The Main Dish: How to Build Your Opening Day Team, the Top Sandwich Brands, and Other Highlights From This Week

In the age of information overload, refinement is key. That was the thought behind The Main Dish — a quick compilation of the most bookmark-worthy links from the Foodable WebTV Network. Aside from our usual daily content, every Sunday, The Main Dish will serve a fresh batch of handpicked pieces of the most appetizing lists & literature that you may have missed.

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How to Maintain Food Safety in 3 Key Areas of Your Restaurant

Astronauts, icy microbiological colonies, and slabs of drippy meats. At first glance, these could be the nightmares of science fiction and horror movies. In reality, each has a link to food safety.  The restaurant business is a high-risk environment. Without the proper food safety procedures, your establishment could be the feature of the next John Carpenter movie.

Free Report: 2016 Top Sandwich Brands

Will consumers ever get sick of the beloved sandwich? This fan- favorite food item is the most popular type of lunch with 300 million sandwiches consumed by Americans every day.

Quick Six With...SUSHISAMBA Executive Chef Cesar Vega and How He's on a Roll

This isn't the first time we've seen SUSHISAMBA on Foodable, and it won't be the last, especially now as that the newly appointed Executive Chef Cesar Vega is putting his creative culinary spin to this restaurant's already unique offerings

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Want Success on Social Media? Less Selling, More Sharing

The secret of social media is embedded in the principle of reciprocity. Social media is set up on this foundation. You follow them, they follow you. Pretty simple, right? It’s sad that the majority of restaurants don't get that concept. Social media is about being social. It’s about communication. When you forget and take out the social from the equation, you become just media.

Chipotle Releases New Video Focusing on Quality Ingredients

The restaurant king of content creation is back at it again. This time, Chipotle has released “Ingredients Reign,” a short film to reaffirm that their ingredients are still superior.

9 Ways to Build Your Opening Day Team

Your restaurant is only as strong as the team that operates it. It’s no secret — people are everything. They must get the vision and feel the passion for your concept to consistently execute on a day-to-day basis.