Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara
Fitzpatrick
Senior Editor,
Food Management

Tara Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Food Management. She covers food, culinary and menu trends.

Articles
Cool Recipe Alert: Chile rellenos de pascado
Whether or not you serve a large population of Catholics, the Lenten season is a great hook—pardon the pun—for seafood specials
3 Quick Bites: Are antioxidants mostly hype?
Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.
Hoisin-peanut sauce
Menu Mix: A quick dip into the Far East
Umami-packed dipping sauces with complex flavors are key when serving egg rolls, spring rolls, chicken satay, duck wings and more.
3 Quick Bites: What makes french fries even better? Chocolate.

Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.

Grab ‘n go meals move beyond norm
Revving up quick snacks and portable meals with great ingredients and world flavors can turn a c-store pit stop into something special.
7 supercharged grab ‘n go recipes
Check out these new hand pies, shaker salads, potato wedges, savory parfaits and more
Military meets culinary in kitchen faceoff
West Point and The Culinary Institute of America students meet up for culinary competition, and learn they have a lot more in common than the location of their schools.
OSU eliminates all disposable containers
Eco2Go program replaces all disposable containers with reusable containers and diverts landfill waste.
Cool Recipe Alert: Is this chicken French or Italian?

If it’s a French dish, why is it spelled Chicken Francese instead of Chicken Française? And also, why does the recipe look like a carbon copy of Chicken Piccata, just minus the capers?

3 Quick Bites: Is an Indian spice the future of food safety?
Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.
Aramark launches new test kitchen, pop-up concept with local chefs
The new Launch Test Kitchen concession concept with Cleveland and Vegas locations brings real-time food trends, local chefs to sports and entertainment venues.
3 ways to a holiday feast
An ambitious three-day feast morphs from Southern to Midwestern to health-conscious at Miami University.
3 Quick Bites: Times unveils 2015’s new food words
Every week, I compile a short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above.
New halal station at Temple has broad customer appeal
Saffron Grill offers falafel, shawarma, flatbreads, baba ganoush and more to those seeking halal food, vegetarians and customers who just love fresh Middle Eastern cuisine.
Top 7 food trends of the year 
Here are the food trends that chefs and operators in the onsite foodservice world brought to the table in 2015.

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