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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

    WASHINGTON Smokeys BBQ in Fort Worth, Texas, needed to do something. The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven. The only thing left was to raise prices for its customers, the first...
  • Darden CEO steps down amid food fight with investors

    (Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc's food fight with activist investors Barington Capital Group LP and Starboard Value LP entered a new phase on Monday, when the company said Clarence Otis would step down as chairman and chief executive officer. In...
  • People on the move

    Retail Jeffrey Agid was promoted to store manager at Dolphin Carpet & Tile in Southwest Ranches. Jeanine Dronsick joined Maya Swimwear as sales director in Miami. Dronsick began her career as vice president of production and director of sales for her...
  • U.S. food supplier cracks down on Chinese plant amid meat scare

    U.S. meat supplier OSI Group said Monday that it was suspending operations at its Chinese subsidiary after media reports tied it to China's latest food scare.  OSI, based in Aurora, Ill., said Shanghai Husi Food Co. failed to comply with the company's...
  • Gazpacho on a stick

    Gazpacho on a stick
    Sometimes the simplest ideas can result in the most amazing of things. That's the case with these gazpacho frozen pops, in which gazpacho, the tomato, bread and vegetable soup from Spain, is frozen into individual appetizer servings on a stick. The soup...
  • Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push

    Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push
    Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress. In a blow to...
  • Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50

    Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50
    All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss. They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
  • Aldermen ban synthetic pot possession

    Aldermen ban synthetic pot possession
    A City Council committee on Wednesday took steps to close a loophole in the Chicago ordinance banning the sale of synthetic marijuana and stimulants. The amendment endorsed by the council License and Consumer Protection Committee would ban the...
  • Traverse City transcends resort food

     Traverse City transcends resort food
    The movie "Chef" was showing at the historical State Theatre as Jay Kott sat on the front porch of the nearby Cooks' House. He was licking his plate. Kott may have been showing off for friends Eric Patterson and Jen Blakeslee, who own the upscale...
  • Mayor sets out to transform L.A. streets through 'urban acupuncture'

    Mayor sets out to transform L.A. streets through 'urban acupuncture'
    San Pedro's Gaffey Street is no one's idea of a quaint village. Cars pour off the 110 Freeway, frequently at high speeds. The street's palm trees provide little shade. The corridor is dominated by businesses catering to the automobile — KFC,...
  • McDonald's profit falls on weak U.S., Europe sales

    (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as comparable sales in its struggling U.S. business fell for the third straight quarter and sales in Europe declined for the first time in four quarters. McDonald's shares fell...