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Cut food waste by incorporating excess ingredients
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March 9, 2016
6 Secrets from FSD’s Chefs’ Council
FoodService Director’s Chefs’ Council shared valuable insights at MenuDirections 2016. Here are six ideas to steal from the five panelists.
March 7, 2016
13 tips we won’t forget from MenuDirections 2016
From unconventional spins on vegetables to new ways to deliver customization, these are the ideas we will long remember from this year's culinary conference...
March 2, 2016
Best dish, best food porn, best operator: A recap of noncommercial’s big awards this week
Noncommercial foodservice honored its best this week at MenuDirections, Foodservice Director’s annual conference on culinary trends. Here's a recap...
Feb. 22, 2016
Michelle Stephenson named Western Region Student Chef of the Year
The Utah Valley University student received the highest overall score from the American Culinary Federation.
Feb. 16, 2016
Hot chicken: Jump on the bandwagon
Nashville hot chicken, a regional favorite, also has been on the bucket lists of food lovers visiting the Music City. Now it has flocked to other locales.
Feb. 4, 2016
University to host culinary demonstration with international chef
Isao Yamada will teach more than 20 chefs how to prepare a nutritious style of Ichiji Sansai, a Japanese dish.
Feb. 3, 2016
District foodservice workers take tips from professional chef
Hoover City Schools plans to add some spice to its lunch menu after participating in a demonstration led by Chef Garrett Berdan.
Jan. 27, 2016
District teams up with local chef for new healthy-food initiative
The program seeks to help students eat well and prepare healthy meals by educating them on nutrition, cuisine, farming and art.
Jan. 20, 2016
$20M student-housing project caters to foodies
Drexel University’s Good Food Flats will feature a food lab, a commercial kitchen, a pop-up restaurant and an incubator to grow produce.
Jan. 15, 2016
Author Deb Lucke discusses 'The Lunch Witch'
Deb Lucke provides a bit of levity for FSDs in her latest graphic novel, “The Lunch Witch,” which compares making potions to lunch ladies cooking.
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