I hope we all realize it, but we're lucky. We get to work in an industry that's fun, fast-paced, ever-changing, and cool. After all, when you tell people what you do for a living and what industry you're in, what kind of reaction do you usually get? The bottom line is foodservice is hip.
I'm not one to sugarcoat things, and I'm not going to start now. If you spend just 15 minutes looking at food supply manufacturer and distributor websites, there's one general commonality. Many of them are bad.
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It's with a heavy heart that I write this blog post.
This morning, I woke up to the news that Anthony Bourdain had killed himself in a hotel room in Alsace. One of the most intriguing writers of my time killed himself in what is one of the most intriguing parts of the world I've ever visited.