Here’s episode 2 in our special Wing It! podcast series with host Chef Andrew Hunter and The Restaurant Coach Donald Burns. Key topics: Common habit that hurts restaurants, Wolfgang Puck’s master skill
You know an idea is a “thing” when Harvard Business School commissions a study. An often-quoted Harvard research project claims positive Yelp reviews can increase sales by up to nine percent! The study, among others, also calls into question the reliability of reviews in Yelp, Zomato, Zagat, MenuPages and similar sites. Many restaurateurs agree that review sites are […]
Mother’s Day remains the busiest holiday for many restaurants. And while buffets seemingly rule the day, the National Restaurant Association says 62 percent of mom’s day celebrations feature casual dining versus just 15 percent with buffets. Dinner also is the favorite time for celebrating — not brunch! This got us thinking that some restaurants might […]
The one-dish wonder — an entire meal you can hold in a single bowl — continues to grow during breakfast, lunch and dinner dayparts. Fast-casual, food trucks and C&U operators continue to push creativity for fast-moving, bowl-loving customers. The great news for operators are bowls can be highly profitable and relatively simple to prepare with Nature’s Ridge […]
Thanks to everyone who participated in our “Rediscover Turkey” promotion during the 2017 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo. Three lucky winners received an Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet computer. Congratulations! Click on any photo below to enlarge it!
Come visit R&D Chef Andrew Hunter with your ideas and questions during the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center Aug. 27-28, 2017! Among the distinguished career of this CIA grad, Andrew was formerly vice president of culinary development for Wolfgang Puck. We’re now proud to work closely with Andrew on […]
There is nothing more American than the hamburger! And even more so during the Fourth of July holiday. Check out our 39 Awesome Turkey Burger Ideas on Pinterest for inspiration!
You may have heard lots of terms used to describe the use of antibiotics while raising poultry. The USDA, which regulates such terminology, has long ago settled on No Antibiotics Ever as the official term. It says everything you need to know! At no time has the poultry — like turkey or chicken — ever […]