A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


Recipe report: 5 summer refreshers

Sipping a cool drink on a summer day is a refreshing way to beat the heat. Go beyond the usual iced tea and frozen margaritas with these five thirst-quenchers.


3 top trends for morning meals

Ready to branch out from the same ol’ same ol’? Check out these three breakfast trends happening in K-12 settings.

Campus eateries are using a wide range of techniques to sell new plant-based items derived from their local procurement processes.

Miami Public Schools in Miami, Okla., has partnered with the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma to begin serving locally raised bison meat for lunch. 

Summer ingredients and flavors offer fresh inspiration for menus. Here’s how five operators are transforming these fruity, herbal and lighter seasonal flavors into innovative dishes.

As catering and delivery programs grow, so does the need for food that travels well. Here’s how restaurants are adapting.

Speakers and attendees shared their ideas to tackle common problems in the K-12 segment during the School Nutrition Association’s national conference.

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.

Eat to beat the heat by offering a selection of cool salads. While salad bars are a convenient service style, these five composed seasonal salads ease decision-making and speed up the line.

When dining out, plenty of consumers opt to save a few dollars by ordering a glass of water. It’s a plan that’s great for their pocketbooks but not so great for foodservice facilities, where beverages...

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