Jeffrey J Kingman's Groups (28)

  • Foodservice Industry Survey and Panel Group

    257 members Latest Activity: Mar 14 Are you interested in having a voice and being part of the FohBoh Foodservice Industry Survey and Panel group? If you are, we are assembling a group…

  • Linkedin for FohBoh Members

    95 members Latest Activity: May 28 We have an active presence on Linkedin, with hundreds of members who post job descriptions and industry-related topics. Use this group to talk about…

  • Restaurant Social Media

    92 members Latest Activity: May 28

    A place for collaboration about best practices and success stories, share ideas and tools to fully leverage the social web.

  • Startups

    64 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2012 The challenges of starting a new hospitality operation are immense. A typical task or punch list has hundreds of items. This group is for hospitality…

  • Menu Development

    90 members Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2012 Learn and share knowledge about the best practices for creating an effective and manageable menu. Avoid common menu pitfalls and learn some new…

  • Ask The Experts

    193 members Latest Activity: Apr 12, 2013 Sometimes you just want an answer or second opinion about something. Ask it here!

  • Development

    21 members Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2012 A group for business development professionals to share best practices related to expansion, development opportunities, franchising and more.

  • National Speakers Association

    54 members Latest Activity: Jul 28, 2013 For anyone who is a part of the National Speakers Association, has a thing for or wants to have a thing for Public Speaking!

  • Atlanta Food Network

    208 members Latest Activity: May 9 Share tips on good restaurants and upcoming events in Atlanta.

  • CHART Training

    190 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 Council of Hotel And Restaurant Trainers (CHART) discuss the latest innovations and best practices in Hospitality Training

  • LA Restaurant Network

    34 members Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2012 A southern California based group dedicated to sharing ideas, food, wine and restaurant information with one another. While based in southern…

  • Earthy Delights

    45 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012 We cannot live without food - why not eat well?

  • Random Acts of Kindness

    134 members Latest Activity: Jun 23, 2013 With all the buzz and excitement of day-to-day life, it's nice to hear about the good stuff in the industry. Share the "small things" that bring a…

  • Social Culinaire

    7 members Latest Activity: May 6, 2013 A Social Network for the Avant Garde Chef & all things culinary

  • Cheese

    165 members Latest Activity: Jun 25, 2013 This group is for all cheeselovers and for those cheesemongers who are looking for a little insight in wine pairings and other cheese related issues.

  • Public relations

    141 members Latest Activity: Aug 28, 2013 What's new and exciting in food PR?

  • Restaurant Marketing

    566 members Latest Activity: Apr 28 For those wanting ideas on how to drive their business forward through the art & science of marketing.

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DEPARTMENTS

Social Wine Club for Craft Wineries

Smartbrief

QSRs squeeze into unconventional locations

Nontraditonal quickservice units are popping up wherever people are, moving beyond street-side and mall locations to military -More

Optimize efficiency with an applicant tracking system

Businesses increasingly are turning to software programs that make applicant tracking more efficient.  -More

Read the NRA statement on NLRB's joint employer decision

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All-new pasta dish features Grand Cru® Alpine-style cheese
Roth® Grand Cru® cheeses have a complex and full-bodied flavor that's crafted to achieve excellence in your menu applications. Try it in Manicotti en Croute with Brandied Fig Dipping Sauce. This elegant and inventive dish recently won our recipe contest for postsecondary culinary students, and is perfect as a sophisticated appetizer, passed hors d'oeuvre or savory dessert.

JOBS & CAREERS

Posting a job or finding a job starts here at FohBoh. Call us about special $50 posting packages to syndicate across all major jobs boards.

National News

Darden Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) announced that Clarence Otis is stepping down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Darden's Board of Directors has appointed the Company's current Independent Lead Director, Charles A. Ledsinger, Jr., as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. The Company also announced that it has amended its corporate governance policies to provide for the separation of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer roles.

National Restaurant Association Statement on NLRB Joint Employer Decision

Today the National Restaurant Association issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision asserting McDonald’s Corporation is a joint employer of its franchisees:

National Restaurant Association Issues Support for Clearer ACA Definition of Seasonal Employment

The bipartisan legislation will align the definitions of seasonal employment in the Affordable Care Act and streamline the applicable large employer determination process.

Rising India, Inc. Announces Acquisition Strategy Toward a Sizable Slice of the QSR Pizza Pie

Rising India, Inc. (OTC: RSII), announces today it will immediately begin work toward the acquisition of up to 5 profitable stores in the popular Quick Serve Pizza Restaurant segment. Current targets are currently earning about $450,000 in revenues per year, per store. Acquisition of targets would provide immediate cash flow identified from profitable longstanding, absentee owner operations with proven model success.

Panera Bread Company Reports Q2 2014 Diluted EPS of $1.82

Q2 2014 Revenue increased 7% to $631 million - Q2 2014 Company-owned comparable net bakery-cafe transactions up 0.4%

CROWD FUNDING

If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.

TED TALKS VIDEO

TED: Ze Frank: Are you human? - Ze Frank (2014)

Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let's begin …

TED: Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime - Heather Barnett (2014)

Inspired by biological design and self-organizing systems, artist Heather Barnett co-creates with physarum polycephalum, a eukaryotic microorganism that lives in cool, moist areas. What can people learn from the semi-intelligent slime mold? Watch this talk to find out.

TED: Shih Chieh Huang: Sculptures that’d be at home in the deep sea - Shih Chieh Huang (2014)

When he was young, artist Shih Chieh Huang loved taking toys apart and perusing the aisles of night markets in Taiwan for unexpected objects. Today, this TED Fellow creates madcap sculptures that seem to have a life of their own—with eyes that blink, tentacles that unfurl and parts that light up like bioluminescent sea creatures.

TED: Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery - Nikolai Begg (2013)

Surgeons are required every day to puncture human skin before procedures — with the risk of damaging what's on the other side. In a fascinating talk, find out how mechanical engineer Nikolai Begg is using physics to update an important medical device, called the trocar, and improve one of the most dangerous moments in many common surgeries.

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