Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

San Francisco's high costs make it hard for restaurants to find chefs

8/28/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Although San Francisco is renowned for its high-end dining, many restaurants are having trouble finding kitchen personnel such as sous chefs and line cooks. Restaurateurs say the city's high cost of l… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Are restaurant employees happy with their jobs?

8/28/2014

The answer is a resounding yes! Nearly 90% of industry employees are proud to work at their jobs, a new report from the National Restaurant Association found. In addition, 75% of them say the jobs are… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Repetition, tracking popularity of menu items works for Texas district

8/28/2014

  • KTRE-TV (Lufkin, Texas)

School nutrition professionals in a Texas district say they've been able to encourage students to eat healthier meals by repeatedly offering items, such as salad, while tracking the items' popularity.… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Why leaders need to establish clear priorities

8/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The best leaders identify and focus on their most important goals, says Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. "When you go into an agency or a company, there are a million things you could fix… 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

Homemade falernum elevates tiki cocktails

8/28/2014

  • Punch

Falernum is a key component in tiki cocktails, and some bartenders are making their own versions of the spiced lime and almond syrup to complement their handcrafted tiki-style drinks. Jamie Boudreau o… Read More