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  • Should Your Pizza Get a Makeover?

    Pizza Menu Labling

    Many restaurants take advantage of pizza for it’s versatility.You can top it with just about any sauce and throw some cheese and toppings and viola! you have a “pizza”. Not only that, most of it is bread, so the cost is usually low. Consumers are looking for just that! According to Prepared Foods, customers are looking […]

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  • Keeping Your Fats Healthy

    Oils for Restaurants

    Looking into what types of oils your restaurant is using can help keep your trans fat and saturated fats down. Consumers are starting to see more menu labeling in their favorite restaurants. The first thing your customers will be looking at is the calories, next… fat. These two go hand-in-hand. High fat content will equal […]

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  • Overcoming Negative Perceptions of Menu Labeling

    Negative Perceptions of Menu Labeling By now you should be savvy on menu labeling, how to implement, and menu labeling benefits. But what about all those nay-sayers who talk about big issues like cost and those hard-to-define menu items? Check out some of the ways your restaurant can overcome these negative perceptions! High Cost The […]

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  • Benefits of Menu Labeling

    Menu Labeling for Turkey Burger

    The menu labeling laws were put into place with a goal to reduce obesity rates. That’s all good and wonderful that the FDA is making an effort to fight the obesity epidemic. But what does that mean to restaurants? Just more costs? Contrary to what you may be thinking, there are other major benefits. Consumer […]

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  • 3 Ways to Implement Menu Labeling

    Now that you’ve learn What Is Menu Labeling, the next step is determining the best method for your restaurant to implement menu labeling! In order to accurately display nutrition information, nutrition analysis must be completed on each menu item. The results from the nutrition analysis can then be formatted to be displayed as menu labeling. […]

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  • What Is Menu Labeling?

    Menu Labeling Calories for Restaurants

    There is a lot of confusion about menu labeling and compliance. This is the first of a series of blog posts to help clear up the confusion! Here you’ll learn about menu labeling, requirements, and exclusions. Other topics to come include how to implement menu labeling, benefits of menu labeling, how to overcome negative perspectives, […]

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  • 3 Tips for Avoiding GMOs on Your Menu

    3 Tips for Avoiding GMOs on Your Menu There has been a lot of controversy over GMOs in the general food supply recently. While restaurants have not seen a huge demand for non-GMO menu items… it’s coming! So what can you do to avoid GMOs on your menu? Here’s a few tips: 1. Check the […]

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  • Restaurants Hit by the Recession

    Restaurant Hit by Recession

    According to the NPD Group, the number of restaurants have been on the decline from 2008-2011. This report indicates that 2.1 billion restaurants closed their doors over this time period. Chain restaurants have been holding fast, while independent restaurants are taking the hit. The current economy is the obvious choice to blame for this decline, […]

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  • Company Cafe

    Company Cafe

    Company Cafe, located right here in Dallas, is a restaurant after my own heart! They do their best to purchase all-local, organic foods to use in their menu items. Started in 2011, they have been paving the way for more health- & environment- conscious restaurants to make an impact on the local Dallas market. I […]

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  • 5 Ways to Reduce Sodium at Your Restaurant

    Salt & Pepper

    With the new menu labeling law, many restaurants fear that high sodium and fat levels will drive away their customers. There is hope! Even if your restaurant’s menu items are high in sodium and fat, there are ways to combat the issue. Today, we are going to focus on sodium. Fat will be another day […]

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