Powering up plant-forward


The winning meal featured pheasant ravioli, seared black bass and sous vide gambas, butternut squash puree and a chocolate almond coconut macaroon bar.

A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees who earn less than $57,500 as of 2026.

It’s the busy season for catered events, and operators in all segments are competing to get a piece of the holiday party action. These five on-trend recipes get high marks for presentation and ease of execution.

New options at Barrington High School this year include a salad bar, stir-fry station, deli bar, grab-and-go sandwiches and more.