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The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks), in partnership with the NYC Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability (OLTPS), seek responses to this Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) to enhance and re-invigorate the public beachfronts and open spaces on the East and South Shores of Staten Island.
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The Board of Directors and staff of the National Association of Concessionaires would like to wish you and your families a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.
2014 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO
Though booth sales will not begin until Jan. 2 for the 2014 NAC Concession & Hospitality EXPO, you now have the opportunity to commit to one of the remaining 63 available booths during our EXPO Pre-Sale. We have limited space in 2014 so it behooves you to act promptly if you want to be a part of this very exciting and dynamic event.
After the holidays we will contact you regarding payment and selection of booth space which will be determined on a first-received basis of the form. The 2014 prices remain quite affordable - $1,250 for members and $1,750 for non-members. For those non-members, we are even conducting a one-time only 70th NAC Anniversary Membership Offer - $180 for your first year of membership. Visit our website www.naconline.org for more details.
We look forward to your participation in our newly re-branded show in Denver.
NAC to bring 2015 Expo to Cincinnati
The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) announced that it will hold its 2015 Concession and Hospitality Expo on July 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and the adjoining Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This will mark the first time in the Association's 70-year history that the annual event will be held in The Queen City.
NAC announces concessions Industry Data Initiative
In response to repeated inquiries for deeper information about the Concessions and Hospitality industry by members, industry, press, regulators and legislators, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced the formation of an Industry Data Initiative and has named a steering committee to oversee the ongoing efforts which are expected to begin immediately.
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NAC is pleased to welcome new members:
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Cinemark names Phillip R. Couch Vice President of Food and Beverage
Cinemark Holdings, Inc., one of the world's leading motion picture exhibitors is pleased to welcome Phillip Couch as their new Vice President of Food and Beverage. Couch will officially join Cinemark's management team on Jan. 1, 2014.
Nut trends: Candy makers, consumers go 'nuts'
Candy consumers and suppliers alike seem to be going nuts these days.
As nutrition bars become more popular, so does the demand for nut-based products. And, the ways to include nuts in confections are constantly evolving, as demand continues to increase.
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New Orleans Pelicans game-day dining rises to a new level
Fellow sports fans: We have been abused, conditioned to accept bad food as a price paid to watch our favorite sports teams in person. This has been true for most of our lives, and was true for generations of sports fans before us. The condition has numbed us to the point that Dodger Dogs and Fenway Franks are venerated as though they were whole hog barbecue, and it is why an untold number of our comrades have deemed liquid "nacho" cheese a perfectly acceptable, even crave-able, alternative to the real thing.
Chocolate candies poised to clash on Super Bowl ad field
Amid the tackles, blocks and hits, the Super Bowl may also be the setting for some sweet competition.
For the first time in years, two different candy advertisers will take the field when Fox broadcasts Super Bowl XLVIII Feb. 2, 2014, from New Jersey's MetLife Stadium. And in doing so, Butterfinger and a player-to-be-named later from chocolate juggernaut Mars Inc. could create yet another "category rivalry" that draws interest to the ad roster of the big game.
Food industry presses for voluntary GMO labeling standards
Crucial players in the American food industry are pressing for legislation that would institute a national voluntary labeling system for products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, according to documents obtained by The Hill.
Confessions of a miser: The thrill of profit
By Bob Fortune
Frugality, thrift and good budgeting can and will lead to profit — financial profit as well as human and social thriving. It's worthy to point out that profit and frugality do not oppose themselves. The origin of the word frugality is "fruit" or "to bear fruit." And the fruits of a successful business are wildly exciting. Profit allows companies to purchase assets to grow revenue, increase earning power for staff, share their wealth with charities and offer more perks to employees.
Heinz plans $28 million flagship in Ohio
Pittsburgh Business Journal
H.J. Heinz Co. is planning a $28 million expansion at the company's Masillon, Ohio, frozen food production facility that company officials say will become the flagship "Heinz Frozen Food Center of Excellence."
Goal to go at stadium: 100-yard sushi roll
Dallas Morning News
As the nation prepares for the annual chow-down holiday, executives with the North Texas Food Bank are working with the food and drink providers at AT&T Stadium to call attention to hunger.
The food bank, Legends Hospitality and chef Yutaka Yamato are seeking 150 volunteers for Nov. 20 to help create a 100-yard Cowboy sushi roll on the field at the stadium. Yamato is owner of Yutaka Sushi Bistro in Dallas and the lead sushi chef for concessions with Legends at AT&T Stadium.
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