Tag: restaurant industry

Canadian restaurant supply company raises funds for Ukraine

BROCKVILLE, ON. – A Canadian catering supplies company is raising money for Ukraine despite its own loss of revenue over the past two years, in a bid to inspire more businesses and industries to do the same. Russell Hendrix supplies restaurants across the country with everything from refrigeration units to utensils. Since March 2020, their […]

A look at IFMA from inside the COEX, including supply chain issues

Nation’s Restaurant News Editorial Director Sam Oches spoke with International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) President and CEO Phil Kafarakis at the Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) in Austin about the association and the future of the industry. The two discussed supply chain challenges and how members of the association – which includes manufacturers, suppliers, operators, non-commercial […]

Tributes pour in for famed restaurant manager Casper who died after cancer surgery

CASPER, Wyo.– Members of the Casper restaurant community are posting tributes to famed restaurant manager Ted Klatt, who lost his battle with cancer this week. “He was truly the love of my life and I will miss him every minute of every day,” his wife Lori wrote in a social media tribute announcing Ted’s passing […]

The Loudonville community is mobilizing for the restaurant manager

Vicky Guitar has worked at her brother’s restaurant, Burger 21, for five years. She has worked in the restaurant industry all her life, taking pride in being in touch with customers. But recently, she had to take a step back after being diagnosed with cirrhosis. “People automatically assume it was because you were an alcoholic […]

A restaurant supply store provides a solution to food sup…

(MENAFN-EIN Presswire) Restaurant Supply Store Provides Solution to Hospitality Supply Chain Challenges Restaurant supply store The Best Restaurant Supply Brands at Restaurantsupply.com best restaurant supply store Restaurant Supply Store uses technology to improve supply chain issues Although advances in technology have improved and streamlined communication channels in recent years, there are still many gaps in […]

Restaurant Supply Store Provides Solution to Hospitality Supply Chain Challenges

Restaurant Supply Store Provides Solution to Hospitality Supply Chain Challenges Restaurant supply store The Best Restaurant Supply Brands at Restaurantsupply.com best restaurant supply store Restaurant Supply Store uses technology to improve supply chain issues Although advances in technology have improved and streamlined communication channels in recent years, there are still many gaps in the US […]

How Salesforce Trailhead Helped a Restaurant Manager Land a Technical Job

In March 2020, Tony Nguyen became one of 114 million people who lost their jobs in the pandemic. He used e-learning to gain skills for the tech industry because he had no experience. Now he has a more flexible work schedule and is happier in his new role as administrator. Tony Nguyen was about to […]

I’m a former restaurant manager who left the industry to become an Uber Eats driver. I earn the same amount of money and I can spend more time with my children.

Michael Urbach spent nearly 30 years in the restaurant industry before becoming an Uber Eats driver. He said he couldn’t imagine ever returning to hospitality. This article is based on a conversation with Michael Urbach, a 51-year-old Uber Eats driver in the Los Angeles area. It has been edited for length and clarity. I have […]

Restaurant manager quits to earn same as Uber Eats driver

Get the Insider app A personalized feed, digest mode, and ad-free experience. Download the app close icon Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction or dismiss a notification. Michael Urbach spent nearly 30 years in the restaurant industry before becoming an Uber Eats driver. He said he […]

Enraged customer, 31, who threw RED HOT soup in restaurant manager’s face

Amanda Martinez, 31, has been charged with assault causing bodily harm for allegedly throwing menudo soup in the face of restaurant manager Jannelle Broland A customer accused of throwing hot soup in the face of a restaurant manager was arrested and charged with assault on Wednesday. Amanda Martinez, 31, was taken to Bell County Jail […]

Arizona Restaurant Supply acquires United in Colorado

The last news The Editors September 28, 2021 Consolidation continued in the restaurant industry with the acquisition of United Restaurant Supply by Arizona Restaurant Supply. Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., United Restaurant Supply had annual sales of $11.54 million in 2020, making it the 88th largest reseller of restaurant equipment and supplies in the nation, […]

Notch raises $10 million to digitize restaurant supply chain

Canadian restaurant supply chain technology company Notch has closed a $10 million funding round led by Accomplice and BDC, bringing its total funding to date to nearly $20 million. MATH Venture Partners, Golden Ventures, The Yield Lab, Garage Capital and Plexo Capital also participated, as did several angel investors. The Toronto-based company wants to use […]

Restaurant supply chain startup Choco secures $100 million in funding

Diving brief: Tech startup Choco secured $100 million in Series B funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $171.5 million since its inception in 2018, according to a press release. Choco’s technology enables efficient food procurement processes and reduces operational expenses between restaurants and suppliers by providing inventory management and live stock updates, the company […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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, […]

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