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Sauerkraut is seeing growth on restaurant menus with a variety of modern interpretations made using a variety of vegetables.
09-19-2014 Menu Development
Despite ranchers receiving higher dollars for their beef, ranch expenses have increased, eating up their revenue.
09-04-2014 Menu Development
Wholesale prices for choice-grade beef—the main variety consumed in the U.S.—surged 11% from May 2013 to May 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
08-11-2014 Menu Development
Operators experiment with bananas and plantains to give texture and earthy flavor to dishes.
American banana growers gain an edge with creative cultivars.
07-31-2014 Menu Development
While the majority of the world’s cacao beans are grown in Africa, Hawaiian production is spiking.
07-22-2014 Menu Development
Chocolate is found on 32% of menus and more data from research firm Food Genius.
07-10-2014 Menu Development
Chocolate has long been the domain of desserts, candy and sweet beverages, but cocoa can do more than satisfy your sweet tooth. Operators also are using chocolate to bring an earthiness to a variety...
06-09-2014 Menu Development
With their variety of shapes, colors and tastes, heirloom tomatoes have become highly coveted by non-commercial chefs—when they can get them.
Heirloom tomatoes are cherished as delectable, old-fashioned and wholesome, but not all growers produce heirlooms from humble seed.
Rick Tinsley is transforming Eisenhower Medical Center by revitalizing traffic at Cafe 34 and improving food quality and appearance through local shopping.
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Officials say Silverio Capistran, administrator at Texas-based Brownsville Independent School District, had been on paid leave since Jan. 25.
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Face-to-face interactions mean customer service skills for staff are more important than ever. Here are the best training methods for diner satisfaction.
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