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West Gate Park City Resort & Spa Announces New Food and Beverage Leadership

Chef Ivan Ruiz has been named food and beverage director and executive chef at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, where he will oversee the resort’s entire food and beverage operation, including the marketplace, banquet operations, and two award-wining restaurants, Edge Steakhouse and Drafts Sports Bar & Grill.

Chef Jonathan Waxman to Open First L.A. Restaurant

Westfield Corporation announced today that Jonathan Waxman's NYCA Restaurant Group will be bringing the world renowned chef's signature cuisine back to Southern California with a restaurant to open in Spring 2018.

Beyond Zero Debuts Liquor Freezing Technology at NRA Show

Beyond Zero Inc. announced the debut of the industry’s first frozen liquor ice system at the 2017 National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, May 20—23. Comprised of an ice maker capable of freezing liquor into cubes and a specialized storage freezer to hold liquor ice, the Beyond Zero Ice System enables the creation of entirely new kinds of cocktails.

ProStart High School Educators Honored by NRAEF

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced last night the winners of the 2017 ProStart Educator of Excellence Awards for outstanding achievement in high school culinary and restaurant management education.

Alaska Salmon Season Has Begun

The celebrated wild Alaska summer salmon harvest season began May 18, signaling the natural return of the region’s most iconic fish through a thriving annual migration cycle that is ensured by Alaska’s Constitutional pledge to sustain wild populations for generations to come.

Dinova Business Dining Marketplace Reports 45 Percent Growth in Q1

Dinova, Inc., the only innovative proprietary marketplace exclusively focused on connecting business diners to restaurants nationwide, announced today its first quarter marketplace results. Business dining spend through Dinova’s marketplace has increased an astounding 45.

AR Technology & TempAlert Announce IoT Partnership

ParTech, Inc., a leading global provider of point of sale and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail market, today announced that TempAlert, a specialist in temperature monitoring, has become an IoT integration partner with PAR’s SureCheck Advantage Food Safety Solution.

Chef Kyle Bailey's The Salt Line to Open June 1

Long Shot Hospitality announced the opening of The Salt Line (79 Potomac Avenue SE) on June 1. The oyster and ale house will bring New England-inspired dishes to the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood under the direction of Executive Chef Kyle Bailey, who has built a diverse menu that reflects an impressive career focused around sustainable cooking and whole-animal utilization.