Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

What do operators expect from the Sysco-US Foods merger?

7/11/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The majority of more than 500 foodservice operators surveyed say they expect the pending merger of Sysco and US Foods to bring a greater selection of products, according to Datassential and The Hale G… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Opinion: Proposed wage increase isn't right for Chicago

7/14/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

A recently concluded task force on wages in Chicago found that the city should raise the hourly minimum wage to $13, a move restaurant owner Sam Sanchez and NRA's Scott DeFife say will hurt job creati… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Wis. district looks at policies to deal with meal debt

7/13/2014

  • Wisconsin State Journal (Madison)

Officials in a Wisconsin school district are considering how best to address $110,000 in school-meal debt that has been accrued by a third of the student body, about 8,700 students. Officials will ado… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Food trucks of all sizes rev up for summer

7/9/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The mobile eatery industry has seen 12.4% annual revenue growth for the past five years, as chefs created more innovative options for foodies in search of fast, affordable fare. At the monthly Trucker… 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

Manuel Perrier's favorite simple syrups

7/10/2014

  • Edmonton Journal (Alberta), The

Easy to make simple syrups are an integral component in mixing cocktails, offering a soluble substitute for granulated sugar, while adding a dose of flavors that can range from herbs and spices to ber… Read More