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...
12-18-2014 Menu Development
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.
11-19-2014 Menu Development
Walk into a cafeteria, restaurant or food store and it’s clear that gluten free won’t be going away anytime soon.
11-18-2014 Menu Development
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.
10-21-2014 Menu Development
Pork’s versatility offers operators the chance to have some fun with the protein, especially in trendy street food applications.
10-16-2014 Menu Development
It costs more to raise old-fashioned breeds, but chefs gladly fork over more cash for the characteristic flavor, fat and texture of heritage pork.
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.
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 School Nutrition Association’s latest position paper calls on Congress to consider changes prior to the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act reauthorization.
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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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