Choosing the Right Potato Supplier for Fresh-Cut French Fries

Done correctly, few side dishes are better than fresh-cut french fries. Done poorly, they can be a guest turnoff.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Kingston Fresh


Making a Mint

HotSchedules Workforce solution, integrated with the Squirrel POS system, along with the HotSchedules Digital Logbook helps greatly reduce labor costs, streamline the scheduling process and provide for seamless communications at all levels of the Mint Julep organization.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


HotSchedules? Roger That!

Roger Brown's and The Cove Tavern were looking for a solution to cut down on time spent scheduling hourly employees, managing requests, documenting shift notes, communicating with and hiring employees.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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Fast-food breakfast is 'top food story' of the year

Three of this year's top-10 stories revolved around the fast food industry: Domino's new emoji ordering option ranked as No. 7 and the availability of alcohol at fast food locations, such as some Starbucks and Taco Bell locations, came in at No. 9.

FCES15: Stay on trend with the latest food trends

Tastes and trends in food change and evolve rapidly. What may have been an innovative concept last year may be exactly the wrong one now.

FCES15: Beverage smarts: What’s on trend

Beverages are an important aspect of the consumer dining experience and play a critical part of a restaurant’s branding efforts. Being on trend is key to success, say experts.

The New Avocado “Mother Sauce”

Simply pureeing fresh Avocados from Mexico creates a luscious and smooth new “Mother Sauce” that can be used on a variety of menu hits. Learn how to use this base for a fresh twist on deviled eggs, creamy avocado pasta carbonara, pesto, whipped butter and more.

NRA 2012: Front Flip

Front Flip founder Sean Beckner talks about the new customer engagement platform created to help restaurant operators attract and retain guests. Front Flip was an exhibitor at the 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago.

NRA 2012: Brewed tea beverage trends

Fastcasual.com speaks with Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman about the company's 2011 acquisition and trends in brewed tea.

Bacon: An indispensible ingredient in food innovation

Bacon appears to be one ingredient that the American consumer cannot do without. It's been around since the beginning of time, but never been applied to so many food products as today. Mintel Global New Products Database recently listed 38...

NRA 2011: Mixer promises consistent dough

Thinking Foods believes it has developed the ultimate solution for dough that comes out right, every time.

NRA 2011: McCafé digital menu board project largest in world

McDonald's, Stratacache discuss the benefits of having the digital platform in place.

Hot gluten free mess of new products

WestEx was a hot gluten-free mess of new products everywhere you turned.   Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the Annual State Restaurant Expo here in Colorado.

Commentary: Coffee wars shift to oatmeal

Foodservice giants have upped the ante on menu competition, and McDonald's recent introduction of oatmeal is the perfect example.

Be allergy aware: A quick guide to the most common food allergies

Eight foods are responsible for 90% of food allergic reactions. I've assembled this guide to help you (and your kitchen) be on the lookout for a food allergy. MilkMilk allergies are caused by an allergy to one of the three proteins contained in milk: casein, whey, or curds.

Create low calorie dishes with these 12 tips

As we continue into 2011 there seems to be a stronger theme of healthy eating. Is all the attention being stirred up by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign? Or, could it be that with this new administration we have the...

Lower Calories for Bigger Profits

Lower Calories for Bigger Profits: Healthy Menu Promotion Examples from 4 Industry Leaders Smart restaurant owners and managers know that time is approaching, and many have chosen to cater to the needs of diners counting calories by creating special menus,...

More steps to gluten free

Last week, I started this discussion identifying items that contain gluten that might suprise you, as well as the first steps in creating gluten free dishes. In addition to identifying and eliminating ingredients which contain gluten from recipes, there are...

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