Summer is officially in full swing, and restaurants across the United States are busy launching new menus and welcoming vacationers. We know you’re busy, so we’ve compiled the latest foodservice news of the week.
The Iron Chef and celebrity television star sits down with Total Food Serviceto talk about his books, restaurants and menu trends. Our favorite quote: “We didn’t wake up one day and decide to buy local. We always bought the highest quality local product from the best people that we knew and cooked it.”
Food truck popularity continues to increase and shows no signs of slowing down. This article from The Balancedoes a great job of presenting a checklist for getting started with a mobile pizza business. The advice spans from picking the right oven to understanding your market.
This timely article from Foodservice Newstakes an in-depth and important look at the restaurant industry and sexual harassment. According to the article, from 2005 to 2015, hotel and restaurant workers filed more sexual harassment complaints than any other industry.
Have you noticed something different about IHOP’s social media today? The pancake and breakfast purveyor temporarily switched their branding to IHOb to promote an expansion of its burger menus. CNN Moneyhas the story.
Nostalgia reigns supreme when it comes to fast food restaurants, signs and brands of our childhood. And, for fans of a 47-year-old Arby’s sign in Minneapolis, the removal of the sign marked a sad moment, but also one of celebration. Learn more in this article from Foodservice News.