Bob Kinkead dies

The influential chef and restaurateur left his stamp on fine dining and influenced many of D.C.'s chefs.


Talking restaurant careers with the Trumps

19-year-old Johnny Brummit visited the White House as living proof the hospitality industry abounds in opportunity.

The ACF is adding online instruction to counter geographic challenges to apprenticing. The move promises to draw more aspiring back-of-house professionals.

Peruvian cuisine may be a latecomer to America’s tables, but it’s gaining a foothold. “The healthy, fresh ingredients and unique flavor profiles are creating a surge of interest in Peruvian food and restaurants,” confirms Marcella Guzman, an instructor at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) this week launched its second annual chef contest on YouTube – the “NRA Show Hot Chef Grilling Challenge.”...

CHICAGO,IL (Nov. 30, 2009)—Mintel Menu Insights announced five foodservice predictions for2010, saying that the restaurant industry will focus on...

(June 1, 2010 - The Packer)—Anew program from Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign and the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to get chefs in the...

As the nation begins to emerge from recession, restaurants are seeing lapsed customers return. Same-store sales are inching up, signaling the industry’s initial rebound to health; hiring is also up, signaling positive expectations for 2011.

Dan Coudreaunt, executive chef and director of culinary innovation at McDonald’s, and Wylie Dufresne, chef-owner of molecular-gastronomy temple WD-50, know a thing or two about innovation. At a packed NRA session they set about dispelling a few myths.

CHICAGO (October 31, 2011 - PR Newswire)—It is rare for a 2.6 percent decrease in sales to be considered good news, but in the case of the recreation...

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