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Salty and Sweet

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  Salty and Sweet – the unexpected, irresistible combination that heightens the flavor and complexities of many dishes. This tasty juxtaposition plays on the senses offering a very pleasurable feeling of satisfaction. One thing’s for sure, this food craze is here to stay. We crave sugar for the carbohydrates to keep our bodies going, and we […]

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2018 Brings a New Year and a Fresh Start

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  Another year and another chance to build on last year’s success, or tear it all down and challenge yourself with something completely new. Either way we can help make it you’re most exciting and innovative yet. 2018 brings a new year and a fresh start.   This year we’ll showcase sensational products, chef spotlights, […]

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The Garden Year In Review

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What an incredible year this has been! We established our blog, shared our best tips, featured some great businesses, and presented awesome products, but most importantly, we wanted this year to be about you. We did seven chef spotlights this year featuring what makes each of these incredible chefs tick. For whatever reason you’re here, we’re […]

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Three Business Boosting Christmas Strategies

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  Christmas can present a unique challenge in the restaurant industry.  Long nights, harried customers or sporadic business.  Here are our three business boosting Christmas strategies to get you and your customers into the holiday spirit.     Holiday parties and themed events During the holidays, quiet, cozy and relaxed dinners go out the window […]

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During The Black Friday Chaos, People Have Gotta Eat

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  Thanksgiving has ended, it’s time to shop.  Customers rush out, without giving a thought to food. They shop until their stomachs growl for a break. After all that cooking, it’s time to eat out!  It’s the Black Friday feeding frenzy.   What makes a customer choose your restaurant over another?  Maybe it’s close to where they’re […]

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Olinda Olive Company

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Certified olives and olive oil from a family owned business, Olinda Olives – no lye!     From tapenade to Spanish Tortillas – so many great chefs and home cooks rely on olives and olive oil for flavorful dishes.  Owner, Joey DeCamilla shared some info about his family company and why it’s so awesome! Scroll down to […]

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The Number One Thing Every Successful Bar or Restaurant Needs

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Have you ever seen the show Bar Rescue?  If you’ve watched, you know there are lots of factors that go into filling seats in a restaurant or bar. clearly defined market spotlessly clean environment plenty of capital management that is present and leads by example courteous and knowledgeable staff But the BIGGEST factor of success […]