May 2012 ideas index

Ideas index May 2012

Distributor Develops Mobile Produce Shop

LANDOVER, MD (July 26, 2012)—Keany Produce Co. sends its Gateway to Gourmet mobile produce department truck on the road to existing and potential...

BUFFALO, NY and MONTEREY, CA (December 4, 2012)—Delaware North Companies has signed an agreement to become the first major hospitality and foodservice...

Even if you’re not going to go “fully green” there are lots of smaller steps you can take to make your usage of disposables a little more eco-friendly.

Chef Jeff Miller has spent 11 years at Dunkin’ Brands, working under Frankenthaler, the first of what proved to be a parade of fine-dining chefs to enter chain R&D kitchens. Miller will now oversee a 22-person culinary team at the franchisor.

Your image is made up of thousands of tangible and intangible impressions — menu descriptions, lighting, table top, employee uniforms, even the attitude of your staff.

Is low-carb eating really here to stay? Plenty of restaurants seem to think so.

PROCTER & GAMBLE UPGRADES DAWN: Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent from P&G Professional is an upgraded formula created specifically for the foodservice...

Over 100 years ago, when Restaurant Business magazine was founded as Soda Fountain News, signature soft drinks were the only kind around. Back then, the “soda jerk” was a carbonated confection artist similar to today’s coffeehouse baristas. They juggled jugs of syrups and jerked the handle (and thus the term) of the fountain to dispense soda water, mixing up “phosphates” right in the glass.

Foodservice suppliers provide a look at products designed to make an operator’s job easier.

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