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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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 ArmAs Karmrahyut Aragotsotn Armenia

Planet Grape

The post 2014 ArmAs Karmrahyut Aragotsotn Armenia appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Still Wines Aragotsotn areni Kakhet Karmrahyut Lisa Granik Meghrabuyr MW

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


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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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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[Data] The State of Restaurant Hiring in 2021

7 Shifts

Since 2014, 7shifts has helped restaurant managers schedule, evaluate, and communicate with their workforce. The pandemic has backed many restaurants into a corner.

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The Top 10 Restaurant Podcasts to Tune Into

7 Shifts

Since 2014, Eric has interviewed more than 800 successful restaurateurs and industry experts to share stories, values, knowledge and mentorship to empower restaurant operators around the world.

The Corner Store & Café Redefining Convenience


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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Up and close with JP Then, founder of Slerp


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 best POS systems for restaurants offering delivery


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


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.

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.

How Kaldi’s Coffee uses 7shifts to schedule and connect with 100+ team members

7 Shifts

Kaldi's has been with 7shifts since our founding year in 2014, one of our earliest adopters of the restaurant scheduling tools. Kaldi's Coffee was founded nearly 27 years ago in St. Louis and has been providing great coffee from all over the world to the masses ever since.

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How Mattenga’s Pizzeria Simplifies Labor Management—and Gets Back to Family Life

7 Shifts

And so we sold our house in New Mexico and we bought a failing Pizzeria in 2014. 2 hours per week When Mattenga’s bought the restaurant in 2014, they had been using spreadsheets to keep track of their weekly schedules.

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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121. Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 121 – Tools for building a successful franchise brand with Rod Arreola

Restaurant Technology Guys

In 2014 when Teriyaki Madness started to expand nationally, Arreola began working with Mike Edwards, CEO and founder of franchise sales consultancy Raintree, who helped take Teriyaki Madness’ growth to the next level. Join Jeremy and Rod Arreola, co-founder of the 100+-unit fast-casual teriyaki chain Teriyaki Madness, recently joined Raintree Sales as the new Development Director.

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Chuck E. Cheese Parent Company Bankrupt; 266 Locations to Remain Open

Restaurant Engine

” CEC Entertainment has been owned by private equity giant Apollo Global Management since 2014. CEC Entertainment, the parent of Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizzas, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a result of losses incurred by the coronavirus pandemic.

Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits


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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Client Story: Sunflour Serves 10,000 Charlotte Diners


When Jack Parrish took over the original store in 2014, he and his family dedicated themselves to preserving the friendly communal vibes and efficient operations as they worked to “copy paste” that Sunflour magic in the next three locations to follow.

Loyalty Programs Driving Returning Customers


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

Vincent Liu: MyTeaPal App


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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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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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.”

DoorDash has acquired salad-making robot company Chowbotics


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

Kitchen Gross Profit Margin and Food Cost 

BNG Point of Sale

Since 2014, online orders have expanded faster than in-person orders, with 60% of diners ordering at least once a week. Gross profit is the amount of money that was earned in total before any expenses. The average gross profits for restaurants are about 70%.

Restaurant Tech You Need in 2021: Delivery Management and Optimization Solutions

Xtra Chef

Since 2014, the delivery industry has grown 300% faster than dine-in traffic. Building your restaurant’s tech stack for 2021. If you’re an xtraCHEF client, you’re already taking control of food costs, managing your inventory, improving productivity & increasing profit.

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??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


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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Seasonal Zero Proof Cocktails


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.