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2014-07-30 12:34:21

CHEFTEC LOT TRACKING FUNCTIONALITY IMPERATIVE TO FOOD OPERATION SUCCESS BOULDER, Colo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culinary Software Services, the leading provider of back-of-the-house technology for the foodservice industry, announced the availability of Lot Tracking as an add-on feature in the recently released ChefTec xt3. With today's tougher food safety regulations and the increasing number of food recalls in the foodservice industry, Lot Tracking has become an essential...

2014-07-30 12:29:05

Small Business Awarded for 'Delicious at Any Speed' Contest LISLE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- City Pizza of Holyoke, Mass., is known for its delicious bottom-toasted screen pizza and quick service. Even its logo features a chef hustling to tend to one of its customers. But today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, City Pizza reached a whole new level of speed. Ahmet Canseven of City Pizza won the John Morrell Food Group Food Service's "Delicious at Any Speed" contest. As the...

2014-07-30 12:28:05

Potatoes to be infused ingredient in World Recipe Championship at November Event NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Food Championships announced today that the United States Potato Board (USPB) has officially signed on as a partner for the 2014 competition, which will be held in Downtown Las Vegas, November 12-18. Competitors in the World Recipe Championship event will be required to incorporate potatoes, America's favorite side dish vegetable, into their...

2014-07-30 08:30:17

Kickstarter campaign offers wellness perks to early subscribers of leading Yoga & Wellness resource DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoga Digest has announced the arrival of their print publication coming in November 2014. Since the online community launched in early June, YogaDigest.com has quickly become one of the leading Yoga & Wellness resources on the Internet. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130858Photo -...

2014-07-30 08:29:44

An international shopping destination with global brands flocking to the city MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Varvatos, the new Gap building, Zara, Stella McCartney for Adidas, I Love Toys, SuperDry, LUSH, Lids, Laduree and Sabon are just a handful of the new shopping emporiums that have opened on the legendary Lincoln Road in Miami Beach in the last few months. The popular pedestrian-only shopping district is the centerpiece of Miami Beach retailing but it's...

2014-07-30 08:29:13

CALGARY, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - FGL Sports is voluntarily recalling the Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets as a precautionary measure due to a potential safety concern. The Company has learned that a manufacturing defect may cause cracks to appear near the rivets securing the helmet's chinstrap, posing a potential safety hazard to users. FGL Sports is the exclusive retailer of Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets and affected units were sold at...

2014-07-30 08:28:26

90 lbs. of Bison, 60 lbs. of Chicken and 120 Paleo Coconut Cakes, Oh My! BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Meal Plan, Florida's fastest growing at-home meal delivery company, is lifting the veil on what NFL players really eat. In this case, the Miami Dolphins menu is in the spotlight, as the team's first scrimmage is scheduled for August 3rd and Fresh Meal Plan (FMP), the team's official meal plan provider, is assisting them in getting physically primed to play...

2014-07-30 08:28:22

NEWTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the 10 top drive-in movie theaters in the U.S., ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index(TM), which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor. From Cape Cod to the coasts of California, these retro theaters offer movie-goers an enjoyable blast from the past. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO...

2014-07-30 08:21:35

Beach Mazda compares 2014 Mazda3 vs. 2014 Honda Civic MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two of the most popular compact sedans in the United States are the 2014 Mazda3 and the 2014 Honda Civic. Both vehicles give drivers everything they look for when shopping for a new car, but one of them has more to offer than the other. A recent comparison between the 2014 Mazda3 vs. 2014 Honda Civic shows consumers which vehicle gives them more for their money. The...

2014-07-29 23:17:09

New book ‘What Did Frances Find In The Garden?’ stimulates children’s’ visual intelligence and offers cute story. Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “What Did Frances Find In The Garden?” (published by Xlibris UK) is Anna Wilson’s intriguing picture book that showcases to young readers the grandeur of Cape Town, South Africa. Children and adults alike will find themselves in awe at the splendor of Cape Town. Vividly illustrated, “What Did Frances Find In The...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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