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Food & Wine magazine has nominated two Rhode Island chefs to compete in the fourth annual People’s Best New Chef award contest, which honors talented up-and-coming culinary professionals who have run their own kitchens for fewer than five years. more
Hotel tax collections rose to $138,139 in January, an increase of 4.1 percent compared with the $132,707 collected during January 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Tuesday. more
Geoffrey Lanez of East Providence has been named 2014 American Culinary Federation Northeast Region Student Chef of the Year and will compete for a national title in July. more
A growing belief Rhode Island can become the “Silicon Valley of food” is fueling new collaborations and community discussions that have the potential to catalyze business growth, industry leaders say. more
There is an interesting aspect to the definition of “appetizer.” A secondary definition after its main meaning – a food or drink usually served before a meal to stimulate the appetite – describes an appetizer as a before-dinner food served if there is to be a long wait for the main dish. more
The 34th Amos Culinary Education Class, with Chef Instructor Michelle Pugh, third from right, prepare to receive certificates of completion on April 15 in Providence. The graduation ceremony marked the end of a 16-week training program for students interested in a career in the culinary arts. Students get classroom instruction and hand-on training, along with job-placement assistance. more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $205,000 in grants to Rhode Island projects that promote “specialty crops” last October. This month the department concluded another round of 16 applications for an additional $150,000 in grants that will be awarded in the fall. more
Investors, hedge-fund managers and stock analysts alike all seem to be on a never-ending search to cash in on “The Next Big Thing” in the food and restaurant world. Whether it is the next cupcake, sustainable menu or restaurant concept, the hype gets especially loud at this time of year because of the National Restaurant Association’s annual show convening in Chicago. more
In January, a pair of undercover Providence Police Department agents entered Karma nightclub on Richmond Street to conduct a sting operation. more
The world’s largest donut chain has long sold itself as a pit stop. “America runs on Dunkin’,” goes the company’s slogan, and its customers typically stop in for a pre-work sugar-and-caffeine jolt and then split. more
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