Tweet Italian Claudio Torghele has developed a pizza vending machine, complete with dough, sauce, and toppings, all in less than three minutes. The machine, called “Let’s Pizza,” will knead the dough, spread the sauce, and give you a choice of toppings, including bacon, ham, cheese and tomato, and vegetable. Customers can watch their pizza being [...]
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Tweet Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s show Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA has been a huge hit, garnering thousands of American viewers and elevating the chef’s celebrity even further. Unfortunately, the restaurants he’s supposed to be helping are dropping like flies in the wake of his black widow touch. The show’s premise is to bring Ramsay’s expertise [...]
Tweet Plenty of national food service companies have been eager to wade into the social media world as a way to engage and recruit customers. Dunkin’ Donuts has tens of thousands of friends on Facebook. Other restaurants, large and small, have pumped up their online presence in recent years and the internet has become a [...]
Tweet The Golden Gate Restaurant Association (GGRA) petitioned the Supreme Court recently to prevent the city of San Francisco from enacting legislation that would require employers to pay a fee to provide health coverage for their workers. On Monday, the Supreme Court refused a temporary stay on the San Francisco legislation. All businesses in the [...]
Tweet Google has profoundly affected the way business is done the world over. Besides becoming a frequently used verb (meaning “to search”) in multiple languages, the internet search and advertising giant became an international success on a business model that has never been attempted before. Google offers its primary service, internet search, for free. Ten [...]
Tweet Everyone remembers the bad rap potatoes got when the Atkins Diet was at its peak – too many carbs meant the potato should be avoided at all costs. But times, and attitudes, have changed as more and more people realize diets are less about all protein and more about making healthy food choices. Potatoes [...]
Tweet Some restaurateurs are taking advantage of a 7 year low in choice and prime beef to offer their customers some great values on more expensive beef cuts like sirloin, T-bones, and ribeyes. As consumer spending has ground to a halt, expensive cuts of beef have languished while affordable options like hamburger have continued to [...]
Tweet Entomophagy is the human consumption of insects of any kind. Before you recoil in horror, consider a few interesting facts about eating insects: 1,700 different insect species are eaten in 113 countries across the globe. Scientists note that insects are a great source of protein and unsaturated fats as well as other key vitamins [...]
Tweet Any restaurateur interested in making their restaurant more green has encountered these terms before. The problem is, just because a product claims it is compostable, biodegradable, or recyclable doesn’t make it so. Making the right decisions to green your restaurant in a way that makes sense for your business means you need to know [...]
Tweet Sake is fermented from rice and lies somewhere between beer and wine as an alcoholic beverage. It’s popularity has grown in the U.S., and this has mostly been the result of the growth of sushi in popularity. In fact, most people would never think about ordering sake if they weren’t eating Japanese cuisine. Well, [...]
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