High school diversifies menu with rotisserie chicken
University takes multi-pronged approach to reduce food waste
USDA launches digital applications for Child Nutrition Programs
Overtime pay regulations—what’s next?
Northwestern University cooks up a customer-focuesd program
How seasoned FSDs avoid taking the job home
Ensuring Food Safety
Food Pricing Database
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Foodservice lessons from a year on the road
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Health & Wellness
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Steal This Idea
Washington University explores American Indian cuisine
Zero-waste soups and stews
Savory yogurt is here to stay
50 Greatest Menu Hits
Creating Healthier Menus
Greatest Hits of the Season
Healthy Recipe Revamp
K-12 Census: Making the effort
2016 FSD Menu Survey
2015 LTC Census: The state of Senior Living
The Big Picture
Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
Lucretia Chancler: Helping feed a hometown in need
Thomas Thaman: Creating a healthy oasis in a food desert
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People on the Move
Going gluten free without the labor
Campus dining halls go gluten free
Natural energy drinks on the rise
Insights from growers and menu ideas on a variety of ingredients
March 15, 2016
5 grains to add to your menu
Ancient grains are making a comeback. Not only are they nutrition powerhouses, many fit into gluten-free diets. These five can add menu variety.
March 1, 2016
5 ingredient trends going mainstream
Hard-to-pronounce ingredients have been popping up on menus, giving consumers practice with tongue twisters and opportunities for exotic dining adventures.
Feb. 1, 2016
Sauerkraut gaining traction on menus
Sauerkraut is seeing growth on restaurant menus with a variety of modern interpretations made using a variety of vegetables.
Oct. 15, 2015
How to incorporate lentils into fall dishes
Although lentils are available year-round, there’s something about these dried legumes that pairs perfectly with earthier fall dishes. See recipes here.
Sept. 15, 2015
Utilizing sustainable seafood
The overuse of fisheries has operators going beyond produce in their sustainability endeavors and turning their efforts toward lakes and oceans.
July 30, 2015
Preparing local produce for winter use
University of Montana’s executive chef says flexibility is key when storing local produce for winter.
July 13, 2015
The buzz on honey bees
The National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators aims to reduce honey bee colony losses during winter to no more than 15%.
May 11, 2015
The essential pulse
Lentils, chickpeas and dry beans serve a valuable function on non-commercial menus.
May 11, 2015
Pulses hit their stride
Farmers are gearing up to satisfy increasing demand for pulses worldwide.
April 13, 2015
Sweet and healthy: Natural sweeteners
With a goal of making menus healthier, operators across all market segments are increasingly turning to alternative sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup and agave to reduce their reliance on...
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