Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Mushroom-meat blends cut calories while boosting flavor

8/1/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The CIA, restaurants and cafeterias around the country are promoting the use of mushroom-meat blends to cut down on calories and fat in comfort food dishes such as meatloaf and hamburgers without sacr… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Customer traffic levels behind RPI decline

8/1/2014

Softer customer traffic resulted in the Restaurant Performance Index registering a moderate decline in June. Operator optimism about future business conditions and the overall economy also was dampene… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Del. schools challenged to increase breakfast participation

8/1/2014

  • Daily Times (Salisbury, Md.) (tiered subscription model), The

Schools in Delaware are being urged to increase their breakfast participation rates as part of a contest organized by the Food Bank of Delaware. Districts will be evaluated based on overall participat… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Fast-casual menus embrace locally-sourced ingredients

7/30/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Consumers increasingly expect fresh, local options on fast-casual menus as the locally-sourced fine-dining trend trickles down to restaurants such as Sweetgreen and Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless. St… 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

How to choose the right brew, ice cream for a beer float

8/1/2014

  • Serious Eats

Mixing beer with ice cream can create a rich, frosty beer-float treat, but finding the right mixture of ice cream flavor and beer style can be "deceptively difficult," according to Bill Carl of Southe… Read More