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Technomic Revises 2010 Restaurant Industry Forecast Slightly Downward   January 25, 2010

Citing concern over job losses, underemployment and continued consumer frugality in dining away from home, Technomic revised its 2010 U.S. foodservice industry sales forecast downward.More>>

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More with Less? Yes!    January 25, 2010

Can we produce greater revenue from a customer base less willing to spend and with fewer employees to wow them? Yes. Your next step? Don't abandon the tactics employed to weather the recession.More>>

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Restaurant Industry Outlook for 2010   January 25, 2010

The National Restaurant Association 2010 Forecast calls for $580 billion in total industry sales this year, which is a 2.5 percent increase in current dollars over 2009 sales.More>>

Applebee's draft beer Article
Applebee’s Draft Beer Initiative   January 25, 2010

The Applebee’s Draft Beer Optimization program has three goals: improved quality, reduced waste and improved margins. A year later, draft beer waste is down 50 percent and sales have increased.More>>

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Chain Beverage Buzz: Jan. 25, 2010   January 25, 2010

Lee Sanders named franchising president for TGI Friday's; Hooters to give away 40-inch TVs during Super Bowl; Cuba Libre to open in DC; Bistro Babusan to debut in April; and more.More>>

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Tony Abou-Ganim's New Guide to Mixology to be Released in March   January 21, 2010

Tony Abou-Ganim's new guide to mixology, The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails (Agate Surrey, 978-1-57284-107-9, $35) will be released March 26, 2010.More>>

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Yuri Kato’s Japanese Cocktails   January 20, 2010

In partnership with Suntory, CocktailTimes.com founder Yuri Kato’s debuts her book Japanese Cocktails: Mixed Drinks with Saké, Shochu, Whisky and More (Chronicle Books).More>>

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Social Media Connects Historic Roosevelt Hotel with Guests   January 20, 2010

The Roosevelt has stepped up its social media presence through Facebook, Twitter and the hotel’s blog, and opened the lines of communication between the hotel/lounge and its patrons.More>>

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Bacardi Tops 300 Awards to Sustain Title of Most-Awarded Rum   January 14, 2010

Bacardi rum now tops 300 awards—sustaining its title and position of “the world's most awarded rum" as The New York Times proclaims Bacardi 8 as "the ring of true rum authority."More>>

Cognac Aroma Wheel Article
Cognac Summit, Casa Coctel, Coffee Cocktails and More   January 12, 2010

Information on the 2010 International Cognac Summit, LeNell Smothers' Casa Coctel venture, Diageo's World Class 2010, India's Cafe Coffee Day's High Spirits menu and Brian Van Flandern’s award.More>>



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