Police arrest south Delhi restaurant manager and 3 others for black market oxygen concentrators

Delhi police said on Thursday they had seized the largest number of oxygen concentrators in the city so far after raiding a restaurant in South Delhi’s Lodhi settlement on Wednesday. Four men have been arrested at Nege Ju restaurant and bar after police found 419 oxygen concentrators in the restaurant as well as a warehouse […]

Black man enslaved by restaurant manager owes $546,000

A restaurant manager who is serving a prison sentence for effectively enslaving a black man with an intellectual disability should pay $546,000 in restitution, a court has ruled. Bobby Paul Edwards is already serving a 10-year sentence for forcing John Christopher Smith to work 100-hour unpaid weeks under abusive conditions at a South Carolina restaurant, […]

Restaurant manager who forced black man to work without pay owes him more than $500,000 in restitution, court rules

But that initial amount was too low, an appeals court ruled in April. The man should have received more than double that amount – closer to $546,000 – from the director to account for federal labor laws, according to judgment. John Christopher Smith was forced to work in a cafeteria in Conway without pay for […]

10 Good Buys at Ideal Restaurant Supply Company in Carle Place

The expansive Carle Place showroom of Ideal Restaurant Supply Company, founded in 1911, is stocked with professional catering equipment and cookware. The public is also invited to shop there and amateur cooks will find treasures they never knew they needed. Here is a small sampling of great buys that will pay culinary dividends for years […]

League City, Texas: Jack in the Box restaurant manager stabbed by customer who refused to wear mask, police say

“It’s a very polarizing situation,” said League City Police Chief Gary Ratliff. “Where some people don’t believe there should be masks and some people do.” Police say James Schulz, 53, entered the restaurant on Wednesday evening without a face mask. He was asked to wear one to be served or to use the drive-thru. The […]

Kari-Out Company Adds Restaurant Supply Chain Industry Leader to Its Advisory Board

Kari-Out Company, a leading manufacturer of sauces, paper, foil and plastic products in the restaurant takeout industry, today announced the addition of John Inwright to the advisory board. Mr. Inwright is a highly accomplished leader and innovator in the supply chain industry. His appointment contributes significantly to Kari-Out’s strategic efforts to achieve growth through product […]

Shop Big Think Small: Big Plate Restaurant Supply Has Plenty Of Options For All Your Kitchen Needs | KLBK | KAMC

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Remembering Alan Green of E&A Restaurant Supply

The last news The Editors January 29, 2021 Alan Green, a longtime member of the restaurant industry, died on January 22, 2021. He was 81. Green has held various positions in the restaurant industry, but spent most of his career at E&A Restaurant Supply, a Plainfield, NJ equipment and supply dealership he founded. Green retired […]

40 Under 40 Knoxville News Sentinel Charley Bible, KaTom Restaurant Supply

Introducing the Knox.Biz 40 under 40 class of 2020 Here’s a look at the Knox.Biz 40 under 40 class of 2020. Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel Charles Bible, 35, Vice President of Business Development, KaTom Restaurant Supply Charles Bible has metrics to show the substantial impact he has had on the business development of […]

Growing Local Catering Business | News

CUMBERLAND – A local restaurant equipment supply company has acquired space in Frostburg to expand its operations in Allegany County. WebstaurantStore, a seller of commercial restaurant supplies and equipment, currently operates a facility in the North Branch Industrial Park at Mexico Farms in South Cumberland, where it employs nearly 500 people. Allegany County Economic Development […]

How to hire a good restaurant manager

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest challenges facing the restaurant industry was finding good restaurant managers. At the time, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted the position would see 11% growth over the next 10 years, more than double the typical rate across all industries. But since March, when […]

Jamaica Plain restaurant supply store unveils plans for housing and a summit restaurant

BMS Paper and Market, 3390 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain, this week filed plans with the BPDA to complete its current brick building with 151 residential units and add a restaurant and expand its existing store. The expanded six-story building on the approximately 2-acre site would have two levels of parking with spaces for 109 […]

What does a restaurant owner do?

