A Very Brief History of Kitchen Utensils

The Back Burner

We Homo sapiens have been using kitchen utensils for quite awhile now. How long? Since the dawn of the Stone Age, nearly three million years ago! Then it was mortar and pestles. Now it’s mortar and pestles and rice cookers sporting the Android operating system. What happened in between?

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Fryer Safety Checklist

The Back Burner

Fortunately, most modern fryers are simple and easy to use. But whenever you add 400°F oil to the mix, extreme caution is essential. What follows is a list of things to consider (please see our disclaimer at the end) if your commercial kitchen prepares deep-fried food. Non-Slip Footwear. When it comes to preventing fryer burns, the right footwear is quite possibly the most important safety precaution.

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Tap42 Gets a Sexy Cutting Edge Restaurant Web Design

Web Diner

We just launched a new and improved website for Tap42 , and it is one sexy beast if we do say so ourselves! A Thousand Words. Tap42 sets a high standard for their restaurant, so they hired Jam Photography to take professional pics of their gorgeous food and establishment. The photos took two separate sessions to capture, and we think they beautifully represent the brand and atmosphere of the restaurant. 3D’licious.

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A Hollywood Florida Institution gets a NASCAR Inspired Restaurant Web Design

Web Diner

We just gave The Cage Bar & Grill website a racing inspired web design to match the restaurant’s dedication to all things NASCAR! 19 Years and Counting. The Cage has been a Hollywood, Florida institution since 1995. It’s where the locals go to chow down on their famous signature Earnhardt Burger; throw back some brews; and enjoy their favorite sports! Designed for the Road. We used an asphalt background and yellow road stripe to give the site a gritty, raceway feel.

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2014 Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Cannubi

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Cannubi appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo Cannubi DOCG MGA Piedmont Piemonte

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2014 Ettore Germano Barolo Riserva Lazzarito

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Ettore Germano Barolo Riserva Lazzarito appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo Certified Organic DOCG Lazzarito MGA Nebbiolo Piedmont Piemonte Riserva

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2014 Marchese Di Barolo Barolo Cannubi

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Marchese Di Barolo Barolo Cannubi appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo Cannubi DOCG MGA Piedmont Piemonte

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2014 Starmont Pinot Noir Carneros

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Starmont Pinot Noir Carneros appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA California Carneros Pinot Noir

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Why Flatware Matters to the Success of Your Restaurant

The Back Burner

At first blush, choosing forks, spoons and knives for your new restaurant might seem like a relatively insignificant task, just one among many decisions you have to make before opening day. But make no mistake, flatware is incredibly important to get right. Ask any restaurant designer worth her salt, and she’ll readily affirm the importance of flatware and how it can help— or hurt —the overall aesthetics of a restaurant’s design.

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2014 Carmim Reguengos Garrafeira Dos Socios Alentejo

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Carmim Reguengos Garrafeira Dos Socios Alentejo appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Portugal Reds Still Wines alentejo Alicante Bouschet DOC garrafeira sustainable Touriga Nacional Trincadeira Preta wasp

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2014 Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Veneto

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Veneto appeared first on Planet Grape. Italy Old World Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Corvina corvina veronese DOC Veneto

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How a Mobile Optimized Website can Increase Restaurant Revenue

Web Diner

We can’t emphasize enough how important it is for a restaurant to have a mobile optimized (friendly) website! We live in an on-the-go world that uses mobile devices to remain connected to the things that matter to us. Any business that doesn’t have a website that fits and works on a mobile device is handing the competitive advantage to their competition that do have mobile sites! Marketing on the Go.

