The National Turkey Federation has presented J. Alexander's with its seventh annual Turkey on the Menu (T.O.M.) Award for its fresh, creative approach to bringing the traditional turkey sandwich to a white tablecloth setting. In addition to the fine dining category winner, Port of Subs won in the casual/family-style category, Jason's Deli won in the fast food/QSR category, and Aramark Corp. was the noncommercial winner.
Electrolux Professional announces that 2Market Group and Chrane Foodservice Solutions have joined its team as manufacturer's representatives. Both companies are authorized to sell Electrolux and Electrolux Dito equipment.
The Stratas Foods “Drive Smart, Fry Smarter” promotion during the recent NRA Show helped introduce operators to the longer fry life that can be achieved with Frymax or Mazola ZT frying oils.
The Mussel Industry Council announces that Peter Burdon has become its first executive director. This newly established council consists of mussel growers and processors from Atlantic Canada and Quebec as well as various industry associations.
The FoodService Environmental Program launched by Coca-Cola North America provides tools and counsel to help restaurant operators go green. Coca-Cola Foodservice is partnering with the Ecos Business Solution division and Green Marketing team to help customers implement and improve sustainable business practices.
In addition to launching its commercial-grade Table Turners cleaning wipes, the division of Professional Disposables International formerly known as Nice-Pak Commercial has also unveiled its new name: Sani Professional.