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Bruce Newbury

Sharing a common hospitality thread

Some unrelated stories on the food and dining beat share a common hospitality thread. The signature month of autumn has become associated with the life-touching...

Panera Bread closes Newport location

NEWPORT – Customers who used to frequent the Panera Bread in Newport will have to look elsewhere for their coffees, Wi-Fi and bagels after...
R.I.-BASED EXECUTIVE Bahjat Shariff says the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the restaurant industry has led him to be laid off by Howley Bread Group, which operates Panara Bread locations in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. / COURTESY HOWLEY BREAD GROUP

R.I. executive of Panera Bread franchisee laid off as coronavirus measures...

PROVIDENCE – A high-profile executive at a franchisee that operates 28 Panera Bread locations in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut has been laid off...
Bahjat Shariff

Shariff receives Ben Mondor Award from NRI Chamber of Commerce

BAHJAT SHARIFF is this year’s recipient of the Ben Mondor Award, which is given by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce to a...
Bruce Newbury

R.I. restaurants cooking up some good deeds

This time of the year, there is a kindness movement that almost everyone joins. It may be the magic of the season. At the...
Bruce Newbury

‘Third place’ vying for No. 1

The “third place” is taking a prominent space in people’s lives. It refers to the place where one spends time when one is not...
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Rhode Island foodies gladly take the test

Providence and Rhode Island and the foodies who live here are no stranger to testing out new foods. This is not to be confused...
Bruce Newbury

All dining out, even via delivery, is local

It is referred to in the trade as “third-party delivery” – the utilization by a restaurant of an online food-delivery app. At first glance...
PARTNERS: Operating partner Bahjat Shariff, left, and Senior Vice President Tom Howley of the Howley Bread Group, franchisee for Panera Bread in New England stores, at the Panera Bread in Cranston. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Franchisee: Bahjat Shariff

Bahjat Shariff Operating partner, Howley Bread Group Panera Bread in New England Rhode Island, eastern Connecticut and southeastern Massachusetts – 28 cafés The Pitch: Your café, where...
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