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.


The No.1 Ramen restaurant in Japan, MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is finally launched in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned Japanese Ramen restaurant MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is pleased to announce our Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles.

Cottage Cooking Launches YouTube Channel as Part of Marketing Strategy

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, North Carolina, has recently launched a YouTube Channel to showcase a series of topics, including a behind-the-scenes peek into what happens before a cooking class, how the company got started, tips for making a tomato basket and more.

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC Adds Tonya Fuller and Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

AVON, Conn. and NAPA, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

EPIC Adds Michael McNulty as Wine and Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC’s Pacific North Region President.

Florida is an Underserved Craft Brew Market say RMA Economic Development Experts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several national media outlets ran headlines questioning the future of the craft brew industry, Farrell Tiller of Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) interviewed leading craft brew experts to discuss the industry’s growth potential in Florida. Tiller also recently travelled to Nashville for the National Craft Brew Conference to meet with leading breweries.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn Tops ‘Best of’ Lists – Legacy Continues

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn has been in business for more than 55 years and continues to make headlines in the world of barbecue. While some may sit on their laurels after more than half century, Moonlite Bar-B-Que knows that you always have to be on top of your game.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces New US Campaign with Charles Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates (CCA) is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance.

Entertainment Line-Up: Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.

Matcha Dessert Shop ‘Matcha cha’ Grand Opening on March 31

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lovely and yummy, Matcha dessert shop “Matcha cha” with its signature Matcha soft-serve ice cream is making Sawtelle debut on March 31, 2018. Enjoy the authentic Matcha flavor delivered from Kyoto, Japan!

RMA Taps New Beer Trends to Combat Urban Blight

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continue tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.

Hak’s Presents Full Product Line and Talks Innovation at Winter Fancy Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hak’s, a leading manufacturer of clean ingredient sauces, condiments, and prepared foods looks forward to showcasing its full product line at the Winter Fancy Foods show, Booth #6406, from January 21 – 23 in San Francisco. Hak’s products feature a unique combination: They’re all designed by celebrity chef and founder Sharone Hakman, while offering great taste AND clean ingredients. (VIDEO)

Killer Noodle Announces Grand Opening on October 16, Grand Opening Special Event on October 15

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Killer Noodle in WLA Sawtelle Japantown is pleased to announce a Grand Opening special event on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, followed by the official Grand Opening of the restaurant on the 16th.

Wine Lovers and Community Invited to Winegrowers Festival at The Farm

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association today announced its 2017 lineup of vineyards for the Festival at the Farm, Saturday, November 11. The event will offer various wine tastings, displays and food from Arizona restaurants and retailers. Discussions will focus on how wine growers engage customers in their brands and enhance the shopping experience through innovation, technology and techniques for meeting evolving consumer preferences.

New Major Scientific Discovery: Never before seen biominerals were discovered by the CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for New York City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is excited to announce it’s hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Event Planner Expo Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup to Celebrate its Fifth Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they’re taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.

Paula Dezzutti, CEO of Local Choice Spirits, Nominated Business of the Year; 2017 RICE Awards, and The LEGACY Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paula Dezzutti will be attending the RICE Awards in Atlanta Georgia on September 23, 2017 at City Hall in Atlanta Georgia. Dezzutti has been nominated Business of the year. The business men and woman that have been nominated by the people, are a remarkable slate of nominees that are exemplary in their continued dedication and commitment not only for innovative and successful businesses but recognized locally for the good they do in the community.

Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) Elected New Board Members

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) has announced the election and the re-election of members to its Board of Directors and officers for term through 2018. AWGA is governed by 8 growers in three districts who serve 1 or 2 year terms.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards Wine Tasting Room Grand Opening in Willcox, AZ

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) is officially opening its gates and inviting the public to join them on September 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Willcox tasting room, located at 4923 E. Arzberger Road. The grand opening will feature wine flights, wines or sangria by the glass, small bites pairings and a local pistachio farmer

Music, Wine and Good Spirits at 2017 Sonoita Wine Country Harvest Fest on August 26 in Arizona

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) will host its eighth annual Magdelena Bash & Harvest Festival on August 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Elgin tasting room, located at 370 Elgin Road. This festival will feature live music all day long, food vendors and artwork, henna tattoo artists and more.

Bistro Planet Launches New Feature to Automate the Way Food Trucks Secure Prime Vending Spots

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bistro Planet, the first company to connect the entire food truck marketplace under one platform, announces the launch of their Lot Booking Marketplace service in the Los Angeles metro area. The Bistro Planet app is currently used by foodies to locate nearby food trucks in real-time, view menus, and place orders.

Cottage Cooking in Asheville Adds Off-Site Services

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to multiple requests, Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, N.C., has decided to add off-site services. In the past, they’ve given on-site cooking classes in a private home (and still do), but now they’re also taking the show on the road.

Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey Now On Sale at Binny’s, Mariano’s and Treasure Island

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first-ever whiskey based on Mike Mignola’s legendary “Hellboy” comic book character was recently announced by Dark Horse Comics, XXX Distillery LLC and Prestige Imports LLC. Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey is a craft distilled, small batch, naturally flavored cinnamon whiskey.

Famous Japanese-style Creperie B-Bee Crepe & Boba Announces Its Reopening with New Menu and Special Promotional Event

CHICAGO, Ill., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — B-Bee Crepe & Boba, beloved Japanese-style crepe specialty restaurant located inside Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights, Illinois, is delighted to announce its reopening on June 19, 2017, featuring a new selection of savory and sweet crepes made of fresh fruits and special whipped cream.

Chef Sean Brock Honored by Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America for Awareness Efforts

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), announces that Chef Sean Brock has graciously volunteered to be an Awareness Ambassador for the organization.

Craft Beers and Adult Summer Camp Combine at Camp Forever Fun

READING, Mich., June 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five of Michigan’s top breweries have come together to sponsor Camp Forever Fun, the Midwest’s premier adult summer camp. This year’s camp will be sponsored by Arcadia, Atwater, Ellison’s, Shorts, and New Holland. “The slogan of my camp is “Everything you loved as a kid, plus craft beer!” says Joel Paul Reisig, owner of Camp Forever Fun.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Recommends Increased Safety Regulations and Label Warnings Are Needed for Energy Drinks After Teen Death

BRADENTON, Fla., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The report that a teenager died as a result of drinking an energy drink in combination with other caffeinated drinks has prompted calls for improved safety regulations on energy supplements by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh.

Greenbar Distillery Solidifies Footing in Crowded Craft Distillery Space

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greenbar Distillery, one of California’s original craft distilleries and home of the world’s largest portfolio of handcrafted, organic spirits, today announced that it has unified its seven core spirits lines under a new heart brand that evokes the company’s origins as a love story between the two founders, Litty Mathew and Melkon Khosrovian. In sharp contrast to how most distilleries design their packages to stand out within categories, such as vodka or whiskey, Greenbar Distillery’s new look echoes the maker-focused branding of craft brewers.

Bake Sale to Raise C. diff. Awareness Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announces its “Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness,” a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.