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Deadline Nears For MRA Annual Awards Nominations, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:11 pm

Foodservice News In Brief…

The deadline to nominate candidates for the Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) Awards is Wednesday, Jan. 6. The evening dinner event will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Monday, March 14, the second day of the New England Food Show. Nomination categories are Business Partner of the Year, Business Partner Associate of the Year, Executive Chef of the Year, Restaurateur of the Year and Limited Service Restaurant of the Year…

Ken Kelly, a Somerville, Massachusetts, restaurateur and business leader, and owner of several restaurants, recently passed away at age 44 after a long illness. He owned five Somerville restaurants: The Independent and Brass Union In Union Square, Foundry and Saloon in Davis Square and River Bar at Assembly Row. He also was a member of The Somerville Chamber of Commerce and recipient of the chamber’s John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award…

AllergyEats (allergyeats.com), a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has completed a full redesign of its mobile app and website, offering food-allergic diners a dramatically improved user experience as they seek information about the “allergy-friendliness” of restaurants around the U.S. With this significant upgrade, AllergyEats users will now find the app and website easier to use and faster; more customizable, allowing users to access results catered more closely to their individual dietary needs; and more social, encouraging greater engagement and connections with others in the food allergy community.

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