A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


5 innovative menu ideas to steal

Here are some inspired takeaways from a culinary conference.


Soup for the masses gets a makeover

Innovative recipes are refreshing a lunchtime favorite.

Ethnic flavors permeated the presentations at MenuDirections.

These five recipes offer fresh inspiration, featuring fruits and vegetables available right now.

Check out how this trendy produce prep is being incorporated into dishes.

Operators are layering fresh ideas between the bread.

There’s high consumer demand for seafood as a healthy menu option. And with Lenten season continuing until the end of March, that demand is strong right now. 

As American Heart Month comes to a close, see how three operations promote heart health not only in February, but all year long. 

These five recipes will help get the party started. Watching the telecast of the 2018 Academy Awards calls for some Oscars-worthy food and drinks.

What’s currently trending in independent restaurants may spark a menu idea for other types of operations.