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Aramark Chefs Earn Prestigious ProChef Certification from The Culinary Institute of America

14 12 2017

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is pleased to announce the graduation of 18 chefs from the distinguished ProChef® Certification program at The Culinary Institute of America. These Aramark chefs create the menus for and serve colleges, universities and preparatory schools across the United States and Canada, and join the 250 Aramark chefs who have already received their ProChef certification. “These chefs are dedicated to honing their craft. The CIA’s ProChef Certification gives them a way to benchmark their accomplishments,” says Certified Master Chef Brad Barnes, director of CIA Consulting and Industry Programs. “We applaud Aramark for continuing its commitment to chefs, food, and our profession.” The CIA ProChef Certification is a three-tiered, comprehensive professional development and culinary proficiency program which measures core culinary, managerial and financial acumen, including a chef's...

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Announces Global Growth Plans

14 12 2017

“Kirkendoll Management is particularly excited to diversify from the oversaturated, ultra-competitive U.S. market to international locations where Lucy’s brand will resonate with customers. We see international markets as an important growth engine for Kirkendoll Management’s Restaurant Division." NEW ORLEANS December 13, 2017 Costa Rica and Aruba residents and visitors will soon have a new sports bar and dining option. Kirkendoll Management, the New Orleans-based boutique hospitality investment firm, today announced plans to open two new Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurants (Lucy’s) in Costa Rica and Aruba. The two international locations will join Kirkendoll Management’s roster of restaurants, including Lucy’s restaurants in New Orleans and Key West, as well as a French Bistro-inspired American diner in Austin named Bonhomie. Lucy’s opening in Costa Rica marks the brand’s first international location. The Costa Rican location will open December 15, 2017....

American Heart Association Announces 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year Finalists

13 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 -- American Heart Association (AHA) and 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant title sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation announced today a powerhouse lineup of finalists for the 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award – the nation's top award for college football coaches. The winner will be announced live Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 during the awards dinner and ceremony at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Representing the country's finest college football coaches, 2017 award finalists are: Paul Chryst - University of Wisconsin Clay Helton - University of Southern California Scott Frost – formerly with the University of Central Florida now with the University of Nebraska Gus Malzahn - Auburn University Jeff Monken - Army Kirby Smart - University of Georgia Dabo Swinney - Clemson University Coaching legend Steve Spurrier is the recipient of the Bear Bryant 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award and will also attend the dinner in January. Spurrier was the head coach...

IsoComforter, Inc. Introduces Cold Therapy Product to Orthopedic Surgical Patients

13 12 2017

Past News Releases RSS PALM CITY, Fla. December 13, 2017 IsoComforter’s patented cold therapy and IsoTube pads were developed utilizing the knowledge of an orthopedic surgeon. IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative IsoTube design to help treat post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader in cold therapy technology by creating an innovative product that makes it convenient and comfortable for patients to apply cold therapy in the most effective manner. IsoComforter provides the ultimate in orthopedic injury and muscle relief and are constructed with top quality materials. They are applicable for every situation such as post-operative recovery, sports injuries, runners, work related injuries, all sports athletes, participants and professionals including extreme sports, medical professionals, rehabilitation facilities, physical therapists,...

Newly Formed Professional Football League (PFL) Launching Spring 2018

13 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 -- The "Professional Football League" is pleased to announce its inaugural season for Spring 2018. Football teams from franchise cities throughout the United States will be led onto the field of battle by eight renowned, highly decorated and legendary head coaches, including Dave Campo: "Three Time NFL Champion & National College Champion"; Ted Cottrell: MAC's 2012 Inaugural Hall of Fame Class Inductee, Inaugural Honoree of MAC "ALL-Century" Team, 1969 HOF Inductee Delaware Valley University & Innovator of the "3-4 Defense"; University of Florida & Penn State Living legend Galen Hall: Two-Time National Champion as OC and National Championship Head Coach, recently enshrined into Florida-Georgia Football Hall of Fame; Darren Arbet: Four-time Arena League Champion & 2011 HOF inductee; Norm Chow: Two Time National Champion Offense Coordinator & Coach of four Heisman Trophy winners...

