The Asian Wrap served at the West End Market at Virginia Tech
The conventional wisdom that chicken is boring doesn’t hold much weight with most non-commercial chefs, especially when you consider all the creative ways these operators use the ubiquitous bird on...
03-10-2014 Menu Development
You know you’ve hit the big time when there’s a commercial about you during the Super Bowl. Such is the case with kale.
Producing leafy greens has become more expensive this year, due to heavy rains driving down yield, says second-generation farmer, Larry Corn.
02-10-2014 Menu Development
Customers like foods hot, and operators are turning to chiles for new ways to deliver the heat.
Chiles are a “hot” trend for 2014, according to McCormick & Co.’s Flavor Forecast 2014, as food lovers everywhere have a “growing obsession,” with both “sizzling heat” and the “surprisingly full-...
01-10-2014 Menu Development
Government food policy and the popularity of healthful foods are helping America’s rice growers.
Rice has long been a staple of menus, but the usual white and brown varieties aren’t cutting it anymore.
12-17-2013 Menu Development
Operators get creative to make tomato sauces their own.
12-11-2013 Menu Development
“Tea is probably the most labor-intensive crop on the planet,” says Angela Macke, the founding director of Light of Day Organic Farm and Tea Shop, in Traverse City, Mich.
11-12-2013 Menu Development
A longtime side dish staple, beans are getting the spotlight treatment as operators look to satisfy customer requests for healthier and meatless options.
Everyone, it seems, wants to offer us tips on healthier eating. Even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten into the act.
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The state’s new Superintendent of Education is allowing schools to apply for a waiver to sell unhealthy snacks on certain days.
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Two New England universities affected by Winter Storm Juno share their best practices for operating a foodservice department during a major weather event.
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