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How Nonprofits That Train People to Work in Restaurants Navigated COVID-19

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For many organizations, the first step in dealing with pandemic shutdowns was just to help their participants and alumni get through the initial weeks On the evening of Saturday, March 14, 2020, the staff at Café Momentum served only seven diners. The downtown Dallas restaurant was consistently listed as one of the best in the city, but suddenly, fears about an emerging pandemic were keeping folks home. Café Momentum is more than just a restaurant, though. It is also a nonprofit that has spent 30 years training at-risk youth exiting the juvenile detention system to work in hospitality. So...
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Fazoli's Achieves Most Successful Quarter in History, Breaks Over 200 Weekly Sales Records

Fazoli's Achieves Most Successful Quarter in History, Breaks Over 200 Weekly Sales Records

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Iconic Italian brand sees sales and traffic skyrocket to all-time highs in January, February and March, ending Q1 with system sales up 29% and a record 11 area development agreements
Lexington, KY After building record-breaking momentum last year, Fazoli's continues to dominate the premium QSR segment with historical sales and traffic performance in Q1.
In the first quarter alone, Fazoli's broke more than 200 weekly sales records and topped monthly records with double-digit month-over-month sales and traffic in January, February and March. Sales for March are up 85% and traffic is up 78%...
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NielsenIQ: Cycling 2020's Stock Up Period, Total Beverage Alcohol Off-Premise Sales Down 1.3% For the Week Ending March 27

NielsenIQ: Cycling 2020's Stock Up Period, Total Beverage Alcohol Off-Premise Sales Down 1.3% For the Week Ending March 27

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Continuing to cycle the tough comps of 2020's pandemic stock-up period, off-premise dollar sales of alcoholic beverages declined 1.3% for the week ending March 27, compared to the same week last year, according to market research firm NielsenIQ.
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The once and future king of Brunello: Gianni Maccari

The once and future king of Brunello: Gianni Maccari

Look at the color of Gianni Maccari's Brunello. That's the hue of classic Sangiovese. When my client Ethica Wines sent me to Italy a year ago in January, their Brunello... Read more ...

Baked Falafels

Baked Falafels

Bake a batch of chickpea falafels and serve with an array of accompaniments for wraps or breakfast Read more ...

Yellow cake with tangerine glaze

Yellow cake with tangerine glaze

An easy, no-fail delicious yellow cake that will be your new "go-to"! Serve plain, dusted with powdered sugar or top with this lovely glaze! Read more ...

Spiral Cookies Recipe

Spiral Cookies Recipe

Say goodbye to boring and hello to sprinkles and color! These Spiral Cookies are fun! Pink for a girl party or blue for pool snacks! Read more ...

Cod and potato casserole

Cod and potato casserole

A cod and potato casserole that you can serve anyone at any time! Read more ...

Beef Jerky for Dogs

Beef Jerky for Dogs

The easiest dog treat you will ever make! Thinly sliced beef baked super low until it's jerky. So much cheaper than store-bought jerky! Read more ...

New Willie Jewell's BBQ Location Coming Soon

New Willie Jewell's BBQ Location Coming Soon

The Villages, FL Barbecue enthusiasts living in The Villages will rejoice at the news that Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q plans to open a new location on May 5, 2021 at the... Read more ...

Wingers Achieves Record-Breaking Sales in Q1

Wingers Achieves Record-Breaking Sales in Q1

Fast-growing casual brand sees same-store sales up 9% in fiscal period, returns to hometown of Bountiful and relaunches franchising in first quarter Salt Lake City, UT After an... Read more ...

Calling All Animal Lovers: These 15 Animal Documentaries on Netflix Are...

Calling All Animal Lovers: These 15 Animal Documentaries on Netflix Are Must-Sees

Earth has over 8 million species of animals , so it's safe to say we can always learn new and interesting information about them. And Netflix is full of animal documentaries... Read more ...

Country Style Potato Salad

Country Style Potato Salad

Country-Style Potato Salad will earn its place on your table. Made with fluffy potatoes, eggs, and a sweet pickle dressing. Read more ...