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November 10, 2014
The New Science of Food Additives
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The New Science of Food Additives // Americans want bolder flavors but also less artificial, more "natural" ingredients. Learn how food labs and flavor scientists are balancing the two demands.
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Stir in Rich, Meaty Flavor with Knorr Demi Glace Sauce Base
playStir in Rich, Meaty Flavor with Knorr Demi Glace Sauce Base // Try this recipe for Green Peppercorn Sauce and see how easily NEW Knorr® Demi Glace Sauce Base creates rich, meaty flavor in your sauces. It contains 25 percent concentrated beef stock for the taste you’d expect in a scratch demi-glace.
News Today
Inside Domino's
playInside Domino's // 11/5/14: With sagging sales, a declining stock price, and a pizza that consumers ranked low in taste, Domino's future was looking bleak in 2010. This episode of Bloomberg's "C-Suite" takes a look at the company's unconventional approach: It admitted its pizza wasn't good.
Four States Approve Higher Minimum Wage
playFour States Approve Higher Minimum Wage // 11/5/14: In the midterm elections last week, four states in the U.S. approved measures to raise the state-level minimum wage over the next few years.
The International Culinary Center's 30th Anniversary
playThe International Culinary Center's 30th Anniversary // 11/5/14: Founder and CEO Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Dean Jacques Torres, and grads Michael Chernow, Wylie Dufresne, and Daisy Martinez talk about the history of the school.
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Hellmann's Love at First Bite with Jerry's Sandwiches
playHellmann's Love at First Bite with Jerry's Sandwiches // Watch customers fall in love at first bite as operator Trey Elder makes his favorite sandwich using Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise.
Brand Marketing
Romano's Kitchen Counter
playRomano's Kitchen Counter // 11/3/14: Romano's Macaroni Grill enters the fast-casual game with Romano's Kitchen Counter, a lunch concept with made-to-order menu items guaranteed in less than seven minutes.
Red Lobster
playRed Lobster "Celebrates What's New" // 11/3/14: After Golden Gate Capital's acquisition of Red Lobster earlier this year, the chain is seeking to refocus its menu with a bigger emphasis on shrimp and lobster.
Subway Teaches
playSubway Teaches "Party Planning 101" // 11/6/14: Subway gears up for the holiday party season with this ad for its catering services, highlighting its offerings of giant subs, party platters, boxed meals, and cookie platters.
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Drive-Thru Challenge
playDrive-Thru Challenge // If you're in the QSR business, you can't afford NOT to look at this uVu Lids Drive-Thru Challenge. Set in a fast-food restaurant, two employees race to see how many lids can be placed safely on coffee cups without any dangerous spills.
Culinary Class
Jeremiah Tower:
playJeremiah Tower: "Benchmarks, Not the BMW" // Renowned California chef Jeremiah Tower was recently named head chef at New York's landmark Tavern on the Green. Just two months before the move, he spoke at Mad4, a chef's conference held in Copenhagen.
Birds & Bubbles Opens in New York
playBirds & Bubbles Opens in New York // Supper club maven Sarah Simmons is embracing her North Carolina roots at her new restaurant, Birds & Bubbles, which—you guessed it—combines fried chicken with champagne.
Spago's Fall 2014 Tasting Menu
playSpago's Fall 2014 Tasting Menu // In 60 seconds, this video shows the plating of every dish currently on the tasting menu at Spago in Los Angeles.
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Harvest Creations: Full of Flavor, Full of Possibilities
playHarvest Creations: Full of Flavor, Full of Possibilities // See how Harvest Creations’ fried fruit and vegetable products can put a new twist on a classic dish. Your customers will agree: they are a delicious addition to any meal.
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