Restaurant F&B News and Trends

Restaurant news and trends for all things food and beverage—what’s smokin’, what’s sweet, what’s most successful. From the hottest ingredients to the newest techniques, gourmet foods to easy dishes—FSR is serving up features with ideas and insights to keep your menus fresh.

 

Award Recognizes Women Entrepreneurs in Foodservice

The National Honey Board and Women Chefs & Restaurateurs have collaborated to establish the Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award, recognizing women entrepreneurs in the foodservice industry.Launching...

Blind Dinner Tests Diners on Local Versus Commodity Proteins Blind Dinner Tests Diners on Local Versus Commodity Proteins

On May 21, Jeremy Ashby, chef of Azur Restaurant & Patio in Lexington, Kentucky, will challenge diners to test their palates with a Blind Dinner. While all food will be completely visible, the five-course...

Mango Mania: Tropical Fruit Trends Upward on Menus Mango Mania: Tropical Fruit Trends Upward on Menus

The mango is having a moment. Mangos were the sixth fastest-growing fruit on menus in 2013, thanks to consumers’ trending toward healthy dining, as well as their desire to try tropical and global...

Winners Announced in Boston Lamb Jam Cook-Off Winners Announced in Boston Lamb Jam Cook-Off

More than 20 Boston area chefs competed in the Lamb Jam cook-off, held April 13 and sponsored by the American Lamb Board. Chef Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House earned the Best in Show award.A...

Restaurant and Beverage Purveyors Gather in Vegas

The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair returns to The Palazzo Las Vegas on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association, the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair showcases prestigious restaurants...

Honey Board Extends Innovation Award Deadline Honey Board Extends Innovation Award Deadline

The National Honey Board (NHB) has extended the menuing deadline for its first-ever Honey Innovation Awards from May 1 to May 15. Food and beverage professionals are invited to submit their original,...

Washington Restaurants Welcome Spring with Outdoor Dining Washington Restaurants Welcome Spring with Outdoor Dining

At long last temperatures are climbing and Washingtonians are welcoming the return spring and water will soon be flowing to the city’s many fountains, as well as al fresco dining. Warm weather also...

Chef Furthers Farm-to-Table with Guest-to-Farm Chef Furthers Farm-to-Table with Guest-to-Farm

Jayson Kanekoa lives about 20 miles and 4,500 feet in elevation from his job. Every morning, he drives down the hills from his Hawaiian hometown of Kamuela to the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort &...

Wisconsin Cheese Externship Sets Date for July Wisconsin Cheese Externship Sets Date for July

Emmi Roth USA, in partnership with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) and the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ), is challenging postsecondary culinary instructors to express...

Boston Tavern Reveals Secret Whiskey Stash Boston Tavern Reveals Secret Whiskey Stash

Citizen Public House, a Boston neighborhood tavern owned by the Franklin Restaurant Group, is releasing its secret stash of Old Rip Van Winkle Whiskey in a special package it is calling the Pappy...
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