FoodService Director once again presents its annual Recipe Issue. Packed within this issue is information about foodservice trends and how operators are responding to them, a look at how chefs approach recipe development, a view of Vietnamese cuisine and
Emily Rhum, unit manager at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., is not afraid to take on new responsibilities and is first to volunteer to pilot a new project or be a test unit for a new idea or concept, says Elizabeth Poore, assistant director of oper
Knowing the importance of complying with HACCP guidelines, Krissy Lane, R.D., acting food service systems management dietitian at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock, Ark., implemented a new advanced tray preparation system in
We identified a Food Allergen Advisory Team composed of 10 managers, chefs, cooks and our dietitian. The whole team will complete the Great Gluten-Free Kitchens training program designed and offered...
We have made good use of our contact with local universities to recruit dining services associates. More than half of our diet aides are currently dietetic or foodservice management students at area...
Bill Laychur, corporate executive chef for Culinary Support Services at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., loves cheesecake and preparing meat and can’t get enough of Russian/Polish cuisine.
Creating recipes is an artform, one that doesn't get nearly the amount of respect it should. So we wanted to celebrate the process chefs go through to arrive at a recipe worthy of their customers. Four chefs share their secrets, tricks and techniques for developing new recipes.
One of the ways we have found to control food waste has been to not automatically give out toppings for items like burgers. Instead, we will add things like lettuce and tomatoes only if students ask for them. 08/21/2014
Speed of service, variety, food quality and efficiency are all crucial in any successful foodservice operation. Needless to say, equipment can make or break you. Fortunately, innovative new equipment is coming to market to give you quality and flexibility you never thought possible.
Category Management principles can help you understand your customers better, determine which products and brands appeal to them most and merchandise them the best way. Today, more than ever, you need to put the right products in your customers’ hands.
Consumers today are getting smart about their health, and your patrons expect to see healthy choices alongside the not-so-healthy ones. As they wise-up, it’s important for you—and for your business—to stay abreast of the latest trends to keep them satisfied and coming back for more.