The state’s restaurant industry continues to fire on all cylinders. As the peak summer season kicked off, there were widespread reports of packed houses, and waiting times for tables were commonplace even in downtown Providence, as well as in the traditional hotspots of Newport and Narragansett.
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.
In Middletown, the owners of Atlantic Beach Hospitality Group have resurrected plans suspended during the recession to replace the Knights Inn motel on Aquidneck Avenue with a higher-end, 198-room hotel.
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.
Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot by December 31st and get a holiday gift from PBN!
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.