From pit-roasted whole hogs to smokehouse brisket, barbecue celebrates the time-honored techniques and traditions of regions from central Texas to Memphis.
03-21-2014 Menu Development
Nut-laced butters and sauces and crispy tortilla strips are just a few of the texture and flavor enhancements chefs use at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. “Incorporating different textures...
03-10-2014 Menu Development
With customers strapped for time, the portability of mini desserts makes for a convenient way to hit the sweet spot.
Sandwiches are a great go-to lunch item and operators across the region have made their sandwiches a hit. This month, we look at three unique sandwich recipes, including the South Philly Italian...
03-03-2014 Menu Development
Revered for its bold flavors, mouthwatering heat and unique numbing sensation, Szechuan cuisine hits a lot of notes with today’s adventurous diners, says Mark Kim, executive chef at UCLA’s Feast at...
02-10-2014 Menu Development
What if there were a way to decrease beverage costs, improve customer health and positively impact the environment? Many operators are doing exactly that with tap water initiatives.
Every year around this time, foodservice research companies like Technomic, groups such as the National Restaurant Association, and a host of trade and consumer magazines disseminate their lists of...
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Muffins.
Looking for a way to enhance your guest experience? Consider themed events that hit on all five senses, not only to get customers excited and engaged but also to boost sales.
01-22-2014 Menu Development
Value Bowls, mini tastings of globally inspired foods, will be the star of Restaurant Week promotions at Eurest B&I cafés, says Christopher Ivens-Brown, vice president of culinary...
The San Francisco Giants created The Yard, a mixed-use space containing pop-ups and a beer garden, in part as a campaign tool for the larger Mission Rock Development Project.
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The expansion follows successful pilot programs at two elementary schools and one high school.
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Although there are many models for evaluating competency, Penn State University's Jim Korner has had success with a system that includes five broad disciplines...
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