Senior EditorContact Patricia
Pat plans and executes the menu sections of Restaurant Business and FoodService Director, covering food and beverage trends, Menu R&D, profiles of chefs and restaurateurs and Technomic research. She also contributes to the digital content of both RB and FSD and is editor of two weekly e-newsletters, Recipe Report and On the Menu. Pat’s biweekly podcast, MenuFeed, covers a wide range of menu topics through interviews with chefs and operators.
Pat came to Winsight from Hearst, where she was an executive editor. She is the co-author of the Mompreneurs series of books as well as two cookbooks. She graduated from Cornell University and earned a Masters in Journalism from Boston University. She is active in several professional organizations, including Les Dames d’Escoffier and the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC), and serves as a judge for the James Beard Media Awards.Tweets by RBPat
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Recipe report: Comforting desserts
A homespun dessert is a comforting way to brighten a winter day. These five treats can easily be created with ingredients on hand and will appeal to customers’ comfort food cravings.
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!