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Restaurants Have Become Increasingly Focused on Cutting Waste As restaurants become increasingly focused on cutting waste, many are taking innovative steps to meet their goals. Whether it’s completely feasible for restaurants and foodservice establishments to achieve zero-waste, however, remains questionable without changing key operational strategies. UK eatery Silo was recently celebrated for its commitment to zero… read more

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G.E.T. Enterprises, a supplier of alternative tableware, and its investment partner Olympus Partners, are pleased to announce that G.E.T. has merged with Winco, a manufacturer and supplier of kitchenware and tableware to create a leading supplier to the foodservice industry. G.E.T. has been a leading supplier of high-quality dinnerware, drinkware, and displayware crafted from melamine… read more

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The global design firm Snohetta has revealed designs for the first underwater restaurant in Europe. Part marine research center, the restaurant on the southern coast of Norway, near the village of Båly, will be called Under, a word that can also be translated as “wonder” in Norwegian. It’s scheduled to open in 2018. No diving… read more

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Seventy-two billion pounds of food is wasted every year in the U.S., with restaurants making a significant contribution to that waste: According to a 2016 report by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, 93.7% — or 1.83 billion pounds, roughly — of uneaten food in American restaurants is thrown away. Just 4.2% (83.1 million pounds) is recycled and only 2%… read more

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As restaurants become increasingly focused on cutting waste, many are taking innovative steps to meet their goals. Whether it’s completely feasible for restaurants and foodservice establishments to achieve zero-waste, however, remains questionable without changing key operational strategies. UK eatery Silo was recently celebrated for its commitment to zero waste but even its proprietor Douglas McMaster admits… read more

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In-N-Out Burger outranks Facebook, Southwest Airlines and Apple as one of the best places in the world to work. The Irvine-based hamburger chain landed in No. 8 spot on the list of the 50 best places to work as ranked by job site Glassdoor and was the only fast-food restaurant that made the list. Google Inc…. read more

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The famed restaurants Le Cirque and sister brand Circo are close to announcing new locations in New York. At the same time, a location of Circo is scheduled to debut as a revamped “spa restaurant” in Dallas in February. After more than 40 years as a power-dining spot in Manhattan, the iconic Le Cirque, founded… read more

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Ramon Laguarta has been named president of PepsiCo, Inc., effective Sept. 1. Currently, Mr. Laguarta is chief executive officer of Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) for the company. In his new role, he will oversee PepsiCo’s global category groups, global operations, corporate strategy, PepsiCo Foundation and public policy and government affairs functions. “Mr. Laguarta will shape… read more