Students steal thousands of plates from dining hall
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Mayo Clinic foodservice workers vote to join union
New rules of open kitchen etiquette
Foodservice uniforms: Form, function and flair
Why hiring alumni can be a boon for your operation
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Get creative to fuel the snacking generation
Pasta taps into top health and dining trends
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Nov. 16, 2015
Indian flavors show local appeal
These sometimes-spicy, often vegetarian-based dishes are making inroads, due to more diverse populations and adventurous eaters in foodservice operations.
Nov. 16, 2015
Smoking is heating up in 2016
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...
Nov. 10, 2015
4 challenges to serving dinner at school
K-12 operators describe some of the challenges they’ve resolved some of the challenges of adding evening meals.
Nov. 9, 2015
3 restaurant trends FSDs could ride
If “switchel” is Greek to you, here are some opportunities worth exploring.
Nov. 6, 2015
How to land Gen Z diners
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...
Nov. 5, 2015
10 surprising trends for noncommercial from the NRA’s 2016 What’s Hot list
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...
Nov. 3, 2015
Boosting traffic with late-night options
Northwestern University converted a dining hall this fall into a late-night snack and full-meal outlet, a decision that has resonated with students.
Oct. 27, 2015
Senior-living facility asks residents for a touch of home
As The Terrace at Phoebe Allentown transitions to its fall/winter menu, a few recipes will be as close to home cooking as some residents can get.
Oct. 22, 2015
Technomic's Top 10 menu trends of 2016
With 2015 coming to a close, Technomic has identified the 10 trends likely to shape menus next year. Here is what the Chicago researcher has identified.
Oct. 15, 2015
Facing off against fast-casual catering
Have-it-your-way menus and relaxed, help-yourself experiences at fast-casual restaurants are changing customers’ expectations for catering in a big way.
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