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5 Things to do Before National Allergy Awareness Month Ends

5 Things to do Before National Allergy Awareness Month Ends

Stephen Brockman May 30, 2016 0

Spring flowers might be in full bloom, but millions of allergy suffers are looking at them through swollen and watery eyes. Spring is the peak season for allergies and asthma, thanks to an uptick

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Tasty Wages On the Rise

Tasty Wages On the Rise

Stephen Brockman March 2, 2016 0

As of January of 2016, Washington, D.C. held the title for having the highest minimum wage — $10,50 per hour. In second place, California and Massachusetts were tied at $10.00. But if you work

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Food Traditions around the World

Food Traditions around the World

Stephen Brockman February 29, 2016 0

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.” It encourages everyone to take the time to appreciate pleasures, flavors, social experiences and food traditions in our lives. In

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The Legend of TFER: Texas Food Establishment Rules

The Legend of TFER: Texas Food Establishment Rules

Stephen Brockman February 16, 2016 0

Sometimes, life baffles you and presents another rule for you to follow. For instance, if you work in a food establishment in Texas, congratulations — there are new Food Handler Certification Requirements! With all

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Food Protection Training: It’s Important!

Food Protection Training: It’s Important!

Stephen Brockman January 12, 2016 0

We’ve all heard the horror stories. Forty people fall ill from the spinach served at a restaurant in a neighboring state, or an innocent church supper puts half the population of a small town

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How Well-Trained Is Your Staff?

How Well-Trained Is Your Staff?

Stephen Brockman December 11, 2015 0

Every year, seventy-six million people in the U.S. get sick from something they eat. If a food safety issue happens in your establishment, it can hurt your revenue, your staff, and your customers. When

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

Stephen Brockman December 7, 2015 0

There was a cantina called Chalmun’s in the pirate city of Mos Eisley on the planet of Tatooine. It took in pirates, smugglers, crime lords and all sort of scum, BUT DROIDS WERE NEVER

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The Importance of Food and Beverage Training for Hotel Employees

The Importance of Food and Beverage Training for Hotel Employees

Stephen Brockman November 12, 2015 0

There is a year-round need for full-service hotels and private clubs. This is how vital the hospitality industry is to any economy. Any hotel, club or facility that serves food or drinks has to

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Not ONE but THREE Coffee Holidays in November!

Not ONE but THREE Coffee Holidays in November!

Stephen Brockman November 9, 2015 0

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Aside from its stimulating effects, it is served in a variety of ways. For the month of November, we are celebrating three types

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Why Sell Local Craft Beer

Why Sell Local Craft Beer

Stephen Brockman October 16, 2015 0

Modern consumers have expanded their palates. Instead of asking for familiar big brands by rote, they are seeking out new tastes that they perceive as more sustainable and more authentic. This evolving trend has

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