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...
02-16-2015 Menu Development
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month sweet, savory and spicy takes on grilled cheese.
01-26-2015 Menu Development
The idea of mash-ups, embodied by the now-ubiquitous cronut, is a concept that non-commercial operators are taking to new heights.
01-15-2015 Menu Development
The dining services department at the University of California Santa Cruz went retro on Thursday, Jan. 15 to pay homage to the campus’ 50th anniversary.
12-17-2014 Menu Development
When it comes to catered events, finding the right cocktail can be challenging, especially on college campuses where alcohol is often an issue.
12-16-2014 Menu Development
Display cooking evokes the senses—sight, sound, smell and taste—which creates intrigue and invites the guest to investigate,” says Paul Houle.
11-26-2014 Menu Development
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month spinach, vegan and an interesting Latin take on lasagna.
11-17-2014 Menu Development
Cheesecake is the type of simple, blank-canvas dessert that begs for creative flavor tinkering.
11-13-2014 Menu Development
Operators are taking this Asian noodle soup, once the packaged stuff of college dorms, to new heights.
10-22-2014 Menu Development
Powdered mix with freeze-dried marshmallow bits? Think again. Whether for special events or as an everyday indulgence, operators are finding new, unexpected ways to make hot chocolate feel fresh.
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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