Steal this Idea: Upside down confetti salads

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2017 | Category: Steal This Idea

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. Sometimes the simplest tip or smallest tweak can make the difference between a pasta item that sells, and one that well…sits. Here’s one of our recent favorites. It’s... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: The 5 Minute Rule

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2017 | Category: Pasta Cooking School, Uncategorized

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is a refresher on The 5-Minute Rule.   The 5-Minute Rule Keeping things simple in the back of the house is crucial... more

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#BarillaPastaDayGiveaway

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

We can’t believe it’s been a whole year for us here at #BarillaPastaDayGiveaway, with so many amazing and inspiring examples of healthy and delicious Barilla Whole Grain pasta dishes coming in from all over the country. Each month for a whole year we randomly drew a winner to receive $500... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: Q&A Edition

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: K-12, Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Coming out of our webinar last month, there were a couple of questions we thought we’d revisit here: Q: I use a steamer in... more

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Steal This Idea!

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: K-12, Steal This Idea

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. We dedicated a whole section of our webinar with Dayle Hayes to emphasize the importance of presentation in whole grain pasta. Not just on the serving line, but... more

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Trending Now: Healthy Dining 2017

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: Trending Now

Hard to believe, but menu labeling is actually set to take effect May 7, 2018…a full eight years after the Affordable Care Act that called for it was passed in 2010. Aside from making multi-unit operators scramble to comply, menu labeling has undeniably brought more consumer attention to what’s on... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Puglia

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

In this series, we look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Southern Italy’s Puglia. Puglia is located on the heel of the... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: “Water is the Enemy of Pasta!”

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson: “Water is the Enemy of Pasta!” We know what you’re thinking — don’t you need water to cook pasta? How can they... more

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Steal This Idea: Three-Bean Pasta Salad

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Steal This Idea

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. We loved seeing Joelle Bradley’s adorable post with her unique take on three-bean salad at Redwood Elementary in California’s Mendocino County. And we weren’t alone! Lots of folks... more

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#BarillaPastaDayGiveaway – January 2017

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Product Updates/Promotions

The new year is off to a great start at #BarillaPastaDayGiveaway with creative, smart and fun examples of healthy and delicious Barilla Whole Grain pasta dishes coming in from all over the country. As a reminder, each month for a whole year we’re randomly drawing a winner to receive $500... more

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