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Step up the Flavor with Fermentation

Media Spotlight - Menu Innovator® - Step up the Flavor with Fermentation Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines: Asian Latin American Italian Southern Top Topics: Fermentation Service Alternate Meats Sandwiches Salads Step up the Flavor with Fermentation “Good Bacteria” You’ve heard the term on the news, in the grocery aisle, and maybe even from your neighbor who swears that good bacteria has turned their health around. Promises of improved digestion, boosted immunity, and the possibility of getting leaner emerge. And with [...]

By |2020-04-15T08:52:29-04:00July 11th, 2019|Technology|

Kiosk Systems Rise to the Future

Media Spotlight – Menu Innovator® - Media Spotlight – A monthly review with the freshest culinary insight! All of our spotlights are inspired by Menu Innovator®. For more information on Menu Innovator®, email tlagana@culinarysystems.com. Top Cuisines Asian Latin Mediterranean Italian Top Topics Fruits & Vegetables Sustainability & The Environment Breakfast Global Cuisine in the United Stat Kiosk Technology From online ordering to automated robot chefs, technology is revolutionizing the restaurant industry. While not all the advancements are feasible for every operation, one piece of technology has proved its efficacy in the fast-casual segment; the touchscreen kiosk. No matter the size, these kiosk systems have demonstrated [...]

By |2020-04-15T08:52:32-04:00July 8th, 2019|Technology|

Focus on Food Convenience

“Convenience” and “fresh” now go hand in hand. Consumers are more strapped for time than ever before, making convenience the buzzword of the decade. In recent years, technology has developed apps for businesses like restaurants, meal delivery services, convenience stores, and supermarkets to create more opportunities to bring in consumers. Many of us working from home don’t want to leave the house to pick up food. We order meals, and have them delivered by a restaurant or a delivery service. When a trip to a restaurant must be made, many use restaurant apps to place meal orders that they can pick-up on the way home [...]

By |2020-04-15T08:52:57-04:00July 4th, 2019|Technology|

Cooking with Fire

PALATE POST Cooking with Fire; Cooking over fire with different woods, charcoals, and other mediums has been engraved in our existence for millions of years. It is the common bond of all global cuisines. Chefs today are taking cooking with fire to the next level, enhancing our senses and sending them to new heights. Harvard anthropologist, Richard Wrangham believes the advent of cooking food over fire, 1.8 million years ago, led to the growth of the human brain and contributed significantly to the evolution of man. We’ve been cooking with gas stoves, induction burners and immersion circulators for so long now, that preparing food over [...]

By |2020-04-15T08:53:04-04:00June 30th, 2019|Technology|