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Cape Henlopen HS Wins Big at DPSI for ProStart

Cape Henlopen HS Wins Big at DPSI for ProStart

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) presented the 2nd Annual Delaware ProStart Student Invitational (DPSI) March 18 at Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center. Cape Henlopen High School from Lewes, Del. won both the Culinary and Management Competitions. ProStart high school students displayed their culinary and management skills for the chance to be nationally recognized. Teams […]

Virginia Beach High School Students Rise to the Top at VPSI

Virginia Beach High School Students Rise to the Top at VPSI

Salem High School and Landstown High School Teams Advance to the National ProStart Invitational The Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association Education Foundation will send a culinary team from Salem High School and a management team from Landstown High School, both from Virginia Beach, to compete in the 13th Annual National ProStart Invitational. The two were […]

Websites 2014 … Where Are We Now?

It’s a bit hard to believe that his would be a topic in 2014. But unfortunately, I see the same mistakes being made over and over again. First, according to Moore’s law, technology doubles every eighteen to twenty-four months. With that said, when was the last time you updated your website? If for instance you […]

Social Media – Not just for Your Kids You Know!

Your Customers Are On It, and You MUST Be! … Part B, Deployment So, last month I previewed the absolute importance of utilizing the tools that are out there called Social Media. Whether it is on their computers, their iPads, their smartphones or now on their big screen televisions, your customers and your prospective customers are reading, […]

‘Drink’ Food Safety? Yes, Absolutely … For Real

I remember years ago when I was a waitress, I would be annoyed by some of the customers asking me for lemon in their water.  It was a new trend then.  I came to recognize pretty quickly, that if I forgot to add the lemon to the water, that I would be rushing back to […]

New Food, New Beverage: New Terminal ‘A’ Remodel at National

Where could Carla Hall, Ruth Gresser, Gina Chersevani and Jeff Tunks all work together? Reagan National Airport – aka DCA. They will be taking off without leaving the ground. Those are the food professionals that are slated to be part of the 10 new restaurants coming to Terminal A of DCA in 2015. OTG and […]

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