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February 03, 2015
Rating the Super Bowl: Producers give Katy Perry halftime show an 'A'
Some of the country's top industry professionals discuss what they liked and didn't like about Katy Perry's performance at Super Bowl XLIX's halftime show.
Steal this: As seen in ... Dallas
The city of Dallas set the stage for the annual International Foodservice Editorial Council meetings and seminars. Editors and product sponsors, as well as some of the top chefs in the Dallas area, spent three days eating all that Dallas had to offer and enjoyed food tours, private chef events, a chef showcase and numerous nibbles along the way.
Romantic red wedding bouquets
Martha Stewart Weddings
The bold hue, whether in burgundy, cherry or rose, is in full bloom in these arrangements. Get inspired by them when picking your big-day bouquet.
21 wedding photos that look like something out of a fairy tale
The Huffington Post
It's been said that love is the closest thing we have to magic. And when you put a couple in love in the right location with some romantic lighting, the results can be positively enchanting. The following are 21 wedding photos that look like they could have been torn out of the pages of a fairy tale.
Top 13 wedding color and style mistakes not to make
Just because you have two favorite colors doesn't mean they'll work together for your wedding.
Gilded glory: Lynn Fletcher Weddings creates a winning wedding
An equestrian facility was transformed into a modern-day vision of the Palace of Versailles thanks to a dedicated event team from Lynn Fletcher Weddings, which coordinated daily deliveries of decor pieces in the run-up to the wedding. The stunning event won a 2015 Gala Award for Best Wedding and Best Floral.
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Hand-painted wedding cakes: The next big bridal trend?
The Daily Meal
It is no secret that Americans are obsessed with cake artistry. Beyond the fondant-rolling and the cake-sculpting, there is a style that has flown slightly under the radar that is about to make a big splash in 2015: the hand-painted wedding cake.
3 ways to use social media to build rapport with your customers
These days, prospects and customers have more information thrown at them than ever before. From phone calls and snail mail to emails and social channels like LinkedIn and Twitter, each new way for a person to initiate contact makes it harder for companies to break through all the noise.
What's an email autoresponder?
Imagine that you meet someone at a local event who is interested in your catering services for a big event they have coming up. They have a lot of questions for you. You don't have much time to talk, so you get their phone number to follow up with them in the future about their event.
3 expert tips for achieving hypergrowth in online marketing
More than 40 percent of the world's population is now online. As that number grows exponentially, so do the success metrics for consumer startups. Investor Chris Dixon famously blogged that "10 million is the new one million" when it comes to user numbers.
Upcoming Expo March 9-11
Midwest Food Expo
The Midwest Foodservice Expo is excited to partner with NACE! We are thrilled to announce that the Expo’s opening speaker will be Chef Richard Blais! Richard Blais, perhaps most recognizable as winner of Bravo’s "Top Chef All-Stars," is known for his innovative take on classic American cuisine. Don't miss out on any of the Expo's great speakers! Register for the Midwest Foodservice Expo today, and join thousands of industry professionals March 9-11 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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