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What’s Hot Culinary Forecast Predicts Locally Sourced Food as Top Restaurant Menu Trend of 2014

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) each year prepares its What’s Hot culinary forecast of menu trends for the coming year. The NRA surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) – to find which food and beverage items will be hot trends on restaurant menus […]

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National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2013” Culinary Forecast Predicts Top Food and Drink Menu Trends

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) each year prepares its “What’s Hot” culinary forecast of menu trends for the coming year. The NRA surveyed more than 1,800 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) – to find that children’s nutrition and local sourcing will continue to be the […]

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Hartford Chef Accepts Culinary Achievement of Excellence Award on Behalf of VIVO Trattoria

The nation’s premier organization of professional chefs recently honored Executive Chef William Reardon and Hartford’s own VIVO Seasonal Trattoria with the 2012 Achievement of Excellence Award during the American Culinary Federation’s 2012 National Convention held in Orlando, FL. VIVO, which is located at the Marriott Hartford Downtown in Hartford, CT, […]

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American Culinary Federation Releases 2011 Salary Study, Salary Calculator

The American Culinary Federation (ACF), the nation’s largest organization of professional chefs, released its 2011 Salary Study and Salary Calculator today, the first since 2008. The study of more than 2,700 ACF members reveals valuable industry statistics on average salaries, length of workweeks, highest paying industry segments, gender pay discrepancies […]

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Hottest Restaurant Menus Trends in 2012

The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2012” survey of nearly 1,800 professional chefs — members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) — reveals that children’s nutrition and local sourcing will be the hottest trends on restaurant menus this coming year. The chefs also identified smartphone apps and tablet computers […]

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Chefs Reveal Hot Restaurant Menu Trends for 2011

The National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” survey of more than 1,500 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) – reveals that local and hyper-local sourcing, healthy children’s meals, sustainable seafood, and gluten-free cuisine will be among the hottest trends on restaurant menus in 2011. In addition, the […]

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