Food and Beverage News

Food and Beverage News – including beer, wine, spirits, artisinal foods, cooks, cooking, foodservice, and related food industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Charles Communications Associates Celebrates 20 Years in 2023 – Wine Marketing Agency Reflects on Two Decades of Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 20th anniversary for Charles Communications Associates (CCA), a leading wine marketing firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. What began at the dining room table of founder Kimberly Charles in 2003 with her first client, noted actor and vintner Fess Parker, has grown over the last twenty years to represent clients in Japan, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the U.S with a dynamic team.

RightOnTrek Eco-Friendly Product Design is Finalist for Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont., Jan. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RightOnTrek was selected as a finalist in the 2023 Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards. Already receiving multiple best-in-class awards and recognitions from Backpacker Magazine for their outdoor adventure meals, they now earn recognition for their packaging and product experience pairing as well.

Covenant Winery Kicks off 20th Anniversary with Jazz Concert at City Winery in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. and BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Covenant Winery, which highlights appellation driven wines from California and Israel, kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 5 at City Winery from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in New York City with a jazz concert led by winery founder and proprietor, Jeff Morgan, and friends.

Celebrate Concord’s Comfort Food Month with a gourmet sausage-dog from Hillside Dawgz at El Monte Shopping Center

CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The El Monte Shopping Center is the perfect location to make the most of Visit Concord’s “Comfort Food Month” with several minority and women-owned restaurants offering a local flavor to residents and visitors alike. There’s something for everyone in the midtown shopping center, from fried chicken to sausage to Japanese. The list of El Monte restaurants includes The Taphouse, Parma Deli, Frickin Fried, Taqueria Autlan, Izakaya An, and the newest addition – Hillside Dawgz.

Good Heart Catering Launches Catering Delivery Service in Glendale

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Good Heart Catering, the premier breakfast and lunch caterer for organizations in Los Angeles, is excited to announce the launch of its delivery service in Glendale. With a focus on fresh, chef-driven meals and a commitment to exceptional service, Good Heart Catering is the perfect solution for businesses and organizations looking for convenient and delicious food options including boxed lunches and individual meals.

California Strawberry Festival is Back – at a New Venue

OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a three-year hiatus due to challenges brought on by the pandemic, the 2023 California Strawberry Festival will take place May 20-21. For the first time ever, the event will be held at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. The beachside location provides iconic views, and Ventura offers up a vibrant downtown just a few blocks away.

J.W. Heist Steakhouse Opens in Downtown Bozeman – Woodfire Cooking Wrapped in a Fine Dining Experience

BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest addition to the Montana culinary scene is J.W. Heist Steakhouse, an establishment that honors the West’s ranching traditions; draws inspiration from classic American steakhouses; and produces plates with the highest level of culinary preparation. The vision for this upscale restaurant comes from a five-generation Montanan with homesteader roots.

Domaine Carneros makes the holidays sparkle with elegant gift offerings

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domaine Carneros, the award-winning California grower-producer of method traditionelle sparkling wines, has a wide array of gifts available for the 2022 holiday season. Curated by the team at the French inspired chateau situated at the gateway to wine country in northern California, the offerings range from charcuterie and chocolate pairings with wine, to sabers and chillers to luxury candles, all paired up in gift sets that are sure to please.

The 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Producers’ Consortium for Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG debuted two new projects

SOLIGHETTO, Treviso, Italy, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Villa Brandolini, on the occasion of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the birth of the Consorzio Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG, two new projects were presented, of which the first, the Green Academy, will be an incubator for research, studies, content and new ideas that will enable producers to work in an ever more structured, consolidated and concrete way for the sustainability of the region.

Capstone Logistics Named 2022 Top Food Chain Provider by Food Chain Digest

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Dec. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Logistics, a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions, has been recognized as a 2022 “Top Food Chain Provider” by Food Chain Digest, the official magazine of Food Shippers of America (FSA). FSA brings together a community of supply chain and logistics professionals from the food and beverage industry and their suppliers to facilitate education and networking opportunities and improve supply chain efficiency.

Ketolicious Kitchens Launches Keto Mexican Comfort Food Product Line

GILBERT, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ketolicious Kitchens recently launched a new brand – Sonora™ – that caters to the Keto and low-carb lifestyle, specifically those looking for authentic Mexican fare. Founded by Lupita Aguilera Hicks, she shares that the basis of her product line all started at home. Some of her family members experienced serious complications from heart disease and diabetes and she even observed close friends who died from related complications from the disease.

Cottage Cooking helps people to host their own cooking classes at home

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taking cooking classes is a fun way to learn new culinary skills and expand a menu repertoire. It’s also fun for people to host their own. But how? Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina helps people make it happen. Most of Cottage Cooking’s classes are held in their home, but more and more people are looking to stay in their homes or vacation rentals and host their own.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Announces 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L’Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry.

