training

Students prepare the school’s lunches as part of their education.
cherry tomatoes
Nick Mercogliano turns plastic lids from takeout containers inside-out, places cherry tomatoes in between two lids, then draws a knife across the rows.
color spoons
Metal spoons are a great way to skin ginger. However, chef Neela Paniz learned during a demonstration that, in a pinch, plastic works just as effectively.
If you’ve been to MenuDirections, you’ll notice a number of changes at the event, taking place Feb. 28–March 1 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.
business books
Mentors, TED Talks and books help shape management styles. Here are several operators picks on training literature that changed the way they do business.
The goal is not only to introduce students to healthy foods but also to save money, officials say.
NIU’s student-run restaurant Ellington’s features seasonal and locally sourced food not just because it’s trendy, but also because it makes good business sense.
Kennebec Valley College’s new wood-fired oven allows students to cook with the trendy, new device and develop skill sets valuable to foodservice work.
cake
During our two weeks of training in May, we let people do things away from their job scope, [such as] learning to be a bartender or learning cake design.
chef training
76 percent of foodservice directors cited finding time for staff training as their top training challenge in FoodService Director’s 2014 Big Picture Survey.

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