Specialty grilled cheese is one of the hottest comfort food trends in non-commercial foodservice, with chefs coming up with their own interpretations.
07-29-2013 Menu Development
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...
07-26-2013 Menu Development
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...
07-18-2013 Menu Development
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—...
06-27-2013 Menu Development
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...
06-26-2013 Menu Development
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Barbecue.
06-20-2013 Menu Development
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...
06-18-2013 Menu Development
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...
06-02-2013 Menu Development
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Ceviche.
What if there were a cost-effective way to offer healthy, protein-laden salads that were vegetarian, nutritious and trendy? Enter ancient grains, the perfect addition to greens. By incorporating...
Developing a hotel-like foodservice program for a healthcare facility, one of two under her supervision, earned Lisa Poggas the selection by FoodService Director magazine as FSD of the Year.
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It was a decision that brought the duo recognition at Monday night’s MenuDirections 2015 awards ceremony in Memphis, Tenn., which is part of FoodService Director magazine’s annual conference geared towards foodservice operators and suppliers.
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Bada Basil, one of the newest creations from Pittsburgh-based Parkhurst Dining for its college accounts, is outperforming expectations.
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