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Tune into FoodService Director’s two podcasts: Dig In and Menu Feed. While Dig In offers an in-depth look at several topics impacting noncommercial foodservice, Menu Feed focuses squarely on all things culinary and is produced in collaboration with FSD’s sister magazine Restaurant Business.

Listeners will hear from industry experts, Winsight editors and operators themselves on issues ranging from the future of delivery to flavor trends to food insecurity. Both podcasts will incorporate data and analysis powered by FSD’s research partner,Technomic.

Sustainability

How Compass Group aims to halve its food waste by 2030

On this week’s episode of “Dig In,” representatives from the foodservice company share how it’s making waste reduction a “top priority.”

Menu

Inside snacking and other top menu trends

In the first episode of "Menu Feed," Senior Editor Patricia Cobe chats with Jeff Hanak, vice president of culinary for Chili’s Grill & Bar, and Jay Miller, director of product development and corporate chef for Firehouse Subs.

Hear experts talk about chocolate hummus, Levantine cuisine and whether cauliflower remains a menu powerhouse.

In this week’s episode of “Dig In,” members of the FSD staff discuss how current trends in menu, food packaging, staff engagement and more are making waves across foodservice.

On this week’s episode of “Dig In,” learn how a healthcare system, school district and college dining program are addressing food insecurity within the communities they serve.

Senior Editor Pat Cobe talks to chef Njathi Kabui about sustainability, his concept of “Afro-futuristic conscious cuisine” and what he’s growing in his backyard.

On the latest episode of “Dig In,” members of FoodService Director’s editorial team share what they learned and what they ate during the recent MenuDirections conference in Atlanta.

Senior Editor Pat Cobe talks with Lizzy Freier about the flavors and preparations operators are experimenting with this year.

In the first episode of FoodService Director’s new podcast, “Dig In,” Content Director Abbey Lewis chats with Editor At Large Peter Romeo about the current jobs landscape and how employers in the foodservice industry are ensuring their workers remain engaged and at the ready.