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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
A breakfast food truck
Recognize excellence outside your department
Tap business partners for events
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Washington University explores American Indian cuisine
Zero-waste soups and stews
Veggie burgers go from frozen to fresh
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Healthy Recipe Revamp
K-12 Census: Making the effort
2016 FSD Menu Survey
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The Big Picture
Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
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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
Best practices for creating innovative menus and signature dishes
Sept. 3, 2013
Fall is just around the corner. Get a jump-start on soup season with some cream-based options that are sure to comfort and satisfy your customers.
Aug. 23, 2013
Minnesota School District Farm-to-Cafeteria Preserves Learning
Students at Sibley East Public Schools are no strangers to the pickling process. With their own garden on school grounds, the high school students plant and tend to a variety of vegetables that are...
July 31, 2013
Desserts: Through a Straw
For operators looking to add something nutritious, portable and trendy to their menus, consider drinkable desserts. Whether you go seasonal with fresh fruit smoothies, ethnic with agua frescas or...
July 29, 2013
Beverages: Local Connection
Mass-produced coffee is falling out of favor, and fast. Now customers want local, sustainable options roasted fresh. So it’s no surprise many operators are partnering with local roasters...
July 26, 2013
South of the Border
What’s the one thing your kitchen has in common with nearly every other kitchen? An international staff. “When you work with these people, they not only influence your food, they...
July 18, 2013
Riding the Heat Wave
With 160 noncommercial accounts to service, Ryan McNulty, director of culinary development for Metz Culinary Management, is constantly innovating. Keeping guests coming back for more—...
June 27, 2013
In the food industry, there are always buzzwords. Organic. Factory farming. Superfoods. And these days, gluten free. Though a gluten-free diet is a medical treatment for celiac disease, more people...
June 26, 2013
Three Takes On: Barbecue
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Barbecue.
June 20, 2013
Smoking techniques are not just reserved for fine dining and barbeque restaurants; they’re a popular trend across segments. Check out how these college and university operations are keeping...
June 18, 2013
Beverages: Agua Frescas
Carbonated and artificially sweetened beverages are falling out of favor. Today, more people want healthy, nutritious options made with fresh ingredients. One way to achieve this quickly and...
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