Shining a light on School Nutrition and the Lunchtime Heroes that make it happen

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Nov. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Todd Linsky Consulting (TLC) announced today: TLC-Todd-versations, in collaboration with the Chef Ann Foundation, brings you stories from across our great country on positive changes to the school nutrition landscape, “Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes.”

Almost 30% of Restaurateurs Want to Change Their POS Provider, Says RestaurantOwner.com Survey

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, RestaurantOwner.com released its 2022 POS Survey Report. The survey asked over 800 independent restaurant owners to rate and comment on their POS systems’ installation and operational costs, system and contract characteristics, and their satisfaction with POS (point of sale) features and support.

Destin’s New Gourmet Market: AJ’s Rocking L Specialty Meats and Gourmet Market

DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan Laird, owner of four of AJ’s restaurants along Florida’s Gulf Coast, is excited to announce his latest business concept to join the AJ family. From reef to range, AJ’s Rocking L – Specialty Meats and Gourmet Market is Destin’s only privately-owned specialty meat and gourmet market. It’s now open in the heart of Destin at Shoreline Village Mall at 872 Highway 98 E. Unit #19 and features grass-fed black angus and Wagyu beef.

Voluspa and Domaine Carneros by Taittinger welcome the holiday season with the Sparkling Cuvée Candle and Sparkling Wine duo

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two iconic California-based handcrafted brands come together this holiday season with the release of the limited edition “Sparkling Cuvée” Signature Duo, featuring a luxuriously scented Voluspa candle and Sparkling Wine by the ever-elegant Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, paired in holiday gift packaging. Artisans of the senses, Voluspa and Domaine Carneros worked closely to accent the aromas of pink grapefruit and stone fruits found in the sparkling wine in the newest candle in the Voluspa portfolio

The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its Annual Gala Celebration and auction Saturday November 12

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.

When direct Sunlight is absorbed in water, for an Ayurveda healing prescribed time, it changes the molecular structure to convert dead water to living water

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Introducing “Solis” Sun Charged Water. The only one of its kind, Sun Charged Water prepared and packaged, according to the centuries old Ayurvedic Health Methods!

KROST Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor for American Range in Sale to Hatco

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Range, a privately held manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances, was sold to Hatco, an employee-owned manufacturer of warming, cooking, sanitizing, and cooling equipment. KROST CPAs & Consultants acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation.

Asheville Couple Cooks to Travel and Guests Are Signing Up

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded in March 2015 by Liisa Andreassen and John Godts, Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina, was first started to fund the couple’s passion for travel. Over the years, it’s evolved into a business where others can share their travel and culinary experiences too. To date, together, they’ve traveled to 11 countries, four continents and 36 states. They always bring back some new culinary knowledge and are eager to showcase it.

The Story of the Orange Dress: Ashburn-Based Private Chef Turned Heads at her Wedding in Local Berryville, VA

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Private Chef and Owner of Fleur de Cuisine, Natalie Ramos (now Natalie Vaughn), has shared her story about overcoming adversity on her way to success in building her chef and catering business in Loudoun County, Virginia. Through sharing her story about growing up in Brooklyn, New York’s housing projects, Natalie has gained a large following for her strength, willingness, and determination for overcoming obstacles that led to her personal and professional success.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Announces Addition of New Board Member Maggie Heile joins as co-chair of fundraising

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation’s annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide wine education scholarships to wine and hospitality professionals in need of assistance.

Through Charitable Endeavors, Lexi Home Is Bridging the Gap Between Kitchen Necessities and Affordable Cookware

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lexi Home, a Los Angeles-based kitchenware and home decor retailer, strives to bridge the gap between affordable cookware and kitchen essentials. The retailer is working with aspiring chefs in the L.A. area, providing them with cookware and other essential items. A part of the kitchen essentials manufactured is donated to aspiring chefs. With every kitchen necessity sold, part of the proceeds is donated to charities in the L.A. area to help ease hunger.

Superior Fresh, America’s first land-based Atlantic salmon farm, introduces three frozen options in celebration of Seafood Month in October

HIXTON, Wis., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Superior Fresh, America’s first land-based Atlantic salmon farm, is pleased to announce three new, coast-to-coast ways to enjoy their heart-smart Atlantic salmon. Retail-ready frozen premium fillets, burgers, and dips are now available nationwide at select retailers and online.

Celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month with Bourbon & Banter’s 30 Days of Bourbon Event

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its ninth year, Bourbon & Banter’s annual “30 Days of Bourbon Celebration” kicks off on September 1, 2022, marking the beginning of Bourbon Heritage Month. And, bourbon fans are quite simply beside themselves.

