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.

New York quick-service workers strike again  1
Employees picketed at more than 60 restaurants, including McDonald’s and Wendy’s
Restaurant industry sales, traffic soften in February 
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index fell to 99.9
Sbarro CEO Jim Greco resigns 
Chairman J. David Karam has taken over the duties of chief executive
Beef Checkoff announces Beef Backer Awards 
The supplier honored three restaurants with its 2012 award
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El Pollo Loco names P&G Vendor of the Year 
The supplier was honored for its Cleaning and Food Safety Program
Pizza operators support new menu labeling bill 
The American Pizza Community’s advocacy of the legislation places it at odds with the NRA
Judge overturns New York large soda ban 
Ruling comes one day before the ban was set to take effect
Fast Food Forward strike in New York
Restaurants brace for further union confrontations 
With pro-labor forces in Washington and declining membership numbers, unions are increasingly seeking to organize restaurant employees
Mike Mulligan of MikLin Enterprises, a Jimmy John's franchisee
Jimmy John's franchisee shares unionization story 
Mike Mulligan of MikLin Enterprises shares his experiences with union organizing attempts.
Dunkin' Brands appoints three new presidents 
The ompany also names senior vice president, chief supply officer
Lawmakers introduce bill to raise federal minimum wage 
Industry associations voice concerns about the nearly 40-percent increase proposed
Restaurant operators upbeat on sales, economy 
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index improved in January
Carrols 4Q sales rise as traffic, average check lift 
Innovation and targeted promotions from Burger King helped drive sales, the company said
Sens. John McCain, Charles Schumer, Robert Menendez and Marco Rubio
Federal government refocuses on immigration 
Immigration reform is back in the national spotlight
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NRA, education foundation elect new officers 
The association and its education foundation have elected new officers to their board of directors and board of trustees, respectively

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