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Highlights from MenuDirections 2009: Monday

Certified Master Chef Ken Arnone opened the day with a discussion on cost-effective ways to menu vegetarian and vegan items. Interactive workshops focused on making “healthy” sellabl...

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Sodexo Partners With Ithaca College for Energy Reduction Study

May 8—Students at Ithaca College in New York recently partnered with Sodexo, the university’s foodservice provider, to investigate ways the campus could reduce energy costs by 30% and the kitche...

Dave Grotto, RD, LDN, nutritionist and author of 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life, kicked off the conference with a presentation about the importance of continuing to offer good n...

Marketing to gain new customers can be the answer to increasing sales. Looking for other sources of revenue has never been more important. Many operators are finding that one of the best ways to capt...

May 4—At 6,000-student Ashland University in Ohio, Auxiliary Services recently partnered with the biology department to showcase the university’s efforts to grow wheat grass.  The wh...

Mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup—these are staples that many operators take for granted but they can have a significant impact on the success of your menu. And what about hot sauce, chutney and sals...

May 4-Foodservice directors heard ways to cut costs and create new revenue streams at the annual educational symposium for the New York Health Care Food Administrators' Association (HCFAA). ...

Applications for Grey Poupon. Grey Poupon mustard was created over 220 years ago in Dijon, France. Today, the brand is made from the same ingredients—white wine, mustard...

May 4-A new bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate that would regulate all food sold at schools, regardless of a district's participation in the National School Lunch program. The bill, the Chil...

Few items are as universal to restaurant menus as french fries. But few categories present as many options to purchasers. Major manufacturers offer up to 200 skus of frozen fries. How ...

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