A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


Pre-packaged foods make grab-and-go easier than ever

This year, time has been an extremely valuable resource for foodservice workers.


How Torchys Tacos created a ‘craft-casual’ niche in the competitive fast-casual arena

Chief Marketing Officer Scott Hudler shares how the Austin-based taco concept stays true to its food truck roots as it expands across the country.

The pandemic didn’t slow down creativity in the kitchen. Chefs in restaurants and foodservice operations kept on cooking old favorites and innovative new dishes—and our readers kept searching for fresh recipe ideas. Here’s a look back at the five most popular recipes of the year. (Spoiler alert: A fried chicken sandwich rose to the top!) Happy holidays!

PAOW! delivers versatility and flavor for plant-powered menus.

Menus are getting a festive makeover as Christmas draws closer.

In a year when holiday gatherings will be fewer and smaller, it’s still smart to have some festive starters on hand. These five recipes for charcuterie and cheese platters, dips, toasts and more are relatively easy to put together and will add instant holiday cheer.

Members of FSD’s Culinary Council share what’s cooking in their operations for the new year.

Americans seem to be as conflicted as ever about choosing between health and indulgence.

Cookies baked from scratch are always a welcome treat, whether they’re offered as a grab-and-go item or holiday dessert. With baking season reaching its peak in the next couple of weeks, it’s a good time to add a new recipe or two to the file.

Chef Shane Schiably joined First Watch to push the culinary envelope, and has continued to do so during this challenging year.

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