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

Restaurant indicators a mixed bag so far this year

8/20/2014

The NRA's chief economist looks back at trends in key indicators during the first half of 2014, including sales, jobs and food costs. Is the industry in a better place than it was a year ago, or even … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Processing plant, Iowa district work to serve local produce

8/20/2014

  • TakePart.com

Students in an Iowa district can expect to see more locally grown produce this year through a program in which growers are able to flash-freeze food on the day of the harvest, without added sugar, sal… 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