Restaurant Plating Techniques From The Pros

Those who have gone to culinary school or worked in a reputable professional kitchen know the importance of plating up food the right way. There are rules that must be followed when presenting food! For example:

Continue Reading
restaurant supply chain problems

How Restaurant Brands Can Outsmart The Supply Chain Challenge

There are solutions to supply chain issues that don’t require operators to clean out local grocery stores. Here’s what we suggest for restaurants.

Continue Reading

IHOP Earns MenuMasters Award

IHOP’s new line of burritos and bowls has earned it a MenuMasters Award from Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN). MenuMasters awards are given to those who offer “outstanding foodservice research and development” and culminate in the invitation-only MenuMasters event for foodservice executives.

Continue Reading

4 Restaurant Limited Time Offer (LTO) Examples

Limited time offers, or LTOs, are not a new concept in the restaurant business. In fact, rolling out a special menu, special offer, or special marketing theme for a short amount of time is a tried and true practice in the industry.

Continue Reading

Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare

Food & Drink Resources is working with one of our preferred manufacturing vendors – Maple Leaf Foods – to bring you a special one-hour online information session titled “Understanding Gestation Crate Free/Animal Welfare.” We will touch on California’s Prop 12 and what it means for restaurants and food manufacturers looking to source pork products.

Continue Reading

3 Comfort Food Trends You’ll See Coming Out Of Ghost Kitchens

Here at Food & Drink Resources (FDR) we’ve heard from many-a-brand about their forthcoming ghost kitchen concepts. There seems to be a clear pattern in what has arrived and what will be arriving at a commissary near you: nostalgic comfort food with a twist.

Continue Reading

Thanks for stopping by and reading the Food & Drink Resources blog. Here we talk about food trends, culinary innovation, and the work of our team.