Ron Hall to Receive the Premier Illuminating Excellence Award

SSA’s Vice President of Procurement, Ron Hall was presented with Premier’s Illuminating Excellence Award-Commercial at the 2017 Premier Culinary Creation Dinner this past June. The award recognizes an outstanding food service professional as Premier’s food service director of the year. Ron was selected based on overall improvements in operations, participation in Premier activities, professional and

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Oakland Zoo Unveils $13 Million Restaurant and Gondolas

By Justin Phillips June 5, 2017 Updated: June 6, 2017 1:27pm Photo: Justin Phillips The Landing Cafe in Oakland. Oakland’s newest restaurant features 190 seats and totes a $13 million price tag. Its window-lined dining room, nestled in the rolling hills, has views overlooking six Bay Area counties and can

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New restaurant, retail options at the Chattanooga Zoo

By CHLOÉ MORRISON – Published on March 31, 2017 New food options are available at the Chattanooga Zoo. (Photo: Contributed) The Chattanooga Zoo has a new restaurant and renovated gift shop. “It’s a brand-new restaurant,” Hannah Hammon, Chattanooga Zoo marketing and communication director, said. “It’s in the same area as our food services

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On The Farm: Man On A Mission

Aquarium chef forges friendships and spreads sustainability at a Tres Pinos farm and around the world Chef Matt Beaudin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMANDA PARGH For the past few months, Matt Beaudin has been playing a guessing game called “Are They or Aren’t They?” Beaudin, executive chef

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