Passion is the official “secret sauce” at Surla’s Restaurant in Modesto. That passion comes in the form of fusing all types of cuisines into new dishes every day by Executive Chef and Owner John Surla. John not only creates amazing food, but makes eating out a memorable experience. He also loves to come up with new turkey […]
Summer camp food is a lot more than hot dogs and trail mix at Aldersgate Camps and Resorts in Turner, Oregon! Snuggled within a 40-acre forest, Aldersgate is a year-round camp that hosts children programs, women’s groups, business offsites and other events. And Foodservice Director and Chef Bradley Evers makes sure the food is as inspiring […]
One of our recent Best in the Northwest Menu Creation winners was inspired by a sandwich from the Oregon Deli Company in Portland. Chef Andrew Hunter describes his interpretation of the Turkey Cherry Bomb — featuring Nature’s Ridge Mesquite Smoked Turkey — that we served during the recent Northwest Foodservice Show.
Erik Johnson had no idea his business would sprout into today’s popular Erik’s DeliCafé when he bought a small bakery in Scott’s Valley, Calif. 43 years ago. And we mean literally sprouted! Clover sprouts are a signature ingredient on most sandwiches — helping the regional chain grow to 32 locations throughout Silicon Valley and beyond! Wholesome and […]
Chef Ron Hillger sat down for a wide-ranging discussion with Wing It! host Andrew Hunter. The long-time chef at the Santa Anita Race Park and current owner of Personal Chef Services just released Epicurious and Healthy, his fourth cookbook. Ron’s California Hot Brown sandwich also was one of Foster Farm’s Best in the West recipe entries in 2016! […]
San Jose State University recently asked us to put our all natural turkey and No Antibiotics Ever chicken to the test during a special tasting event open to SJSU’s 32,000 student body. Our own Chef Andrew Hunter worked with SJSU Head Chef Mario DeLuca to develop four tasty candidates: Sweet turkey couscous meatloaves wrapped in […]
Congrats to all the winners in the 2016 Best in the West Recipe Contest. The entries this year were fabulous! It was hard to pick just four winners… but here they are!
Below is part 2 of our visit with Turlock Unified School District. Child Nutrition Director Scott Soiseth talks about lessons learned in promoting a fresh and healthy menu. And looks towards the future where schools will become the engine to bring better-for-you food to the broader market! Click here to watch part 1.
The Turlock Unified School District in California’s Central Valley takes full advantage of the abundance of fresh and local ingredients that go into its real.fresh school feeding program. But offering healthy meals is only part of the challenge, says Scott Soiseth, Turlock’s director of child nutrition. It takes a long-term commitment to educate students, teachers […]
Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
August 25-27, 2019