Now in my third year of helping produce the Charlie Awards, I just discovered that while I’ve been referring to them as an “Academy Award-style event for the local foodservice community,” the James Beard Awards are referred to as “the Oscars of the food world.”
Whether you’re one of the lucky restaurants with sidewalk patio seating or just have a sidewalk, double-sided signs provide a creative way to alert passersby to your daily special or just to have some fun.
Rancher’s Legacy’s Jeremy Turnquist wasn’t at Basketball in the Park to show off his skills in the slam dunk contest. When it comes to hoops, he said, “I think we’re better at dunking burgers into ketchup.”
We may be a bit late reporting on Upper Lakes Foods’ Spring Food Show—it was held a the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on May 7—but it’s a good reminder that their fall show is happening on October 29, 2019, at the DECC in Duluth.
The hospitality industry is growing and changing every day, and the place to learn more about the evolution is at the Hospitality Minnesota Conference & Expo on Tuesday, October 1, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.