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November 20, 2013
Starbucks Aims to Hire More Vets
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Starbucks Aims to Hire More Vets // As the U.S. draws down combat operations over the next few years, Starbucks will hire 10,000 or more veterans and military spouses, it recently announced. This video showcases a few of their stories.
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Panasonic Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes
playPanasonic Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes // On October 22, Panasonic launched its Toughpad Fearless Sweepstakes, giving participants the chance to win one of nine Panasonic Toughpads, as well as a day of soccer with Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach.
News Today
Q2: A Q&A with QSR's Editors
playQ2: A Q&A with QSR's Editors // The editors of QSR magazine discuss Burger King's new Satisfries, McDonald's value menu shake-up, and the crop of fine-dining chefs opening fast casuals in the latest episode of Q2.
play"Paying It Forward" at the Drive Thru // NBC reports on the recent trend of people paying for strangers' meals in drive thrus, including at quick serves in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Houston.
Serve Lionfish, Save the Ocean?
playServe Lionfish, Save the Ocean? // You may not have lionfish on your menu, but Norman's Cay in New York is trying to change that. The invasive species is destroying East Coast sea life, and the restaurant's owner wants to help control the population through foodservice.
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Hot Schedules - Meet Ray Honeycutt
playHot Schedules - Meet Ray Honeycutt // Company scheduling coordinator Ray Honeycutt has stiff competition: HotSchedules. HotSchedules delivers easy-to-use, online employee scheduling functions that allow you to keep up with availabilities, time-off requests, employee certifications, and the daily roster.
Brand Marketing
IHOP's Holiday Menu
playIHOP's Holiday Menu // IHOP starts off its holiday advertising with this spot for its Holiday Hotcakes, Classic Dinners, and Signature Dessert offerings like the Seven-Layer Crepe Cake.
Assembling a Swing Set with Bojangles'
playAssembling a Swing Set with Bojangles' // Bojangles' is running a series of ads for its Big Bo Box, all tagged "Tailgate Everything." Here, a group of neighbors tailgates as a father builds a swing set.
Longhorn Steakhouse
playLonghorn Steakhouse "Turf & Surf" // Longhorn Steakhouse promotes its new "Turf & Surf" menu with the tagline "You Can't Fake Steak," first introduced last fall. The LTO menu will be offered through the end of 2013.
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SecureConnect
playSecureConnect // Protect your company, customers, and brand. SecureConnect provides you with the most comprehensive, turn-key solutions to secure your business and achieve PCI compliance.
Culinary Class
Ice Cream Made in 90 Seconds
playIce Cream Made in 90 Seconds // Robyn Sue Fisher of Smitten Ice Cream in San Francisco developed a technique to prepare ice cream in 90 seconds. Liquid nitrogen allows the shop to churn each serving to order.
Cranberry Sangria
playCranberry Sangria // The bartender at Boqueria in New York demonstrates how to prepare this spiced, wintry twist on the classic sangria.
Truffle Hunting in Italy
playTruffle Hunting in Italy // The locals in Marche, Italy, have been eating truffles since they were children. Join a truffle hunter, his dog, and a truffle dealer as they share insights into the truffle business.
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NEO Ice Machine
playNEO Ice Machine // NEO, the everywhere-you-need Ice Machine from Manitowoc Ice. Enhanced production capacities make NEO the new standard in undercounter ice machines.
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