FOOD NOISE OR FOOD SYMPHONY

Culinary Cues

I find it very interesting how diverse the food experience is. Just as all cars can move a person from one geographic point to another yet the experience that takes place in between can be totally different – so too is this true with food.

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Reducing Restaurant Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

million tons of food. According to the food waste hierarchy pyramid, source reduction is the ‘best case scenario’ when it comes to food waste. Food Donation. It’s weird to think about this is in the context of food waste, but it’s true.

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Summer 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

Here we share some of the major food and beverage trends operators can expect this upcoming season. There’s also been a noticeable sales bump in more natural, functional foods. The post Summer 2021 Food & Beverage Trends appeared first on.

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OUR DAILY BREATH: PROBLEMS WITH THE CENTRALIZED FOOD SYSTEM

Culinary Cues

It became obvious to some that putting all of our eggs in one basket was not a wise decision for our country, a decision that could lead to a breakdown of the food production/distribution system if conditions turned sour. Just an opinion: Food for thought.

Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months for Restaurants

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect from restaurants and food service establishments, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus efforts to drive the greatest impact.

The Omnichannel Restaurant: Recognizing the Importance of a Multi-Channel Strategy to Drive Sales

Deliverect

Today, it is a successful operational model that is used by organizations across multiple industries, including the food and restaurant sector. Let’s define the advantages and building blocks of a multi-channel strategy for your food business.

Future of Food Delivery

Goliath Consulting

The coronavirus crisis has challenged restaurants to rethink the way they deal with food delivery for good. Meanwhile, smaller restaurants had to turn to third-party delivery services like Doordash, UberEats, Grubhub to deliver food to their customers.

Food Costing Tips for Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

We are focusing here one essential piece: food costing. Notice we’re not saying food cost percentage. That means essentially ignoring the food cost percentage of delivery items. We’ll use screen shots of a user’s data from reciProfity, our food costing app.

Food delivery management software 101

Deliverect

In the era of food delivery, offering online ordering, delivery and takeaway is a smart strategy to appeal to a vast audience of potential customers. When you start delivering meals, it’s crucial to invest in the right food delivery software, in order to keep things tidy and efficient.

IT’S ONLY FOOD

Culinary Cues

You know I have occasionally heard this statement, or at least felt that it was implied: “Don’t get so wrapped up in it – it’s only food.” It’s not just food – it is all of this and more. It is, after all, not just food.

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Food delivery in the COVID-19 climate

Deliverect

With the closure of restaurant dine-in services to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, online food ordering has become a crucial business model overnight. Online food delivery has been skyrocketing in the past few years, so many restaurants already have a solid delivery model in place.

How Good Food Presentation Leads To A Restaurant’s Success

The Restaurant Times

Similarly, food presentation also makes a massive difference in the impact that a restaurant leaves on a customer. . Taking care of the visual elements of the food is imperative to keep the customers hooked to it. Top 4 Reasons Why Food Presentation Is Important.

How Hospitality Can Close the Food Gap

Modern Restaurant Management

There is a disparity today between food knowledge and food preparation skills. Food programming on TV is at an all-time high, and every media format inundates us with all things food-related. And yet, food preparation instruction is at an all-time low.

Restaurants & Food Allergies: What Customers Want You to Know

Wasserstrom

As of 2021, an estimated 1 in 10 adults and 1 in 13 children in the United States have been diagnosed with food allergies. What Is a Food Allergy? Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) defines a food […].

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How Restaurant Inventory Management Software Can Reduce Food Waste

Sculpture Hospitality

According to Restaurant Hospitality , about 63 million tons of food is wasted every year in the US alone. In the restaurant industry, food waste amounts to a staggering cost of $25 billion each year.

Vegan Fast Food: Not an Oxymoron (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

In this episode of The Main Course host Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) Executive Editor Barbara Castiglia discusses vegan fast food with Jeffrey Harris of Plant Power Fast Food. Fast food is an easy way to explore something new."

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Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

With the season of food and Thanksgiving when holiday food is at the forefront, what are defined standards and procedures that restaurants should keep top-of-mind to set the expectations regarding food handling and preparation during the holiday rush? With an influx of customers at peak dining times and an increase in the volume of prep work, some employees may feel pressure to sacrifice food safety for speed.

How to Start a Food Truck Business

Restaurant Clicks

Owning any business is a complicated venture, but the food industry is particularly competitive. Food trucks are becoming an increasingly trendy way to sell food, and for good reason. Food trucks have become mini-restaurants with quality food and great service.

Must-Try Mexican Food in Philly

Restaurant Clicks

Here’s to a city full of brotherly love and good food! View this post on Instagram A post shared by EatCleaver | Food Blogger (@eatcleaver). Through food we can educate and change the heart”, says Cristina Martinez, the force behind South Philly Barbacoa.

7 Shared Kitchen Incubator Programs Supporting Growing Food Businesses

The Food Corridor

There’s nothing better than enjoying delicious food crafted by a local producer. At The Food Corridor , our mission is to enable efficiency, growth, and innovation in local food. CommonWealth Kitchen is home to over 50 caterers, wholesalers, food truckers, and local producers.

Restaurant Inventory: Calculating Food Cost Variance to Boost Profits

Sculpture Hospitality

Restaurants are all about customer experience and sometimes it’s easy to forget that a restaurant is a business, and any successful business needs good accounting. Kitchen Management Restaurant Inventory

Elevate Your Food Safety Culture to Survive the COVID Crisis and Future Ones

Modern Restaurant Management

A good first step is to elevate your food safety culture. How Food Safety Culture Has Changed. Food safety used to mean “what you do when no one is watching.” Design Equipment Operations food safety crisis management food safety culture Crisis Management Food Safety

5 Things to Look For When Picking the Right Commissary Kitchen for your Food Truck

Cheetah

In case you haven’t noticed, the food truck market is on the rise , which means you need to up your game. Before Covid-19, commissary kitchens were simply a place for food trucks to park overnight. From a food truck operator’s perspective, this is excellent news.

