The Meat of It

Beef reigns supreme, but other proteins are making inroads at burger chains.

Americans love burgers. This is indisputable, experts say. The simple protein patty in a bun is firmly imprinted on the nation’s culinary DNA.

Some data indicates we eat at least one burger a week. During...

The Competition for Summer Staff Heats Up

As American consumers prepare for summer vacations and longer, more flexible days, restaurants can ready themselves for increased traffic with seasonal hires. But as the annual Summer Hiring Survey from job search engine Snagajob, finding and retaining good workers won’t be a breeze.

Although the survey...

The Retail Revolution

Food courts are being changed into more upscale food halls across the country.

A funny thing happened to the nation’s food courts: They became cultural yawners. The food choices got stale. The furniture remained plastic. And the atmosphere stayed static.

But in a nation increasingly driven by...

Vollrath Debuts New Serving Equipment at NRA Show

Vollrath Company, a leading manufacturer of equipment and small wares for the foodservice industry, will feature its newest mobile serving accessories and contemporary serving line to thousands of visitors at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show, held from May 21-24 in Chicago at McCormick Place.