Supplier News

  • The new line of liquid seasonings is exclusively for foodservice professionals and can help add bold dimensions of flavor to restaurant dishes. ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 15, 2019 – Unilever Food Solutions announced today the launch of Knorr Intense Flavors—a line of professional liquid seasonings created with real, natural ingredients and prepared through authentic culinary processes—that can help foodservice operators set their dishes apart with an exciting, distinctive range of bold flavors. “We know that as trends and diner demands evolve, chefs and restaurateurs are under more... Read More

  • The Cooking School at Irwin Street exclusively uses NUCU cookware Sheboygan, Wisconsin – February 19, 2019 – NUCU®, a brand by Wisconsin-based Vollrath Company, has entered into a close collaboration with Jake Rothschild, the well-known founder of Jake’s Ice Creams and The Cooking School at Irwin Street, both signature names in Atlanta. Jake Rothschild has long been a fan of Vollrath brand products and has been using them for many years in his culinary ventures. He says: “I have Vollrath products that I have used for 15 years, and they are still in perfect condition. The quality is... Read More

  • DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (February 8,  2018) – The Open Prairie Natural Meats brand team is excited to announce its Openness Promise, dedicated to transparently communicating with its partners. The Open Prairie Natural Meats Openness Promise is a pledge to uphold high standards of transparency. The team promises to consistently deliver a natural, quality product, share the brand’s production processes, promote animal well-being, adhere to a high standard of business, and provide a tool box of primary and secondary research on the natural category, target consumer and industry trends. “We care... Read More

  • Chicago (December 12, 2018) - Sharon Olson was elected Treasurer at the Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) conference on Oct. 10, 2018 in Seattle, WA. LDEI is an international organization of 2,300 women leaders in food, fine beverage, and hospitality whose mission is education and philanthropy. Ms. Olson is president and founder of Olson Communications and Executive Director of Culinary Visions and Y-Pulse headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. This is her second term LDEI Board appointment as treasurer and she has previously also served as secretary. She is a past president of the... Read More

  • Orange County, CA – The California Restaurant Association Foundation (CRAF) is proud to announce that this year’s The Grateful Table, the unique farm-inspired dinner that gives back to the hardworking people who run our communities’ restaurants – cooks, chefs, bussers, servers and dishwashers raised more than $90,000. The Grateful Table, which raises much-needed dollars for restaurant workers who face unexpected hardship, was held on Saturday, October 27 at 6 p.m. at the OC Fair & Event Center. Thanks to this event, now in its second year, California’s restaurant community raised more... Read More

  • CHOCOLATE ACADEMY TM Online is the world’s first chocolate dedicated e-learning platform for Chef Chicago, IL, (November 13, 2018) – Today marks the launch of the CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Online, the first e-learning platform dedicated to professional chocolate education for chefs, by chefs. The CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Online (CAO) offers the opportunity to learn from the best chocolatiers and pastry chefs in the world. Accessible and available 24/7 anywhere worldwide, the CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Online empowers the creativity and passion of chocolate entrepreneurs and creatives around the... Read More

  • ​The beefed-up, mushroom-blended, ready-made product for any chef’s favorite recipe. ​ KENNETT SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA — November 2018 — Phillips Gourmet, a leader in value-added mushroom products, announces that its Phillips Blended Beef will be available starting in November. The latest Phillips development provides an answer to the growing demand for a more flexible product to use in delicious, earth-friendly, and health-conscious menu items. Each 5-lb. pack of blended beef is 60 percent ground beef, 40 percent mushrooms, and seasonings. The mushrooms in the blended beef have already been... Read More

  • Atlanta, GA--Pork Panko from Bacon’s Heir, a huge cult favorite, is now sold in convenient 16-ounce bags. The crisp, flavorful coating performs like bread-based panko crumbs, adding porky flavor and extra crunch. Gluten-free and carb-free, it is perfectly suited to special dietary needs. Pork Panko, made from natural pork skins and salt, adds texture to mac-and-cheese, salads and bowls and can be used in place of panko or breadcrumbs in any recipe while cornbread, waffles and biscuits go hog wild when the crisp bits are added. For fryer-less kitchens, its stay-crisp crisp structure allows it... Read More

  • New Port Richey, FL. – October 2, 2018 – Welbilt, Inc. (NYSE:WBT), a leading global provider of commercial foodservice equipment, today announces that Convotherm, one of its core brands offering a full range of combi ovens, has launched a series of free training sessions and tasting events for the Convotherm combi oven, the best performing oven in the industry. Welbilt has been working closely with the American Culinary Federation (AFC) the largest professional organization of chefs and cooks in the United States, to develop training sessions that meet industry standards for education and... Read More

  • Pringy, Switzerland — Today the Interprofession du Gruyère is pleased to announce the winner of their 2018 'Scholarship' Contest, launched in December of 2017. In fact, part of the news is that there is again, as in 2016, not just a single winner. This year, we have two! The judges felt that the quality of the competition, held among Certified Cheese Professionals®, was so extraordinary that choosing multiple victors was the only way to properly honor the endeavor.  The winners will receive a trip to the Gruyères Region of Switzerland in the autumn of 2018, where they will travel... Read More