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It's National Seafood Bisque Day!

Get Your Seafood Bisque On!

How will you celebrate?

Seafood Bisque lovers, this is your day!  Observed each year on October 19th, National Seafood Bisque Day is celebrated by enjoying a bowl of tasty soup made from the catch of the day! 

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Overcoming Procrastination

Everyone struggles with procrastination – both personal and professional procrastination – even the most successful people.  In order to overcome the battle with procrastination, we must identify and understand why we procrastinate and then...

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Swimming in a Shrinking Labor Pool - Restaurant Edition

The challenges of a shrinking labor pool for restaurant owners

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 18 years.  While this may be a welcomed statistic in many households, the adverse effect of...

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Food Safety at Farmers Markets

Farm to table: supporting your local farmers

Vigilant food safety guidelines to follow

Farmers markets are very popular across America. While local supermarkets and shopping centers offer a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, in the summer,...

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USDA Food Safety Guidelines for Potluck Events

USDA Provides Easy-to-Follow Steps for Safe Potluck Prep and Serve

Preparing & storing your potluck foods to prevent foodborne illness

We love our potlucks at Plascon—crock pots line up, veggie trays abound, sweets and treats galore, and every...

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Restaurant Food Safety Program: Brewed Iced Teas

Food Safety Awareness: A look at iced teas

Tracking the shelf life of your iced teas

In honor of National Food Safety Month this September, Plascon is looking to keep your freshly brewed iced tea beverages safe and free from harmful bacteria. ...

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September is National Food Safety Month

Preventing food borne illnesses

September is dedicated to food safety awareness, both at home and in restaurants.  Food borne illness stories continue to make headlines in our news broadcasts, so this month, let's all take a look at simple ways...

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5 Tips for Effective Restaurant Leadership

Leading is not the same as being a leader. Leading means others are willing to follow, not because they have to, but because they want to.– Simon Sinek

Restaurant managers wear many hats on a daily basis, so proper planning and efficiency is...

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How far does your produce travel?

From Farm to Grocery Shelf

A behind the scenes look at how your produce makes it to the market

When you see the semi-trucks driving down the road with a full load of produce, do you ever wonder how they take 50,000 lbs of produce and package it...

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Don’t risk the safety and quality of your iced tea

Why You Should be Using Saftea® Liner Tea Urn Liners

Restaurants, how clean and fresh is the iced tea that you serve?

If you are in the restaurant, catering or other public food service business, food safety is always at the forefront of your...

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