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We just grabbed these from Tabeau Public as a point of reference. It's interesting how VC's have decided now is a good time to do what they could have been doing for quite some time. I guess it's better late than never? I just hope they enlist some real industry experts that have real perspective to ensure sector investing isn't a bubble and crashes...Read More

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Have you ever imagined a world where your employees can train anytime, anywhere on their smartphone or tablet? The Waitrainer+ learning management system offers just that! The best part about Waitrainer+ is how it makes training easier for busy restaurant owners and operators like you.
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Restaurant job openings top a half-million...again

There were 583,000 job openings at restaurants and lodging places on the last business day in July, on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This represented the seventh consecutive month with job openings in excess of a half-million, the first such occurrence in nearly seven years. It was also a jump of more than 100,000 job openings over what was reported at the end of last year. At the same time, the pace of hiring in the hospitality sector is also the rise. Restaurants and lodging places filled…

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What Can Online Ordering Do For Your Restaurant

There are many things that online ordering can do for a restaurant. A restaurant needs to be efficient and in the minds of their consumers to stay at a competitive place in the market. There are many things that a restaurant needs to have to stay competitive. Online ordering can help with those items in a large way. Online ordering can help a restaurant much more efficient for them. Online ordering has allowed customers the ability to speed up the process of ordering. They are now able to…
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IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses

Woman holding iPad displaying Watson Analytics app.  IBM today announced a new product called Watson Analytics, one they claim will bring sophisticated big data analysis to the average business user. Watson Analytics is a cloud application that does all of the the heavy lifting related to big data processing by retrieving the data, analyzing it, cleaning it, building sophisticated visualizations and offering an environment for communicating… Read More

3D Printing Company Stratasys Is Buying GrabCAD For Around $100M

Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 13.23.08  Some M&A activity afoot in the world of hardware design: GrabCAD, an online community that has been described as the ‘Github for mechanical engineers’, is getting acquired by 3D printing giant Stratasys, a source tells us. The companies plan to announce the deal a little later today [Update: confirmed]. We have heard that the deal is in the region of nine figures, and… Read More

Docker’s So Hot It Just Got $40M It Won’t Start Spending Until Next Year

Old ship in front of a dock sign.  How hot is Docker? So hot it’s getting money from VCs it doesn’t even really need right now. The company announced $40M in funding today, but CEO Ben Golub says they won’t actually start spending the new funds until at least late next year. In fact, the company runs so lean, it is only just now dipping into the $15M it got at the beginning of this year, but when funders offer… Read More

Fastly Growing Quickly Snags $40M As VCs Give Generously

Map with data moving across the world  Fastly, a fast-growing content delivery network, snagged $40M in Series C funding today. The round was led by August Capital with previous investors Battery Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Amplify Partners also participating along with new investor IDG Ventures. The investment brings the total raised to date to $54M. Company CEO and founder Artur Bergman says they set out… Read More

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THE NEXT STEP YOU TAKE By Vikash Mishra

THE NEXT STEP YOU TAKE:-The next step you take is the one that matters. You have the power to choose right now what that step will be. Even if you’ve been going for weeks or for years in a negative direction, your next step can be a positive one. Even if it’s a small positive step, it can change your direction and establish a new momentum.No matter where you are or what you’ve done or failed to do, you can now choose to move toward what you value most. The way to make that choice is with your…

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Is This Motivate You?

Opportunity:-You have the opportunity to take a negative situation and transform it into positive value. You have the opportunity to take an ordinary moment and make it into an extraordinary experience.You have the opportunity because you can make a difference. You have the opportunity because you care very deeply about life, and have the ability to put that caring into action.Life can unfold in many different ways, creating an unimaginable variety of situations. In every one of those…

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HMSHost Jobs

HMSHost has openings for Restaurant Shift Supervisors Restaurant  - BNA – Nashville International Airport Restaurant Lovers? #HMSHost is hiring Restaurant Shift Supervisors @ BNA! 6 mnths exp. Apply! http://jobs.hmshost.com/Nashville-TN/jobs.aspx     Restaurant  - TYS – Knoxville Airport Location Restaurant Lovers? #HMSHost is hiring Restaurant Shift Supervisors @ TYS! Must have 6 months of exp. Apply online today! http://jobs.hmshost.com/Alcoa-TN/jobs.aspx

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Hiring a Sous Chef/ Potential for Executive Chef in Near Future

We are currently seeking a qualified Sous Chef.  Quality of Life, with Five day work week/ guaranteed Sundays off.  The right candidate will assist the Executive Chef. We are looking to ehoxpand and wanting to train the right person to be an Executive Chef and Partner at the next location.  Please email me your resume at: shelly.kw@hotmail.com  Location.  Canton/ Woodstock, Georgia

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Line Cooks vs Caterers

Recently The Painted Table expanded to an experimental Bistro partnership.  Taming down our nouvelle style cuisine we made a menu in less than two days while "Restaurant Impossible-ing" the grime coated kitchen.  In two days we went from nothing to full fledged bistro and the discussion I bring to the table is what everyone else thinks of the differences between a line cook and a caterer. During our time in the bistro we sent over each of our Catering Food Warriors to the Bistro to learn how to…

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Webfactories / Responsive websites and social media for restaurants via Food, Tech & Media Today

webfactories.biz - Does he look for reviews on Google? Does he check the rating on the Better Business Bureau? Nope. Instead, he checks it out on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, Urbanspoon, etc. 
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foodtechconnect.com - Guest post by Brian Witlin, COO at Yummly. The views expressed here are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the views of Food+Tech Connect. This is part II of III of of a 3 part series o...

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The drought is destroying California’s organic dairy farms via Food, Tech & Media Today

grist.org - This is Part 1 of a two-part series about California’s organic dairy industry. “Roll down your window for a second and tell me what you smell,” Rosie Burroughs instructs me. It’s early March and I’...

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Survey: States with the rudest drivers via Food, Tech & Media Today

usatoday.com - They honk, they're impatient, they make rude gestures, they gun their engines. They are the rude drivers, and the highest concentration of them is Idaho, a new poll suggests. Drivers in Idaho, foll...

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Instacart Introduces Delivery From Farmers' Markets - Delivery Wars - Eater SF via Food, Tech & Media Today

sf.eater.com - Here's the initial lineup of when and where Instacart will deliver farmer's market groceries: Tuesdays, 2-6:30 pm (63rd Street and Adeline) Thursdays, 3-7 pm (Shattuck and Rose) Saturdays, 10 am-3 ...

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Delivery business brings grocery store to you - Valdosta Daily Times: Business via Food, Tech & Media Today

valdostadailytimes.com - Owner Carl Collins, a Valdosta State graduate, began Grocery Run Valdosta early this year. Delivery business brings grocery store to you Stuart Taylor, The Valdosta Daily Times Valdosta Daily Times...

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Slow Money Invests in Small Food Enterprises - ABC News via Food, Tech & Media Today

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Fall's Must-Attend Food Tech Events, 4 Things to Know to Nail Your VC Pitch + More via Food, Tech & Media Today

createsend.com - Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo – Santa Clara October 21-23 - Santa Clara, California Inside 3D Printing is heading to California for their largest event yet, with 13 vertical tracks includi...

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Rita's Italian Ice Opens 50th Store This Year And First In Iowa

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