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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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Spice up the Holiday's with this Tea Recipe!

How was tea first discovered?

Here at the Plascon Group, home of the Saftea® Liner, we think about tea a lot. We talk about tea, we drink a lot of tea and we’re always looking for new ways to enjoy tea! That had me wondering…how did one of the...

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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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Biodegradable Packaging for the Modern World

"Great things in business are never done alone; they're done by a team."

– Steve Jobs

Here at Plascon, we believe we are stronger when we work together. This is true not only in our daily work practices and activities, but also by forming...

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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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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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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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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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Are you ready to try Cook Chill?

Plascon Cook Chill Starter Sets 

An economical way to start implementing the Cook Chill Process

Whether you are familiar with the Cook Chill Method of cooking, storing, and serving food, or this is the first time hearing about it, read on to...

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