Category Archives: News and Other Happenings

Nav Awards its First $10,000 Small Business Grant

The Next Grant Contest is Scheduled for June 15, 2018 — Colorado-based company, Founding Foods, received $10,000 to help scale a business that’s controlling an invasive species
Nav.com, a free site and app for small business owners to access their business credit scores and get … Continue reading

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MMCA: Moving the Needle on Diversity in the Media

By Phyllis Armstrong
“It feels amazing to be recognized for work that I love to do, and that is celebrating multicultural America,” says Vanessa K. DeLuca. The former editor-in-chief of ESSENCE Magazine is a strong believer in the power of journalism … Continue reading

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The International Sommelier Association Announces New Logo, New Website and New Cutting-Edge Destinations for Competitions

The International Sommelier Association (ASI) is currently gearing up for its first continental competition of the year: The Best Sommelier of the Americas contest, which will be held May 21-24 in Montreal and will bring together the best two sommeliers … Continue reading

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Emaar Hospitality Group Launches Global Hunt for ‘World’s Greatest Hospitality Talent’ for Under 26-year-olds

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties, has announced a global initiative to scout for the ‘World’s Greatest Hospitality Talent.’
Open for all below the age of 26 years from anywhere in the world, the talent … Continue reading

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Craft Wine Association Launches

Newly Formed Oregon-based Non-Profit Certifies Craft Wineries Nationally
This week Craft Wine Association, a not-for-profit organization launched dedicated to supporting small-scale, independent wineries and the craft wine community. “There is a major need in the marketplace to close the gap between … Continue reading

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American’s Test Kitchen Looks for New Team Addition

The show “America’s Test Kitchen” is looking for another experienced chef to join its culinary editorial team. Before you read below, you must be will to relocated to Boston. If interested, please email your resume and short cover letter to … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: Six Experiences to be Awarded to Women in Food, Beverage & Hospitality

Offered by Les Dames d’Escoffier International and Supported by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts
Women working in the food, beverage and hospitality industries are eligible to enter the 2018 Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) Legacy Awards. … Continue reading

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2018 Call for Entries: Annual M.F.K. Fisher Awards for Women Food Writers

Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is awarding nine cash prizes totaling $2,450 for its 2018 M.F.K. Fisher Awards. In addition to the $1000 cash prize, the grand prize winner will receive an expenses-paid trip to LDEI’s Annual Conference at the Renaissance Seattle Downtown Hotel in Seattle, … Continue reading

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