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.
I'm introducing myself as the new Food Editor of this site, as well as starting us off with a handful of my observations about YOU, from this year's NRA meeting in Chicago.
Global growth potential is off the charts for food service, especially for concepts that revolve around limited service. These five areas show the greatest potential, according to research by Euromonitor International.
FastCasual.com has released its annual Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers report for 2016. The free report, sponsored by Taylor, is now available for download.
Just when it looks like menu labeling is settled and ready to go into effect, there is a new bill, movement, sneeze or other change from one end of this challenge to the next.
There's a new food sheriff in town in the form of the federal government's new dietary guidelines, but many restaurants aren't going to find it difficult to offer menu items that meet those guidelines.
While pizza is a favorite choice among diners eating out, a couple of buffet operators say some of their customers — especially parents — are asking for more healthful kids' options, and they're working to meet that demand.
The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.
The surprising element of success at Buffalo Wild Wings is not just the restaurant's wings, according to CEO Sally Smith in her BAR Keynote Speech at the National Restaurant Association's 2015 show in Chicago.
After years on the rise, gluten-free cuisine has fallen out of the top 10 list of the National Restaurant Association's annual survey.
It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.
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Henny Penny showcases its chef's touch operating system, which features a barcode scanner that can pull up recipes.
More than 20 winners showcased energy-saving, time-saving equipment to help restaurant operators' bottom lines.
Most exhibitors agreed this year’s traffic provided better quality leads.
Mobile and digital continue to be top trends, as does integrated technology solutions.
The NRA's EVP of Policy and Government Affairs provides an update, including an impending ruling on the FTE definition.
Officials claim wood-fired ovens contribute disproportionately to air pollution around the Salt Lake Valley.
Gluten-free, non-wheat themes jump on the prediction list for the New Year.
The Health Insurance Exchange opens soon with an employee notification requirement for all restaurant operators.