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Menu Network, Inc
Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Making Friends, Networking, Deals, Other
For ten years I dined and wrote my way throughout Europe and Asia before returning to the United States. Despite the controversy in our country, or perhaps because of it, I believe America is the best place to live on the planet! So we returned home and set about merging passion, skill, and knowledge into Menu Network, Inc., a national restaurant directory and hub for Everyday Diners. It is a place where reviews are respected and yappers take a step back; a place where creativity, excitement and brand of individual restaurants and restaurateurs can be uniquely displayed.
Years in the Industry
A lifetime's worth and daily gaining more.

Kathleen's Blog

Increasing Internet Visibility While Cultivating a Personal Touch

Posted on March 3, 2008 at 10:54am 0 Comments

As a busy restaurateur, you embrace anything that accomplishes two goals with one action. If that action happens to take advantage of the very latest trend, all the better!

Two goals any business owner strives to pursue are increasing internet visibility while keeping your business personal. Blogging is the perfect way to take advantage of social network trends while increasing traffic to your restaurant website – and restaurant - by connecting emotionally with… Continue

Improving Your Connections: Networking in the Food Industry

Posted on February 29, 2008 at 11:31am 1 Comment

As a professional in the restaurant industry, you realize keeping your edge is essential. Somewhere in the midst of ordering supplies, managing employees, and maintaining a robust menu, you need to take the time to network with other restaurant owners and suppliers to make sure you are up on the latest and greatest.

How can you make sure your establishment is competitive? Where can you find the best prices for quality foodstuff? Who can give you a sneak peek at the most popular… Continue

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At 9:17pm on March 16, 2008, Adam R. Cox said…
Just wanted to let you know that I have changed the name of the Portland Food Network to the Pacific NorthWest Food Network. I wanted to broaden the scope and geography of it all. There is a lot more going on than just Portland/Oregon. Invite your friends to the group and start posting. (I know it says portlandfoodnetwork, but I could not change that part)


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At 11:24am on March 6, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Hi, Kathleen,
I did visit Menu Network and am intrigued. I would love to know more. Maybe we can connect so I know what all is involved.

Judy "the foodie"
At 12:49pm on March 3, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Hi, Kathleen,
Nice to meet you on FohBoh. I'd love your participation in the Marketing with Web 2.0 group.
Best wishes,
Judy "the foodie"
At 12:02pm on January 21, 2008, Carol Webster said…
Hi Kathleen,

I am a National Sales Executive for Restaurant Consulting101.com. Please allow me to send you my PowerPoint Presentation on much needed support to the industry. I believe you would love to see what we have to offer.

Please send me your email so that I can do so.

Looking forward to talking with you.

Warm Regards,

Carol Webster
At 12:14am on January 5, 2008, Oleg Moskalensky said…
Hello Kathleen & thanks for quick reply.

Certainly contact me at your convenience. Have a good weekend!
At 10:09pm on January 4, 2008, Oleg Moskalensky said…
Hello Kathleen & Happy New Year!

My company offers a service that allows restaurants a simple and hassle-free way to offer takeout ordering online from their web site (and our site). Looking at your network - I thought perhaps we could collaborate where you could offer online ordering as part of your network in addition to your current services. I'm sure there are a number of ways how our respective services could complement each other.

If you have any interest in discussing the possibilities - please drop me a line.
At 3:23pm on January 4, 2008, Kerry Abu said…
Delighted to be invited to be your friend. I am very busy at the moment preparing for two Trade Shows next Month. The first is Hospitality 08 in Dublin(Ireland) from Feb 4. Two weeks after, there is Hotelympia in London.
But I always make time for friends. Looking forward to exchanging news and views.
John.(aka KerryAbu)
At 7:08pm on December 29, 2007, Kerry Abu said…
Hi Kathleen, I wish to welcome you to this unique site. It will give all of us in the Hospitality industry a platform to interact with ideas and experiences. I hope that you walked most of the journey as you ate your way across Europe and Asia !!!! I am looking forward to making lots of new friends through our special forum. You have a good Irish name. I live in Ireland and my wife is also named Kathleen.
John. Kerryabu.
At 4:27pm on December 20, 2007, Angela DiMauro said…
I'm really glad you like the site. The founders are incredible people. I feel so lucky being part of the FohBoh team. We have a lot of great things ahead of us in the future and will be looking for key people. I'll keep you informed as everything unfolds.
At 1:48pm on December 20, 2007, Angela DiMauro said…
Hi there Kathleen and welcome to FohBoh. I just looked up your site and joined as well. Glad to meet another foodie. I too have ate my way around the world. Will work out for food. That's my moto! Anyway, thanks for joining. Please take advantage of our 50k Member Club seeing that you are one now. I really love your site. Thanks again and how that you can contribute to our site as well.




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