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Will Huntington’s Open on Main St. Pier in Huntington Beach?

Currently, six entities are in the bidding process with the City of HB, vying for the coveted spot midway up the pier on the...
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Chef David Slay to Open Second Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

David Slay, the acclaimed chef and restauranteur behind SLAY Steak + Fish House, Park Ave Dining and il garage ristorante, is opening a new Italian-themed...
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B. toffee Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Specialty Recipe at A Market

In honor of its 10-year anniversary, local confection company B. toffee has partnered with A Market to create a specialty anniversary recipe available to...
Great Taste Magazine 2019 September October Issue

Hot Off the Press: Great Taste Magazine September | October 2019

Great Taste Magazine September | October 2019 Issue is Hot Off the Press! It's all about brunch! This issue, Great Taste is taking an in-depth...
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Rouxbe Launches New Plant-Based Curriculum

Rouxbe, the leading online culinary training program, today officially launched their plant-based course for enterprise customers. Designed for professionals looking to improve their culinary...
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Toast Kitchen + Bakery Donating October’s Proceeds to The Mix Academy

It’s never too early to get in the spirit of giving!  Luckily, Toast Kitchen + Bakery makes it easy to do good for your...
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OC Fresca Coming to San Clemente

On October 12th, Latin-inspired beach vibes and boozy agua fresca-inspired cocktails arrive in charming San Clemente at brand-new bar and restaurant, OC Fresca. Located...
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Soft Opening at Everyday Eatery

Come and join Everyday Eatery, a husband and wife owned café, hailing from New Zealand, for their Soft Opening at Sand Canyon Plaza. Everyday...
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Todos Santos is Now Open

A new restaurant by Chef/Proprietor Casey Overton just opened in September! Todos Santos - Rancho Santa Margarita features modern authentic Mexican fare in an approachable...
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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Tipped Employees

By U.S. Department of Labor WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule for tip provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) implementing...

Business

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Paytronix Systems help Friendship Increase Customer Engagement

Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital guest experience platform, today announced that FriendShip has won the 2019 Paytronix Loyalty Award for Best Launch. In just...
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How Restaurants Got So Loud – The Atlantic

Let me describe what I hear as I sit in a coffee shop writing this article. It’s late morning on a Saturday, between the...
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Holiday Boozing

AS A BUSINESS OWNER, YOU’RE PROBABLY FEELING ANXIOUS ABOUT THE UPCOMING HOLIDAYS. It’s not enough that you have to worry about staffing shortages, new overtime laws, or potential drops...
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Technicalities of the Job Interview

WHEN HIRING, YOU WANT TO PULL FROM A DIVERSE GROUP OF QUALIFIED AND TALENTED APPLICANTS; so logically, you would assume that means you should...
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Top 10 Scariest Restaurant Lawsuits

10 THE HOT COFFEE INCIDENT The “hot coffee lawsuit” brought against McDonald’s is pretty legendary in terms of restaurant lawsuits. The jury awarded Stella Liebeck...

Marketing

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Lazy Dog Launches Beer Club

Lazy Dog Launches Beer Club Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, known for their seasonally inspired, handcrafted menu and craft beers, is rolling out the all-new Lazy...
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Restaurant Marketing Tools: Local Marketing – The Sensei Of Success

Why? Because when we recognize something, it gives us a feeling of ease, familiarity, and automatic credibility and that makes it easy for us...
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Restaurant Marketing Tools: What’s In A Name?

I will never forget a painful experience I had at Mario Batali’s Babbo in New York City. The boob with whom I agreed to...
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Scaling in the Food Business

Before “food porn” became a thing and the Food Network exploded, culinary schools were pretty much limited to Cordon Bleu, Escoffier and CIA —...
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Why Incentives Make Sense

by Frankie Di Iorio Upselling extra menu items creates a larger check and therefore a larger tip for the server. Making more tips seems like...