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March 10, 2014
The Great Chicken Wing Hunt
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The Great Chicken Wing Hunt // The Buffalo wing is one of the few "American" foods that actually originated in America. "The Great Chicken Wing Hunt," a documentary on this food staple once considered trash, debuted recently on Hulu.
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Posiflex: Always a Perfect Strike
playPosiflex: Always a Perfect Strike // Posiflex redefines POS durability when a robust Posiflex terminal faces a bowling ball slamming into it head-on, shearing the head from the base, and undeniably continues to operate.
News Today
What's Next? An
playWhat's Next? An "App" for Menu Innovation // IBM partnered with the Institute of Culinary Education to create the IBM Food Truck, serving up computer-generated food recipes last month in Las Vegas. Here's how the recipe generator works.
Culver's Opens 500th Location
playCulver's Opens 500th Location // Quick-serve chain Culver's opened its 500th restaurant last Monday in Cedar Falls, Iowa. CEO Craig Culver was present at the grand opening event, along with the local news media.
Per Se: 3 Michelin Stars, But a
playPer Se: 3 Michelin Stars, But a "C" Grade // The NYC Department of Health's system for rating restaurant safety has drawn criticism from restaurateurs who say it focuses on minor infractions. The highly regarded Per Se was recently given a C, reviving the debate.
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Taco Bueno Testimonial - Mindshare Technologies
playTaco Bueno Testimonial - Mindshare Technologies // Ramon Torres, SVP of Operations for Taco Bueno, discusses how important it is for Taco Bueno to understand how its customers feel about Taco Bueno, and how Mindshare Technologies helps facilitate that understanding.
Brand Marketing
The Greene Turtle's Bracket Challenge
playThe Greene Turtle's Bracket Challenge // The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille announced a branded bracket competition for March Madness. Participants get extra points for watching games at Greene Turtle locations.
Pizza Hut's Interactive Concept Table
playPizza Hut's Interactive Concept Table // Pizza Hut demonstrates a concept table that it says may be the future of its dine-in ordering experience.
Deconstructed: Slapfish Lobster Roll
playDeconstructed: Slapfish Lobster Roll // Watch a Slapfish Lobster Roll being prepared in slow motion. Slapfish, a Southern California food truck-turned-fast-casual restaurant, began franchising late last year.
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The Ovention Matchbox Oven
playThe Ovention Matchbox Oven // Are you looking for an oven that will allow you to cook a broad menu of high-quality items quickly and doesn't require a hood? If so, the Ovention Matchbox Oven Series is right for you.
Culinary Class
Are Insects the Next Protein?
playAre Insects the Next Protein? // Chefs have already embraced the concept of insects as food. Megan Miller, who creates flour from crickets, talks about the value of eating insects and how consumers might get over the "ick factor."
Asleep in the Wood
playAsleep in the Wood // This video sheds lights on the history of the much-renowned Pappy Van Winkle bourbon brand.
Sushi Chef Serves Up Miniature Sushi
playSushi Chef Serves Up Miniature Sushi // Hironori Ikeno started making really tiny pieces of sushi as a joke. Now it's a draw for his restaurant in the old Tokyo district of Nohachi.
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Attune II Drive-Thru Communications System
playAttune II Drive-Thru Communications System // The Attune II drive-thru communications system was designed to boost customer satisfaction through improved speed of service and order accuracy in the drive thru, and provide managers with ongoing operational support via video monitoring and audio recording capabilities.
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