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  • Spike Gjerde Wins James Beard Mid-Atlantic Chef Award

    Spike Gjerde Wins James Beard Mid-Atlantic Chef Award

    Linda Roth’s The Latest Dish Reports from Chicago Spike Gjerde, chef/partner of Woodberry Kitchen and Foodservice Monthly’s 2015 Foodservice Leader of the Year, has just been named the Chef of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic at ... read more »

    May 04, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NRA ServSafe Program Reaches Six Million Certifications

    NRA ServSafe Program Reaches Six Million Certifications

    The National Restaurant Association (NRA) reached a new milestone by issuing its 6 millionth ServSafe certification, underscoring its place as the number-one food safety training program in the United States and abroad. Friendly’s manager Errin Davis, who started her career ... read more »

    Mar 04, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Crab Cake Secret … What News Do You Have for Me Today?

    Crab Cake Secret … What News Do You Have for Me Today?

    Foodservice Monthly first reported on the startup food manufacturer My Way Foods four years ago in January 2011 when they introduced their Crab Cake Secret (CCS) to the foodservice and retail marketplaces. Based in Annapolis and ... read more »

    Mar 03, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Vilnit Honored As Seafood Champion Finalist at SeaWeb Summit

    Steve Vilnit was honored as a Seafood Champion Finalist at an awards ceremony during the 11th SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which was held in February in New Orleans, La. Vilnit, Director of Fisheries Marketing at the Maryland ... read more »

    Mar 02, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Amanda McClements: Owner, Creative Director, Curator of Salt & Sundry

    Amanda McClements: Owner, Creative Director, Curator of Salt & Sundry

    by Genevieve LeFranc A ten-year local food writer, now turned haute retailer, Amanda McClements has been redefining easy entertaining by helping people (including DC’s hospitality community) feel comfortable with stylish hosting and home decor. In 2012, ... read more »

    Mar 02, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Sauce on the Side

  • You’re Known by the Company You Keep

    Michael BirchenallMichael Birchenall

    On April 12 at the Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) Industry Awards Gala, Foodservice Monthly will join four all-star restaurants Antrim 1844, Linwoods, Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs, and Crab Quarters as the 2015 inductees into ... read more »

    Mar 31, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Time to Get to Work

    Michael BirchenallMichael Birchenall

    Last month I threw out the idea that we need to take forward steps to identify and correct a disconnect between the food distributor and restaurateur segments of the foodservice industry. We need to think ... read more »

    Mar 01, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • No, I Haven’t Forgotten

    Michael BirchenallMichael Birchenall

    Do you still remember the Mid-Atlantic Food & Beverage Expo we used to attend in October every year? The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) produced the annual show and indeed by its demise, it had ... read more »

    Mar 01, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post