Menu Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en 16 new menu items to watch http://food-management.com/food-beverage/16-new-menu-items-watch-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Checking in with some of the most forward-thinking onsite culinary teams at midyear reveals some instances of perfect balance. We&rsquo;re seeing hot trends and cool classics side by side on the menu, along with delicious choices both healthful and indulgent: the crispy, savory, crackling porky fattiness of porchetta stands in contrast with a fresh, zesty quinoa bowl. Shrimp and grits coexist with a carrot souffl&eacute;.</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/16-new-menu-items-watch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/16-new-menu-items-watch-0#comments Menu Trends Food & Beverage Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:18:00 +0000 64301 at http://food-management.com <p>Shrimp and grits by Morrison Healthcare</p> Best Menu: Tapas at Boston College http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A station deployed during the dinner period at Stuart Dining Hall on the Boston College (BC) Newton campus, Tapas offers small-portion, shareable selections from a wide range of cuisines, providing the kind of flexibility that allows the BC dining team to experiment and innovate while satisfying students wishing to try different things. <a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas" target="_blank">Read more about BC&rsquo;s Tapas program here</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas-boston-college#comments FM Best Concepts Menu Trends Colleges & Universities Private Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:25:00 +0000 64001 at http://food-management.com Stocking your Caribbean pantry http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Keeping these items on hand will have you ready to serve the dishes of the Caribbean with confidence, cool and just the right amount of heat. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/stocking-your-caribbean-pantry#comments Menu Trends Food & Beverage Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:54:00 +0000 63961 at http://food-management.com Best Menu: A tapas menu brings excitement to college dining hall http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas <div class="field-deck"> Boston College </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Boston College opens a tapas station in its dining hall and sees increased participation and student excitement. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-menu-tapas#comments FM Best Concepts Menu Trends Colleges & Universities Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:08:00 +0000 63851 at http://food-management.com Boston College Consumers crave bold flavors, 'clean' labels http://food-management.com/consumers-crave-bold-flavors-clean-labels <div class="node-body link-body">Restaurateurs look to combine menu transparency with flavorful preparation.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://food-management.com/site-files/food-management.com/files/istock12253834small.jpg.crop_display%5B1%5D.jpg?1467825760" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/consumers-crave-bold-flavors-clean-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Menu Trends Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:17:00 +0000 63801 at http://food-management.com Caribbean Dream Cuisine http://food-management.com/menu-trends/caribbean-dream-cuisine <div class="field-deck"> The soft ocean breezes mix with the sound of the steel drum and the dreamy scents of pork, plantains and whole fish on the grill. This summer, why not cruise the Caribbean’s best culinary traditions? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The soft ocean breezes mix with the sound of the steel drum and the dreamy scents of pork, plantains and whole fish on the grill. This summer, why not cruise the Caribbean’s best culinary traditions? </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/caribbean-dream-cuisine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/caribbean-dream-cuisine#comments Menu Trends Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:01:00 +0000 63691 at http://food-management.com <p>Ceviche is found all over Latin America.&nbsp;</p> Regal Springs Tilapia Traditional Alaskan foods bring healing power to hospital menu http://food-management.com/menu-trends/traditional-alaskan-foods-bring-healing-power-hospital-menu <div class="field-deck"> Healthier choices include wild-caught salmon, fiddlehead fern pizza, seal soup, herring egg salad and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Geographically, Alaska is far removed from the rest of the country. But unfortunately, the 49th state is closer than ever to the standard American diet of processed junk food and soda.&nbsp;</p> <p>The rate of diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic illnesses has skyrocketed over the last decade among Alaska Natives and American Indians, two populations served by NMS (NANA Management Services)</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/traditional-alaskan-foods-bring-healing-power-hospital-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/traditional-alaskan-foods-bring-healing-power-hospital-menu#comments Menu Trends Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:13:00 +0000 63601 at http://food-management.com <p>TRADITIONAL FOODS: Now it&#39;s&nbsp;easier for hospitals and healthcare facilities in Alaska&nbsp;to receive traditional foods like salmon.&nbsp;</p> Photo: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Unusual skewered slider pop-up wows at Zappos http://food-management.com/menu-trends/unusual-skewered-slider-pop-wows-zappos <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A slider on a skewer? No one saw that coming.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/unusual-skewered-slider-pop-wows-zappos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/unusual-skewered-slider-pop-wows-zappos#comments Menu Trends Private Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:31:00 +0000 63371 at http://food-management.com Vegetables step into the spotlight http://food-management.com/vegetables-step-spotlight <div class="node-body link-body">Protein steps aside as chefs, operators showcase bolder, more flavorful vegetable dishes.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="849" height="565" alt="" src="http://food-management.com/site-files/food-management.com/files/istock000057173914small.jpg.crop_display%5B1%5D.jpg?1466109111" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/vegetables-step-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Menu Trends Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:27:00 +0000 63241 at http://food-management.com Cool Recipe Alert: Crawfish bisque http://food-management.com/menu-trends/cool-recipe-alert-crawfish-bisque <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Crawfish bisque was one of the many crawfish creations at Tulane's recent Craw Dat event.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/cool-recipe-alert-crawfish-bisque" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/cool-recipe-alert-crawfish-bisque#comments Menu Trends Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:26:00 +0000 63141 at http://food-management.com