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January 10, 2014
The Restaurant That Serves Rejected Food
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The Restaurant That Serves Rejected Food // Rub & Stub Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, cooks only with ingredients nearing their expiration dates, typically thrown away by suppliers as a result of over-buying. The goal is to combat food waste.
PeopleMatter Overview
playPeopleMatter Overview // Make your people matter. See why PeopleMatter's online restaurant software platform is everything you need to hire, train, schedule, and communicate with great employees in one, easy-to-use system. Play now.
News Today
Mike Isabella's Guest Chefs, Pizza Hut's Record Sales, & More in Fresh Bytes
playMike Isabella's Guest Chefs, Pizza Hut's Record Sales, & More in Fresh Bytes // Learn more about D.C. celebrity chef Mike Isabella's new guest chef program, Pizza Hut's record digital sales, and Applebee's new in-store tablet program in the latest episode of Fresh Bytes.
Crowdsourced Restaurant Blows By Funding Goal
playCrowdsourced Restaurant Blows By Funding Goal // This Pittsburgh-area restaurant relied solely on crowdfunding to raise $310,225 for its opening, slated for early next year.
The End of Auto Tipping?
playThe End of Auto Tipping? // Due to new IRS rules, many restaurant chains are phasing out the practice of including gratuity in larger parties' checks. CNBC explains the ramifications for employers.
Nosh List
playNosh List // Nosh List is a free waitlist management application for restaurants. It features free SMS/phone call notifications to alert parties when their table is ready, venue analytics calculated in realtime, and integration to the Nosh consumer application.
Brand Marketing
Applebee's Low-Cal Menu:
playApplebee's Low-Cal Menu: "What the What?" // Applebee's harnesses the power of "weird" to market its new offerings with less than 550 calories. Happy customers have big reactions to the healthy menu in this spot.
Culver's Mindful Choices
playCulver's Mindful Choices // In this video, Culver's gives a tour of its menu items that clock in around 500 calories, including its signature ButterBurger.
Power Up with Panera Power Bowls
playPower Up with Panera Power Bowls // Here Panera Bread introduces its protein-rich salads, Power Bowls, in time for the traditional focus on healthier eating around the New Year.
Ecolab Hi-Temp Tools
playEcolab Hi-Temp Tools // Proper kitchen equipment cleaning and maintenance are key to improving food quality, extending equipment life and improving restaurant profits. Ecolab has developed an exciting new tool system to make kitchen equipment cleaning easier and safer.
Culinary Class
Making Culurgiones with Vetri's Adam Leonti
playMaking Culurgiones with Vetri's Adam Leonti // Chef Adam Leonti of Philadelphia's Vetri is reviving the culurgione, an antiquated type of Sardinian pasta. Here's how he developed his recipe.
Moto Restaurant's Robo Laser
playMoto Restaurant's Robo Laser // Guests at Moto Restaurant in Chicago receive a custom laser-etched nori menu with their name on it. Starting in February, repeat diners will also get a customized dish with more laser work, as demonstrated here.
Old Major Brings Nose-to-Tail Dining to Denver
playOld Major Brings Nose-to-Tail Dining to Denver // Old Major opened its doors in Denver last year. This clip looks at the restaurant's farm-to-table cuisine and its in-house butchery program for the charcuterie menu.
FLAT Tech Demo
playFLAT Tech Demo // No more spilt coffee! FLAT is a simple yet revolutionary technology that instantly levels and stabilises anything from a helicopter to a table and has applications in industries as diverse as hospitality, furniture, film & TV, and construction.
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