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Kid Chefs Make Healthier Choices

Kid Chefs Make Healthier Choices

Getting kids to pass up junk food in favour of healthier fruits and veggies has led to many a mealtime meltdown for parents everywhere. Now, researchers from the University of Alberta offer a simple solution: give them an apron. Published last month by Public Health Nutrition in an early online release, the study involved a survey of […]

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Is the Home Kitchen Dead?

Is the Home Kitchen Dead?

Is the kitchen dead? Investment firm UBS came out with a report which posited that by the year 2030, delivery could replace most meals cooked at home. Yes. The people burying the knife in the back of the kitchen? Millennials. Well, not just millennials. Robots, delivery apps and virtual kitchens would all play their part […]

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Hispanics Leading the Breakfast Scene

Hispanics Leading the Breakfast Scene

More than ever, eating breakfast in 2019 is often like taking an international trip. Breakfast trends at retail and foodservice are adapting to evolved tastes. According to Packaged Facts, more than half of US households agree that breakfast is more important than lunch or dinner. Women, adults over age 65, African Americans, and Hispanics emerge […]

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5 Food Trends for 2019

5 Food Trends for 2019

1.Collagen Have your heard of collagen in your coffee? Collagen is the protein-rich connective tissue between bones. It’s related to gelatin, the protein that puts the wiggle in Jell-O and pudding. Now, people are adding powdered collagen to their coffee. Health claims range from anti-aging, joint health and improved gastrointestinal distress. This tasteless add in […]

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Healthy Diets Continue to Drive Foodservice Menus with CBD Coming on Strong

Healthy Diets Continue to Drive Foodservice Menus with CBD Coming on Strong

Is the keto diet here to stay? Are CBD-infused beverages the next big thing? Attendees at the National Restaurant Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place got a full rundown on menu trends for 2020. As the population ages, health concerns continue to play a bigger role in what customers are ordering. In the last two years, […]

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Crafting the Perfect Foodie Event

Crafting the Perfect Foodie Event

Foodie culture is on fire — and epicures of all ages are fanning the flames. A whopping 50% of millennials refer to themselves as “foodies,” and more than 75% would prefer to spend money on experiences than on material things. But the appetite for experiences goes beyond the millennial crowd: 90% of baby boomers believe […]

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Shared-use Kitchen Podcasts

Shared-use Kitchen Podcasts

If you are curious to know more about shared use commercial kitchens, we’ve curated a list of podcasts on the subject. Podcasts are a great way to learn-on-the-go and capitalize on potentially wasted time – think commuting, deep cleaning the kitchen, folding napkins, etc.  Most phones have a podcast player that can download new podcasts, […]

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Ghost Kitchens: Running a Delivery-Only Food Business

Ghost Kitchens: Running a Delivery-Only Food Business

What is a Ghost Kitchen? Or is it cloud kitchen, or virtual kitchen… Regardless of your buzzword of choice, delivery-only food establishments are a force to be reckoned with in 2019 and are giving traditional restaurants a run for their money. With the consumer’s appetite for on-demand food comes an opportunity to deliver, with fewer […]

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Culinary

BCS Pastry Chef Brings Award Winning Lessons From CSISD to the Public

Chef Catherine Parsi believes cooking is the single-most important skill to have in order to “live her best life,” as her students would put it. Parsi has a Master’s in Education which she used to teach cooking at the high school level for 6 years. Parsi says, “Teaching cooking was the perfect combination of my […]

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Using a Shared-Use Kitchen to Start a Food Business

Using a Shared-Use Kitchen to Start a Food Business

Thinking about starting a food business in Bryan-College Station? We live in and enjoy a town that is seeing an exponential growth in food businesses within the last 3 years. New developments are bringing our residents together whether it’s a food truck festival or a mac and cheese cookoff. But how do you get started? […]

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Food Truck Checklist for BCS Area

Food Truck Checklist for BCS Area

While there is no designated space for food trucks to congregate in Bryan – College Station, the twin cities are bustling with a full event calendar in which food trucks continue to play a large part of. If you’ve ever dreamed about bringing a beloved recipe or a new, innovative product to the masses, you […]

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Pop! Goes the Exclusive Pop-up Dinner

Pop! Goes the Exclusive Pop-up Dinner

From LA, to NYC to…Bryan College Station: Popup dinners are creative, curated experiences that transcend just food. They are usually focused on ambiance and even hosted in sometimes unexpected and unique locations. The idea came from 1960’s supper clubs and has been popularized lately by celebrity chefs or eclectic themes. Even Walt Disney had one, […]

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