Singing Dog Vanilla’s newest product, Organic Vanilla Syrup, opens a wide range of beverage and baking options for vanilla enthusiasts

EUGENE, Ore., Aug. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is adding to its diverse line of high-quality vanilla products by introducing organic vanilla syrup made with their signature double-strength vanilla extract. Singing Dog Vanilla’s vanilla products are used in bakeries, coffee shops, breweries, scoop shops, restaurants, and distilleries across the United States.

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival to Benefit Regional Charities

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year’s festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.

Santa Fe Importers Italian Deli Celebrates 75 Years in Business

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Santa Fe Importers proudly celebrates its 75th year in business. To honor the occasion, the deli is offering commemorative items and limited edition giveaways to customers in the coming months. Along with these offerings, a new website was launched in February that will make it possible for customers to place online orders before year end. The company has two locations.

Mom’s Touch Brings its Exceptional Fried Chicken Restaurants to Southern California

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mom’s Touch, a renowned brand with more than 1,300 restaurants across Korea, is pleased to bring its unique and inspired take on fried chicken to the United States. There are convenient locations open in Long Beach and Gardena, with a third coming soon to the City of Industry. A globally-focused operation with concrete plans for continued growth, Mom’s Touch is also known for its ample franchise opportunities and extensive franchisee support.

Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s highly anticipated cookbook “Michaels Desserts” (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.

Tim Rowe named Vineyard Manager at Domaine Carneros

NAPA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As harvest kicks off in Napa this week, Domaine Carneros Winery is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Rowe, seasoned viticultural expert with over a decade of impressive positions within the California wine industry, to the position of Vineyard Manager. Succeeding Alberto Zamora, who is retiring after a 40-year career in the wine industry, ten of which were spent transforming the vineyards at Domaine Carneros, Rowe states that his new position is a viticulturist’s dream.

Covenant Winery Summer Music Series Announces July Calendar Berkeley, CA Drinks District is Hopping

BERKELEY, Calif., July 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Covenant Winery Summer Music Series, which kicked off on Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley at their Sixth Street winery, continues through July with four concerts, July 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2022. Showcased at the winery’s new outdoor tasting lounge, fans of wine and music can enjoy the vibe of the Berkeley Drinks District, while sipping a nice array of California and Israeli wines.

Dining Out Jersey’s 2nd Annual Foodie Expo Features North Jersey’s Best Restaurants, Gourmet Food Shops and More

PARAMUS, N.J., June 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dining Out Media LLC will be hosting the 2nd Annual Dining Out Jersey Foodie Expo on Thursday July 14, 2022 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at The Terrace at Biagio’s in Paramus, New Jersey. The event will feature North Jersey’s best restaurants, gourmet food shops, BBQ, craft beer, wine, and spirits, as well as celebrity guests, music, and other food-related vendors.

As California’s New Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training For 1 Million Servers In Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The State of California has issued a new mandate for Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certification, for all 56,000 licensed businesses in California where alcohol is served that goes into effect this Friday, July 1, San Francisco Wine School (SFWS) announced today.

Nutrition Company PlantBaby Raises $4 Million Seed Round with Big Idea Ventures and The Fund LA, Among Others

KAUAI, Hawaii, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PlantBaby, the innovative nutrition company developing a portfolio of the purest plant-based products to support the nutritional journey from infancy into adulthood, announces its $4 million Seed funding round, led by Big Idea Ventures and The Fund LA.

Here’s the Scoop! Humphry Slocombe and Domaine Carneros Team Up Once Again for Rosé Inspired Ice Cream Flavor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Rosé season, San Francisco small-batch ice cream brand Humphry Slocombe – known for its imaginative ingredient-driven flavors – has partnered with the Napa Valley’s first name in top quality sparkling wine, Domaine Carneros, to revisit its smash hit “Rosé All Day” flavor, this time as a dairy-based ice cream.

444 Uncovers that the Northwest is Using Fungi to Fight the Good Fight in More Ways Than One

SEATTLE, Wash., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interviewing sustainable food and beverage businesses across the U.S. is Danielle Keogh’s, co-founder, 444, LLC, passion. The latest tour of the northwest U.S. Keogh learned that mushroom cultivation and usage is advancing.

Singing Dog Vanilla Sponsors a New Guinea Singing Dog From a Wildlife Sanctuary

EUGENE, Ore., June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla has partnered with Wizard of Paws Wildlife Education & Conservation Inc. in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Vanilla company, known for its silly name, will sponsor a New Guinea Singing Dog named Kora Nakako. They will help support the animal’s well-being and educate their fans about the breed.

The Old Saloon of Emigrant, Montana celebrates its 120th Anniversary

EMIGRANT, Mont., May 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Old Saloon, just 25 miles north of the entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is celebrating its 120th anniversary. The historic and legendary establishment has been serving outlaws and cowgirls since 1902.