Opinions http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/23901/more en It’s cherry season: Wow your customers with a pop of color and taste http://food-management.com/blog/it-s-cherry-season-wow-your-customers-pop-color-and-taste <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Six chefs share their secrets to cooking with cherries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/it-s-cherry-season-wow-your-customers-pop-color-and-taste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/it-s-cherry-season-wow-your-customers-pop-color-and-taste#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Private Discussing Diets and Nutrition Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:01:00 +0000 48291 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Grin and bear it http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/food-management.com/files/uploads/2014/12/BeckySchilling_Portrait.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 224px; float: left;" title="Becky Schilling, Food Management Editor-in-Chief" />People are often surprised to find out I&rsquo;m from Texas&mdash;long ago I dropped the Southern drawl and replaced the y&rsquo;alls and fixin to&rsquo;s with versions more acceptable up North. So for many, it&rsquo;s a game to try to get me to drop one of these sayings unknowingly.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/editors-note">Editor&#039;s Note</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-grin-and-bear-it#comments Editor's Page Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:02:00 +0000 48251 at http://food-management.com Lessons that all foodservice professionals can learn from the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains http://food-management.com/blog/lessons-all-foodservice-professionals-can-learn-most-allergy-friendly-restaurant-chains <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Allergy blogger Paul Antico shares tips from five chains that can help foodservice operators offer safe dining environments for guests with food allergies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/lessons-all-foodservice-professionals-can-learn-most-allergy-friendly-restaurant-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/lessons-all-foodservice-professionals-can-learn-most-allergy-friendly-restaurant-chains#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 29 May 2015 15:23:00 +0000 48001 at http://food-management.com Editor's Note: Change is coming http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There’s more to Food Management than food</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/editors-note">Editor&#039;s Note</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/editors-note-change-coming#comments Editor's Page Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Tue, 26 May 2015 14:21:00 +0000 47921 at http://food-management.com Beware these hidden allergens http://food-management.com/blog/beware-these-hidden-allergens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>You may think you’re safe, but the eight most common allergens can be found in some unlikely places. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/beware-these-hidden-allergens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/beware-these-hidden-allergens#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Private Discussing Diets and Nutrition Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:54:00 +0000 47441 at http://food-management.com Is Patient Satisfaction a Misplaced Priority? http://food-management.com/blog/patient-satisfaction-misplaced-priority <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A recent article in Atlantic magazine online caught my eye. Titled &quot;<a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/04/the-problem-with-satisfied-patients/390684" target="_blank">The Problem With Satisfied Patients</a>,&quot; it charges that elements of the Affordable Care Act that reward healthcare providers for increasing patient satisfaction scores may have serious&mdash;in fact, deadly&mdash;consequences by prioritizing the patient experience over actual clinical results. Here&#39;s the money quote&hellip;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/patient-satisfaction-misplaced-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/patient-satisfaction-misplaced-priority#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:09:00 +0000 47311 at http://food-management.com In Defense of Campus Sustainability Initiatives http://food-management.com/news-trends/defense-campus-sustainability-initiatives <div class="field-byline"> by John Turenne </div> <div class="field-deck"> A response to the National Association of Scholars report, "Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism." </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE: A few weeks ago, we <a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-are-campus-sustainability-programs-wasteful">reported</a> on a paper released by a group called the National Association of Scholars (NAS) titled &quot;Sustainability: Higher Education&rsquo;s New Fundamentalism.&quot; It seemed to touch a nerve with readers, so we decided to investigate further.</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/defense-campus-sustainability-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/defense-campus-sustainability-initiatives#comments Opinions News & Trends Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:22:00 +0000 46941 at http://food-management.com Is Ugly the New Beautiful? http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Looks like the ugly stepsister may get a coming-out party. A recent <a href="http://time.com/3761942/why-people-are-falling-in-love-with-ugly-food/" target="_blank">story</a> on Time.com about the growing use of &quot;ugly&quot; food in Europe and Australia, combined with an <a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-bon-appetit-announce-imperfect-produce-recovery-program">announcement</a> from Compass Group about its new &quot;Imperfectly Delicious Produce&quot; program, signals the emergence of a potential trend FM readers may want to keep an eye on.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:51:00 +0000 46651 at http://food-management.com Solving the World's Problems, One Pizza at a Time http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>One of the major reasons universities say they encourage the use of dining halls by students is to promote &quot;community.&quot; That&#39;s nice, but it&#39;s one thing to get strangers who have no particular hostility toward each other to sit down and share a meal. It&#39;s something else when there is active animus based on politics, history, etc.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:40:00 +0000 45591 at http://food-management.com Serving Guests with Food Allergies: Three Locations that Do it Right http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Allergy blogger Paul Antico gives three examples of dining operations that have found the trick to safely—and efficiently—serve guest with food allergies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:03:00 +0000 45581 at http://food-management.com