Sam F. Hamra Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

13 12 2017

    SPRINGFIELD, MO, December 13, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Sam F. Hamra a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Hamra celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Mr. Hamra is an attorney and is the Founder & Chairman of Hamra Enterprises, which owns and operates 154 restaurants (Wendy's, Panera Bread and Noodles & Company) in Missouri, Chicago and Boston, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel (Lewisville, Texas), co-owner of the Comfort Inn Hotel (Springfield,...

Introducing Miami Exotic Car Rental, a Rental Service with the Largest Selection of Exclusive Vehicles

13 12 2017

Miami Exotic Car Rental is a Miami luxury vehicle rental service that revolutionizes its niche. With its largest selection of exclusive cars in the country, the service welcomes everyone who wants to enjoy a truly memorable ride. Despite the economic instability, the luxury car rental business holds strong today. The industry is steadily growing and experts predict it to reach $23.2 billion by 2022. Compared to $8.6 billion in 2014, that’s a huge leap that proves the business does have a bright future. It’s made all the brighter for the residents and guests of Miami, the leading tourist destination in the US. From now on, every person there can enjoy a ride in an exclusive luxury vehicle that’ll fit any taste. Miami Exotic Car Rental, a rental service that recently started its operation, offers the largest selection of the most incredible vehicles in the world. The company’s fleet contains a selection of: Sports cars Exotic cars Luxury cars Luxury SUVs The list of available car...

ChefUniforms.com Donates Aprons to Help Athletes of Special Olympics Southern California

12 12 2017

Special Olympics Southern CA We are proud to support organizations like Special Olympics Southern California that foster change, inclusion and bring communities together FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. December 12, 2017 ChefUniforms.com, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality chef and hospitality apparel worldwide donated forty-five customized aprons with dual logo embroidery to help benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Southern California. Pier del Sol is a unique day of entertainment on the historic Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park®. The event, hosted annually in October, fuses together a culinary festival with a backyard private Amusement Park experience. Attendees enjoy an exclusive brunch featuring mouthwatering tastings from more than 35 of L.A.’s top chefs and restaurants, entertainment, music, arts & crafts, games, and unlimited rides at Pacific Park. The Special Olympics Southern California’s vision is to promote acceptance, inclusion, and well‐being...

Flexjet is the Official Aviation Partner for the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship

11 12 2017

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, today announced its continued sponsorship as official Aviation Partner for the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship taking place December 14-17, 2017. Flexjet once again will sponsor the championship-winning Flexjet Polo Team. “We appreciate the spirit of competition within polo and the energy the game brings to Aspen,” said Flexjet Vice President of Global Marketing Christopher Bero. “In line with our offering as the world’s finest and most personalized provider of private jet travel, the St. Regis Snow Polo World Championship is one of the winter season’s most distinctive events in one of America’s most beautiful venues. We look forward to another opportunity to support the passion points of our Owners.” This is the only professional snow polo championship in North America, annually drawing a high-profile audience of fans to Aspen to watch some of...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation

11 12 2017

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2017 -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation are giving the gift of sport this holiday season to ensure young athletes can continue to play. Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, DICK'S and its Foundation committed $2 million to rebuild and refurbish youth sports programs and facilities across the Gulf Coast, Florida and other states impacted by the hurricanes. In Houston, reVision FC soccer relies on outside funding to operate. The youth team is comprised of African refugees and provides players with a community and home, empowering them with skills and confidence for the future. Post-Harvey, funding for reVision FC was no longer available and the team was at risk of collapse. Today, DICK'S announces the release of a short film, reVision FC: A Holiday Assist, which captures the story of reVision's struggles in the aftermath of the hurricane. In this film, DICK'S tells the story of what the...

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