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Foodservice Packaging Institute appoints a new president

Natha Dempsey will move up from the vice president role.

A dozen well-known chefs agreed to create and menu a dish with a food cost of $1.25, just as their K-12 counterparts do. Here’s why.

The appointment comes as a major shareholder in the foodservice giant is exerting more of an influence on its strategy and direction.

The older generation has the strongest pent-up demand for delivery and takeout, a new study indicates.

As anticipated, the agency has raised the exemption threshold to $35,568.

Dyer is leaving the association of packaging manufacturers to become vice president of sustainability for one of its members.

The Raise the Wage Act, approved in the Democratic-controlled House on party lines, now moves to the Republican-controlled Senate.

A federal grant of $4.5 million will be used by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to prepare current and former prison inmates for restaurant jobs.

The so-called living wage would kill about 1.3 million jobs, according to a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

Here are five reads that are pertinent to the business, as written by some of its storied successes.

The increases will bring several regions closer to a rate of $15 an hour and push San Francisco through that barrier. 

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