NRA Commends Commerce Secretary for Supporting Immigration Reform

Gutierrez joined S. Truett Cathy, founder and chairman of Chick-fil-A; Charles Hoff, general counsel and board member of the Georgia Restaurant Association;...

6 great menus

The menu is a statement of your restaurant’s philosophy—and a crucial piece of its marketing puzzle.

Madelyn Alfano decided it was time to slim down. Her menu, that is. The owner of 12 Maria’sItalian Kitchens in southern California, Alfano had always accommodated her fitness-focused patrons’ diets, but recently she took things a step further.

Transitioning from a small group of restaurants into a national chain is no short order.

Innovation is written into the job description of any menu planner—from the fast-casual R&D wiz to the four-star fine-dining chef.

Consumers are fickle. On one hand, they crave the familiar. Just ask any operator who's tried to pull off a major menu overhaul without starting World War...

It's summertime. Warm nights, bar-b-ques, picnics, and casual get togethers fill up the calendar. Dazzle your friends, family and restaurant associates with your knowledge of food.

Poultry is pulling its head out of the sand and strutting its stuff.