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Feb. 13, 2017
Allow residents to reserve action stations
Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Community installed a hibachi grill this fall, and within three months they had 300 residents and guests make reservations...
Jan. 20, 2017
School brings in local chef to prepare sushi lunch
The invitation was part of an effort to expose students to different foods.
Jan. 17, 2017
Resolving to forget these trends
There are a few foodservice trends Managing Editor Dana Moran would like to happily put out of her mind in 2017—with a few supplements from some FSDs.
Jan. 12, 2017
College hosts cooking competition to sharpen staff skills
The competition, sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation, also gives the school a platform to promote its dining services.
Dec. 13, 2016
The five W’s of entering a cooking competition
External cooking competitions are a way to show off chefs' skills while potentially raising the profile of their operation. Here are some do's and don'ts...
Oct. 17, 2016
Chefs’ Council: Menu-shaping trends for 2017
We’re back with next year’s menu forecast, culled from our panel of 50 Chefs’ Council members—culinarians representing the core segments of noncommercial foodservice.
Oct. 4, 2016
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Quinoa-Falafel 'Meatballs'
Aug. 31, 2016
Surprise, surprise: Chefs have big egos
A new study verifies that there's no shortage of confidence in commercial kitchens...
June 15, 2016
Collaborate with peers to share ideas
The University of Massachusetts—Amherst invited chefs from a variety of universities to its campus to showcase their favorite dishes for students.
June 2, 2016
5 ways to think like a restaurateur
FoodService Director's annual Taste the Trends tour of new Chicago restaurants revealed a number of stealable ideas that translate perfectly to noncommercial...
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