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What to eat on the National Restaurant Association Show floor: Plant-based edition

Plant-based foods are going from niche to mainstream, as shown by their major presence on the floor of the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show.


Concessionaire Regynald Washington wins Gold Plate

The onetime busboy was selected from the top operators in nine foodservice categories.


9 new items making waves on menus now

Menu launches are showing off seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors.

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As healthier options proliferate, here’s how bowls are evolving.

Menu launches are showing off seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors.

Operators are learning the ins and outs of local procurement while overcoming growing pains with producers.

Here’s what Gen Zers of legal drinking age are looking for in establishments that serve alcohol, according to Technomic data.

Between the advent of digital takeout and delivery options and foodservice outlets from other segments clamoring for a greater share of wallet, attracting consumers has never been more difficult. For ...

Create a dynamic culture, and workers will stick around.

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Use dehydrated fruit and vegetable powder to pump up flavor.

What do consumers approaching drinking age want to imbibe—and what does that say about what’s trending?

Almost 14% of restaurant visits are made in order to purchase a snack, according to Technomic, and consumers report that they are replacing meals with snacks more often.