LA Chef Conference 2020 Offers Education and Inspiration to Chefs

iSanté

Come hungry for education, inspiration and delicious bites. And don't forget the amazing food offered at the chef driven pop up lunch and the afterparty which offers additional educational and networking opportunities. Event date: March 30, 2020 (All day).

Italian Wine - Taste the Passion Educational Wine Courses

iSanté

artisanal wines Boston Dallas dessert wine educational wine courses Italian wine Los Angeles Philadelphia sparkling wineJoin the Italian Trade Agency and wine expert Susannah Gold for a 3-day intensive course in Italian wines offered in four U.S. cities. CHEERS TO GREAT ITALIAN WINES!

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Broaden Your Palate & Shape Your Future at SOMMCON San Diego

iSanté

Join the beverage industry's best and brightest for a three-day educational conference on the business of wine, beer, and spirits. SommCon® is a leading conference and exposition for sommelier-level education and training of wine professionals and serious enthusiasts.

Why Your Restaurant Needs A Cause (And How To Do It)

Restaurant Technology Guys

EducationMove over, food bloggers and Instagram influencers: there’s a new restaurant partner in town. Joining forces with a charitable organization is an emerging trend in the hospitality industry.

LUXURY WINE MARKETING

Planet Grape

Blog New World North America Old World Wine Education Dr. Liz Thach luxury marketing Master of Wine peter yeung premium upscale wineblog | January 22, 2020 – 2:01pm | By Catherine Fallis.

The Importance of LMS Software for Small Businesses

360Training

A business can also take different courses and construct an educational program to teach employees how to master relevant business skills. Running a small business is no small feat. A small business owner has many hats to wear, and they can be overwhelming.

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Introducing Chef Mark Duesler!

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

FSTC Director of Education, Richard Young, is also excited to have Mark at the helm of the Try Before You Buy program: “Over the twenty-nine years that the Food Service Technology Center has been in operation, cooking equipment has evolved dramatically as have cooking techniques.

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Top 8 Qualities to Look for in a Hospitality Employee

MBB Hospitality

Business Management Food & Drink Hospitality Education Hospitality Hacks Hotel Management Restaurant Franchising Restaurant Management hospitalityThe hospitality industry is booming so there is an increasing need for skilled hospitality employees. The customer is always the central focus for the hospitality employee so they really need to be passionate about giving the ultimate customer experience.

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Equipment Maintenance: Too Many Stories to Tell…

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Richard Young, Director of Education. Education Energy Efficiency OutreachI was recently invited to moderate a panel on Foodservice Maintenance and Repair at the Gas Foodservice Equipment Network’s (GFEN) Commercial Foodservice Workshop.

2017 52

The PG&E FSTC champions Meals on Wheels while Promoting Energy Efficiency

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Education Energy Efficiency OutreachMark Duesler, Chef Consultant/Program Advisor.

2017 52

On This Earth Day…

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Here at the FSTC, environmental stewardship is at the foundation of our daily work to educate and incentivize the foodservice industry to use energy and water more efficiently. Educate yourself! Education Energy Efficiency News Outreach WaterClaudia Pingatore, Energy Analyst.

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Planet Grape Wine Review's Top Ten New Zealand Pinot Noirs

iSanté

Appelations New Zealand Pinot Noir wine educationMt Difficulty_2018PN_front label.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: You may have heard about the diva grape, Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir loves drama. Pinot Noir loves a challenge. Pinot Noir thrives in a cool to extreme climate especially with a maritime influence.

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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. Education Energy Efficiency Lighting Outreach Water

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Foodservice Forecast 2017: Has Cutting Waste Become More Profitable Than Unit Growth?

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Richard Young, Director of Education. Education Energy Efficiency News

2017 52

Solid Fuel Cooking: Codes & Standards

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Education NewsRich 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.

