Category: Food Trends

A peek inside the National Restaurant Association & BAR show

Big name celebrity chefs like Rick Bayless shared recipes and techniques. . Photo: Carole Kuhrt-Brewer
The 2017 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® (NRA) and the BAR, Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants show were in Chicago this week from Saturday, May 20-Tuesday, May 23 (BAR show Sunday and Monday). The NRA is the most comprehensive trade show for the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry in the U.S. and abroad. The BAR... Read more »

Food Trends 2015: 10 Top Trends From NRA Show

Food Trends 2015: 10 Top Trends From NRA Show
There’s a lot to digest at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) 2015 Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place (through Tuesday, May 19). With over 2000 exhibitors, celebrity chefs, food professionals and others vying for attention, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. By taking a step back to see things in perspective, SMC was able to identify some... Read more »

Food Trends 2015: What’s Hot, What’s Not?

Food Trends 2015: What’s Hot, What’s Not?
Perhaps Andrew Greeley was on to something back in 1865 when he penned the words, “go west young man” since that’s the direction that you must head to get a legal taste of one of 2015’s food trends (that is putting a whole new spin on grass fed). Good-bye wheat, hello almond flour, good-bye milk,... Read more »
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