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A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.

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Feeding in the Raw

Raw food—vegan by definition—takes the no-meat menu to new heights. Are you prepared to make the climb? The idea of eating foods in their natural state can be traced to the Natural Hygeni...

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A Wyoming Welcome

Geography and regional nuance set the stage for a university’s year-long series of dinners promoting American cuisines. Much is said about how non-commercial foodservice is tied to the mission ...

If low-carb still rates high among your customers’ dining preferences, you might take another look at seafood. Low-carb menu requests are retaining some staying power, despite how the frenzy ha...

The traditional view of Asian food is a thing of the past. Now, as influence from multiple regions of the Pacific Rim and the Asian continent permeate the American landscape, menu choices take on new ...

Diet fads may come and go, but desserts remain the simple indulgence customers of all ages manage to justify. This is especially true come holiday time, when opportunities to dress up desserts abound....

Misconceptions about food and eating habits that cause cancer abound. How can operators steer customers in the right direction? Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. after heart dis...

The quest for an effective fat substitute continues. Meanwhile, what can you do? Fat substitutes have gotten much attention in the food technology community in recent years. Their goal? All the potat...

From green tea to greenthread, it’s a growing phenomenon. Green tea continues to rise in prominence and popularity, helped recently by research showing its cancer-fighting capabilities. In July...

Is butter worse than margarine? Does protein build muscle? Read on for answers to these and other nutrition falsehoods.

From celery stuffed with nut butter or soy cream to mini-mushroom quiche, appetizers are on the vegetarian menu. Everyone likes savory, spicy appetizers. Add some cold sparkling grape juice or hot ci...

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