Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

All 5 senses influence flavor perception

4/17/2014

  • BBC

Restaurants and food manufacturers are tapping into all five senses to influence the flavor of food by changing the color, shape and texture of packaging and presentation and experimenting with differ… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

7 best practices for SMS marketing

4/17/2014

SMS marketing -- a short-form version of text messaging -- is a powerful marketing tool. But even with open rates approaching 100% and offer-redemption rates of 10% to 30%, the content of your message… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Foodservice director helps overhaul meal program in Calif. district

4/17/2014

  • Santa Barbara Independent (Calif.)

The head of a California school district's foodservice program has been working to implement more made-from-scratch meals, buy more local, fresh foods and improve the overall quality of students' meal… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Companies need to buy into food safety programs

4/16/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

For successful food safety programs, the company must buy into them beginning at the executive level and they must be well-funded as well as integrated into all systems and departments, according to e… 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

Fat washing lends rich, savory flavor to cocktails

4/17/2014

  • Serious Eats

Fat washing is an unsavory term for infusing flavor into cocktails by adding an ingredient such as sesame oil or butter to a spirit, then freezing it and later skimming off the fat. The technique is m… Read More

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