Non-Commercial

Union Pacific Acquires Railex LLC Assets

Union Pacific announced acquisition of Railex LLC’s refrigerated and cold storage distribution assets in Delano, California; Wallula, Washington; and Rotterdam, New York. Acquisition does not include Railex Wine Services LLC.

Kontos Foods Donates $10,000 in Food to Local Charities

Kontos Foods, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that during this holiday season the company has donated over 250 cases of Pita Bread, Flatbread and Baklava to organizations dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty in New Jersey.

The Top College Foodservice Trends for 2017

If you’re thinking cafeteria lines and mystery meat, think again. College and university food service has become every bit as innovative as in the commercial markets—perhaps even more so given the need for many higher-education operators to meet tightening budgets.

Japanese Government Certifies CIA Students in Mastery of its Cuisine

Following the successful completion of the Advanced Cooking: Japanese Cuisine course on December 13, nine students at The Culinary Institute of America became the first American recipients of the Certification of Cooking Skills for Japanese Cuisine in Foreign Countries.

RedDot Brands Enhances Distributor Network

RedDot Brands, a U.S.-based manufacturer of custom, proprietary dispenser systems, announced that it has signed a marketing, sales, and distribution agreement with Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. (IMCO), one of the United States’ premier associations for independent medical distributors.

Kendall College Trust Reports Positive Year of Growth

Kendall College Trust, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit providing financial support to students at Kendall College, announced a positive year of growth as it continues fostering the next generation of hospitality leaders.

NETWORK Enters Into Agreement with Whole Foods

NETWORK announced it has entered into a national agreement for food packaging distribution with Whole Foods Market. The agreement covers eight of Whole Foods Market's regions across the United States.

First Financial Bank Focused on Client Relationships

In September, First Financial Bank announced a realignment within the bank to support its Premier Business Bank strategy to focus on deepening relationships with clients. The cornerstone of this strategy is alignment across all areas of the bank.

Shoney's Sponsors Career Fair for 7,400 High School Freshmen

The chairman and CEO of Nashville-based Shoney’s Corporation, David Davoudpour, joined Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Director Dr. Shawn Joseph and Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ralph Schultz in hosting the 2016 “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair on October 27 at the Music City Center.

The 10 Essential College Restaurants

College campuses are prime markets for full-service restaurants. Whether it’s dawn, midnight, or somewhere in between on game day, hordes of loyal students can turn a successful operation into a landmark as visible as the university itself.

America’s Top 22 Culinary Schools

The shortage of skilled kitchen labor: That's what everyone keeps talking about, and it isn't going to change any time soon. The National Restaurant Association predicts 1.7 million new restaurant jobs will be created in the decade leading up to 2026.

Upscale Dining Goes to School

In 2010, the University of Southern California readied for a foodservice facelift.The Los Angeles–based institution, best known for churning out Hollywood stars and football pros, joined with its USC Hospitality arm to unveil more than a dozen new restaurants on campus.