menu development

greek quinoa salad
Chef Hollie Green of Novato Unified School District turns quinoa into a vibrant greek salad that fits nutrition regs and students of all ages can enjoy.
Filled with greens and veggies, this salad is perfect as a dinner and lunch main or side dish.
greek quinoa dish
Ancient grains are the current rock stars of the whole-grain world. From amaranth to wild rice, they are sprouting up on operations' menus nationwide...
Ancient grains are making a comeback. Not only are they nutrition powerhouses, many fit into gluten-free diets. These five can add menu variety.
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According to a recent report from market researcher Technomic, sales of vegetable and fruit juices are expected to increase in frequency through 2016.
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While soda hardly is dead, these stats suggest it is falling flat.
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What is your reaction to the new USDA dietary guidelines, and how will they affect your menuing? Members of FoodService Director’s Chefs’ Council answer.
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These strategies and ideas aren’t just effective, off-the-wall, creative, profitable and zany. They’re the best—according to these operators.
quinoa spinach salad
A part of FoodService Director's "The Besties," these are the best menu ideas submitted by operators borrow from restaurants, local ingredients and more...
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Sara Gasiorowski was honored at our MenuDirections conference in Jacksonville, Fla. Here are her picks for some of The Best ideas in her operation.

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