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13 08, 2017

Cheetos is Opening a Fancy New York Pop-Up Restaurant for Three Days

Categories: Other, Foodservice|

Frito-Lay is teaming up with celebrity chef Anne Burrell to finally — let's face it — bring New Yorkers what they really want: a fine-dining menu offering a full range of Cheeto-infused delights. The company announced Tuesday it will open up a pop-up restaurant, the Spotted Cheetah, in the trendy Tribeca area for three days only

6 08, 2017

Inside Chipotle’s New Burger Concept

Categories: Foodservice|

  Similarities abound between Chipotle’s just-opened Tasty Made burger concept and such obvious models as Five Guys and In-N-Out, from the scaled-down menu (just seven items) to the retro uniforms (1950s style all the way). But neither of those stellar successes boast a condiment like the new competitor’s Tasty Bacon Sauce. The topping is given as much play on the

30 07, 2017

New Pizza-and-Wine Concept at Waikiki Hotel Planned by Japan Restaurant Owner

Categories: Hawaii, Foodservice|

The Japan-based restaurant company that owns the Tony Roma and Taormina restaurants in Hawaii is opening a new concept this fall in Outrigger Hotels’ Ohana Waikiki East hotel. The Appetito Craft Pizza & Wine Bar is currently being built out in the former Keoni’s by Keo restaurant space on the ground floor of the hotel,

23 07, 2017

Trump Administration Ruling Would Let Restaurants Pool Tips

Categories: Industry News, Foodservice|

The Department of Labor may soon eliminate an Obama-era restriction on mandatory tip pooling among restaurant staff, opening the door for employers to redistribute tips from service staff to their colleagues behind the scenes. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor added language to the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FSLA — which establishes minimum

9 07, 2017

Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy. It’s Never Been Healthy.

Categories: Foodservice|

The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, showing coconut oil increased LDL ("bad") cholesterol in seven out of seven controlled trials. Researchers didn't see a difference between coconut oil and other oils high in saturated fat, like butter,

9 07, 2017

Too Convenient? A Mobile Supermarket That Comes To You

Categories: Other, Foodservice|

Browse the science fiction aisles and you can find all sorts of dystopian future visions — environmental catastrophes, robot overlords, zombie swarms, triffids. Oddly enough, one of the spookiest scenarios ever conjured comes from a kids' movie. The 2008 Pixar film WALL-E imagines a future in which end-stage consumerism has run amok, leaving the planet utterly trashed and turning