Senior EditorContact Patricia
Pat plans and executes the menu sections of Restaurant Business and FoodService Director, covering food and beverage trends, Menu R&D, profiles of chefs and restaurateurs and Technomic research. She also contributes to the digital content of both RB and FSD and is editor of two weekly e-newsletters, Recipe Report and On the Menu. Pat’s biweekly podcast, MenuFeed, covers a wide range of menu topics through interviews with chefs and operators.
Pat came to Winsight from Hearst, where she was an executive editor. She is the co-author of the Mompreneurs series of books as well as two cookbooks. She graduated from Cornell University and earned a Masters in Journalism from Boston University. She is active in several professional organizations, including Les Dames d’Escoffier and the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC), and serves as a judge for the James Beard Media Awards.Tweets by RBPat
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Fogo de Chao grills tofu, Lazy Dog does a sando and Haagen-Dazs goes tropical
Taste Tracker: Springtime bowls trend at Genghis Grill and Just Salad; Cicis cranks up sweet heat; Mooyah shakes up cereal; and more menu news of the week.
Yum or yuck? Rating Starbucks new olive oil-infused coffee
Two RB editors sampled the coffee chain's Oleato line of beverages to see whether the combination works. Here’s what they think.