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Harvard University Dining Service Workers Begin Strike, And More…

Foodservice News In Briefs…

Harvard University dining service workers began a strike Oct. 5. The workers are seeking a minimum salary of $35,000 and more affordable healthcare…

Cosi of Boston, a fast-casual restaurant company that last week filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has appointed Randy Kominsky of Alliance For Financial Growth to serve as chief restructuring officer. Kominsky, 61, has more than 25 years of experience working with companies and creditors in Chapter 11, out-of-court restructurings, turnarounds and crisis management…

Joy Cone Co., a Hermitage, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of ice cream cones in the U.S., has acquired Bo Deans Baking Group, a maker of specialty cones in Iowa, and Altesa, the largest maker of ice cream cones in Mexico…

The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement in support of the Senate introduction of the Overtime Reform & Review Act. The bill, recently passed by the House, would offer a six-month delay of the Dec. 1 implementation deadline and make modifications to the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations.

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Mike Berger

A veteran 20-year editor of The Griffin Report who often tours various supermarkets to check out the latest trends. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys sports, his family and young, energetic grandchild.

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