College students sample German cuisine
University debuts program to fight food insecurity
Hospital bans sale of sugary snacks, beverages
Marketing takeout windows
How to make paid sick and parental leave work for your operation
3 reasons to consider upgrading ID technology
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Director of sustainability redefines University of Michigan dining
Allow residents to reserve action stations
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Keep meat and protein-based sides on the front burner
Jackfruit takes the protein spotlight
The year of brisket
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K-12 Census: Making the effort
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Nov. 16, 2015
Smoking is heating up in 2016
Smoking, both as a cooking technique and flavor enhancer, is heating up. The NRA's 2015 Culinary Forecast named smoking one of the Top 5 preparation trends...
Nov. 16, 2015
Indian flavors show local appeal
These sometimes-spicy, often vegetarian-based dishes are making inroads, due to more diverse populations and adventurous eaters in foodservice operations.
Nov. 10, 2015
4 challenges to serving dinner at school
K-12 operators describe some of the challenges they’ve resolved some of the challenges of adding evening meals.
Nov. 9, 2015
3 restaurant trends FSDs could ride
If “switchel” is Greek to you, here are some opportunities worth exploring.
Nov. 6, 2015
How to land Gen Z diners
Foodservice directors looking to win the dining occasions of so-called Gen Z should rely on menus studded with such descriptors as "unprocessed" or "high protein," suggests a new...
Nov. 5, 2015
10 surprising trends for noncommercial from the NRA’s 2016 What’s Hot list
There are a handful of hidden surprises in NRA's 2016 What's Hot list for noncommercial operators among the 192 food, beverage and prep trends...
Nov. 3, 2015
Boosting traffic with late-night options
Northwestern University converted a dining hall this fall into a late-night snack and full-meal outlet, a decision that has resonated with students.
Oct. 27, 2015
Senior-living facility asks residents for a touch of home
As The Terrace at Phoebe Allentown transitions to its fall/winter menu, a few recipes will be as close to home cooking as some residents can get.
Oct. 22, 2015
Technomic's Top 10 menu trends of 2016
With 2015 coming to a close, Technomic has identified the 10 trends likely to shape menus next year. Here is what the Chicago researcher has identified.
Oct. 15, 2015
Facing off against fast-casual catering
Have-it-your-way menus and relaxed, help-yourself experiences at fast-casual restaurants are changing customers’ expectations for catering in a big way.
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