Angelica Pappas
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Michael Biesemeyer commented on Angelica Pappas's blog post Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban
"If the toys were paired with meals that contained cage-free turkey and avocado sandwiches, veggies sticks, and organic apple juice, would there still be this push to ban them? The real issue here, the ten ton elephant in the dining room, is that the…"
May 10, 2010
Doug Golden commented on Angelica Pappas's blog post Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban
"Paul, Though the marketing and product placement to kids is definitely deplorable, the purchase of these products is ultimately up to the parents. I have yet to see 4 year old whip out his debit card to pay for a box of Lucky Charms or Little…"
May 10, 2010
Angelica Pappas and David Rose are now friends
May 6, 2010
Angelica Pappas commented on Angelica Pappas's blog post Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban
"Let's be realistic, Paul. The ordinance in question isn't going to do anything to lessen marketing to children if that is your cause. Instead it will take the choice away from parents who still want it (76 percent do, according to the…"
May 6, 2010

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Paul Green commented on Angelica Pappas's blog post Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban
"Angelica, I'm afraid I disagree with you. Marketing to impressionable children, who don't have the ability to make reasoned decisions, is deplorable. Television programs are adept at this practice in commercials and product placement, and…"
May 5, 2010
Angelica Pappas posted a blog post

Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that bans most toys and other incentives for children in restaurants in the unincorporated area of the county on April 27. The California Restaurant Association strongly opposed the ordinance, which was authored by Supervisor Ken Yeager. A CRA-commissioned poll of county residents revealed that a strong majority of them were against it, as well. The board acted in total disregard of its constituency, however, passing the measure with a…See More
May 4, 2010

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Angelica Pappas's Blog

Take action: Help the CRA stop the Santa Clara County Toy Ban

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that bans most toys and other incentives for children in restaurants in the unincorporated area of the county on April 27. The California Restaurant Association strongly opposed the ordinance, which was authored by Supervisor Ken Yeager. A CRA-commissioned poll of county residents revealed that a strong majority of them were against it, as well. The board acted in total disregard of its constituency, however, passing the…

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

An eye on the industry’s future

Earlier this month, nearly 100 high school students descended on Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Sacramento for the eighth annual Boyds Coffee Culinary Cup competition. Teams competed in culinary and management events, which involved preparing a three-course meal in 60 minutes and presenting a new restaurant concept, respectively. The students… Continue

Posted on March 22, 2010 at 10:14am

Losing Trust in Green

The experts agree that implementing eco-friendly business practices is no longer an option or luxury upgrade when the going is good, it’s a necessity to even compete.

But a study by the National Restaurant Association found that only 10 percent of consumers trust green information they receive from businesses or the government. So, as green efforts become a… Continue

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

Time for an Internet intervention

In the course of publishing a magazine for restaurateurs, we spend a lot of time perusing restaurant Web sites and considering how these eateries approach their online presence. At times, we ooh and aah over a site's ease of use, simple yet dynamic aesthetic and effective usability on our perpetually-in-use iPhones. But it seems far more often we're shaking our heads wondering how a business… Continue

Posted on February 8, 2010 at 1:57am — 10 Comments

Tapping your voice

Maybe it’s a little late to be making New Year’s resolutions, but the 2010s are still in their infancy, so it’s only appropriate to be looking ahead at what’s in store.

Though the economic doom-and-gloom seems to be leveling out, the ongoing industry changes and battles continue. This is the time to get involved.

The National Restaurant Association 2010 Industry Forecast released last week predicts that,… Continue

Posted on January 24, 2010 at 10:41pm — 1 Comment

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At 10:12pm on February 24, 2010, Annette Aaron said…
Angelica,

Are you any relationship to the Papaas family that own's Chef's Wharehouse.
At 2:34pm on February 10, 2010, Doug Golden said…
Hi Angelica,

Welcome and thanks for recently joining FohBoh! This is an awesome place to share your experience as well as gain valuable knowledge from others in the industry. There are some real characters lurking in here and a few geniuses as well (I’m somewhere in between). I look forward to your posts and bringing your unique strengths to the table. Have fun and just ask if you need anything.
At 3:07pm on January 26, 2010, Bryon said…
Great blog. Nice info.... Welcome aboard.
At 8:26pm on January 21, 2010,
Non-Operator
Luc Chamberland
said…
Greetings Angelica,
I'm curious if you're planning any upcoming features on the mobile food truck trend? Is this movement active in Sacramento?
Does CRA have services that cater to this segment of the food marketplace?
Thx.
Luc
 
 
 

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