Your Menu: Nutritional, Calorie, Allergen Data On-Demand

Crunchtime

When the FDA placed requirements for calories to be listed on menus in chain restaurants, it meant nutritional information must now be be clearly displayed on menus and menu boards and for salad bars and buffets. All calorie information must be displayed on signs near the foods.

The Rise of Food Allergies – and How to Keep Your Guests Safe and Happy

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require emergency medical attention from contact with a food allergen. Accurate allergen information is critical to guarantee your guests’ safety. With the right recipe and menu engineering solution, each ingredient is tagged with accurate nutrition and allergen info.

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Cross-Contamination: What It Is and How to Avoid It

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Cross-Contamination with Allergens. Allergens are proteins that cause an allergic reaction in some people. The most common food allergens are found in: Eggs. Allergens and chemicals can also linger. Trace allergens can remain and cause a reaction.

BOHA!™ Work Station among the top 10 cool new products at NACS

Transact

Easily manages item pricing, ingredient items, and allergens. TransAct is presenting at the 2020 NACS Crack the Code Experience, which is a four-week virtual event that features education sessions and exhibitor showrooms of the convenience store industry.

March/April 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

FASTER Act Makes Sesame a Designated Allergen : On April 23, 2021, sesame was officially designated an allergen as the bipartisan FASTER Act was signed into law by President Biden. Pooja S.

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A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Handling Food & Dairy Allergies

Perfect Daily Grind

It doesn’t always take large amounts of an allergen to cause sickness or even death. This means that using the same jug to handle different milks could trigger a reaction in someone – even if the jug has been rinsed and contains only microscopic amounts of the offending allergen. Despite the high risk, guidelines for how businesses can manage allergens are inconsistent, unclear, or non-existent. Place allergen information prominently on your menus, website, and signage.

The Top Restaurant Technologies to Improve Business

Social Hospitality

One such software, Nutritics, also calculates dishes’ allergens, calories, and nutrition based on inputted recipes. It’s hard work to run a restaurant. It takes time, commitment, and the ability to deal with a number of challenges at the same time.

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The New Era of Restaurant Cleaning and Hygiene

Modern Restaurant Management

To improve indoor air quality, use vacuums that utilize HEPA filters that remove dust particles, allergens, and pathogens, and assess whether the chemicals you are using to clean and disinfect are free of fragrances, preservatives, and other additives that may irritate employees or guests.

Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

Pay attention to maintaining rack storage order to prevent cross-contamination of ready-to-eat foods from raw animal proteins as well as any allergen cross-contact potential. New menu items may have new or unexpected allergens (a new dessert may have nut or dairy ingredients, or a new sauce may contain anchovies, a fish allergen).

Top Five Supply Chain Management Tips

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You should ensure your suppliers are able to provide you with allergen data to load into your procurement system against your recipes so you can track the allergens in every dish. Top Five Supply Chain Management Tips. .

Catering to Health-Conscious Customers

Hot Schedules

With a menu and engineering solution, you can automate the publishing of menus (and nutritional and allergen information) to your website. Our complimentary white paper shows how nutritional and allergen information can be used as a competitive advantage. With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Catering to Health-Conscious Customers.

Competition’s Coming: Key Technology Changes Can Help You Win

Modern Restaurant Management

For example, customers using these sources are searching for restaurants with information about allergens, vegan offerings and other consumer concerns and interests. When the pandemic hit, many restaurants focused on expenses. Menus were trimmed to a fraction of original size.

FDA Relaxes Nutrition Facts and Menu Labeling Requirements for Restaurants and Food Manufacturers During COVID-19 Emergency

Modern Restaurant Management

allergen information required by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two temporary food labeling guidance documents that attempt to balance industry supply and demand during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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#LifeOrDeathRecipe Challenge and ‘A Woman’s Place’

Modern Restaurant Management

Trabon, menu management and publishing solutions, and MenuTrinfo®, nutritional analyst and food allergen expert, have forged a strategic alliance that enables an end-to-end solution for the calculation and presentation of menu item nutrition facts and allergen declarations.

A Simple Step to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Retention

Modern Restaurant Management

Allergens–especially on new menu items or specials. Managers need to have a means to effectively communicate time-sensitive subjects such as allergens and immediate safety concerns to the staff.

Restaurant Inspections Checklist and Guide [Get an A+ Rating]

7 Shifts

Sanitizing kitchen equipment before using it to prepare any allergen-inducing foods, as well as when customers alert you of an allergy. Don't panic, but it's time to prepare for your restaurant's health inspection. Health inspections are routine at restaurants – and for good reason.

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Restaurant Consumer Trends: Demographics, Lifestyle and Technology

The Restaurant Group

Not having gluten-free (wheat allergen), nut-free, or dairy-free options is not just a preference, it’s a vital component of gaining certain consumers. How Demographics, Lifestyle, and Technology are Changing Restaurant Consumer Trends.

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Driving the Digital Guest Experience Forward

Modern Restaurant Management

If the technology in question is online ordering then large, vibrant images representing the food or drink on offer, clear references to any allergens and links/sub menus for customer favorites and meal deals should all be included.

Meet the Villains Part One: The Busywork Beast

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Meet the Villains Part One: The Busywork Beast in the Back-Office Lair.

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What is the Best Way to Figure Out Recipe Food Cost in a Restaurant

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meal, to ensure that people can check for allergens. When you eat dinner in a restaurant, you may find that you encounter a dish or meal that you just have to have at home. When this happens, you’ll want to know the ingredients you’ll need to prepare the food.

