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Attack of the Snacks: Reflecting on NACUFS and the Snacking Trend

Snacks are an increasingly important part of the foodservice world. This was widely evident while attending the 2017 NACUFS National Conference last week. The four day conference for college and university foodservice professionals focused heavily on the growing trends and opportunities in the on campus dining world. One trend we couldn't help...

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Industry Spotlight: Increase Cinema Profits with Hot Prepared Foods

Cinemas have long been focused on popcorn, candy and soft drinks to supplement their theatre profits with concession sales. But is popcorn enough to keep a business thriving? Industry giants like AMC Entertainment, Regal Cinemas , and Cinemark Theaters have all made the leap into food service as their new profit strategy to stay alive...

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Cstore Foodservice: The Future is Here and it's HOT

 

Convenience store foodservice has long been focused on the cold-food menu – mostly grab and go items, perfect for the consumer on the run. And while the cold-menu items haven’t lost their popularity with busy Americans, the hot food menus are most definitely the next big thing for cstore foodservice.

CSP’s annual Foodservice Handbook is out...

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PMQ Video Spotlight | Driving Pizzeria Profits with Fried Foods

If you didn’t attend the NRA show last month then you missed out on an exciting opening morning! We met up with the crew from PMQ Pizza Magazine to film our first ever Pizza TV segment.  The reason for their visit was to explore all the ways a deep fryer can really enhance the abilities of a pizza place, drive pizzeria profits, and of course to...

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Eight Styles of French Fries

When you’re building a menu that customers will crave, you have to think of every little detail, from the type of burger buns you’ll use to the garnishing on your plates: every detail maters. And perhaps no detail is more important that what style of french fries you will serve with your dishes. You might think that all fries are the same, but...

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Catch us at the 2017 NACUFS National Conference

These days, it seems like foodservice is a part of just about EVERY industry. From convenience stores to movie theaters, bowling alleys to car dealerships, more and more industries are embracing the desire to eat all the time! For us, this means a lot more trade shows to attend, including the 2017 National Association of College and University...

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Industry Spotlight: Using a Deep Fryer to Increase Pizzeria Profits

If there is one thing you can always count on, its America’s continued love for fried foods. As we lean towards healthier habits and food choices, you might think fried foods would have lost their fan base, but quite the opposite is true. Now, more than ever, creative chefs are coming up with new and unusual ways to deep fry just about...

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Four Levels of Cinema Dining and How to Choose the Right One for your Business

Cinema dining is becoming more and more prevelant in theaters across the globe. As customers crave more experiential entertainment options, cinemas have no choice but to expand into the foodservice realm. If you’re not yet thinking about food service, or perhaps you’ve thought about it but aren’t sure where to start, this blog is for you. Today...

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NRA Recap: Generational Foodservice Trends and Predictions

Another year of the National Restaurant Show has come and gone. Did you make it out to Chicago for this year’s NRA show? If you missed it, the good news is that I attended and I’m a copious note taker! So today, let’s talk about one of the biggest reoccurring topics at the show: generational influences on the restaurant industry and foodservice...

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AutoFry in Action: Hickory Falls brings the Family Fun

There are few things in this world that are fun, safe AND reasonably priced for children to enjoy. Sure they could just go outside and use their imagination, but we both know that Generation Z isn’t going to put down their iPhone for just their imagination and some sunshine. Which is probably why we’ve recently seen a resurgence in the family...

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