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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From TikTok to Kimpton Hotels, the butter board trend keeps on spreading
Chefs at the boutique hotel chain are creating new takes on butter boards for holiday tables.
How Velvet Taco puts 52 unique limited-time tacos on the menu every year
A robust R&D pipeline constantly keeps WTF, the fast casual’s Weekly Taco Feature, filled with inventive tacos. Director of Culinary Venecia Willis makes it happen.