One profession, several hats Restaurant managers oversee the smooth operation and efficiency of restaurants. They seek to provide customers with enjoyable dining experiences that live up to the brand’s standards. Their efforts, which include effective employee management, are ultimately aimed at keeping the restaurant profitable. Indeed, an RM encompasses general management, administration, customer services, human […]

Cheetah restaurant supply app pivots like everyone else – J.

Food coverage is supported by a generous donation from Susan and Moses Libitzky. When Na’ama Moran’s company launched an app for restaurants that streamlines the ordering and delivery of wholesale supplies, it was in 2015 – long before anyone knew what was to come by 2020. The goal, Moran said, is and always has been […]

St. Petersburg restaurant blog acknowledges food delivery scam

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Popular local restaurant reviews website and Facebook group Saint Petersburg Gourmets received a strange email on July 30. In it, someone named Linda Alvorado requested that the site update its listing for St. Pete’s hangout. Salt Creek Big Fishing with a new link to the site. The only problem was that […]

Eric Wasserstrom, President, Wasserstrom Restaurant Supply, Columbus, OH

Eric Wasserstrom, President, Wasserstrom Restaurant Supply, Columbus, OH The national equipment and supply dealer community faces a unique set of challenges as its restaurant and food service operator customers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. They are faced with finding new ways to support operators trying to survive through creative take-out and delivery strategies and putting […]

Fein Brothers Leads Restaurant Supply Activities and Customers During Pandemic

Panel Discussion: Todd Minkin Kristine M. Kierzek | Special for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel When Fein Brothers opened in 1929, America was heading into the Great Depression. Since 1967, the restaurant and food service supply store has been located at 2007 N. King Drive, in what had been the former home of Schuster’s department store, […]

Restaurant supply company Sysco gets creative during COVID-19: pop-up sale | NewsRadio KFBK

–Sysco Sacramento, a food distributor to the foodservice, education and healthcare industries, will deliver food directly to consumers on May 15, 2020, at its Pleasant Grove warehouse through the launch of a Will Sale. -Call Pop-Up Truck. Consumers can shop from the comfort of their own home, purchase a range of restaurant-quality food items as […]

Katom Restaurant Supply produces hand sanitizer during coronavirus

PostModern Spirits Bulk Hand Sanitizer Bottles PostModern Spirits Bulk Hand Sanitizer Bottles Knoxville News Sentinel After most hand sanitizer products went out of stock, East Tennessee company KaTom Restaurant Supply began manufacturing its own with the help of some Tennessee partners. So far, they’ve sold 20,000 gallons of liquid hand sanitizer in about four weeks, […]

KaTom Restaurant Supply inaugurates massive expansion

KaTom Restaurant Supply is growing again, both physically with expansion and with associates, adding 100 new jobs. “Our goal is to pursue significant growth each year,” said Founder/CEO/President Patricia Bible. “We are still planning to expand to accommodate this growth.” Bible runs the family business with daughter Paula Chesworth and son Charley Bible. Land was […]

How delivery services are impacting restaurant supply chains | modern restaurant management

The delivery service revolution is having a huge impact on the restaurant industry. While food delivery isn’t new, breakfast services like Uber Eats and DoorDash have capitalized on what customers want most: convenience. As the restaurant industry continues to evolve, we see the emergence of concepts like dark kitchens to meet demand. Dark kitchens, also […]

2020 Excellence in Management Award Winner: KaTom Restaurant Supply – Restaurant Equipment Reports, Articles & News

DEALERSHIP (over $40 million in sales) Headquarter: Kodak, Tennessee. Based: 1987 Number of employees: 182 employees Company motto: “Destination Excellence” Nineteen years ago, Patricia Bible made a choice. When her husband Tim died suddenly, she could have sold KaTom Restaurant Supply, the business the couple started out of their garage in 1987. With two young […]

The historic Smith Restaurant Supply building will be transformed into affordable apartments

