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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...
June 1, 2016
FDA sets voluntary targets for reducing sodium
In two steps, the agency hopes to reduce the content in food sold to consumers by roughly a third.
May 16, 2016
How do you use family recipes at your operation?
Members of FSDs Chefs' Council reveal how they have adapted favorite home or family recipes to large-scale service at their respective operations...
March 30, 2016
The strangest new MLB ballpark food of 2016
As fans and foodies look ahead to opening day of the 2016 MLB season on Sunday, FoodService Director scanned the menus of baseball’s biggest parks to check out some of the craziest dishes in the...
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