Ben’s Original™ Asks Everyone To #Shareyourtable on World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

To celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (“Diversity Day”) on Saturday, May 21, Ben’s Original™ is encouraging people from around the world to learn about and try a treasured meal from a different culture. The annual holiday was created by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 2001 to help communities understand the value of cultural diversity and learn how to live together in harmony – and the Ben’s Original brand believes food plays an important role in that.

For everyone that shares a photo of their family and/or friends enjoying a meal inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity – or even their own culture’s favorite dish – with the hashtag #ShareYourTable from May 21 – 28, 2022, Ben’s Original will donate a meal to a food bank, up to 20,000 meals. Donations will be made to hunger relief organizations in the US and throughout Europe.

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Beloved Chicken and Waffle Restaurant Sweet Chick Partners with Founders Table To Fuel Expansion and Growth

Sweet Chick, a popular New York based restaurant group, received Series A funding from Founder’s Table Restaurant Group, parent company of CHOPT Creative Salad Company and Dos Toros Taqueria. The partnership will finance the rapid growth and expansion of Sweet Chick’s presence throughout New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond, as well as the completion of the restaurant’s transformation to a fast casual model.

Sweet Chick is the 9 year old gourmet chicken & waffles joint out of New York that has created a cultural community phenomenon coast to coast, through popular collaborations with local artists and musicians and being present at some of the biggest festivals throughout the US. With an early investment from Nasir Jones and locations in the five boroughs of New York City and Los Angeles, Sweet Chick has become a beloved treasure in popular culture and the go-to spot for industry who’s who when it comes to chicken.

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CASTELLO® Cheese Challenges Food Truck Entrepreneurs to ‘Hype The Havarti’ for a Chance to Win $20,000

Top ten creative food truck recipe submissions featuring CASTELLO® Creamy Havarti Cheese will go head-to-head for the Grand Prize

CASTELLO®, the makers of irresistibly creamy and authentically Danish Havarti cheese, is giving food truck owners the opportunity to bring home some serious “cheese” with the first-ever “Hype the Havarti Food Truck Challenge!” Now through June 4, Castello is inviting food truck owners from across the country to submit their most creative and crave-worthy recipes featuring Castello Creamy Havarti cheese at www.HypeTheHavarti.com for a chance to be selected as one of ten finalists.

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Famous Amos Announces Second Cycle of $150,000 Grants and Mentorship to Black Businesses Through the ‘Ingredients for Success Entrepreneurs Initiative’

Ingredients for Success: The Famous Amos Entrepreneurs Initiative

The grant and mentorship program aims to support early-stage Black businesses

Famous Amos, in partnership with the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), announces the second cycle of the Famous Amos Ingredients for Success Entrepreneurs Initiative, a grant and mentorship program that aims to provide the necessary tools and resources to help Black business owners thrive.

The program features a pitch contest, in which prospective recipients submit an application that includes a videotaped elevator pitch and a written statement sharing the nature of their business, why it has the makings of a successful enterprise, and how they plan on using the funds to build a lasting operation. In sum, three business owners will receive $50,000 in unrestricted capital from Famous Amos, totaling $150,000 in cash awards. In addition, a full suite of mentoring and coaching resources will be provided by the National Black Chamber of Commerce.

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Best Practices for Keeping a Kitchen Clean

If you’re managing a restaurant, you know that cleaning a kitchen isn’t the same as doing it at home. It requires planning and diligence to get it done.

When you’re working in a restaurant, things are constantly moving from open to close. Just like the demand that pushes your business to supply the customers, you have to contend with the expectations and standards of your customer base.

An integral part of satisfying your audience revolves around maintaining the kitchen and keeping things clean. After all, keeping a tidy kitchen is an essential part of preparing delicious and safe meals for your clients. Consider these best practices for keeping a kitchen clean so you can keep your business running smoothly.

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