Dan Simons Recognized for Innovation & Leadership

We are proud to announce that our VSAG Founder, Dan Simons, was recently awarded the prestigious Don Hawkins Tourism Innovation Award from his alma mater Washington, D.C.’s The George Washington University (GW). Unanimously selected by GW faculty and staff, Dan … read more

Dan Simons is HUNGRY For More

Dan Simons knows good business. Our founder, and co-owner of Farmers Restaurant Group, recently announced an investment in an online marketplace for office catering that works to connect independent chefs looking to build their brands and businesses with office teams … read more

Strengthen Your Restaurant’s Cybersecurity

According to the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division, cyber intrusions are becoming more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated. So has cyber crime in the hospitality industry. Hackers are determined (and adept) at putting you, your guests, and your employees at … read more

Roll With It: Food Trucks for Today

We love food trucks. The innovation. The global flavors. The passion. The heart and soul of small business ventures at their best. The time and effort it takes to set up shop successfully, every day. All of it. Mobil food … read more

What’s Cooking this Summer? Part Two

  Last month, our in-house R&D specialist, Amanda Webb, gave us the 411 on this summer’s hyper local and kombacha on tap seasonal trends, and now she’s breaking down another trend we’re loving: bulletproof coffee. And yes, it is as amazing … read more

Exploration in Going Cashless

Are you ready to go cashless? We’ve gone straight to our trusted source, VSAG Managing Partner & Vice President of Restaurant Operations, Amber Hartman, to break it down. What it means to be a cashless restaurant; What it means for … read more