Does getting into food delivery pay off?

Deliverect

But is food delivery worth the investment? Your regular costs are around 25% for staffing, 25% for rent/bills/marketing and about 25-30% for food, with total costs being about 75-80%. If you look at these costs, the only big variable that changes with delivery is food. Don’t forget to take some good food pics – it’s really important for attracting customers. You can focus on what you do best: making great food and creating a unique atmosphere for your customers.

Why Food Traceability Is So Important Now (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

about food safety and traceability. Design Equipment Operations Angela Fernandez COVID food safety Food Safety Food Safety and Modernization Act food traceability FSMA GS1 podcast the Main Course

The 5 Things Food Vendors Don't Want You to Know

Embrace the Suck

You have a major food distributor in your market that you are probably buying from. It could be Sysco, US Foods, Performance Food Group, Ben E. Keith, Shamrock Foods, Gordon FoodService or another regional brand.

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MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

Good Food Restaurant Scorecard. Despite skyrocketing demand for plant-based food across the U.S., 42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI).

The 5 Biggest Food Delivery Risks

Wasserstrom

The food delivery trend has exploded over the last several years and it shows no signs of slowing down. But getting started with food delivery for your restaurant isn’t just as simple as taking orders […]. The post The 5 Biggest Food Delivery Risks appeared first on The Official Wasserstrom Blog. Restaurant Management Customer Data Customer Privacy Delivery Risks Food Delivery food safety Restaurant Delivery Risks

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Food Service Manager Career – Ultimate Guide

360Training

Pop culture likes to tell us that working in food service is a dead-end job. In a job market where most companies don’t even consider current employees forpromotion , the food service industry is one of the few places in America where you can start at the bottom and end up at the top.

Waste Reduction for Better Food and Increased Sales

Modern Restaurant Management

Until recently, Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners was mainly a foodservice consulting company for schools and other large institutions, and we catered food to preschools on the side. This way, we eliminate spoiled food and over-production.

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Food Truck Technology to Invest In

Lavu

Food trucks are fueled by more than just diesel. Across the country, food truck operators are relying on the latest technology to streamline operations, manage wait times, inform customers, and so much more. Today, we list the must-have technologies for food trucks.

Safety First: Hygiene & Food Preparation

Crunchtime

But they also need to be vigilant about the two sides of food safety: employee hygiene and food preparation. food operations managementIn the face of COVID-19, both restaurants and convenience stores have shifted their operations to support order and delivery services.

AI Food Intelligence and Now Serving Democracy

Modern Restaurant Management

Tastewise, an AI-powered food intelligence solution, launched in the UK. With real-time data into consumer behavior data, the solution offers immediate, location-specific food and beverage insights into an industry that is changing faster than ever before.

The Future of Food is Exciting - Food and Hospitality Trends of 2020

Future Food

Trends that will shape the future of your food and hospitality projects for 2020. However, food and service will always be at the heart of hospitality. Food 1. Home Meal Replacement food choices, primarily from supermarkets, will continue to be a major growth category.

Flytrex: Food Delivery Drone

Foodable

In this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron sits down with Yariv Bash, the chief executive officer of Flytrex , to explore the future of food delivery via drones. The restaurant industry isn't just the business of food.

10 Benefits of Having a Great Food Truck Website

Restaurant Engine

Highlight and advertise your food truck with your website hub. Whether you’re just starting your food truck, or you’ve been around awhile a website is a pivotal piece in your marketing arsenal. If people don’t know your location , they can’t find you to purchase your food.

Case Study: How a Food Truck Can Open Doors to Restaurant Ownership

Modern Restaurant Management

Kyle Gorlie opened his Vet Chef food truck in 2016. But Gorlie’s plans don’t stop with the food truck. In fact, a restaurant was his initial plan after graduating from culinary school until he started planning and realized a food truck was a better choice.

Food Cost Control – 4 Helpful Tools to Manage Food Cost

Chef's Resources

April 23, 2021 Food Cost Control – 4 Successful Tools Source: Pixabay The restaurant business is tough, especially when it comes to managing costs. If you are a chef, restaurateur, or food service manager then you know that food cost control is essential in order to be successful.

10 Tips to Effectively Control Restaurant Food Costs

Lavu

A profitable restaurant typically has food costs between 28 and 35 percent , making food one of the biggest expenses. Here are 10 tips to help you effectively control restaurant food costs without sacrificing food quality. Recalculate Food Costs.

Food for Thought: New Digital Tools for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

There are many drivers of a restaurant’s success besides the ordering and delivering of food. Now that’s some real food for thought. As restaurants turned more to technology, they need to think through their digital options.

Food Inventory Control – Taking Inventory

Chef's Resources

Managing Restaurant & Hotel Food Inventory – (Part 1 of 4) One of the most important components of managing your food cost is managing your inventory process. The post Food Inventory Control – Taking Inventory appeared first on Chefs Resources.

How to Transition Your Food Business to Delivery or Ecommerce

The Food Corridor

Two common themes are food businesses transitioning to online ordering for delivery or curbside pickup, and others turning to an ecommerce model. Transition to Food Delivery or Ecommerce. Sites like Kitsap Fresh and Fresh Food Revolution allow you to sell to local consumers online.

Impossible Foods IPO Stock Analysis

Foodable

On this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron gives a deep dive into the anticipated IPO launch of Impossible Foods , and provides a stock analysis of the brand. Three Key Points: Impossible Foods is expected to go public with a reported valuation of $10 billion.