2016 52

SAVVY WINE SHOPPING – TIPS FROM A MASTER SOMMELIER

Planet Grape

Blog New World Old World Still Wines Wine Education Master Sommelier recommend wine wine shoppingFood and Wine. Savvy Wine Shopping – Tips from a Master Sommelier. Catherine Fallis. Wed Aug 14.

The Wayward Somm: Those Drinks are Expensive for a Reason

Bevspot

Manager of Customer Education, Trevor uses his years of experience and education to help others become more successful with their bars and restaurants. Before joining BevSpot, Trevor Bernatchez spent over 15 years in the world of restaurants and wine retail.

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Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs

iSanté

Professional certificates will be offered in Artisan Cheesemaking, Organic Wine and Spirits Production, Sustainable Food Craft, and Educational Farm and Garden Management. Department of Education as a “Work College.”

Organic Waste Recycling for Foodservice: What You Need To Know

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Education News OutreachClaudia Pingatore, Energy Analyst. Until 2016, commercial organic recycling was limited to the dedicated few.

2017 52

Dawn Before the Darkness: What the Upcoming Solar Eclipse Means for Food Service Operators

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

Education Energy Efficiency Lighting NewsOn the morning of August 21 st the sun over California will dim by about 70% as America experiences its first coast-to-coast solar eclipse since 1979. Back in the 70’s, solar was a futuristic technology, but now we are living in that future and on some days, California meets as much as 40% of its electric demand with solar power 1.

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PLANET GRAPE REVIEWS WINTER WEIGHT WINES

Planet Grape

New World Old World Still Wines Wine Education author catherine fallis Deborah Parker Wong Wine ExpertCatherine Fallis and Deborah Parker Wong review winter weight wines. link]. The post PLANET GRAPE REVIEWS WINTER WEIGHT WINES appeared first on Planet Grape.

2020 52

RESTAURANTS WORKSHOPS

Food Business

I think there are two basic types: occasional workshops to improve hospitality, and an ongoing educational series of workshops that are staff led. workshops and trainings—on steps of service, or educating guests—are great for your customers, and improve retention for your staff.

The Wayward Somm: Don't Be That Manager

Bevspot

Manager of Customer Education, Trevor uses his years of experience and education to help others become more successful with their bars and restaurants. Before joining BevSpot, Trevor Bernatchez spent over 15 years in the world of restaurants and wine retail.

2015 52

Hiring Tips

Core Hospitality

A thorough pre resume read, scanning points on education (They learn?) Getting the right people is always going to be a challenge. There are a few questions you need to ask your team.

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CHEF’S: CONDITION YOUR TEAM AND CHANNEL THEIR ENERGY

Culinary Cues

Yes – a well-trained and educated employee has the ability to move elsewhere, but that is what makes you and your restaurant attractive to a steady stream of new cooks. CHEF-to-CHEF, So.you made it!

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ARE RESTAURANTS FACING EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION?

Culinary Cues

I don’t have the answers – they need to come from a consortium of restaurant professionals representing operations, organizations, education, ownership, and customers. What are you doing to modify menus, reduce portions of dairy, and/or educate consumers about moderation?

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Top 5 Reasons To Attend The Restaurant Success Summit

Embrace the Suck

So, I decided to create a conference that had all three: education + strategy + accountability. This is the first conference to incorporate education with a strategy with a mastermind group support structure. I have spoken at and attended hundreds of conferences, expos, and seminars.

A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Culinary Cues

The country needs an all out mobilization of the military, Congress, the medical community, manufacturing, international partners, transportation, public offices and private business, the banking industry, education, and anyone who has the ability to contribute in some way.

2020 213

OUR DAILY BREATH: A TIME TO BRING BACK TRADITIONS & EMBRACE OPPORTUNITIES

Culinary Cues

Act as if things are normal and stick to the schedule that includes something educational, exercise, fresh air, chores around the house, reading, music, cooking, communication, etc. We have lots of time on our hands.