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2014 Vina Eguia Rioja Reserva

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Vina Eguia Rioja Reserva appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Spain Still Wines DOC Reserva Rioja Tempranillo

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2014 Matetic Syrah Valle de San Antonio

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Matetic Syrah Valle de San Antonio appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines Chile D.O. Syrah valle de san antonio

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2014 Col D’Orcia Rosso Col D’Orcia Sant’Antimo

Planet Grape

The post 2014 Col D’Orcia Rosso Col D’Orcia Sant’Antimo appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines DOC Montalcino Sangiovese Sant'Antimo siena

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Vegan Fast Food: Not an Oxymoron (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

“We began meeting in 2014 to plot our overthrow of traditional fast-food industry,” Harris joked.“We

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Deconstructing Russia’s Coffee Market

Perfect Daily Grind

To this day, tea dominates the country’s hot drink sales, accounting for around 60% of all beverages sold between 2009 and 2014. As a result, instant coffee made up just over 60% of the coffee consumed in 2014. Since 2014, the growth in instant coffee consumption has been stagnating.

Time to Make a Resy | Season 3, Vol. 7: Resy

Foodable

Established in 2014, the app services over 5,000 restaurants globally in over 200 cities, overseeing restaurant reservations via back-end management software.

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The best POS systems for restaurants offering delivery

Deliverect

Set up in 2014, Wynd is a French global omni-channel commerce platform based in France. Set up in the Czech Republic in 2014, Storyous is an intuitive cloud-based POS system for cafés, restaurants, bars, pubs, and so on. Created in 2014 in France, Tiller is an entire suite of software applications that includes a point-of-sale system. Integrated with Deliverect. When you’re running a restaurant, choosing a point-of-sale (POS) system can make or break the business.

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5 Ways to Attract Restaurant Customers

ChowNow

Additionally, the search term, “restaurants near me” was the most popular “near me” search on the popular search engine from 2014 to 2019, according to Google data. The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed both restaurant operations and consumer behavior.

A CHEF WHO GETS THE MESSAGE RIGHT

Culinary Cues

According to Big Picture Learning – “A 2014 survey by About.com found that the top three reasons for leaving an organization were communication related: a lack of direction from management, overall poor communication, and poorly communication constant change.”

Up and close with JP Then, founder of Slerp

Deliverect

This really stems from my background of founding the multi-site hospitality brand Crosstown - a business that was founded in 2014 and has had online ordering at the heart of its business for many years.

The Corner Store & Café Redefining Convenience

Foodable

Established in 2014, Foxtrot uses a delivery model in which its entire inventory is available for delivery in under an hour via app-based purchases. “It’s

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7shifts Opens First U.S. Outpost to Support North American Expansion

7 Shifts

Originally founded in 2014 by Jordan Boesch in his hometown of Regina, Canada, 7shifts’ North American office launch is reinforced by the hiring of former Yelp VP, Global Partnerships, Preston Junger to be the company’s’ Head of US Operations.

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Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits

Cheetah

Remember Burger King’s 2014 ‘Pride Whopper’? Reading Time: 4 minutes. Pride Month is about to be celebrated throughout June and restaurants are getting ready to be the beating heart of it all. This year’s theme is “All in This Together” as #SFpride51 focuses on the local community.

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Loyalty Programs Driving Returning Customers

Foodable

The chain started franchising in 2014, and currently maintains 78 open stores. “We’re

DoorDash has acquired salad-making robot company Chowbotics

EATER

Chowbotics was founded in 2014, and its fresh food robot Sally — a rectangular machine that’s essentially a salad vending machine — can create customizable salads, grain and poke bowls, parfaits, cereals, and snacks all within a small space.

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Restaurant Trends in the Farm-to-Table Movement

Next Restaurants

Even Chipotle poked fun at the restaurant industry in 2014 with their “ Farmed and Dangerous ” web series, citing how far a restaurant would go to build a positive brand while actually showcasing how important it is to use real, sustainably-farmed ingredients. The farm-to-table. (or

WINTER WEIGHT WINES

Sante

2014 Tenuta Regaleali Rosso del Conte Contea di Sclafani Sicilia Italy $78. Sleeping Giant.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: Chefs look to the season for inspiration as do sommeliers. Traditionally, in winter, menus tend towards heartier dishes and the wines follow suit.

