LDNY Spotlight: Total Food Service with Maria Loi and Joyce Appelman

DAMES IN THE NEWS Introducing Maria Loi, Q&A in Total Food Service Maria Loi’s column Mediterranean Menu Trends premiered in the May, 2021 digital and print issue of Total Food Service, following her cover feature Q&A in April, https://totalfood.com/maria-loi-estiatorio-greek-nyc/.  She will be sharing her food philosophy centered around the healthy Greek-Mediterranean diet and lifestyle in her monthly column.  Joyce

LDNY Spotlight: Will the Coronavirus Make Restaurants Like Mine Extinct?

Will the Coronavirus Make Restaurants Like Mine Extinct? If it can, the devastated industry should start from scratch after the epidemic and finally take care of its workers. By Amanda Cohen Last week, I laid off all 30 of my employees and closed the restaurant I’ve run for over a decade, Dirt Candy. I’ve worked

LDNY Spotlight: Breaking The Silence

BREAKING THE SILENCE January 19th, 2021 Dame Melanie Young, Founder/Host of The Connected Table Live Radio recently facilitated a virtual discussion to provide employers and employees with best practices for preventing, recognizing and addressing harassment of all kinds in the hospitality industries. Panelists included Taryn Abrahams, Saru Jayaraman, Theodora Lee, Ashley Oberdorff, Alpana Signh and