Enjoy the atmosphere created when camaraderie and cooking combine at the 9th Annual WCSF Joint Chefs Gathering. Hundreds of culinary professionals have enjoyed the event each year. This year, we expect to see many old acquaintances and meet new friends as well.This year’s festivities are scheduled from6:00 to 8:30 PM on Monday, October 4thPhoenix Wholesale Foodservice is hosting the gathering at the Georgia State Farmers’ Market in Forest Park just south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta…See More
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J. Stewart Singleton, CFPM, CHM, was born and raised in Southern Georgia. He spent his earliest years learning business management first hand while representing the 4th generation in his family’s retail business. During high school he split his time between school, the family business and working in a local supermarket. While attending college, he found employment in the restaurant/foodservice industry and continued this after graduation upon moving to Atlanta and working with Collins Brothers Produce Company. Stewart then left foodservice to pursue a career with Charter Behavioral Health Systems. In 2002, he decided to return to the culinary industry by becoming the director of the newly formed World Chefs Scholarship Foundation (WCSF). He concurrently began using his knowledge of human resources, business management, health and safety, and adult education to work with LMSC where he helped to develop and continues to manage, the safety and education divisions of the organization. In his spare time, Stewart enjoys serving on the Advisory Boards of Chattahoochee Technical College, Le Cordon Bleu – Atlanta and Gwinnett Technical College. Stewart also serves as a board director for L.A.F.T.R. (Liberty Assistance Fund for Transplant Recipients) and UCCA (United Culinary Chefs Association).
Stewart holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University. He is a member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), a Certified ServSafe® Food Safety Instructor, a Registered ServSafe® Food Safety Proctor and an Approved ServSafe Alcohol® Instructor, a NEHA Certified HACCP Manager, and a CPR Instructor.
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.
Restaurant sales posted a solid gain in March, and bounced back completely from the recent soft patch. Eating and drinking place sales totaled $47.3 billion on a seasonally-adjusted basis in March, up 1.1 percent from February's upward-revised sales volume of $46.8 billion, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
McAlister's Deli announced it has signed a development agreement with an experienced multi-unit operator to develop three restaurants in the Cleveland, Ohio, area - the brand's first locations in the market.
The company has commenced a search for Mr. Hope’s successor, reviewing both internal and external candidates. Mr. Hope will assist in the transition of duties to an interim CFO and will remain a consultant to the company through the summer.
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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.)
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.
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?
What drove David Sengeh to create a more comfortable prosthetic limb? He grew up in Sierra Leone, and too many of the people he loves are missing limbs after the brutal civil war there. When he noticed that people who had prosthetics weren’t actually wearing them, the TED Fellow set out to discover why — and to solve the problem with his team from the MIT Media Lab.