Tara Fitzpatrick

Tara
Fitzpatrick
Senior Editor,
Food Management

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

Articles
12 Classic Recipes: Remixed 
Here are some recipes to try when you’re looking for something new.
Healthcare operators on “egg-onomics” 
Operators are re-evaluating egg-centric menu items in the face of rising costs due to the egg shortage.
3 Quick Bites: A tortilla that doubles as a record album 
A short list of food items on the Internet that made me hungry, curious, confused or all of the above
6 Crazy Dishes of the Adventurous Eaters Society 
A group of open-minded diners at Atria Senior Living ‘willing to try anything once.’
5 factors that make a difference in senior dining  1
Morrison Community Living’s Dignified Dining Program identifies key points in making dining a better experience for residents, including those with impaired memory and physical function.
U of Richmond anticipates egg shortage, develops no-egg breakfast items  1
Rising egg prices due to the latest avian flu have left many foodservice operators scrambling for ideas, especially for the breakfast daypart, where eggs are the cornerstone of many items.
5 award-winning ways to use cranberries in school meals 
School chefs from across the country competed in a cranberry recipe contest: Here is the winning recipe and the four runners-up.
Pigging out on dim sum 
Dim sum wouldn’t be the same without pork. It’s the protein that brings savory meatiness to dumplings, pot stickers and other traditional delights.
The do’s and don’ts of using Instagram for foodservice  2
Expert offers tips on the best way to use the social media platform
Chef’s Scrapbook: Worlds of Flavor at the CIA 
Harvard Sous Chef Alex Drumm shares his impressions of the annual culinary conference and festival.
Fun, fresh and funky: SoCal eats 
From Mexican street corn to spa cuisine and an over-the-top hot dog, Southern California’s food has got it goin’ on.
Black Hat Chefs travel to Denver VA hospital to train, inspire  1
Chefs from Raleigh’s Rex Healthcare introduce new skills, ideas, techniques, ingredients and plate presentations to the foodservice team at the Denver VA Medical Center.
10 recipes that make salmon stand out
Check out these cutting-edge recipes for salmon inspiration.
Not the same old salmon 
With a vast array of cooking techniques, flavor profiles, sauces and secret ingredients, this favorite fish need not be boring.
Menu Mix: The real regions of Mexico
Menu items at the Arizona Student Union and the Arizona Catering Co. take some twists and turns down the dusty roads of the Yucatan, the buzzing metropolis of Mexico City and the busy seaside towns of Oaxaca.

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