How a Restaurant Pre-Shift Meeting Improves Communication and Profits

The Restaurant Expert

High school is great training ground for learning all about reputation management when we have to go around educating everyone about what is and isn’t true about us, repairing relationships that fall victim to false information and misunderstandings. So often I see restaurant employees — no matter their age, cultural background or education level — punch in at the clock and leave their logical brain at the door, just like in high school.

GRAPE GODDESS GIVES GRAPE GUIDE – WINE OH TV

Planet Grape

Her new book Ten Grapes to Know, gives wine lovers of all education levels, an easy guide on what to drink, when to drink it, how to pair it, and how to easily taste wine like a Master Somm. Master Sommelier Reveals 3 Wine Grapes You Must Know (VIDEO). Grape Goddess Gives Grape Guide.

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PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW – TOP TEN GREEK WINES

Planet Grape

Blog Greece Old World Reds Rosés Still Wines Whites Wine Education athenee imports Greek white greek wine PDO wines of greecePlanet Grape Wine Review – Top Ten Greek Wines. blog | October 18, 2019 – 5:01pm | By Catherine Fallis.

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How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

They’re able to educate followers on the benefits of this fruit. The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

SIPS WITH SPENCER – TEN GRAPES TO KNOW IS THE ULTIMATE WINE GUIDE

Planet Grape

Grape Profile New World Old World Wine Education abc 7 news author catherine Catherine Fallis christian spencer Master Sommelier sips with spencer Ten Grapes to KnowSips with Spencer. Catherine Fallis’s book, Ten Grapes to Know is the ultimate wine guide.

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MEDITERRANEAN WINES PICKED BY A MASTER SOMMELIER

Planet Grape

Blog Greece Italy Old World Reds Rosés Sparkling Wines Still Wines Sweet Wines Whites Wine Education central greece Greek white greek wine mediterraneanFood and Wine. Mediterranean Wines Picked by a Master Sommelier. Catherine Fallis. Mon Oct 28.

2017 52

A CHEF WHO GETS THE MESSAGE RIGHT

Culinary Cues

They asked me how they could communicate and educate them on a weekly basis. Two of the most significant issues facing businesses today are RETAINING good employees who are so difficult to find and MAXIMIZING the productivity and efficiency of those same employees.

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STOP THE 100% TARIFF ON EUROPEAN GOODS

Culinary Cues

It happens in business, it happens in education, and it happens most often in government. White tower decisions without a grasp on the systemic impact of those decisions is a common flaw of leaders who are out of touch with reality.

How Social Media Launched the Acai Berry Craze

Social Hospitality

They’re able to educate followers on the benefits of this fruit. The Acai berry market expands across the globe.

COOKS CHOOSING THEIR PATH

Culinary Cues

EDUCATION: Although the culinary school growth curve is on the down swing, there are still over 1,000 post secondary programs in the U.S.

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Celebrating New Orleans’ Talented Women in Hospitality

iSanté

Born in Germany, with several years in Japan, Mehrtens has also lived in California, Virginia, Georgia, and Iowa and continues to travel frequently to collect first-hand culinary education and gain inspiration.

By restaurateurs for restaurateurs: Advice for opening in 2020

7 Shifts

Educate yourself If there’s one thing to know when opening a new business—especially a new restaurant—it’s that there’s no such thing as “too much research.” Educate yourself on costs, hiring, and the market you are in before taking the leap. Are you opening a restaurant in 2020?

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TO ALL IN THE HOSPITALITY BUSINESS: BE A PROBLEM SOLVER – SUPPORT A PROBLEM SOLVER

Culinary Cues

The virus is prevalent in the hospitality business, retail, government, and education, just to name a few industries. This article stems from a recent experience in a hotel where I was staying. The power went out for a few hours, but when it returned I stopped into the bar for a drink.

Employee Engagement Best Practices for Restaurants

7 Shifts

When restaurateurs offer their employees opportunities for continuing education, they show them that they are invested in their future at the restaurant. What is the key to success in the restaurant industry?