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The Balance of Time in Restaurant Operations

By John C.

The Value of Time

If you’re a busy restaurant owner or operator, then you already know the value of time.

The demands on a busy day in the service industry can be challenging for even the most organized, productive and effective operators....

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Celebrate National Soup Month!

January is National Soup Month!

It's winter, and for many of us, that includes cold, and snow for several months. Lucky for us, January is National Soup Month!  Enjoy your favorite bowl of soup next to a hot fireplace, and read on for a little...
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'Twas the week before Christmas at Plascon

Plascon's Week Before Christmas

Twas the week before Christmas, and all through our staff,

We’re all busy making sure customers receive everything needed to have.

The Cook Chill bags were folded neatly and boxed,

Ready to ship as speedy as a...

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Safe Tips for Holiday Office Potlucks

Office Holiday Parties 101

A guide to keep your foods safe during the holiday season

'Tis the Season!  The Holiday Season is upon us, and many of us have some sort of office holiday potluck meal for all to enjoy.  We ran a blog a few months back...

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What is the best way to seal cook chill bags?

Cook Chill Delivers on Freshness & Quality

Cook Chill.  Some of you know what this is, while others are new to the term.  At Plascon, we have the experience and expertise to guide you on your path to using the Cook Chill System of food...

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Putting Michigan on the Menu

Making it in Michigan Marketplace Trade Show

November 8th, 2018 8am - 4pm

Join us in Lansing on Thursday, November 8th for the 11th Annual Making it in Michigan Conference & Marketplace Trade Show.  The event is hosted by the Michigan State...

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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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