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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Good To Know: 2017 Foodservice and Menu Trends

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2017 | Category: Good To Know, Trending Now

As at the start of every year, it’s the season for food trend predictions. Here are some of the ones we found most compelling: NRN’s food editor Bret Thorn’s trend forecast for 2017 Datassential’s Mike Kostyo lists 15 ingredients to watch Restaurant Business with a nice summary of the top... more

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