An Interview with Restaurant Owner & WSU Culinary Educator, Jim Harbour

As we pull into the parking lot of Pullman's South Fork Public House, I am surprised by the location. The restaurant is flanked by an Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree - an expected placement but one that was strategically planned by restaurant owner and Washington State University college professor, Jim Harbour. We are meeting for lunch to talk about his newest venture, CASK - a small tapas bar specializing in local beer and wine, complete with a unique 102 square foot kitchen and beautiful rustic interior.

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Freshy's Local Market to Open on Mercer Island

Bryce Caldwell, Owner, and Operator of Freshy's Seafood Market on Mercer Island is set to open a new supermarket in February called Freshy's Local Market. 

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An Interview with Comida's Rayme Rossello

It all began with a large, bright pink food truck roaming the streets of Boulder and Denver, CO in 2010. Today, Rayme Rossello, owner of Comida Restaurant Group, operates the Comida Food Truck, the Cantinas, and is now getting ready to open her third brick-and-mortar restaurant in Colorado. It's a busy and exciting time for Rossello, and we couldn't be more proud of her success!

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Branching Out: An Interview with The Restaurant Source Owner, Arnie Schatz

We sat down with Arnie Schatz, owner and operator of The Restaurant Source in Denver, Colorado to welcome the TRS family, and learn more about the history of the company. This is the first post of our special four-part Branching Out blog series featuring TRS, and we hope you join along with us as we introduce you to our new Denver family! 

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Branching Out: Bargreen Ellingson Welcomes The Restaurant Source into the Family

David Ellingson, President of Bargreen Ellingson, announced today Bargreen Ellingson’s acquisition of The Restaurant Source, a foodservice equipment, supply, and design company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The Restaurant Source is privately owned and operated by Arnie Schatz and his children, Michelle Friedman and Linda Schatz.

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Matfer Bourgeat Black Steel Fry Pan Giveaway

Heavy-duty and strong, the black steel cookware from Matfer Bourgeat Inc. is free of chemicals and built to last for years of rigorous kitchen use. The cookware can be seasoned for non-stick use, and when sufficiently heated causes a rapid mark that ensures good coloring of the products without overcooking them. They are also induction ready and can be used on any hob type.

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Renee Erickson Wins James Beard Award

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” - James Beard

James Beard was a food pioneer. He was the host of television’s first food program in 1946, is credited to have started the gastronomy movement in America, and was a supporter of sourcing local products and markets years before it was mainstream. Largely self-taught, Beard took his passion for food and ran with it. He was a chef, an author, a pioneer, a consultant, a restaurant owner, a teacher, and a friend to many chefs and restaurateurs.

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