Guests: Chef James Anderson Of Hanover Foods, David Jones Of Blazing Onion Burger Co., and Chris Hanscom of OpenMenu
Chef James Anderson – Corporate Chef of Hanover Foods Corporation
Chef James has held some great job across the US, but recently settled into the Corporate Chef job at Hanover Foods. Hanover sells thousands of products to groceries and food suppliers across the US. Some of their brands include SpringGlen, Bickel’s of York, Wege, Aunt Kitty’s and John Cope’s. And if you see a new Hanover product any time soon, you can count on Chef James to have developed it. For almost 90 years, Hanover Foods has been a leader in growing, processing, and selling food items including frozen vegetables, frozen pretzels, canned vegetables, canned beans, refrigerated, fresh, glass-packed, and snack food items. Chef James is highly passionate, detail driven and utilizes exceptional culinary skills to determine and define food flavor trends.
David Jones – CEO and Co-Founder of Blazing Onion Burger Co.
David Jones is the CEO & Co-Founder of the Blazing Onion. With is wife Lorri, the first Blazing Onion opened in March of 2007. The menu has 26 better burger options featuring fresh pattied All Natural Angus 100% Ground Chuck, exotics such as Wild Boar or Buffalo, fresh Lamb, and incredible house made options such as a wonderful Meatloaf Burger, Lorri’s ridiculously good Turkey Burger and an awesome Veggie Burger. They also have a Chicken Breast and a Spicy Bean Burger to create over 200 Gourmet Burger combinations. There are currently have five company Blazing Onion’s open, with a sixth opening soon. David has also been a Subway Franchisee for over 15 years and is a strong voice in the company for Franchisee rights. And a link to his small business insights blog. And see more about David here….
Chris Hanscom – Founder /CEO of OpenMenu
Chris Hanscom started OpenMenu to create the first menu standards for the restaurant industry. By formalizing the way restaurants store and share their menu over the internet, he created a platform that makes it easier for restaurants to compete and to offer deals and coupons. OpenMenu is in 400,000 restaurants and distributes data to a network of restaurant based websites, mobile applications, web applications and even your own website. If you update your menu, everyone, everywhere, gets the update. It allows you to stay in total control of your restaurants information, menu and deals.