University launches tablets in dining halls
College to open crepe cafe on campus
University meal plans could be affected by soda tax
Overtime pay regulations—what’s next?
Northwestern University cooks up a customer-focuesd program
Strategies for smacking down stress
Ensuring Food Safety
Food Pricing Database
How operators grow staff-run gardens
A breakfast food truck
Recognize excellence outside your department
Health & Wellness
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Washington University explores American Indian cuisine
Zero-waste soups and stews
Veggie burgers go from frozen to fresh
50 Greatest Menu Hits
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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
April 13, 2015
Sugar in the raw
lthough refined white granulated sugar is still a go-to sweetener for 55 percent of consumers surveyed by research firm Mintel, natural sugars are closing the gap.
March 13, 2015
The prowess of pineapple
In the past few years, pineapple has been transformed from a snack or side-of-the-plate option into a go-to ingredient for grilling, shredding and sauces.
March 13, 2015
Pineapple perfection: Sweet or savory
This versatile fruit is a welcome addition to savory entrees and innovative desserts.
Feb. 20, 2015
Soft cheese gaining popularity
"Americans are getting a little more adventurous in their purchasing,” Kehler says. “And we are seeing a huge increase in demand for soft cheese.”...
Feb. 16, 2015
Soft and flavorful cheeses
From tangy feta to milky mozzarella, soft cheeses are a valuable ingredient in the culinary arsenal of non-commercial chefs.
Jan. 16, 2015
Chicken goes global
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...
Dec. 18, 2014
Winter warrior: Squash
Something happens once the weather turns cold: Customers who wouldn’t eat squash if their dining locations gave it away suddenly can’t get enough of it.
Nov. 19, 2014
Is gluten free good for you?
Walk into a cafeteria, restaurant or food store and it’s clear that gluten free won’t be going away anytime soon.
Nov. 18, 2014
Spice it up
Healthy and a big flavor kick. That’s what chefs like about dishes made with spices, such as cumin, coriander, thyme and oregano, that are common in the Mediterranean region.
Oct. 21, 2014
Taking pork to the street
Pork’s versatility offers operators the chance to have some fun with the protein, especially in trendy street food applications.
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