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Four Steps to a Winning Kitchen Renovation, Lunch Visits Decline, Back-to-School Dining with UND, and New Faces in New Places (aka Personnel Changes)

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September 15, 2016

Four Considerations for Kitchen Renovations

Foodservice renovations can be tricky for a variety of reasons. Successfully navigating one of these projects requires a thoughtful, step-by-step approach. Garrett Lennon, principal/partner with JLR Design Group in Seattle, shares his thoughts and experiences about what goes into a successful commercial kitchen renovation project.

AHF Elects Christine Guyott to Serve as Chair of its Industry Advisory Board

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice elected Christine Guyott, FCSI, RD, as chair of its Industry Advisory Board. Rob Geile was elected vice chair.


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Billow and Danon Join the National Restaurant Association Team

The National Restaurant Association introduced Deb Billow as the association’s executive vice president of marketing and member engagement and Steve Danon as the organization's senior vice president of communications.

Lunch Traffic Continues to Soften

In the quarter ending June 2016, lunch visits declined by 4 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago, the steepest decline of all main meal dayparts, according to ongoing foodservice market research from NPD Group.

University of North Dakota’s Decidedly Different Dining Center

This ain’t your parent’s college food offering – or even yours. Contemporary food-themed platforms have transformed the dining experience at the campus hub that is Wilkerson Dining Center.

Brantner Named Executive Chef of Granite City Food & Brewery

Dave Brantner was promoted to corporate executive chef of Granite City Food & Brewery.

And Go Concepts Names New CEO

Restaurant industry veteran Bobby Shaw was named CEO of And Go Concepts, which owns and operates Salad and Go.

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FLAT Technologies: When Your Tables Wobble, So Does Your Brand. FLAT Tech has the only table bases that automatically adjust to eliminate wobble. See for yourself why top chains have made FLAT their table base of choice.
FWE: Kitchen solutions for compact operations. It's all about you. Smaller, more efficient. Cook and Hold Ovens, Heated Holding Cabinets, Heated Cabinets with Precision Humidity Control.
2016 Food Safety Webcast. Tuesday, September 27, one PM Central. During this FREE webcast our panel of experts will take an in-depth look at how to address some of the most pressing food safety issues of the day. Click to register.

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