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Pumpkin spice season returns earlier than ever

The PSL and other fall beverages are coming to coffee chains in late August.

Steal This Idea

Steal this idea: Brighten up the line

A school district makes healthy items more appealing by adding a pop of color.


Recipe report: Burgers

Burger menus are exploding, with lots of activity around plant-based patties as well as perennial favorites. These five scratch-made burgers offer options for vegans, meat lovers and customers seeking something a little different on the bun.

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With summer vacation season coming to a close and the start of a new school year, it’s a good time to freshen up the menu. Get inspired to cook up something new with these five recipes. 

Students at Broward County Public Schools will see a lot more plant-based and global dishes on the menu this fall.

Plant-based foods are on the rise, with diners increasingly looking for new menu options. For non-commercial foodservice operators who are looking to keep pace with healthy trends and the dietary needs of a diverse population, this can present significant challenges.

Attendees of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice’s annual conference met to discuss labor challenges and solutions.

The PSL and other fall beverages are coming to coffee chains in late August.

More and more onsite dining programs are incorporating speed scratch ingredients into dishes—and for good reason. Using partially prepared items in combination with fresh ingredients enables foodservice operators to offer an endless array of unique, innovative dishes with minimal impact on time and labor in the kitchen. One might say it’s the best of both worlds.

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See how the university's cerebral approach to dining plays out on the plate.

More than 10 award winners were celebrated at AHF’s annual conference. 

Listen as Karen Eadon, Farmer Boys’ president and COO, discusses how the chain is staying true to its mission as it expands beyond its California roots.