Introducing Chef Mark Duesler!

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Chef Mark Duesler’s spread for the Greener Restaurants seminar on December 7th, 2016. ” New FSTC team member Mark Duesler prepares a custom meal for Greener Restaurants seminar attendees on December 7th, 2016. Michael Karsz, Research Technician.

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Solid Fuel Cooking: Codes & Standards

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Rich Swierczyna, Senior Engineer. With the rise of exhibition and front-of-house cooking, solid fuel appliances are gaining a foothold in commercial kitchens, most notably in establishments like pizzerias and BBQ restaurants.

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Why Your Restaurant Needs a Website – Part 2

Island Media Management

Since the internet arose, people are searching through the net. And related to the travel industry, people are not only searching for where to go, when to go or where to stay on google or other search engines, but also where to eat. This is the main reason why your food and beverage service businesses need a website. More Reasons Why: If you haven’t read the first part of Restaurant Website Benefits, please go through this link.

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What’s On Tap?

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

The FSTC attended the 2016 California Craft Beer Summit , a three-day event with an interactive expo, multiple educational sessions, and a concluding beer festival in Sacramento, CA this past September. Kiana Caban, Communications Assistant.

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Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part II

Island Media Management

There are just a handful of owners who have added a blog to their website to build a reputation in the community where they operate, as well as promote the food and drinks that they offer. This is an opportunity that most owners are missing considering that most people are now using the internet to find where they can eat and to read reviews of bars and restaurants that they hope to visit.

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"Can I have the holidays off?" (Employees & Managers Ask)

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

The best and worst time of the year for restaurant owners and managers might be the holidays. Restaurant leaders and managers who are eager to please, who make decisions based on fear and wish to be liked more than respected will respond with "Sure, you can have the holidays off".

2016 52

10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 2

Island Media Management

Do you market your restaurant through your website? You need to know all the advantages that it will bring you, like to increase your visibility, to interact with potential clients, get to know them; and from there, decide what changes you need to do.

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10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurants – Part 3

Island Media Management

When was the last time someone entered in your restaurant saying he had seen it on the internet? This could seem unimportant but it is the key of success for your business. This article is the part three of 10 SEO Top Tips for Restaurant, if you haven’t read the first part and the second part , you may want to go through them first.

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Why Blogging Can Benefit Your Restaurant and Bar – Part I

Island Media Management

In today’s technological world, most people will turn to the internet to find great places to eat in their local area or in new towns and cities when they travel. Most restaurant and bar owners know this and have taken to displaying pictures of the drinks list and food menus, location as well as the times when they are open on their websites. However, this is not enough. Your website needs to be alive, all the time! Your website needs to have a movement that search engines can track.

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You may be the owner of an illegal and accidental franchise and not even know it.

Restaurant Law

Beware: If you own more than one restaurant which operates under the same name, you may have created an illegal and unintended franchise. This sounds crazy, but it is actually very common and the consequences of creating an unintended franchise are substantial, serious, and include the possibility of both personal and criminal liability.

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Free Seminars: Legal Considerations when opening a bar or restaurant. Restaurant Management Boot Camp 2.0

Restaurant Law

When : Downtown Location : September 13, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. Uptown Location : September 28, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where : Downtown Location : 79 John St., 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10038 Uptown Location : 361 West 125th St., 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10027 Seminar Description : An insider look at tips, tricks, and best practices to start your first restaurant in NYC, presented by Restaurant Attorney James D. DiPasquale.

2016 43

The Difference Between Service and Hospitality

The Back Burner

If you haven’t been acquainted with the food and dining experience of Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado—we suggest you should. Known for its menu based on the small, regional cusine of Fruili, Italy, Frasca has transformed a night out to be much more than a night you don’t have to cook.

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How Restaurants Can Use Mobile Payment Technology to Increase Profits

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

Mobile payments have impacted every type of merchant over the past few years – and restaurants are no exception. Mobile payments are popular among consumers of all ages – though younger demographic groups have been quicker to adopt mobile wallet use and related payment technology. In 2015, 38.1%

2016 75

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Opportunity

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

What is trunk-or-treat, why does it matter and how does it relate to restaurant marketing? Trunk-or-treat events bring Halloween to parking lots where kids go from car to car and get candy.

2016 52

Munchery is Taking Over with Better Restaurant Marketing

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

The email subject line from Munchery today said "Misoyaki Glazed Salmon". That gets my attention immediately. Take a peek at the bait Munchery used to get an order: - says Mike.

2016 52

Ovis Petite Sirah 2016

Sante

Vintage: 2016. Gold Star. Grape Mix: 100% Petite Sirah. Alcohol %: 15.0. Dark spices follow an aroma of very ripe berries and chocolate on the palate. If you love intense, high-tannin wines, this is the wine for you. It will wake up your senses.

