News : Fresh, not frozen: The Riverworks Restaurant & Tavern

Aug 11, 2011

By Scott Szycher

Published in Portsmouth Patch

Have you ever wondered how some restaurants, particularly chain restaurants, cook and serve meals so quickly?

Here’s a hint: they’re frequently not cooking your food in the way you might think. They’re probably using pre-cooked meats in their dishes, allowing those restaurants to quickly heat your food, serve it to you, and turn your table over to the next customer. There are even downloadable guides on how restaurants can improve their “efficiency” through the use of pre-cooked meats.

Jennifer Jarvis, the owner of The Riverworks Restaurant and Tavern in downtown Newmarket, would probably use a guide like that for kindling in her fireplace. “Everything at The Riverworks is made from scratch,” Jarvis proudly declares. “And my customers can taste the difference.”

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