A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


Stirring up interest in K-12 plant-based meals

Kids are famously hard to please, but more school districts are discovering that encouraging more healthful choices—especially plant-based alternatives—is deliciously doable.


5 ways to win with limited-time menu items

Technomic shares some ingredients behind successful short-term offers.

Customization may be giving way to chef-created options.

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.

As diners increasingly look for sustainable or plant-based options on menus, operators find inspiration in plant-based options.

By menuing delicious dishes that feature familiar flavors, operators stand to capture a big portion of diners’ dollars.

See which limited-time offers stood out from the crowd, boosting appeal.

The versatility of soup offers a variety of ways that operators can meet the needs of both guests and patients.

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to refresh the brunch menu. Wake up winter-weary palates with these five recipes.

Foodservice vendors are building buzz for the offerings they’ll show off at stadiums this summer.