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May 28, 2013
Desserts: Pizza’s Sweet Side
Pizza is often a top seller, but some directors are upping the pepperoni ante by sweetening their pies for a fun twist on dessert. Ferris State University, in Big Rapids, Mich., offers three flavors...
May 11, 2013
Three Takes On: Guacamole
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Guacamole.
May 11, 2013
Comfort Foods, European Style
There’s a reason people call certain dishes comfort food. European classics like beef bourguignon and shepherd’s pie bring diners feelings of home, happiness, tradition and family...
April 19, 2013
Menu Snapshots: Taking it From the Street
From Turkish kabobs and Greek gyros to Mexican tacos, Asian sates and Indian flatbreads, street vendors the world over have forever been selling hearty snacks-to-go. Now Americans have more options...
April 11, 2013
Beverages with a Global Flavor
There was a time when most beverage selections consisted primarily of carbonated sodas and a few off-flavor drinks,” says Chris Basmagy, assistant director of nutrition services at Wexner...
March 21, 2013
The Sandwich, Re-Imagined
The popularity of the sandwich shows no signs of stopping, as operators move beyond old standbys and present consumers with ethnic flavorings, gourmet ingredients and toppings, and new carrier...
March 10, 2013
Deli Salads Find Their Flavors
Deli salads are getting a makeover in non-commercial foodservice operations. The deli staples—chicken, tuna and potato—are being given new flavor profiles, and operators are...
Feb. 15, 2013
New Cuisine on the Block
Mention Southeast Asian cuisine, and Thai immediately comes to mind. It historically has been the “go-to” Asian cuisine after Chinese and Japanese, most likely because of the...
Feb. 14, 2013
The Recipe Issue 2013: What's On the Menu?
Before foodservice directors can plan menus and select recipes to fit those menus, they first need to get the lay of the land; specifically, to decide what trends will have the biggest impact on...
Feb. 13, 2013
College Operators Turn to Quick Service/Fast Casual for Inspiration
We at FoodService Director have long been committed to providing operators with ideas to do their jobs better, often by sharing ideas from within the industry. But we decided it was time to expand...
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