Food Service

ProChef SmartBrief

Culinary news for smart chefs

ProChef SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Culinary Institute of America

Take it or leave it: Cooks are divided on bay leaves

10/1/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Chefs and food writers are torn on using bay leaves in the kitchen. Some believe the leaves add complexity and aromas to curries, sauces and even chocolate pudding while others find the common ingredi… Read More

Restaurant SmartBrief

Restaurant and food service news

Restaurant SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Restaurant Association

Making the business case for philanthropy

10/1/2014

Thousands of restaurants are expected to help raise $10 million this year through Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. Find out how Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Grimaldi’s Pizzeria boosted sales during its slowes… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Universal meal program is popular in Fla. district

9/30/2014

  • Gainesville Sun (Fla.), The

A Florida district is serving 13% more free breakfasts and lunches under a federal program in 24 schools. The program provides free meals to all students, regardless of family income. Students who bri… Read More

WFF SmartBrief

Insights and advice for women leading the foodservice industry

WFF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Women's Food Service Forum

Investors' push for industry experience could stymie female board candidates

9/30/2014

  • Fortune

Women could miss out on opportunities as activist investors push for candidates with extensive industry experience to serve on corporate boards. "If [women] don't come out of the same or similar indus… 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

2012 dry German Riesling sells for $8K at auction

10/1/2014

  • Wine-Searcher.com (New Zealand)

A double magnum of 2012 Keller G-Max Riesling sold for a total price of $8,082 at the annual Nahe VDP Fine Wine auction in Germany last weekend. The young, dry Riesling is the first of its kind to ear… Read More