Paul Frumkin

Managing Editor,
Nation's Restaurant News

After graduating from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a degree in English, Paul Frumkin attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., graduating with honors in 1980. That year he moved to New York City where he worked for several foodservice and hotel publications. In 1984 he co-wrote “The Norman Table, The Traditional Cooking of Normandy,” with chef-restaurateur Claude Guermont. The cookbook, which was published by Charles Scribners Sons, won the “Best European Cookbook” award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals in 1985. He joined Nation’s Restaurant News in 1990 and has held a number of editorial positions there. He currently covers legislative policy and the Northeast for NRN.

Court upholds ruling against New York large soda ban
National Restaurant Association has been a lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against the ban
2013 Second 100: Bakery-Cafe 
NRN examines the Bakery-Cafe segment as part of this year's Second 100 special report
Paul Frumkin
Words to the wise on bill writing 
NRN managing editor Paul Frumkin on recent bill-writing offenses in the restaurant industry
Mass. Restaurant Association names Bob Luz CEO
Peter Christie turns over the reins after 24 years in the position
Dunkin' Donuts celebrates 500th New York City unit
The new unit is co-branded with Dunkin’ Brands’ sibling Baskin-Robbins
Health care bill's employer mandate delayed one year 
Restaurant industry association leaders welcomed the decision
Same-store sales gains drive operator optimism
NRA Restaurant Performance Index rose to a 14-month high in May
Immigration bill passes in Senate
Restaurant association leaders laud the move
Restaurant experts praise Dunkin' Donuts' gluten-free rollout 
The new menu items may not boost sales for the chain, however
2013 Top 100: Bakery-Cafe 
Nation's Restaurant News examines the bakery-cafe restaurant segment
Jake's Wayback Burgers to move into 28 countries
Company signs deal for expansion into Middle East and North Africa
NCCR campaigns against Renewable Fuel Standard
Organization says using corn as fuel drives food chain commodity costs upward
Forty Hours is Full Time Act gains bipartisan support
The bill would redefine the health-care reform law’s definition of a full-time worker
Dunkin’ to roll out doughnut sandwich nationwide
The Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich has been in test since April
Operators upbeat on future business conditions
The NRA’s Restaurant Performance Index reached a 10-month high in April
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