The two keys to consistent food-cost management

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A QSR humming through the lunch rush is sweeter than a Carpenters medley to veterans who rose from sweaty, pressure-filled crew jobs to find wealth and success as chain executives. It’s common to...
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Today’s consumers equate healthy with “clean” or “free-from” additives, even when it comes to indulgent items. Technomic asked consumers to rate the healthfulness of these terms, shown here with the...
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Because different people define “healthy” different ways, this ranking of the top brands does as well. Technomic’s Consumer Brand Metrics study asks customers to rate the chains they frequent on a...
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When Jennifer Peters opened Just Be Kitchen in April 2017, her mission was “to serve mindful mouthfuls from a conscious kitchen with kindness on a plate,” she says. On the menu, that translates to...
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For many limited-service spots, vegetarian options consist of regular menu items minus the meat: for example, a salad without the chicken, or a saucy pasta dish, hold the sausage. That omission can...
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Today’s diners are more conscious than ever about the foods they eat—what they’re made of, but more importantly, what they’re not made of. Consumers are interested in, and in some cases, will pay...
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In today’s rigid labor market, restaurant operators have made headlines launching education benefits , referral bonuses , competitive wages and career development programs to attract workers and coax...
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Like any kitchen tool, a protective glove is only as good as the skills of the person using it. I know chefs who swear by cut-resistant gloves and others who do not allow them in their kitchens,...
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Although consumers’ moves toward better-for-you menu items continues to influence operators today, fried foods remain universally popular choices for restaurantgoers. With 84.5% of all operators...
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After boasting for years that America runs on Dunkin’ , the franchise powerhouse is fundamentally changing to keep up. A menu that reverses years of pushing beyond doughnuts will be in place within...