NOW EVEN THOMAS KELLER IS FLIPPING FOR
Not long ago the National Restaurant Association was busy fighting
the image that restaurant workers were just a bunch of burger flippers.
Well, get a load of who’s flipping those burgers today: Bobby Flay at
his Bobby’s Burger Palace, Laurent Tourondel at BLT Burger, Marcus
Samuelsson at Marc Burger and, yes, Thomas Keller, whose Burgers and
Half-Bottles is almost ready to go in Yountville, CA. How can you
compete in the burger wars against this kind of talent? Buy a franchise.
You could take the high road like Virginia-based Elevation Burger, which
serves organic beef in LEED-certified green buildings, or else join
Tempe, AZ’s deliciously unrepentant Heart Attack Grill on the low.
Both concepts are looking for investors now.
Since 1957, Ocean Garden Mexican shrimp has been recognized as the
finest quality shrimp available. The choice of top restaurant chefs,
Ocean Garden All Natural Mexican Shrimp is your guarantee of premium
quality, consistency, and a commitment to environmental sustainability.
PACK UP YOUR KNIVES AND GO...BECAUSE THE
PRODUCERS ARE HEADING TO THE BANK
Made some picks for your Top Chef fantasy team yet? If not, you’d
better get going, because the hottest food show franchise in television
has morphed into a multimedia money machine for its just-started Season
Five. Now there’s so much exclusive content for the web and for
web-enabled phones that watching the show is a mere prelude to the full
Top Chef experience. We’re not saying it makes sense to participate in
a fantasy league where you don’t know your players’ full identities
(it’s first names only on Top Chef) and have never tasted their food.
But you might as well play along, because you can’t beat this show for
stirring up interest in cooking, restaurants and eating in places like
yours—not to mention revenue opportunities for its owners.
The NAFEM Show, Feb. 5-7, 2009, Orange County Convention Center,
Orlando, Fla., USA, brings together a tantalizing collection of
foodservice equipment and supplies innovators and experts all under one
roof. You're guaranteed to see something new and fresh around every
corner. Visit www.thenafemshow.org.
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