Food News Media
July 10, 2014
What's a Coffee Shop Without Baristas?
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What's a Coffee Shop Without Baristas? // The Vault is a self-serve coffee shop in Valley City, North Dakota, where customers pay on the honor system. The owner hasn't seen much theft—in fact, he says his patrons have been about 15 percent more generous than otherwise.
Texas Pete TV: Ham's Restaurant - Greensboro, N.C.
playTexas Pete TV: Ham's Restaurant - Greensboro, N.C. // Ham's Restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina, uses Texas Pete to amp up its house wing sauces, burgers, and much more. See how Texas Pete products are helping to make Ham's a staple in the Triad.
News Today
June Jobs Report: Hiring Is Strong
playJune Jobs Report: Hiring Is Strong // 7/3/14: The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, marking the fifth straight month when employers added 200,000 jobs or more. That includes 39,000 new jobs added in the hospitality and leisure industry.
Buffalo Wild Wings On Fire During World Cup
playBuffalo Wild Wings On Fire During World Cup // The 2014 FIFA World Cup provided a significant bounce in business to Buffalo Wild Wings and other sports bars.
Beef Prices Skyrocketing This Summer
playBeef Prices Skyrocketing This Summer // 7/1/14: An ongoing drought has shrunk U.S. cattle supply to the lowest in 60 years. Meanwhile, restaurants like Killen's Barbecue in Pearland, Texas, must bite the bullet and tough it out.
Delivering on the Made-to-Order Promise
playDelivering on the Made-to-Order Promise // See how the Digital Red Book helps keep every Fatburger location running smoothly and consistently.
Brand Marketing
Olive Garden Looks to Appeal to Millennials
playOlive Garden Looks to Appeal to Millennials // 7/8/14: This ad for Olive Garden's new Lasagna Fresca with Large Shrimp, Pappardelle Pescatore, and other LTOs also debuts the company's redesigned logo. It's part of a larger plan to draw in younger diners.
The Scent of Sweet Frog
playThe Scent of Sweet Frog // 7/2/14: Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt aims to capitalize on the unique smell of its locations with this ad, showing women and children flocking to a Sweet Frog storefront.
The Black Hat from Zaxby's
playThe Black Hat from Zaxby's // 7/7/14: Zaxby's recruited country music star Kix Brooks to promote its Grilled Chicken Sandwich. A black hat opens up to reveal a hidden compartment storing an "emergency" Zaxby's sandwich.
Kronos Greek Yogurt
playKronos Greek Yogurt // Kronos Non Fat Greek Yogurt has a rich mouth feel and offers endless menu possibilities. It is the perfect 1:1 substitute for mayo and sour cream. It also delivers health benefits, consistency, and will not separate over high heat.
Culinary Class
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
playJeni's Splendid Ice Creams // Jeni Britton Bauer, the founder of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, explains the variety of ice cream she specializes in, "American Hard-Body Ice Cream," as she shows off her riff on the sundae.
Chef Andy Ricker's Northern Thai Sticky Rice
playChef Andy Ricker's Northern Thai Sticky Rice // James Beard Award winner Andy Ricker, of the well-known restaurant Pok Pok, describes the experiences that influenced his Northern Thai cuisine as he makes one of its staples: sticky rice.
Inside Momofuku Culinary Lab
playInside Momofuku Culinary Lab // Chef David Chang talks about creativity as he works in Momofuku's research facility for exploring new flavors, called the Momofuku Culinary Lab.
DataCandy Overview
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