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Water and coffee are among the items on the rise among noncommercial diners.
01-29-2016 Menu Development
The familiar chickpea fritters are all the rage again in the restaurant world.
01-15-2016 Menu Development
Stations focusing on salads, sandwiches and omelets—last decade’s customization models—have evolved into a much wider variety of DIY consumer options.
12-30-2015 Menu Development
What’s happening street side could work in noncommercial settings.
12-22-2015 Menu Development
Last year’s dominant menu trends might sound familiar, as foodservice directors have been riding those currents for some time. But the emphasis shifted.
12-15-2015 Menu Development
Although colleges and universities have long offered vegan choices, the segment is upping its game. Yale's efforts to feed vegans exceed what's required...
"The dining habits of the baby boomers are very different from those of their parents, along with their physical and intellectual habits,” says Mark Holmes...
According to Technomic's 2015 Dessert Consumer Trend Report, 34 percent of consumers are more likely to order dessert if a smaller portion is available. ...
12-14-2015 Menu Development
Some operators are going the speed-scratch route, starting with ready-made components and adding fresh ingredients back-of-house to create signature desserts.
11-23-2015 Menu Development
Farm-to-school pioneer Alice Waters has 20 years of lessons to share from The Edible Schoolyard.
Matthew Gabbert is captain of West High School’s cheerleading team and says all team members wear bows.
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The price tag of a meal plan at one university has increased more than 60 percent in the last decade.
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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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