Many modern combi ovens feature optional smoking boxes, which operators can fill up with wood chips of their choice and turn on preset smoke-cooking settings.
09-03-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Baby Boomers are shaking up senior living facilities by bringing their social-drinking habits with them.
08-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Innovation isn’t just about what’s cooking behind the counter. These technologies are driving concessions at parks and stadiums to the next level.
Operators must balance classic fare with creative meals for hungry customers at stadiums, theme parks and zoos. They must innovate and improve classics.
08-04-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Some college students are not bashful about sharing their opinions, and University of Pennsylvania’s dining services is using that candor to its advantage.
07-16-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Here are the four biggest takeaways from spending three days in the company of our nation's lunch ladies (and gentlemen). ...
07-14-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Whole wheat and coffee and pears—oh my!
07-13-2015 Ideas and Innovation
When Boston University students lobbied the school to serve only cage-free eggs on campus, the university agreed to change its buying practices.
Students want to get their information more quickly, so Dawn Aubrey is experimenting with using infographics for both residents and student staff.
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.
The gig economy, also known as the shared or on-demand economy, leverages app-based technologies to match independent workers and customers.
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Officials say Benjamin E. Mays High is the only school in its district with a greenhouse that uses hydroponics and aquaponics to grow vegetables and herbs year-round.
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Foodservice directors use summer “break” to plan menus, secure funding and do work on their facilities—but there isn’t always work for their staff.
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