SOMMCON® Hosts Global Terroir Webinar Sponsored By The Tasting Panel Magazine And The Somm Journal


SommCon®, a leading conference for the wine, beer, and spirits industry, hosts Global Terroir presented by The Tasting Panel Magazine and The SOMM Journal to be held via Zoom on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Event date: April 30, 2020 - 9:00am.

Today’s Chip Paper #32 – 11 March 2019

Gastro Gays

No new openings to report, TG.

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Managing Restaurant Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic


QSR Magazine Coronavirus Updates: What Restaurants Need to Know. FSR Magazine Why a Takeout-and-Delivery-Only Model Could Save Your Restaurant. We understand that this an unprecedented time in our history. As members of the restaurant community, we understand that you may be looking for assistance, tips and new ideas to support your business. We will use this post to help.

Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World

Goliath Consulting

According to Toby Malbec, Managing Director of ConStrata Technology Consulting featured in Hospitality Tech Magazine, higher level of protection and assurance of safety measures are necessary to alleviate customers of their health concerns and persuade them back to dining in (6).


Culinary Cues

It is the chef, after all, who makes the newspapers and magazines, receives the applause from happy customers in the dining room, is respected and feared by all who knock on the kitchen door to make a sale, and is given credit for the restaurants success by managers and owners.

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These Brands are Hiring During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Hot Schedules

7-Eleven -Convenience giant 7-Eleven is expected to add up to 20,000 jobs in light of the crisis, according to Greg Lindberg at CSP Magazine. These Brands are Hiring During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis.

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How to Grow Your Catering Business

Goliath Consulting

According to Daniel Smith, writer for QSR Magazine, “technology is playing a prominent and escalating role in catering. by Bora Kang. Catering has grown significantly over the last few years thanks to the widespread demand for this one word: convenience.

‘The Fighter Is Going to Win’

Modern Restaurant Management

"They have to expect 30 percent less seats and 30 percent less revenue when they open their doors," he told Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine. Jon Taffer is scared for restaurants and terrified for bars.

Food Halls - I'm Here for the Experience

Future Food

Eataly Image via Food & Wine Magazine. Terra Eataly, LA Image via Food & Wine Magazine. Food Halls - I'm here for the Experience ! Food Halls are not just food courts in different guise.

Franchise Consulting Firm MBB Management Secures Deal to Open 7 Tony Luke’s Stores In NYC

MBB Hospitality

Tony Luke’s has 22 stores open across the country, and has been featured in GQ Magazine , Gourmet Magazine , The New York Times, and is a member of Philadelphia Magazine’s Hall of Fame.

New Report Details Pervasive Culture of Racism at Bon App?tit: ?Nowhere Have I Ever Felt More Isolated?


More than a dozen employees shared their experiences of working in the allegedly “toxic,” exclusionary culture of the food magazine. Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images for Band of Outsiders.

The Holidays Have Arrived. So Have We!


When Santé Magazine was founded in 1996, its mission was to help restaurants grow but more than that, it was about forming a community around hospitality that included all of the producers, distributors, and managers of this business. SantaSack.png. Author(s): Emiliano De Laurentiis.

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Report Finds Over 50 Percent of Restaurants on Yelp Have Closed Permanently


Conde Nast has suspended a Bon Appétit video editor, possibly because he was critical of the magazine online. Shutterstock. Plus, goodbye to the Costco sheet cake, and more news to start your day But for those that are open, fondue is questionably popular.

3 Hacks to Grow Your Restaurant’s Instagram Presence

Social Hospitality

Author Bio: Named “the 19 year old revolutionizing restaurant marketing” by MRM Magazine, Adam Guild writes on restaurant marketing for Forbes and helps hundreds of restaurants succeed through his marketing company, Placepull. On its surface, Instagram is simple.

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Lessening Employee Anxiety as Restaurant Doors Open

Modern Restaurant Management

As more restaurants in the United States receive the go-ahead to open their doors for indoor dining, Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine reached out to industry experts on ways to calm employee anxiety.

