Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara
Fitzpatrick
Senior Editor,
Food Management

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

Articles
New Desserts Sweeten the New Year on Rosh Hashanah 
The upcoming Jewish holiday is the perfect occasion for fresh takes on traditional desserts with a new cookbook
Ramen Noodles Are All Grown Up 
Ramen noodles are ready to add flavor and style to your menu.
The Cool New Concepts at Case
Bon Appetit unveils six super fresh new concepts as students head back to class
Tackling the NFL's Best Eats
Kicking off the season with a lineup of new, outrageous, decadent and cool concessions items, the foodservice providers of the NFL are definitely ready for some football.
5 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables
Cool names, smoothies, stealth health and more: it's all in the name of getting a little more of the good stuff into kids' diets
Wake Up to the Latest Breakfast Trends 
Here’s what new research is telling us about the fastest-growing daypart: more opportunities if you wake up early enough
Chef Matthia Accurso Demonstrates Lobster Cooking Techniques 
Accurso likes to work with lobster, a local-food staple on the east coast.
Food Watch: Chefs Divulge ‘TailGreat’ Snacks
Great tailgate snacks can carry on local traditions
Q&A: Smoothie Trends to Blend
An expert in smoothie success shares info on smoothie ingredients, knowing your customer, kid-friendly flavors, tips, tricks and mistakes to avoid.
Summer Food Programs Feed Millions
The summer program at Altoona (PA) Area School District serves 40,000 meals, wins the Summer Food Service Champion award from USDA.
The Epic 100 Course Meal
University of Minnesota District Executive Chef Scott Pampuch created an all-night, unstoppable feast of 100 small plates, each with a crazy unique flavor profile.
UConn Picks Up on New Superfruit Trend
Aronia berries are packed with antioxidants and poised to become the next big thing in fruits-with-benefits; they’re growing right now at UConn’s farm.
Frushi a Healthy, Fun Snack for Kids 
Healthcare chefs develop new finger food that combines sushi and fruit to make for an appealing snack.
What's in the Forecast for Flavor Trends? 
From Brazilian guava to North Carolina barbecue sauce, predictions for flavor trends were anything but bland.
Mexican Food Trucks Cross the Border 
When food trucks cross the border: easy-to-prepare Mexican menu items can go for miles.

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