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October 10, 2013
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Prisoners Learn Foodservice in "Cook School" // In North Carolina, Nancy Gould teaches a foodservice course to prisoners as part of a state job-training program. Watch as her students work to pull off a fine-dining experience for 60 volunteer patrons behind the gates of Orange Correctional Center.
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News Today
Chipotle's
playChipotle's "Scarecrow" and More // Catch up on news from across the foodservice industry with the latest episode of Fresh Bytes, including Chipotle's new marketing video, Bar Louie's planned national expansion, and more.
Firehouse Subs CEO Reacts to Affordable Care Act
playFirehouse Subs CEO Reacts to Affordable Care Act // Don Fox, CEO at Firehouse Subs, discusses the foreseeable impact of Obamacare on his business and on small businesses in general. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.”
play"Thanksgivukkah" Comes But Once a Lifetime // Christmas and Hanukkah usually go hand-in-hand, but this year things are a little different. Hanukkah hasn't fallen on Thanksgiving in 125 years. In New York, Kutsher's Tribeca has prepared a special menu combining the flavors of the two traditions.
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Table Tracker by LRS: The Restaurant GPS Tracker
playTable Tracker by LRS: The Restaurant GPS Tracker // Long Range Systems developed the Table Tracker for restaurants to track guests' table locations. This GPS tracker type system is designed for for casual-dining restaurants to accurately deliver orders to the correct customers.
Brand Marketing
Satisfries from Fries King?
playSatisfries from Fries King? // Burger King rolled out a prank marketing move recently, rebranding its social media channels with a "Fries King" logo and renaming itself Fries King in spots like this one. The effort promotes their new lower-fat/lower-calorie French fries, Satisfries.
Crabfest at Red Lobster
playCrabfest at Red Lobster // This campaign from Red Lobster markets Crabfest, the brand's fall LTO that centers on a series of crab-based entrees in the under-$20 price range.
KFC's New
playKFC's New "Go Cup" // The new Go Cups from KFC are designed to fit in a car cup holder. The brand introduces the snacking-oriented format with a playful spot featuring police partners.
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PeopleMatter Overview
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Culinary Class
Daniel: My French Cuisine
playDaniel: My French Cuisine // Chef Daniel Boulud's highly-anticipated new cookbook, Daniel: My French Cuisine, is due out October 15. This trailer shows the chef readying an evening service at Daniel, his flagship restaurant.
iNG Restaurant's Pig Face Taco
playiNG Restaurant's Pig Face Taco // Watch as Chef Tim Havidic of iNG Restaurant in Chicago prepares the Pig Face Taco, an item on the current Street Food Menu. Calling cheek and jowl meat some of the most flavorful cuts of pork, he says he wants to test how diners respond to offal.
The Art of Molecular Mixology
playThe Art of Molecular Mixology // In this video from CNN, Toronto BarChef co-owner Frankie Solarik demonstrates the creation of a few of his house cocktails. He calls his brand of mixology "participatory theater," tapping into nostalgic scents and flavors.
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Frymaster 1814 Series Fryers
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