A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


Recipe report: 5 easy entrees

Looking for new ideas to freshen up the center of the plate? Find instant inspiration in these recipes, all showcasing simple and crowd-pleasing entrees.


Demand for Italian beef sandwiches soars, thanks to Hulu's 'The Bear'

Google searches for Italian beef have nearly doubled since the series began streaming this summer, and sales are booming at spots selling the iconic sandwich, both in its hometown of Chicago and elsewhere.

Nowadays, customers care about the state of the environment even more than they have in the past.  According to First Insight’s recent report, three-quarters of Gen Z consumers said that sustaina...

Some districts are increasingly turning to lentils, beans, grains and veggies to create inventive school lunches.

Gretchen Hashemi-Rad, beverage category manager at Caribou Coffee, focuses on the cold side to appeal to younger consumers.

Breakfast gears up for fall

The dunkable finger food is having a moment on fast-food menus.

Companies like 7-Eleven and Jamba are getting a jump on fall by introducing their products with the iconic flavor earlier than ever. Why the rush?

As summer comes to an end, the lunch rush begins in schools, colleges, corporate cafes and fast casuals. Food to go has become routine for many of these customers, but to freshen things up, add one of these five recipes to the mix.

Unidine hosts a national Puree with Purpose competition to raise the bar on this menu category.

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