Starbucks will open its first US "Signing Store" that will run using American Sign Language. The Washington, D.C., store will be located near Gallaudet University, a school designed for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and will be staffed by a mix of hearing and deaf employees, all of whom are proficient in ASL.
Real flavors are all the rage. Back-of-house-style Kitchen Craft™ fries are seasoned with 100% sea salt and real herbs and spices like rosemary and cracked pepper. Consistent and easy to prepare, Kitchen Craft™ fries help you free up time in the kitchen—so you can keep up with demand.
Sources said that Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is close to a deal to buy Insomnia Cookies, a 15-year-old chain with upwards of 135 units that deliver cookies and milk until 3 a.m. JAB Holding bought Krispy Kreme two years ago for $1.35 billion.
Chef and restaurateur David Burke established a food empire after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America and training alongside chefs in New York and France. "One things leads to another -- I think a keen and aggressive appetite for creativity is one of the reasons that I'm always tinkering around with new items," he said.
When communicating with colleagues, don't be long-winded, don't interrupt and don't be quick to debate everything, Art Petty writes. "Ask for feedback from trusted colleagues on your communication style, including whether you are known for sharing ideas and communicating in a crisp, transparent manner," he advises.
Crack Shack's growth plans and a partnership between McDonald's and Starbucks to create a compostable cup resonated with SmartBrief readers this week. A plan by General Mills to sell some assets and develop new products to drive growth topped this week's Top 10 list.
Chefs in San Diego may soon be able to enter select area farmers markets an hour early to shop and pick up pre-ordered ingredients more quickly. The CEO of San Diego Markets is also working to give farmers more market space and have them give chefs advance notice of new inventory.
The Japanese fruit sando features slices of strawberry, kiwi and other fruits sandwiched between soft white bread spread with whipped cream. A peach, kiwi and strawberry version of the colorful treat is served at Davelle in New York City.