Mother’s Day Drinks Bring Smiles


All the magazines have pretty pages of pink-salmon rosés. Blue Marble Marble-rita Credit-Blue Marble.png. Author(s): Deborah Grossman. Teaser: Mothers have favorites. Their favorite pie, perfume and presents. If they drink alcohol, they also have preferences.

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Planet Grape

Here is our PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW Vodcast #3 for Sante Magazine: From the editor of Sante: Highlights of 2019. Happy New Year! Emiliano De Laurentiis. 2019 was a stellar year for Santé as we continued to give you industry-relevant content through an expanded syndication network.

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Responding to COVID-19’s Impact on the Restaurant Supply Chain

Goliath Consulting

If Supplier A has 50 cases of [a product] for $800, and Supplier B has 25 cases for $750, the buyer can purchase all 50 from Supplier A, and then source the rest from Supplier B based on prior buyer trends,” he wrote in Supply and Demand Chain Executive (SDCExec) Magazine. by Bora Kang.

Delivery Places New Demands on Restaurant Data Networks

Modern Restaurant Management

Bon Appetit magazine just launched a virtual restaurant in Chicago in partnership with Grubhub and Lettuce Entertain You, the Chicago-based restaurateur. If the restaurant industry wasn’t tough enough, establishments now have to compete against “virtual” ones.

Review: The Wine Bible

A Wine Story

Do you love to cook and are you eager to find the perfect pairing for a recipe you just saw in Food & Wine magazine? wine bible. The Wine Bible. Imagine yourself at one of the popular new wine bars in your town.

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Catering for Restaurants

Goliath Consulting

For example, Catersource magazine reported 7 to 8 % as the average pretax profit in the full-service restaurant industry (3). Important points to consider before starting a catering program. Off-premise catering is undoubtedly a compelling business opportunity for restaurant owners.

This week in restaurant news: Juneteenth, global reopenings, José Andres x Fauci


Bon Appétit ‘s Adam Rapoport resigned this week after a photo of him dressed in a racially insensitive costume was posted on social media, prompting detailed accounts from contributors of color of racism, discrimination, and a “toxic culture” at the magazine.

Cracking the Language Barrier: When is Hospitality Not Hospitality

Future Food

Of the four articles, spanning over 20 pages of the magazine, none of them were about F&B. Bavel, LA - Hospitality Design Award Finalist Image Via Bavel DTLA. Cracking the Language Barrier. WHEN IS HOSPITALITY NOT HOSPITALITY? When it’s in the United States.

Time Out Market Chicago Announces Nov. 21 Opening Date And Reveals Final Additions to its Stellar Culinary Lineup, an Exciting Beverage Program and Cultural Activations


In 2005, Bon Appétit magazine named her Pastry Chef of the Year, and her work has been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine and Town & Country. Time Out Chicago magazine isn’t just about food, and neither is Time Out Market.

Celebrate National Margarita Day at Tacos Tortas & Tequila (TTT) & TTT Mexican Diner


In the December 1953 issue of Esquire magazine , the margarita cocktail was named “Drink of the Month.” How will you pay homage to the most celebrated tequila cocktail on National Margarita Day?

Eating with Your Eyes – Food, Design and Social Media

Future Food

Magazines, newspapers and supermarket circulars all come out on a regular basis. Speedos Cafe serving up aesthetically desirable and instagrammable Pitaya Chia Pot (Image via @speedoscafe via Instagram). Eating with your eyes – Food, Design and Social Media. We live in a digital era where we are all critics. Social media and the Internet, in general, drive our ability to offload our opinions on every element in our lives.

Defining a Post-COVID19 Consumer: What Your Guests Will Look for When They Walk Through Your Doors

Goliath Consulting

According to Danny Klein, Director of Digital Content at Food News Media and contributor to QSR and FSR Magazine, “Trust will mean everything to restaurant customers after COVID-19” (8). by Bora Kang. You’ve re-opened your restaurant, congratulations!

