Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Media kitchen aims to propel Portland's foodie status

10/23/2014

  • Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

The new O'Maine Media Kitchen in Portland, Maine, is a state-of-the-art facility with videography equipment that gives local food producers and chefs a space to host cooking classes and film video for… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Colorado adds restaurant jobs at twice the national pace

10/23/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Colorado restaurants created 12,700 new jobs between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, a 6.3% increase that's double the national rate, according to NRA data. Nationally, 45 of the 47 states that report restaurant… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Mass. district to review policy on meal charges

10/23/2014

  • SouthCoastToday.com (New Bedford, Mass.) (tiered subscription model)

The School Committee for a Massachusetts district has asked the superintendent to review policy dealing with students who have negative balances in their school meal accounts. The committee recently d… 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

France tops Italy as world's biggest wine producer

10/23/2014

  • Reuters

France has recaptured its standing as the biggest wine maker worldwide after two years of coming in second to Italy. France increased its wine output by 10% over last year, producing 46.2 million hect… Read More