How Restaurants Can Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Coronavirus Era

Modern Restaurant Management

In addition, these scrubbers can remove dust, allergens, smoke, odors and other pollutants from air and surfaces. Even as restrictions loosen and thousands of restaurants can legally open their dining rooms, many customers remain hesitant to dine in.

HotSchedules Employees to Give Back During Global Charity Day Oct. 10

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. HotSchedules Employees to Give Back During Global Charity Day Oct. Employees across the company’s Austin, Atlanta, Denver, and Sydney offices will take the day to volunteer at a number of local charities.

Meet the Villains Part Two: The Rogue Spender

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Meet the Villains Part Two: The Rogue Spender. Watch out: he’s wily and he’s mean.

Our Top Picks for Healthy Fast Food

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More information regarding the nutrients and ingredients and possible allergens can be found on each of the restaurant’s websites. Following a diet plan and resisting the temptation to delve into some delicious fast food can be challenging.

What It’s Like Working in a Restaurant: Restaurant Job Skills and Tips

Bottleneck Management

Learning health and allergen safety, meal prep, cooking skills, and taste profiling are all recommended. If you’re curious about what it’s like working in a restaurant, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled restaurant resume skills and job tips to aid you in finding a restaurant job. Our talented staff shared some of the things they enjoy about working in Bottleneck Management restaurants. Read on for what to expect when working in a restaurant, and restaurant resume tips.

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Animal Free? Are Vegan Restaurants the Next Big Food Trend?

The Restaurant Group

One last thing to consider is that tofu and other meat substitutes are often made with soy, which while healthy for most clients, is an allergen and interacts with certain medications. Are Vegan Restaurants the Next Big Food Trend? Veganism, defined as not consuming or using animal byproducts, has gone mainstream of late.

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Meet the Villains Part Three: The Schedule Shifter

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Meet the Villains Part Three: The Schedule Shifter.

How to Onboard Restaurant Staff: A New Hire Checklist for Restaurant Employees

Touch Bistro

The FOH restaurant employee training should include: Familiarization with and/or memorization of the menu items A review of allergens and ingredients Pairing suggestions Upselling training A tasting of as many items as possible (this can be done during the first few weeks on the job).

What Is a Cortado?

Perfect Daily Grind

A customer walks into your coffee shop and orders a cortado. Depending on your perspective or where you are in the world, you could give them many drinks. For some, a cortado is a certain ratio of coffee to steamed milk. For others, it’s a small flat white or latte.

How to Handle Food Recalls in Your Restaurant

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coli O157:H7 in ground beef, salmonella in peanut butter, or food with an undeclared allergen. Examples include minor labeling problems, such as improper format or undeclared ingredients that are not allergens. A recall is by far one of the most devastating things that can happen to any brand in the food industry. On top of the negative image that could haunt the business, restaurants may also face steep sanctions and penalties from the government.

Food Safety Practices in the Time of COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Here are some sample questions: What allergens are in the restaurant? Restaurateurs and their employees don’t need anything else to worry about these days.

How to Meet The Needs of Today’s Coffee Shop Customer

Perfect Daily Grind

Consider adding a decaf symbol next to certain drinks, just as you would for allergens and vegan products. Oat milk’s popularity is generally driven by its taste, environmentally friendly credentials compared to nut milks, and lack of allergens.

Drowning in Data? Integrated Analytics Can Be Your Lifeboat

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Drowning in Data? Integrated Analytics Can Be Your Lifeboat.

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Plant Based Protein Adds Innovation, Sustainability and Profits to Restaurant Menus

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Many restaurants are used to making considerations for allergens and are equipped to prepare foods with separate pans, tongs and other tools. Stacey Sears. Adding plant based protein to your menu can serve the needs of customers, the planet and your bottom line.

2021 Plant Based Trends

Foodable

Every Body Eat is one such forward-thinking company that specializes in clean, gluten-free snacks made in facilities free of the top fourteen food allergens.

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How to Create an Effective Restaurant Onboarding Process

7 Shifts

A server’s manual could contain a detailed description of each menu item, allergen guidelines, and a customer service guide. Did you know that restaurant employees change jobs every 56 days ? The restaurant industry welcomes new staff at unprecedented rates.

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The Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020.

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The Magic of Mirabella Sparkling Wines

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There are zero sulphites and zero allergens such as milk and egg used for the fining process. 20200227_133201_resized.jpg. Author(s): Penny Weiss. Teaser: Join me on a virtual tour and tasting of Mirabella sparkling wines!

Improving HR Functionality

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Improving HR Functionality.

Learn2Serve vs ServSafe: Which is Better?

360Training

✅ ✅ Allergen. With pandemic panic, potential food contamination is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. But the restaurant industry has always known the importance of food safety – and food safety training.

How to Achieve Accurate Forecasting

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With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. How to Achieve Accurate Forecasting.

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37+ Engaging Resident Event Ideas in 2021

2ndKitchen

Be sure to require that any allergens are listed and all treats are handled hygienically. Looking for new ways to keep your residents excited about their community?

Managing Inventory – and Your Time

Hot Schedules

With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests. Managing Inventory — and Your Time . Stock counting frequencies vary by location and concept. Find one that works for . A long with labor, food and beverage is one of the highest costs within a hospitality organization.