Syracuse, NY — Developer Matthew Paulus announced plans on Tuesday to redevelop the historic Smith Restaurant Supply property on Erie Boulevard East into 37 affordable apartments. Paulus, who remodeled the former RE Dietz Co. lantern factory in the Park Avenue neighborhood of Syracuse into 92 upscale apartments two years ago, said he hopes to begin […]

Huge restaurant supply store going up in Earhart and Broad | Economic news

Construction is set to begin this week on a first big-box restaurant supply store at the corner of Earhart Boulevard and South Broad Street, with developers hoping to capitalize on the city’s booming food and hospitality sectors. town. Artist’s rendering of a Restaurant Depot restaurant supply store to be built on the site of the […]

Meeting the new challenges of catering supply chains

The continued diversification of consumer lifestyles and tastes is leading to increased variation in demand across all industries, and the restaurant sector is no exception. Diners want to see local, organic, vegan, gluten-free and other options on the menu. Additionally, off-site online ordering capabilities introduce more supply chain issues in the background as restaurants attempt […]

‘Everything has changed’: Gusti family transfers longtime catering supply business to Henrico

Matt, Joe and John Gusti own and operate Gusti Restaurant Equipment & Supply, which relocates to 1901 Dabney Road in Henrico County after nearly 30 years in the Museum District. (Photos by J. Elias O’Neal) Joe Gusti remembers what the neighborhood looked like when he opened his Gusti Restaurant Equipment & Supply at 2923 W. […]

Move over, target. Here’s why you should shop at restaurant supply stores.

When the non-stick surface of my frying pans started chipping, I knew it was time to replace them. They hadn’t lasted long, so I wanted something different. There weren’t many choices at Target, and my closest IKEA is almost an hour away (sigh). Then I remembered – there’s a restaurant supply store, The Restaurant Store, […]

Myers Restaurant Supply in Santa Rosa acquired by Edward Don & Company

Myers Restaurant Supply, a 68-year-old Santa Rosa-based foodservice equipment dealer that has expanded its reach far beyond North Bay in recent years, is now expanding nationwide with its acquisition by an even older Chicago-area family business. Myers announced on May 1 that it had been purchased by Edward Don & Company, a Woodbridge, Illinois-based company […]

Six Ways to Reduce Food Waste in the Restaurant Supply Chain | modern restaurant management

About a third of all the food harvested and produced in the world is wasted. It’s a sobering statistic, especially with so many people going hungry around the world. But new technological innovations are helping businesses reduce food waste so they can increase their bottom line and put food to good use before it ends […]

The Top 5 Restaurant Supply Store Essentials, Ranked

I recently moved to Philadelphia after 10 years in Portland, Oregon, and the adjustment was a breeze for two reasons. First and foremost, Philly has bones. Second, with the obvious exception of my friends and family, the only things in Portland that I deeply miss are the grocery stores: Winco, Sheridan Fruit on SE Grand, […]

As one Bowery restaurant supply company goes bankrupt, another takes over

AAA quality restaurant supply – a well-known equipment supplier at 272 Bowery – went bankrupt late last year. The child of three and a half Sunrise Rainbow Kitchen Supplylocated two doors down at 276 Bowery since 2013, recently signed the lease and took over (and dropped the Sunrise). This small section of the Bowery – […]

Inside Jetro, a truly intense restaurant supply store

The glamorous side of running a restaurant. Photo: Chris Crowley New York restaurateurs face a huge number of headaches: managing constant staff turnover, comforting overly demanding diners, battling rising rents, hoping ConEd doesn’t turn off the gas, and navigating the terrifying shopping experience from Jetro Cash & Carry, a massive restaurant supply store in Gowanus, […]

Restaurant Supply Stores Are A Home Cook’s Dream | Food and cooking

For those who like to cook, it’s like Disneyland. We walk through the aisles, eyes wide, mouths hanging open. As with children, our hands reach out to all the shiny objects on the shelves. “I want”, we say. “I want.” For chefs, restaurant supply companies are part of the job, where they fetch the kitchen […]

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