However daunting and dreaded restaurant inspections may be their intention is actually quite honorable. A health inspector is there to make sure food serving establishments are practicing smart food safety and promoting clean working environments; their job, ultimately, is to check that no threats are being posed to public health. Anyone who enjoys eating out can thank them for this. Because these inspections are unannounced throughout the year, your restaurant's staff should be prepared for the visit at any given time. Doing so ensures you're not only prepared but also being the safest, most sanitary version of yourself all year long. We've put together a trusty infographic to help your restaurant's next health inspection run smoothly. In this file, we uncover the top 5 reasons restaurants fail their inspections along with the details that are most commonly missed. Continue reading →
Most of us have had pickles on a hamburger or with a deli sandwich but other fermented foods are beginning to take the spotlight for some of their health benefits. Your digestive system (often referred to as your “gut”) depends on good bacteria to help it break down food and keep your body’s systems in good working order. Unfortunately, our modern diet and other environmental factors do not always support this good bacteria. Fermented food is a great way to help living organisms keep the bad bacteria in check and to balance your gut health. These are some of the most popular types of fermented foods should you be looking for a way to introduce fermentation into your diet. Continue reading →
Since 2005, the Texas State Fair has been the home of an annual showdown of Texas’s most unique food creations. Some of the top dishes bring us the most innovative deep fried foods since the french fry. As a salute to the 10th year of the Big Tex Choice Awards, we present to you the Top 10 Most Unusual Fried...
Today's diners have a whole new set of questions about your menu. Responding to increasing concerns about the social and environmental impact of traditional food sourcing methods, the "Locavores" prefer locally- and sustainably-sourced fare. They are calling it the local food movement, and it is gaining serious momentum. The great news is that participating in this revolution might be a lot easier than you think, and adding local food to your menu can be very beneficial for your restaurant. Continue reading →