Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Ancient grain farro a hit with U.S. chefs

10/24/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The ancient grain farro is popping up in restaurant dishes across the country as chefs find new ways to incorporate the nutty, chewy grain. Farro, which dates back at least 6,000 years, is showing up … Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

10 culinary trend predictions for 2015

10/23/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Buying and selling local, sustainably produced goods will continue to be popular next year, predicts the advertising agency Sterling Rice Group. You can also expect to see more innovative Asian-inspir… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ala. district considers policy to restrict free meals

10/24/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Just two months after an Alabama school district changed its meal policy to allow students who could not pay to receive a regular meal, debt associated with the meals has spiked to $14,000. Now, offic… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Digital tools take foodservice training up a few notches

10/22/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Web-based training classes and other digital tools are giving foodservice companies more options for creating standardized employee-training programs. Tools such as tablets also make it easier for com… Read More

CIA Wine & Beverage Edition

Daily news on wine, cocktails, craft beers, coffee, tea and other beverages

CIA Wine & Beverage Edition

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Germany's Rheingau region dominates riesling acreage

10/24/2014

  • Deutsche Welle (Germany)

A renewed focus on quality is driving a riesling boon in Germany's Rheingau region, where the white wine grape covers nearly 80% of the area's available acreage. The region's deep history for producin… Read More