Festive Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

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With Christmas right around the corner, we at Consolidated FoodService wanted to gather the most delightfully festive age 21+ beverages with recipes we could. They range from traditionally flavored to traditionally decorated (or both!). There are so many beautiful drinks to choose from, but here were our favorites. Enjoy! 8 Fun Holiday Cocktails Cranberry Rosemary White…

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6 Restaurant Marketing Ideas for Christmas and the Holiday Season

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While the stores are packed during the holidays, the same isn’t true for restaurants. ABC News reports 40% of a store’s annual revenue may come during the christmas shopping season, but restaurants often see a slowdown in business. A December survey in 2014 from Thanx Inc shows that over the last several years, restaurant revenue declined…

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Try These Delicious Traditional Hanukkah Recipes

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Hanukkah is a Jewish Festival of Rededication, which is also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is an 8-day festival which starts on the 25th of the Jewish month Kislev, or the 9th month of the Jewish year which occurs in November/December. Hanukkah 2014 begins on the evening of Tuesday, December 16th, and ends…

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Christmas Sale for Cuno Water Filters

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For many people it’s amazing to think that Christmas time is here already. For others, they have been waiting all year for this! Whether you spend this holiday season celebrating the birth of Christ or just spending time with the family, I think we can almost all agree that Christmas is one of the best times of…

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Happy National Microwave Day – History & Healthy Recipes

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It shouldn’t be surprising that there is a National Microwave Day, especially when we have a National Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day (seriously). Since there is such a holiday for what some consider their family meal time saver, we may as well get some history on the celebrator. The inventor of the…

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Improving Wait Staff Productivity: Restaurant Management Tips

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In the major leagues, managing a baseball team is all about placing each player in a position to maximize his individual performance and combine each player to make an effective team. Managing a restaurant is very similar, but without the cleats. St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa shuffles his players and places them in different…

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How to Design a Commercial Kitchen

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It’s hard to realize how important commercial kitchen design is until you spend 15 minutes trying to find your vegetable peeler, break four dishes while reaching a ramekin, trip over your broom while icing a cake, and have fourteen servers all bumping into each other during the dinner rush. Smart kitchen design is essential to…

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