ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fails

Surely by now you have at least heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Many of you have successfully completed the challenge to help raise money and awareness for ALS. From July 29 to August 21, the A.L.S. Association has received $41.8 million in donations. Way to go! Unfortunately, some of you out there have not…

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Tasty Summer Seafood Trends

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When summertime temperatures soar and beach-goers and landlubbers alike come to the end of a busy summer day, they usually seek out lighter restaurant fare and seafaring dishes are increasingly popular during the summer months.  Check out these trends to help refresh your restaurant’s seafood menu this summer. Fresh is Always Better Fresh seafood is…

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10 Wacky State Fair Foods: Wild, Crazy and Ridiculous

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State fairs were once places where the kids and the folks took a break from Mom’s healthy green beans, biscuits, and pot roast and indulged in hand-held novelties like corn dogs, burgers, soda pop and sno-cones.  Grandma bought a scrumptious blackberry pie and samples were given out after the judging took place. Today, state fair…

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A Grilling Nation

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After one of the roughest winters on record we have finally made it to summer! Amid the frenzied attempts to try and stay cool while keeping your clothes from sticking to you on the way home from work, time has flown by and it is almost July again. And we all know what that means:…

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4th of July Restaurant Marketing Ideas

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Celebrate The Grand Ol’ Flag and the fireworks of the Fourth with family, fun, and friends all while growing your business. Most people will be spending the day with family and friends, giving you the perfect opportunity for new customers. Bringing groups to your business not only adds to their enjoyment, but to your bottom…

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Sugar Is As Addictive As Cocaine!

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It’s amazing to see how the lives of American’s have changed over the years. Sugar has really made a dramatic impact in the lives of so many and yet it is still increasing to this day. I believe water has been slowly down played and unfortunately in many places, it is cheaper to buy soda…

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Delicious Slushy Machines! Shop With Us Today!

Summer is approaching and Slushy Machines are an awesome investment for cooling yourself down in the summer! Try out some of these ice machines on the CFS website by clicking on the image.         =      Frozen drinks are awesome and delicious! Check out our Pinterest page; http://www.pinterest.com/consolidatedfs/frozen-drinks-are-my-thing/ for more creative and interesting…

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Easter Supper Drink Classics

Classic Dry Martini 1 Martini (Note: You can also switch up vodkas and use a favored vodka to spice up your drink)  – 1 and 1/2 Vodka of choice – 3/4 Vermouth -3 Olives Directions – Pour ingredients into shaker with ice -Shake it not stir -Strain into iced Classic Martini glass -Put olives on…

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