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Sake & Shochu Certification during COVID-19

The ever-changing regulations in restaurant dining is taking its toll on many industry professionals, and the social distancing has prompted many people to seek meaningful connections and experiences more than ever. Implementing staff training not only helps keep staff engaged and motivated, it can lead to overall employee job satisfaction. With job satisfaction, quality of…
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Notice of Office Relocation

Mutual Trading office and warehouse has moved to a new location in El Monte.Read Notice of Office Relocation. New office address:4200 Shirley Ave. El Monte, CA 91731Tel: (213) 626-9458Fax: (213) 626-5130 Office hoursMonday to Friday8 am - 5 pm Will call hoursMonday to Friday8 am - 5 pmClosed for breaks at10 am – 10:15 am12…
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Inter-State Business Resources

After months of the government-mandated stay-at-home order, some states have cautiously relaxed its regulations for food-service industries. Customers are eager more than ever to go out and enjoy a meal freshly prepared at the restaurant. Wherever your business is located, Mutual Trading is here to serve you. CLICK HERE for list of Mutual Trading Office…
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Take-outs with a Flair

As COVID-19 changes how Americans eat and take-out dining continue to be the norm, chefs are becoming more mindful of their take-out presentations. With Japan’s long history of bento-making tracing back to the 12th century, it’s now evolved into art-like creations. Today, beautiful bento presentations are inspiring chefs to create their own signature take-out menu.…
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Ghost Kitchens & Virtual Restaurants (Part 2)

As California starts to relax dine-in restrictions in some counties, bigger cities are still within the purple tier. Take-outs and deliveries continue to be the name of the game. Recently taking shape are ghost kitchens and virtual restaurants as practical alternatives to traditional sit-down dining. With good menu ideas, ghost kitchens can be quick-start business…
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Ghost Kitchens & Virtual Restaurants (Part 1)

Fueled by the ever-growing consumers’ demand for easy online ordering, more restauranteurs are reconfiguring their businesses into ghost kitchens, professional kitchens for rent. This enterprising trend that began some years ago, popularized by tech-savvy consumers, is now modifying the traditional dine-in restaurant businesses. Ghost kitchens condense traditional restaurant operations and trim costs tied to dine-in…
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