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I am unequivocally energized by the Power of Food.
With more than 40 years of experience in every aspect of the restaurant industry, from chef and restaurateur, to consultant and coach, FoodPower Founder, Phyllis Ann Marshall, is unequivocally energized by the Power of Food.
A graduate of Cornell University and a student of culinary schools around the world, Marshall’s education has served as solid foundation for her many accomplishments, which include working with some of the country’s best-known and respected restaurants.
Founder of the Restaurant Management Certificate Program at the University of California, Irvine, and guest lecturer at UCLA, Marshall also serves as contributing editor for several publications. From co-founding and operating the award-winning Mr. Stox in Anaheim, California, to starting her own culinary academy in San Marino, California, there is not a cuisine she has not experienced intimately.
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CRAEF welcomes new leadership to board of directors
(SACRAMENTO, Oct. 15, 2009) – Restaurant industry veteran Bob Spivak has assumed the position of chairman of the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation board of directors, relieving past chairman Bill Main of Bill Main and Associates. Spivak is a co-founding director of Grill Concepts Inc., which operates 25 restaurants nationwide. He served as president and chief executive officer of the company until his retirement in 2006, and still serves as co-chairman on the company’s board of directors.
New CRAEF board members include: William Bender, owner of consulting agency W.H. Bender and Associates; Diana Delonis, associate director of education at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone; Richard Frank, chairman of Lawry’s Restaurants Inc.; Howard Gordon, president of consulting firm the Gordon Group; and Phyllis Ann Marshall, president of consulting company FoodPower Inc.; and founder of San Marino’s Phyllis Ann Marshall Culinary School.
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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.
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 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.
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Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.
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."
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.