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October 27, 2014
Bareburger's Organic Business Strategy
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Bareburger's Organic Business Strategy // Just five years ago, Bareburger opened its first location selling organic burgers in the modest New York neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. The chain now has 20 restaurants in five states and plans for further expansion. CEO Euripides Pelekanos explains how the company has grown.
Texas Pete TV - Pine State Biscuits in Portland, Oregon
playTexas Pete TV - Pine State Biscuits in Portland, Oregon // Texas Pete TV sits down with the native North Carolina owners and local foodies to find out what makes Pine State Biscuits successful as a West Coast soul food restaurant. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Pine State Biscuits is spicing it up in the kitchen with Texas Pete hot sauce as a key ingredient on popular menu items like their delicious fried chicken.
News Today
Chef Wylie Dufresne Prepares to Close wd~50
playChef Wylie Dufresne Prepares to Close wd~50 // 10/17/14: The doors will close next month on the landmark restaurant wd~50 due to a redevelopment project in its New York neighborhood. Chef Dufresne is known for being among the first to bring molecular gastronomy to the U.S.
Turning Discarded Food Into Meals
playTurning Discarded Food Into Meals // 10/20/14: Skipchen, a pop-up restaurant in the United Kingdom, exclusively serves food made with ingredients that were thrown away.
Mead Drink: Medieval Honey Beverage Popular Again
playMead Drink: Medieval Honey Beverage Popular Again // 10/14/14: Fermented honey, known as mead, had been enjoyed for centuries around the world, but what was thought of as a bygone beverage popular with noblemen and newlyweds is now enjoying a renaissance.
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
playQdoba: "Take A Stand Against Nickel-and-Diming" // 10/15/14: Qdoba Mexican Grill recently held an event in Denver, giving away a giant bucket of nickels and dimes to a crowd, that promoted its decision not to charge for extra toppings.
play"The New Guy" Gets DD Perks Rewards // 10/21/14: Dunkin' Donuts advertises its DD Perks loyalty program by showing an office worker buying coffee and breakfast items for his coworkers to rack up points for rewards.
playLongHorn's "Fall Into Flavor" // 10/20/14: LongHorn Steakhouse introduces its fall LTO menu by emphasizing its seasonal aspects. Offerings include the Harvest Mushroom Filet and Apple Cider Baby Back Ribs.
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
Introduction to Nikkei: Peruvian-Japanese Cuisine
playIntroduction to Nikkei: Peruvian-Japanese Cuisine // Japanese farmers began emigrating to Peru in 1899 when the two countries established diplomatic ties. Their descendants have altered Japanese dishes to use local Peruvian ingredients.
Galactic Pizza: Delivering Pies With
playGalactic Pizza: Delivering Pies With "Captain Awesome" // Galactic Pizza in Minneapolis takes its planet-saving theme—organic ingredients and electric vehicles—to the next level with a league of deliverymen dressed as superheroes.
Behind the Pastrami Counter at Katz's Deli
playBehind the Pastrami Counter at Katz's Deli // Katz's Deli owner Jake Dell talks about the famous pastrami the restaurant has been serving New Yorkers since 1888.
3M Drive-Thru Headset System G5
play3M Drive-Thru Headset System G5 // Say “Hello” to the 3M™ Drive-Thru Headset System G5. Inspired by you, the G5 headset features enhanced comfort, lighter weight, easier to use, and increased durability, and is the only headset that allows you to repair it in seconds, in your store.
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