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True Food Kitchen Cuts Seed Oils from Cooking Processes

True Food Kitchen, the award-winning, chef-led, seasonally-driven restaurant brand, announces today the brand’s unwavering commitment to delivering the highest ingredient standards–beginning with eliminating seed oils from their cooking. Founded 15 years ago by Dr. Andrew Weil on the idea that great tasting and nutritious food and thoughtfully crafted beverages can serve as the foundation for a life […]

Rock N Roll Sushi Releases its Own Sake

Ready to sake? Rock N Roll Sushi has launched its very own branded sake in selected markets. Sake is the national beverage of Japan and is becoming hugely popular in the United States. Rock N Roll Sushi is already changing how Americans experience sushi — and now its collaboration with Arkansas-based Origami Sake aims to change the way fans […]

Big Table Restaurants Taps Donald Gale as Director of Culinary

Big Table Restaurants is wrapping up 2023 with a major new hire announcement. The company that owns beloved Atlanta-area restaurants HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern (Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Atlantic Station, Halcyon in Alpharetta and Vinings), Cattle Shed Wine & Steak Bar in Alpharetta and Big Table Events & Catering has selected Donald Gale as its new director of […]

The Jones Assembly Appoints Nick Kellard Director of Operations

The Jones Assembly announced the appointment of Nick Kellard as director of operations. In his new role, Nick will join Operating Partner Scott Marsh, in developing The Jones Assembly’s robust programming and executing behind-the-scenes details of the West Village concept. Kellard joins The Jones Assembly most recently from The Charleston Place with additional experience from […]

Emmi Roth Opens New HQ in Stoughton, Wisconsin

Emmi Roth, an industry-leading cheesemaker, has officially opened its doors at the company’s new headquarters in Stoughton, Wisconsin. The new 158,000-square-foot building also houses Emmi Roth’s new state-of-the-art conversion facility, which will cup, bag, wedge, shred, and crumble the company’s cheese products for a variety of leading brands. In 2021, Emmi Roth acquired the Athenos […]