new concepts

At first glance, Piada may seem like just another Chipotle knock-off. But it’s gaining buzz for bringing an upscale twist to the fast casual segment.
As college customers’ expectations evolve, Yale plans to leverage data to stay ahead.
daily table produce
Daily Table,the brainchild of Trader Joe’s founder Doug Rauch, is a not-for-profit, one-unit operation using excess food to bring affordable healthy produce to the food insecure.
limes mint ice
A recipe calling for fresh-squeezed lime juice spurred some quick-thinking resourcefulness by one of the demo chefs.
dessert food cart
We are designing and branding our own pushcart version of a food truck.
One student at Florida International University has set up a food pantry as a source for nonperishable food items on campus. Students who show their identification can visit once per week, taking up...
Food Network’s Gold Medal Winner Ray Duey is traveling the country showing students how to turn fruit and vegetable scraps into floral and animal masterpieces.
Susan Santos, assistant director at Penn State University in University Park, Pa., won the Steal This Idea contest held at MenuDirections 2015 in Memphis, Tenn., last month.
A study out of San Diego shows students make healthier decisions at lunch when guided by emoticons and with a prize incentive.
Stephen Ritz founded the nonprofit Green Bronx Machine with his students at New York City’s P.S. 55, which has installed more than 100 gardens at schools throughout the city.