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Allergens & Cross-Contamination: Education vs. Ignorance

Chef Danielle M. Gleason C.H.E., C.S.C. This article originally appeared in Food Safety Magazine. Approximately 15 million people live with food allergies, according to the Food Allergy...

The Science of Sous Vide

  By Rob Benes The sous-vide method yields results that are nearly impossible to achieve by conventional cooking. The method involves cooking food in vacuum-sealed plastic...

How sous vide cooking is changing the game for some chefs

By Karen Weisberg For Bruno Goussault, widely recognized as the founder of modern sous vide, 2017 was a good year. In February, Starbucks put its...

Everything you ever needed to know about eggs

Anatomy of an egg The egg is a versatile ingredient that can be incorporated into dishes or prepared on its own. It has a cylindrical...

Restaurants are closing the gap between farm and table

by Courtnee James Each year the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) What’s Hot Culinary Forecast predicts food and menu trends for the coming year. In the...

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions

These days, it seems that everyone has special dietary needs. From gluten and lactose allergies to eating more “cleanly,” diners are demanding that dishes...

Get Funky: A Guide to Fermentation

  From chocolate to cheese, salami, wine, pickles and bread, many of the world’s greatest delicacies are the products of fermentation. However, it wasn’t so long...

How one club used data to satisfy the menu preferences of (almost) all its members

by Chef Lawrence McFadden, CMC When it comes to substitution and menu change requests, finding a balance between "yes," "no" or “not available” can be...

Chefs and Trends: A Close Relationship

Chefs predict trends, embrace them, spread them or reject them. That’s a fact. “Chefs absolutely drive trends, they are very knowledgeable about what other...