Food & Beverage

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New NCA president eyes teamwork, value in new role



John Downs Jr., the new president and CEO of NCA, sat down with Candy and Snack Today to talk about industry issues, which he says will get more complex, and what he plans to do in his new post for th… Read More

Voters to decide on alcohol sales hours in Frisco, Texas


  • CBS News

Residents of Frisco, Texas, will decide whether the city's bars and restaurants should be permitted to extend alcohol sales hours until 2 a.m., after the city council voted Monday to place the issue o… Read More

What it's like to run the kitchen at Charlie Trotter's


Michael Rotondo, executive chef at Parallel 37 in the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, worked at Charlie Trotter's for the restaurant's final eight years. Chefs around the country celebrated Charlie Trott… Read More