Food Safety and Food Allergies

FSR covers the latest news, processes, and policies for keeping foods healthy and safe—a top requirement for restaurant kitchens that is made more complex by the needs of diners with special diets. Gluten-free is a growing focus, as restaurants serve more diners with allergies, and increasingly restaurants are sourcing local, organic foods, striving for healthier menu options.


Raised with Respect

Chefs and restaurants are becoming proponents of sourcing humanely raised animals, because it’s better for the planet and the palate.

NRA's ServSafe Highlights Food Safety on World Health Day

The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe food safety training program highlighted the importance of food safety on World Health Day April 7.

NRA Announces Kitchen Innovation Awards

The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of the 2015 Kitchen Innovations Awards, which honor equipment and technologies that increase productivity for back of the house operatio

A Fresh Take on Foodservice Distribution

Sysco’s power play, local sourcing, and an acute driver shortage are just some of the hot-button issues for restaurant supply chains.

OpsAnalitica Launches Tablet App For Multi-Unit Restaurants

OpsAnalitica, a mobile data-capture, team accountability, and big-data analytics app suite for multi-unit restaurant operators, announced the release of its OpsAnalitica app suite for iPads and tab

NRA Expands Partnership With Healthy Dining

The National Restaurant Association announced the renewal and expansion of its partnership with Healthy Dining, a California-based company that has been at the forefront of restaurant nutritio

AllergyEats Educates on Serving Food-Allergic Guests

AllergyEats, a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, held the third annual AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs and Food Service Professionals.

Farm-to-Table Liabilities

When it comes to safeguarding fresh foods, restaurants and chefs must establish processes and practices for sourcing, handling, and even growing their own produce.

NRA Releases Food Handler Guide for Food Banking

The National Restaurant Association unveiled its comprehensive food handling training guide for Feeding America’s broad network of food bank employees, agency staff, and volun

Infused with Local Color

Paying homage to local relics and responding to guest preferences, District Pour House + Kitchen works its industrial chic aesthetic, locally sourced comfort food, and infused-spirits program.