Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Nettles: Painful on the skin, joyful on the palate

8/20/2014

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

European chefs have long recognized the flavorful potential of the stinging nettle, but it has been overlooked as an ingredient in North America until recently. Cooking and drying will remove the stin… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Which major city has chain restaurants in the crosshairs?

8/21/2014

A radical proposal endorsed by a number of city lawmakers threatens to impose a set of new scheduling and record-keeping mandates on the city's chain restaurants. Read more. Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Va. district to test free breakfasts in 5 elementary schools

8/21/2014

  • News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.), The

A Virginia school district will launch a free breakfast pilot program in five elementary schools this school year. Meryl Smith, director of school nutrition in the district, cited research indicating … Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

The do's and don'ts of preparing for a meeting

8/20/2014

  • Forbes

Your behavior in meetings affects how you're perceived by colleagues, so it's critical to prepare carefully, writes Lisa Quast, author of "Your Career, Your Way!" Get to the meeting area on time, and … 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

TTB to blame for limited wine label information

8/20/2014

  • Napa Valley Register (Calif.)

Wine labels contain very little information about the contents of its bottle due in part to the government agency tasked with regulating the wine industry, the Tax and Trade Bureau, writes Dan Berger.… Read More