Hot soup, with its low food cost and high profit margin, is a liquid asset for many non-commercial operations, according to directors. Soup attracts consumer attention and creates considerable sales...
Wednesday night, Cornell University’s Dining Services department held its annual Fall Harvest Dinner, which celebrates the use of local and sustainable products. Before the dinner, interested students heard from Barton Seaver, an award-winning chef from Washington, D.C., who loves seafood. But Seaver’s passion for fish and other ocean life goes beyond how he can cook them and present them to diners.
For the past three years, Eric Haney has been working for Cal Dining, where he started as a sous chef and quickly worked his way up to become the executive chef at the Foothill Dining Commons, says Mike Laux, assistant director of administration services.
Faced with constant requests for more vegetarian fare, the dining department at 36,000-student University of North Texas opened an all-vegan dining hall this fall. Ken Botts, special projects manager...
It certainly has been a crazy summer here in the Northeast. Too much rain, then not enough, and then—courtesy of Hurricane Irene—way, way too much. We’ve survived the heat, although it wasn’t as bad for us as it was for those folks in Texas and Oklahoma, and we even endured an earthquake.
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.