Celebrity Bakery Opens in Highland Park

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Celebrity Cafe & Bakery Highland Park debuts in Dallas

The highly anticipated Celebrity Cafe & Bakery has opened its newest location among the Shops at Highland Park on Oak Lawn in Dallas. Known for its made-from-scratch menu, the bakery offers an assortment of elaborately decorated custom desserts, pastries, gourmet sandwiches, garden salads and specialty items for all occasions. Customers are surrounded by a charming […]

Effective Tips for Hotel Room Service

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Tips and Strategies for a Successful Hotel Room Service

Room service often receives some of the lowest scores on hotel comment cards. The poor ratings are not a surprise considering its reputation for lukewarm food and premium prices. Learn successful techniques you can employ to make your room service program more satisfying for your guests as well as improve your bottom line. Phone operators […]

Wine On Part II: Create a Profit-Generating Wine Menu

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Wine Glasses for a variety of wine options

Wine programs are becoming a staple in both upscale and casual restaurants. No matter the style or ambiance of your dining establishment, and whether with or without a bar, benefits come by creating a wine list that works with your unique concept. Offering a range of red and white vineyard choices will entice the more […]

Wine On Part I: Tableside Serving Tips

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Table setting with chilled white wine and glasses alfresco

Perfecting the Art of Wine Service While not every restaurant has an established wine program, each can benefit from an improved wine service. Our Wine On blog series focuses on the execution of a flawless tableside wine service, developing a profit-generating wine menu, and wine & food pairings. This article concentrates on basic elements to […]

FE&S – Anything Goes, Featuring Chris Crocetti

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Tabletop dinnerware presentation

We are sharing in the excitement to have our very own Director of Business Development, Chris Crocetti, featured in the FE&S October issue! In the article, Anything Goes, Crocetti and other prestigious foodservice professionals discuss the latest tabletop trends circulating around the industry. Many restaurants, hotels and bars are continuing to find ways to create […]

Stephen Starr Brings New Restaurant to Miami

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New Continental Miami Offers Global Dishes

A popular eatery has opened in Miami Beach – emerging as a terrific spot for eclectic global dishes. The Continental, a Stephen Starr concept, “embodies the spirit of the original restaurant” with a menu designed to share. Customers walk into an awe-inspiring mid-century modern dining room that’s intimate and relaxing. Take a peek at the […]

Dallas Adds French-Inspired Mexican Restaurant

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Madrina Opening in Texas

A new restaurant makes its debut in the upscale Highland Park and customers are raving about the atmosphere. Madrina, a French-inspired Mexican Restaurant, offers a new perspective on the two vibrant and intertwined cultures. Locals walk into an artful dining presentation where walls are covered with different types of wood and the floors have alternating […]

Oak Cliff Welcomes Pink Magnolia

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Now Open – Pink Magnolia in Oak Cliff

A new southern-inspired restaurant has debuted in Oak Cliff, Dallas and locals are welcoming it with open arms. Situated on Davis Street, owners Chef Blythe Beck and restaurateur Casie Caldwell introduced Pink Magnolia earlier this month. The restaurant aims to “deliver the nostalgic charm of southern home cooking in an elegant yet casual setting.” Customers […]

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