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Sysco Introduces New Chef Ref Mobile Application

HOUSTON (January 24, 2012 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation has launched the Sysco Chef Ref mobile app to provide those who love to prepare food with a...


The clockless sandwich

The limitless possibilities of making a meal between two slices of bread have catapulted the sandwich into new menu territory. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches still dominate, but these days, bars and late night menus are featuring mini ethnic sandwiches and full-service restaurants tout overstuffed dinner-size versions.

These days, fussy consumers—and chefs—want local and/or seasonal fruits and vegetables on the menu, often along with the name of the farm.

Apple announced something that could be a game changer for the restaurant industry and retailers: Apple Pay. “The vision is to replace the wallet. And the starting point is payments,” says Apple CEO Tim Cook.

For restaurateurs concerned about high commission fees paid to popular online ordering services, lesser-known apps may help alleviate that strain.

However, it should, and the IFDA Food Safety and Security Committee has stepped up to the plate to work with foodservice distributors to develop a...

According to LoJack, a provider of wireless tracking and recovery systems for mobile assets, “Cargo theft is a serious, ongoing problem that is very...

WASHINGTON D.C. (December 1, 2010)—The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” survey of more than 1,500 professional chefs – members of...

What’s ahead tech-wise for restaurants in 2012? Probably less of the pent-up demand they’ve borne in the years just prior, according to the National Restaurant Association.

In April, T.G.I. Friday's released its own mobile payment app. While many foodservice operations have embraced mobile apps for location services, coupon offers or linking into reward programs, proprietary mobile payment apps are still somewhat unchartered territory. In the quick serve arena, Dunkin Donuts just released its own mobile payment system, and Starbucks partnered with Square for its system.

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