Menu Strategies

Best practices for creating innovative menus and signature dishes
One way to understand diners’ needs is to put yourself in their shoes or, better yet, on their diet. Chef Jeff Schack, with Morrison Healthcare Food Services at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital,...
Wraps and pita bread are like the bow ties of the sandwich world. They are neat to eat even when holding extremely moist fillings.
Iowa State University, in Ames, is not New York City or Los Angeles, but that doesn’t mean it can’t produce some on-trend desserts for its 29,800 students. The secret, according...
With summer just around the corner, foodservice operators are updating menus by adding cold or lighter main courses in the form of entrée salads to their warm-weather menus.
FSD talked with chefs from five school districts about upcoming trends, challenges and meeting the new meal regs.
Industry analyst Mintel Group maintains that Indian cuisine is on the rise and will continue to be for at least the next four years. Many non-commercial operators would agree. Two significant factors...
A“food superstore” similar to New York City’s over-the-top Eataly is scheduled to open at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass., says Ken Toong executive...
Asian is viewed as healthful, uses less protein and is based primarily on produce that’s readily available with the recent proliferation of farmers’ markets. Plus, the cuisine is...
As part of FSD's Feb. Recipe Issue we asked chefs to share their favorite recipes from home. The following recipes are only available online.
Particularly on college campuses, Recipes From Home programs are an engaging way to make the foodservice experience more personal, both for diners and staff. For our Recipe Issue, we decided to ask...

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