Food & Cooking

Cleveland restaurateur Ben Bebenroth launching unique multi-concept eatery

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ben Bebenroth is a thoughtful guy. For the restaurateur who formerly owned the acclaimed Spice Kitchen + Bar in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, a restaurant should not be simply any old business venture. It should have a sense of responsibility. So it’s no surprise to learn he has spent months planning his latest concept – Keep The Change Kitchen Collective – which will open in March.

Bebenroth is partnering with Jonathan Bennett on the venture, a multi-cuisine takeout restaurant that will be located half a block from his former space, at a newly constructed state-of-the-art production kitchen

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Food truck boot camp offered by Farmington Women’s Business Center

  • “Truckin’ It: Food Tuck Bootcamp” will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 9, 16, 23 and 30.
  • The course will be led by Dawn Facka.
  • Sign up for the class by visiting wesst.org or by calling 505-566-3715.

FARMINGTON — While she encourages anyone with an interest to take part, Dawn Facka is hopeful the free four-week virtual class on operating a food truck that she is leading in March as part of the Farmington Women’s Business Center is something that finds an audience of women.

“I have not seen a lot of women doing that,” said Facka, the regional manager

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New Robots Automate Restaurant Operations

As the automation of food service progresses, new robots are emerging to tackle a wider range of kitchen tasks. Previously, we saw robots take on salads, bowls and burgers. Now, two new restaurants in Illinois created by Nala Robotics will use automated kitchens to create foods from all around the world, according to Restaurant Hospitality. Cuisines ranging from Malaysian to Mexican to Cajun will be on the menu, with around one hundred meals available to order. The company’s goal is to grow the restaurant through franchising.

The restaurant’s repertoire can increase in just

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What will you eat when lockdown is over?

Brunch at The Wolseley - Christopher Pledge

Brunch at The Wolseley – Christopher Pledge

How many of you have a countdown set for March 8 (from which time, with luck, we can meet a friend for a one-on-one picnic on a park bench), for March 29 (the earliest point from which six people from six different households can meet outside, hoorah!), or for April 12 – when the prospect of a pub garden lunch or al fresco restaurant trip becomes ever more real?

The personal roadmaps of our favourite chefs and food writers for post lockdown are no less detailed – they’re plotting Paris trips for slap-up

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