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Online Ordering Systems to Rock Your Restaurant Marketing

Michael Hartzell - Restaurant Marketing

Today we will review online ordering service options and a strategy to improve your potential for business by using the latest technology available. Online Ordering Restaurant Marketing Ideas Restaurant Software

2016 52

Eating a 30 Day Plant-Based Diet: A Purple Carrot Challenge

Bucket List Journey

Eating a plant-based diet can increase your energy, ward off chronic diseases, help you live longer, keep your body trim and so much more. It also is good for the planet by reducing your environmental footprint. The post Eating a 30 Day Plant-Based Diet: A Purple Carrot Challenge appeared first on Bucket List Journey | Travel + Lifestyle Blog. BUCKET LIST IDEAS Uncategorized Food & Drink

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2016 Korbel Rouge Sonoma

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Korbel Rouge Sonoma appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Sparkling Wines California Pinot Noir Sonoma

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2016 Caliterra Edicion Limitada Valle de Colchagua

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Caliterra Edicion Limitada Valle de Colchagua appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World Reds South America Still Wines Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Chile DO Petit Verdot Rapel Valle de Colchagua

2016 78

2016 Estela Perinetti Grand Vin Tupungato Mendoza

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Estela Perinetti Grand Vin Tupungato Mendoza appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World Reds South America Still Wines Argentina Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec Mendoza Tupungato Valley

2016 78

2016 One Iron Meritage Sonoma

Planet Grape

The post 2016 One Iron Meritage Sonoma appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Still Wines Whites AVA California Chris Dearden Malbec Meritage Merlot Sonoma

2016 78

2016 Greywacke Pinot Noir Marlborough

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Greywacke Pinot Noir Marlborough appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World New Zealand Reds Still Wines GI Kevin Judd Marlborough Pinot Noir South Island

2016 78

2016 Campovida Grenache Dark Horse Ranch Mendocino

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Campovida Grenache Dark Horse Ranch Mendocino appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines California dark horse ranch Grenache Mendocino

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2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines Alexander Valley AVA Cabernet Sauvignon California Sonoma

2016 78

2016 Simonsig Tiara Red Stellenbosch

Planet Grape

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2016 60

2016 Marziano Abbona Barolo Cerviano Merli Novello

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Marziano Abbona Barolo Cerviano Merli Novello appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Barolo Cerviano Merli Novello Deborah Parker Wong Nebbiolo Piedmont Piemonte

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2016 Valdipiatta Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Valdipiatta Vino Nobile di Montepulciano appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines DOCG Sangiovese Toscana Tuscany Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

2016 78

2016 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Certified Organic Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Sangiovese Toscana Tuscany

2016 78

2016 Donnafugata Fragore Contrada Montelaguardia Etna Rosso

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Donnafugata Fragore Contrada Montelaguardia Etna Rosso appeared first on Planet Grape. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines contrada montelaguardia cru Etna Rosso DOC Nerello Cappuccio Nerello Mascalese Sicilia Sicily Single Vineyard

2016 78

2016 Jermann Vintage Tunina Venezia Giulia

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Jermann Vintage Tunina Venezia Giulia appeared first on Planet Grape. Italy Old World Still Wines Whites Chardonnay Friuli Venezia Giulia IGT Malvasia Ribolla Gialla Sauvignon Blanc Venezia Giulia

2016 78

2016 Korbel Natural Russian River Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Korbel Natural Russian River Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. AVA California Dry Russian River Valley Sonoma

2016 78

2016 Stehleon Sangiovese Sunrise Ranch Vineyard San Diego

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Stehleon Sangiovese Sunrise Ranch Vineyard San Diego appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines San Diego Sangiovese sunrise ranch

2016 78

2016 Utopia Pinot Noir The Utopia Vineyard Ribbon Ridge

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Utopia Pinot Noir The Utopia Vineyard Ribbon Ridge appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Chehalem Mountains Oregon Pinot Noir ribbon ridge the utopia Willamette Valley

2016 78

2016 Utopia Pinot Noir Paradise Estate Reserve Ribbon Ridge

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Utopia Pinot Noir Paradise Estate Reserve Ribbon Ridge appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Chehalem Mountains Oregon Pinot Noir ribbon ridge Willamette Valley

2016 Benziger Joaquin’s Inferno Red Blend Sonoma Mountain

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Benziger Joaquin’s Inferno Red Blend Sonoma Mountain appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA biodynamic California Certified Demeter Dr. Liz Thach MW Red blend Sonoma Sonoma Mountain

2016 78

2016 Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Rutherford Napa Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Rutherford Napa Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA Cabernet Sauvignon California Napa Valley Rutherford

2016 60

2016 Muriel Finca de la Villa Rioja Crianza

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Muriel Finca de la Villa Rioja Crianza appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Old World Reds Spain Still Wines Crianza DOCa Rioja Tempranillo

2016 60

2016 Musto Carmelito Maschitano Rosso Aglianico del Vulture

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Musto Carmelito Maschitano Rosso Aglianico del Vulture appeared first on planet grape® wine review. Italy Old World Reds Still Wines Aglianico aglianico del vulture Basilicata DOC DOP

2016 78

2016 Noble Tree Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wickersham Ranch Sonoma

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The post 2016 Noble Tree Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Wickersham Ranch Sonoma appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines Cabernet Sauvignon California Reserve Sonoma wickersham

2016 Noble Tree Merlot Reserve Wickersham Ranch Sonoma

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Noble Tree Merlot Reserve Wickersham Ranch Sonoma appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines California Merlot Reserve Sonoma wickersham

2016 Benziger de Coelo Terra Neuma Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

Planet Grape

The post 2016 Benziger de Coelo Terra Neuma Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA California Certified de coelo Demeter Dr. Liz Thach MW Pinot Noir Sonoma Sonoma Coast

2016 78

2016 J. Davies Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain Napa Valley

Planet Grape

The post 2016 J. Davies Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain Napa Valley appeared first on planet grape® wine review. New World North America Reds Still Wines AVA California Deborah Parker Wong Diamond Mountain Diploma WSET Napa Valley

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