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Seasonal Zero Proof Cocktails

Foodable

The business was founded by Ben Branson in 2014. In the latest episode of Taste Kitchen , Brittany Cascone hosts a seasonal, zero-proof cocktail crafting with Laura Lashley, the national education manager of Seedlip.

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Insights from an Alabama Restaurant Operator

Restaurant Engine

The Peterson family started Yo’ Mama’s in 2014. Yo’ Mama’s Restaurant. Although national statistics and insights from restaurant lobbyists on Capitol Hill can be helpful, sometimes the best place to go for real advice is a local owner-operator.

??3 Secrets You’ll Love About French Malbec Wine

A Wine Story

Black wine of Cahors Click to Tweet 2014: French Malbec Journey My French Malbec discovery dates back to 2014, when I took part in the program focused on exploring the rich history of this classic Old World region and its wine (This Forbes.com article discusses it in more depth).

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The Weekly Dozen - To Europe with Love

Sante

2014 Arízano “Gran Vino” Vino de Pago ($92). Ruffino-Alauda-copy.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: With tariffs in place and more being considered, it's time to let Europe know how much we still care.

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

Cheetah

Resy is a technology company founded in 2014 which provides an app and back-end management software for restaurant reservations. Founded in 2014, Tock is a Chicago-based restaurant reservation system. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

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

Cheetah

Resy is a technology company founded in 2014 which provides an app and back-end management software for restaurant reservations. Founded in 2014, Tock is a Chicago-based culinary reservation service. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

FIREMAN DEREK’S CELEBRATES “PI DAY” WITH $3.14 SPECIALTY SLICES

Sante

Since 2014, pie master Derek Kaplan and the talented team at Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop have been whisking up their extraordinary confections in Wynwood. Miami’s Original Pie Shop to Offer Limited Selection of Discounted Pie Slices to celebrate this mathematical holiday.

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??5 Super Tasty Ways to Enjoy Bodega Norton You’ll Love

A Wine Story

The Vertical Tasting Comprising 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010, 2008, and 2006 The vertical tasting included blended wines made from Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Bodega Norton Malbec. Bodega Norton Malbec is one of the iconic wines of the Mendoza (Argentina) region.

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Nikki Drake Named Bar Director of 2941 Restaurant

Sante

Then in August 2014, Drake took on a bartending position at the popular Alexandria sport's bar and steakhouse, Mackie's Bar and Grill. With her new appointment comes the debut of 14 new seasonal libations spotlighting autumnal spirits.

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Third-Party Delivery Service Management in the Age of COVID-19 – and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

While takeout and delivery revenue has more than tripled since 2014, reaching over $300B+ in 2019, demand for delivery services has skyrocketed as businesses shift to takeout and delivery-only models in response to COVID-19.

Souvla Streamlines Self-Pick Up Ordering

Foodable

Established in 2014, and inspired by popular souvlaki joints in Greece, this San Francisco-based restaurant group specializes in pita wraps filled with seasonal salads, Greek yogurt sauces, and rotisserie roasted, naturally-raised meats. “It’s

COVID-19 Crowdfunding for Franchise Expansion

Modern Restaurant Management

The brand, which first opened its doors in 2014, currently has five locations in New York City. We launched Pure Green in 2014 in New York City, and currently operate five stores throughout the city.

2021 Guide for Restaurants: 14 Things to Watch

Black Box Intelligence

Joel is the author, with veteran reporter Ron Scherer, of Big Picture Economics: How to Navigate the New Global Economy, published in April 2014. 2021 Guide for Restaurants: 14 Things to Watch. After a challenging year, there’s a lot to keep an eye on as we start 2021.

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Vincent Liu: MyTeaPal App

T-Ching

In 2014, Liu came to the United States for school. I am always drawn to stories of how the innovations of technology interact in a meaningful way with the ancient world of tea.

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