From pit-roasted whole hogs to smokehouse brisket, barbecue celebrates the time-honored techniques and traditions of regions from central Texas to Memphis.
11-23-2015 Menu Development
Farm-to-school pioneer Alice Waters has 20 years of lessons to share from The Edible Schoolyard.
11-17-2015 Menu Development
Instead of imposing limitations on the menu, the plant-centric focus pushes chefs to get creative in developing vegetarian dishes that resonate with all.
11-16-2015 Menu Development
These sometimes-spicy, often vegetarian-based dishes are making inroads, due to more diverse populations and adventurous eaters in foodservice operations.
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...
11-10-2015 Menu Development
K-12 operators describe some of the challenges they’ve resolved some of the challenges of adding evening meals.
11-09-2015 Menu Development
If “switchel” is Greek to you, here are some opportunities worth exploring.
11-06-2015 Menu Development
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...
11-05-2015 Menu Development
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...
11-03-2015 Menu Development
Northwestern University converted a dining hall this fall into a late-night snack and full-meal outlet, a decision that has resonated with students.
Even more than usual, labor issues were top of mind for noncommercial foodservice directors and restaurateurs at this year’s NRA Show in Chicago. Here's why.
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The expansion follows successful pilot programs at two elementary schools and one high school.
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Here are the states with the highest reported ratios of free and reduced-price school breakfast to lunch participation for the 2014-2015 school year.
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