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Locke Retiring after 23 Years with Sysco

Locke joined Sysco Chemical Co., Inc., in 1982 as regional manager. Sysco Chemical Co. was a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco located in Detroit before it...

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Best buys in value wines

Can a $25 bottle of wine become the star of your wine list? how about a $15 bottle? We think they can. It takes some digging to find wines that you can sell in that price range, so that’s just what we did. And we found plenty that fit the bill. Not just okay wines, but great ones. A lot of them. There are 84 wines here—and each one provides both you and your customers with a quality product at a very good price.

Smoke is complex. It can be subtle or overpowering. You need to know your stuff to manipulate it for great results. Take a look at the basics and not so basics of smoking food.

Environmental concerns will exert a bigger force in food processing and packaging as players in the supply chain strive to become more energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

Yes, you have to spend it to make it. But why spend more money than you have to? The deals are out there, for everything from wine to cleaning services. You just have to know where to find them, or at least how to ask for them. We sent reporters out looking for all the best ways for restaurant operators to save money. They found some great tips, so take a look and save a few bucks.

Can tiny-by-comparison chains exploit giant Starbucks’ troubles to their advantage?

Under the new multiyear pact, Pepsi replaces Coca-Cola, Delaware North's beverage supplier for the past 94 years. The agreement makes Delaware North one of...

Menu development is a process aimed at crafting a menu that satisfies the guest as well as producing a profit for the operator. It is the responsibility of the chef to consider all aspects of the buffet, including the overall theme, the price range and the guest's expectations.

On both the sweet and savory sides of the restaurant kitchen, mixers are true workhorses—whether the job is beating a small batch of cake batter or mashing...

There’s one simple rule when buying knives for your kitchen: The right knife for the right job. It may sound logical enough, but grabbing any old knife that’s nearby to do a job can lead to lost productivity and a shorter lifespan for the knife. So here’s a shortlist of the very basic, must-have knives for every kitchen, along with some thoughts from the folks who use knives most—chefs.

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