Growing up in Maine, there was a running story that all the natives — or “Mainiacs” as we are often called — subscribed to: the story of the local giving directions to the tourist. After a long, detailed lead up, the punch line was, “You can’t get there from here!” As all of us in the restaurant industry know — whether operator, supplier, or distributor, educator or student, manager or employee — we actually can get there from here. Our ...

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