It’s little wonder restaurateurs are seeking new ways to incorporate old grains into their menus, given the trend toward increasingly healthful eating from sustainable sources. In this question-and-answer session with the nonprofit Whole Grains Council, restaurateurs get background on the trend, and tips on where to take it with their menus.
Restaurateurs who seek REAL certification say it’s a tough and sometimes painful process. But they are quick to add that it can end up paying off big for a restaurant brand.
Hundreds of restaurant brands have achieved REAL certification, but what are they getting out of it? Our two-part report begins with a look at research into the trends driving more healthful menus, sustainable sourcing and environmentally sound practices.
All too often businesses, including restaurants, take an incomplete view of what sustainability entails and the investment necessary to generate a strong ROI. Restaurant owners and operators are increasingly looking at sustainability as a value proposition – and rightfully so.
In this first of a three-part series, we take a closer look at the chain that claims it's inventing a new restaurant sector that combines speed and quality into an idea that some industry analysts say the market is clamoring for.
Countries and companies across the globe are making climate change high on their agenda.
Chains have taken on a Greener Corporate Responsibility clause.
Pizza Marketplace.com spoke with founder Chris LaRocca about Crushed Red's eco-friendly culture and how the company achieved its zero waste goal.
With sustainability now a top trend this year, it could be time for all restaurants to incorporate environment-friendly practices into their business plans.
As restaurants race toward trends the Millennial generation embraces, enviromentally- and animal-friendly initiatives are picking up speed.
By "going green" Sarpino's not only improves its standing with customers, but the brand is able to stay consistent with its gourmet image.
Even though going green may cost more than conventional items, consumers are willing to pay more for the opportunity; for them it is not an indulgence but a necessity.
NYC pizzeria has embraced "green" from the toppings to the restaurant to the box.
Green Restaurant Association CEO discusses growth in environmentally-friendly efforts throughout the past few years.
Cultivate and grow your plants according to USDA organic certification guidelines to maximize the marketing and great taste appeal of these plants.
Build good pizza and they will come -- even the U.S. President.
If you've ever spent time at college, or even crashed for a weekend in a friend's dorm, you'll know that students love their pizza. Case in point, one resourceful student at the University of Maine, with enrollment of 11,500 students,...
Customers not only prefer restaurants that embrace eco-friendly elements, they're also starting to expect such efforts.
After a decade of intense meat worship, chefs are procuring, preparing and serving vegetables with the same love and attention they previously reserved for Ossabaw pork or grass-fed marrow bones. If you're not vegetarian or carnivore, what are you? The...
Jim Anglin, product manager at Henny Penny, talks about the Kitchen Innovation Award-winning PriMelt oil converter.