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  • Virginia ProStart Competition on Front Burner

    Thirty-nine hundred students took to the kitchen this year in classrooms all across the Commonwealth. And like many students before them, this year’s class has aspirations to graduate high-school with a ProStart Certification of Achievement, and ... read more »

    Feb 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Soft Stuff Distributors, Inc

    Lois Gamerman started Soft Stuff in 1990 in the sunroom of her home with one product: ice cream. Today, they are the region’s premiere specialty foodservice distributor, located in Jessup, Md. in a 33,000 sq. ft. ... read more »

    Feb 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • World Champion Quarterback, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur Delivered Keynote Speech at RAM Expo

    In case you didn’t get a chance to attend the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage & Lodging Expo, Joe Theismann, former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins and current entrepreneur, spoke about his game ... read more »

    Feb 23, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • R House Opens in Baltimore’s Remington Neighborhood

    The converted 50,000 ft. auto dealership warehouse has been converted into a new style food hall, one that focuses on new chefs, new foods — a platform that is chef driven. Each of the 10 chefs ... read more »

    Feb 17, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • USDA Takeover of Catfish

    Windfall profits for the good ole boys that will affect your wallet BY TIM SUGHRUE, CONGRESSIONAL SEAFOOD CO. Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, arguably one of the most powerful men in ... read more »

    Feb 17, 2017 | 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