Operators are increasingly using sauces as a means to differentiate, customize and let customers control what they eat. There’s the added advantage of exponentially increasing what’s offered without...
10-15-2015 Menu Development
Root-to-stem cooking is catching on among operators committed to using every part of the vegetable—including the peel and ends that usually get tossed.
One of the oldest cooking techniques on earth is heating up in noncommercial dining. Here’s why three operators are adding rotisseries to their kitchens.
Here are four modern takes on classic rotisserie dishes for students, seniors and business people featuring plated dishes and to-go meal options.
10-06-2015 Menu Development
The number of international students studying at U.S. universities grew to an all-time high of 886,052 students in the 2013-14 school year, said IIE.
09-15-2015 Menu Development
The Princeton Review asked 136,000 students at 380 colleges their candid opinion on everything from their school’s academic rigors to its food.
From crafting fun packaging to involving students in taste tests, K-12 operators share their best practices for reducing cost and food waste.
08-15-2015 Menu Development
When it comes to portability and customization at lunchtime, it’s pretty tough to beat out the mighty sandwich. Here are the components of a great one.
Despite the proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City, Chicago-style barbecue is not a thing. And yet barbecue concepts do just fine here, as it is everywhere.
The Food Channel named global flavors a Top 3 sandwich-and-salad trend of 2015, while a 2014 report by Datassential found 41% of diners interested in ethnic fare.
The gig economy, also known as the shared or on-demand economy, leverages app-based technologies to match independent workers and customers.
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Officials say Benjamin E. Mays High is the only school in its district with a greenhouse that uses hydroponics and aquaponics to grow vegetables and herbs year-round.
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Foodservice directors use summer “break” to plan menus, secure funding and do work on their facilities—but there isn’t always work for their staff.
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