Improving the Sustainability of Your Restaurant During Challenging Times

Future Food

In terms of communication of the customised offer, most food business cannot afford to “advertise” using mass market communication channels like TV, radio and print media (newspapers, magazines etc) to push their message far and wide.

Fred Sauceman on His Career


” Sauceman and his wife currently have a column in every issue of Blue Ridge Country magazine, which is published in Roanoke, Virginia, while Sauceman additionally writes for Smoky Mountain Living magazine, published in Waynesville, North Carolina.

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Hearty BBQ with a Heart: How Mighty Quinn’s Is Adapting

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine visted with the Mighty Quinn's team to learn about their expansion plans.

Canceled Your Wedding Because of COVID-19? Console Yourself With Domino’s Wedding Registry.


Mel Magazine ]. Plus, European chocolates are hit with new tariffs, and more news to start your day Cheesy Bread will absolutely make up for it.

The Importance of Flexibility in Restaurant Hiring

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked Mark Heymann, a labor expert and CEO of UniFocus, for his insights on navigating post-pandemic restaurant recovery through effective hiring and training.

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Unique Gifts For Foodies: Our List Of Gift Ideas

Bottleneck Management

The YETI Hopper M-30 is described by New York Magazine as “ great for the traveling beer geek ,” and will keep your brews ice-cold. Looking for a good gift idea? Our unique gifts for foodies will delight your friends and family.

How to Market & Talk to Your Customers During COVID-19

7 Shifts

According to an article by FSR Magazine , “ Facebook groups have been a huge contributing factor to support local businesses and to increase communication. The coronavirus pandemic has, without question, shaken the restaurant industry to its core.

MRM’s 10 Most-Read Articles of 2019

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine continued to grow, registering more than half a million page views. Before we look forward to 2020, we need to glance back at 2019. Again, most of our top posts showcased thought leadership on hot topics in restaurant management. Here are the top ten articles that resonated with MRM's audience: Posts on how to better market your restaurant are always traffic drivers with this piece from the team at Tangoo, taking top honors.


Planet Grape

Here is our PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW Vodcast #2 for Sante Magazine: [link]. and our companion article: PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW’S TOP TEN GREEN WINES. The post GREEN WINES WITH CATHERINE FALLIS AND DEBORAH PARKER WONG appeared first on Planet Grape.

Cuisine Solutions Collaborates with Taffer’s Tavern Founder and CEO Jon Taffer for New Restaurant Venture


Jon has been featured in numerous international publications such as Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times, among other prominent media outlets.

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How Can I Build Sales Post New Year’s Eve Boost?

Modern Restaurant Management

Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from Consolidated Concepts Inc.

What’s happening in the Australian economy & hospitality industry? May 18, 2020

Ken Burgin

” Investment Magazine. Figures of relevance to restaurants, cafes & foodservice, plus measures of the wider economic impact of COVID-19. Areas covered may vary week to week… Hospitality Figures & Trends: How many hospitality businesses have closed?

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Would Delivery Work for My Concept?

Modern Restaurant Management

Please send questions to Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia at This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from EZ-Chow Inc.

Colonel Sanders Maneuvers to Reclaim Lost Ground in Chicken Sandwich Wars With KFC??Premium? Offering


QSR Magazine ]. KFC announced a new “premium” chicken sandwich. Sandwich photo: courtesy of KFC. Photo-collage: Eater. Plus, rats are getting desperate, and other news to start the day Nature is healing, KFC is testing a new chicken sandwich.

Data from Georgia’s First Two Weeks of Dining Room Reopenings

Restaurant Engine

State-by-state trackers at FSR Magazine and New York Times currently show 22 states which are permitting dining room operations. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurant owners to reopen for dine-in service on April 27.

May/June 2020 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

Nair, a partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP compiles recent legal news affecting the restaurant, food and beverage and hospitality industries for Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine. Pooja S.

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