if you can use the city as a warehouse,” co-founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann told CNBC in 2015 , positioning the idea of bespoke delivery as the “anti-Amazon.” nyker /Shutterstock.

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The Curious Boom and Bust of Food Trucks in China

Restaurant Engine

From the shopping mall construction bubble of 2009 to the RTO bubble of 2011, very exaggerated and abbreviated business cycles are endemic to China. Food truck owners can learn from the instructive experiences of their Chinese counterparts during the past two weeks.

The Weekly Dozen - Reds at the Ready


2011 Chêne Bleu “Héloïse” Vaucluse Red IGP ($83). 2011 Chêne Bleu “Abelard” Ventoux Red ($88). B21549.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: Some delicious, big and bold feasting reds from around the wine globe. If you love to cook hearty meat dishes – leg of lamb, prime rib, roast rabbit in cream sauce, pot au feu, goulash, cassoulet – then you love big flavorful wines to go with them.

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5 Reasons Why Restaurants Are Going Cashless


Between 2011 and mid-2016 alone, a Gallup survey found that the number of Americans using cash for nearly all purchases dropped from 36 to 24 percent. The newest tech trend in restaurants? Going cashless. You read that right. If you think a business going cashless is crazy, you’re not alone. After all, how could the oldest form of currency not be accepted as payment? While phasing out paper money entirely would be a huge undertaking, some restaurants have stopped accepting bills or coins.

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10 Alternative Foodservice Formats Impacting the Restaurant Industry

Aaron Allen & Associates

Increasingly, we’re seeing companies that are looking to provide food via convenient and affordable formats that have attractive unit economics or are more relevant to emerging consumer trends — bringing food to customers where they live, work, eat, play, shop, and so on.

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Among them is Will, a member of the MOD Squad who was formerly incarcerated, “I was released from prison in October 2011, and on November 6, 2012, I was able to cast my vote. Company Will Give MOD Squad Members Time Off to Vote, Provide Voting Resources for Customers and Squads.

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Touring the Douro Valley with the Symington Port Family


In 2014, Wine spectator awarded Dow’s 2011 vintage port as “Wine of the year” in the “Top 100 Wines of the World.” The Symington family honors the port trade in their business goals. Deborah Grossman. Rupert Symington enjoys sharing stories of his family’s heritage in the Douro Valley. But he’s also a innovative leader in the modern port trade. Rupert Symington knows port. His family has run the Symington port business since the 1880s.

5 Secrets of the Orcia DOC

A Wine Story

2011 Ripario. 2011 All Inontro. Orcia DOC Poggio al Vento in Castiglione de Orcia. 5 Secrets of the Orcia DOC. Some people call the Orcia DOC “The Other “Tuscany” Wine Region.” ” Tuscany shines as a famous wine tourism region – noted for its red wine made from the Sangiovese grape. Italian wine. Yet what of Tuscany’s neighbor, the Orcia DOC? Located a stone’s throw from the prestigious Montalcino region, the Orcia Doc is earthy by comparison.

Day 766 Tasting Wine With Sergio Zingarelli

The Wine Knitter

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva di Fizzano 1995, Photo credit: Penny Weiss Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG Riserva di Fizzano 2011 is a blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot. The 2011 vintage is quite aromatic with a palate of ripe dark berries, dark cherry, spice and refined tannins. Nestled in the gently rolling hills of Tuscany in the heart of the Chianti Classico zone lies the family-run estate of Rocca delle Macìe. Rocca delle Macìe.

SEO strategy for Food Business

Island Media Management

Back in 2011, there were already more than 10 million recipe searches a day on Google! Maybe you’re asking, why should you focus on improving your SEO for your Food Business ? Food businesses on the Internet are getting so popular that when a user is looking for a place to eat, he is instantly targeted by plenty of websites. If you are a food business owner, you would want to stand out from the crowd and appear on top results of search engines.

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40 Iconic Restaurants That No Longer Exist

50 Mistakes

2011: Elaine's ​ Elaine's was a New York City institution since opening in 1963 and remained one until it closed in 2011. ​ 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. From swanky celebrity hot spots to local institutions, take a look back at some of the most iconic restaurants that have, sadly, gone out of business.

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Food Technology: Future of the Restaurant Industry


This data is important for business ever since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was launched back in 2011. Today’s customers expect the best experience from their favorite restaurants and if they don’t get it, they are quick to turn to others. No, this does not mean you should pack up shop and open a food truck instead. You just have to work smarter. Restaurants that are successful today invest in the future by incorporating technology in their operations.

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5 Actual Restaurant Promotions That Worked

MBB Hospitality

The August 2011 tweet by entrepreneur and HARO founder Peter Shankman sounded like a joke, when he asked Morton’s for a porterhouse when he lands in Newark Airport. Your restaurant may be dishing out some of the best food in your locality, but none of that matters if no one knows about your business. This is where restaurant promotions come in – they give you the unique power to reach your target market and keep them loyal to you.

Western Son Vodka

The Wine Knitter

The distillery was created in 2011 by a small group of men who formed the JEM Beverage CO. It has been quite a while since I’ve reviewed vodka.

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Day 761 A Taste of Bertani Wines

The Wine Knitter

In 2011 another family-owned company of Tuscan wineries bought Bertani, but management and operations are kept separately. It’s that time of year again for putting up seasonal decorations, attending holiday parties, buying an appropriate gift for the host/hostess and shopping for presents which seems to get more challenging as the years go by. Needless to say, it can be quite stressful.

In Pursuit of the Perfect Bowl of Porridge


Neal Robertson from Scotland won in 2011 with a cinnamon and nutmeg-spiked porridge topped with a blueberry compote. A porridge creation by Swedish competitor Per Carlsson | Clarissa Wei.

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