John Scroggins's Groups (17)

  • FohBoh Chefs

    152 members Latest Activity: Aug 28, 2013

    In an effort to create a deeper, richer more connected foodservice community, we've integrated the FohBoh Chef community into FohBoh. If you are a…

  • 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…

  • FohBoh Eat Across America Tour Photo Contest

    85 members Latest Activity: Mar 14 Join the FohBoh virtual tour. Follow the tour, invite your friends, join the conversation, vote and enter your photograph to win $1,000.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Linkedin for FohBoh Members

    94 members Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2013 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…

  • Dessert Lovers

    42 members Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2013

  • Top Chef

    61 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012 Any Top Chef junkies out there? Any Top Chef contestants out there? This is for all things Top Chef.

  • Local, Sustainable & Green Initiative

    97 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2013 Exploring and sharing challenges, solutions, programs and ideas in the local, sustainable and green initiative within the hospitality community.

  • Public relations

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

  • Innovation and New Product Development

    97 members Latest Activity: Jul 28, 2013 What have you found to be the most successful ways to create new products and ideas for your restaurant? What has worked, what hasn't? This is the…

  • Chocolate Lovers

    62 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012

  • 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…

  • Restaurant Marketing

    571 members Latest Activity: Mar 17 For those wanting ideas on how to drive their business forward through the art & science of marketing.

  • Restaurant Design

    147 members Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2013 What works, what doesn't and why. Who's hot and which restaurants and which designers are winning awards. Post questions, get answers, find new…

  • Equipment

    130 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012 Join this group to talk about the latest and greatest equipment, what to buy, what to avoid, manufacturers, dealers. Post equipment for sale and…

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DEPARTMENTS

Social Wine Club for Craft Wineries

Smartbrief

Eateries turn to rationing as lime prices soar

Unrest caused by Mexico's drug cartels, along with floods in Mexico and a drought in California, are taking a toll on this ye -More

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Burger King to upgrade wireless with Whopper Wi-Fi

Burger King has teamed with AT&T to replace existing in-store wireless Internet with an upgraded system dubbed Whopper Wi-Fi  -More

Late-night indulgence pays off for Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box saw its profits rise sharply in the first quarter, a few months after introducing its $6 Munchie Meal menu of -More

JOBS & CAREERS

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National News

Wahlburgers Announces Expansion Plans Including Franchise Agreement in Philadelphia

Wahlburgers has signed a franchise agreement with Hingham Associates, LLC that will bring five Wahlburgers to the metropolitan Philadelphia area over the next several years. The franchise group is actively looking at sites and is targeting a late 2014-early 2015 opening for its first restaurant.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. First Quarter 2014 Revenue Up 24.4%

Comparable restaurant sales increased 13.4% - Restaurant level operating margin was 25.9%, a decrease of 40 basis points

Jamba Juice Announces Grand Opening of New St. Louis, MO Location

Jamba Juice Company announced the brand’s continued expansion in the St. Louis market with the opening of a Jamba Juice® store at 11477 Olive Blvd. on April 16, 2014.

Expert in Real Estate Analytics Joins Luna Grill

Luna Grill, the San Diego-based Mediterranean restaurant chain, is welcoming retail real estate industry veteran Greg Thorburn to its leadership team. Thorburn has been brought on board to fill the newly created position of Vice-President of Real Estate.

Rita's Italian Ice Awards Area Development Agreement for Kansas

Rita's Italian Ice has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the city, to franchisees and local residents Jay Miller, Jeff Miller and Pat Reilly.

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: Jeremy Kasdin: The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets - Jeremy Kasdin (2014)

Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" that allows a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away. It is, he says, the "coolest possible science."

TED: Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be - Norman Spack (2013)

Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren't comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack gives trans teens the time they need. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)

TED: Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar - Jennifer Senior (2014)

The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.

TED: David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé ... or your eulogy? - David Brooks (2014)

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love -- the values that make for a great eulogy. (Joseph Soloveitchik has called these selves "Adam I" and "Adam II.") Brooks asks: Can we balance these two selves?

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