Being a Foodie Town comes at a cost, Baltimore diners are learning

admin | November 18th, 2016 - 7:15 pm

Are you willing to pay for a $79 steak or a $250 seafood tower? Some Baltimore diners are. As Baltimore’s reputation as a foodie city rises, it’s coming at a cost to the dining public. Historically limited to steak houses and select white-tablecloth restaurants, entrees priced at $30-plus are no longer a surprise on many […]

DC CENTRAL KITCHEN’S CAPITAL FOOD FIGHT

admin | November 11th, 2016 - 10:27 am

Thursday, November 10, 2016 Saval Foodservice again participated in the CAPITAL FOOD FIGHT in Washington, DC this year. The event took place in the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center on 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC. Many from Saval Foodservice attended this exciting event. Chef Bryan Bernstein, Marketing Manager at Saval is involved with […]

Hey, Looks Like Americans Are Finally Eating More Fish

admin | November 2nd, 2016 - 6:20 pm

Americans are often chastised for what we eat. Now we’re getting a pat on the back. A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years. According to the annual Fisheries of the United States Report released by NOAA last week, Americans increased […]

The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

admin | October 27th, 2016 - 2:46 pm

  Pumpkins can be a healthy addition to your diet during the fall season and year round!   Pumpkin is one of the stars of fall!  Grocery store shelves begin sporting pumpkin chips, pumpkin bread and canned pumpkin.  Restaurant menus get dressed with pumpkin risottos, pumpkin raviolis and pumpkin soups.  Coffee shops coast to coast […]

Why olive oil is the best oil for frying?

admin | October 26th, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Contrary to popular belief, olive oil is one of the best oils for frying.  The medium-high smoke point of olive oil exceeds the temperatures needed for frying. Furthermore, olive oil contains oleic acid and minor compounds that protect the oil from breaking down, even after reuse. Frying is one of the most common and most delicious ways […]

Healthy Breakfasts Now Come in a Bowl

admin | October 21st, 2016 - 2:47 pm

Consumers looking for a healthful morning meal that can get them through a busy day have a new go-to dish: the breakfast bowl. A melange of ingredients in one easy meal — sometimes savory, sometimes sweet, usually good-for-you and often customized — breakfast bowls are increasingly being rolled out on menus at chain restaurants and […]

It’s October, but you need to start your Christmas fruitcake engines. Now.

admin | October 11th, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Here in the United States fruitcake is generally the butt of seasonal jokes about its density and unpopularity. This much is true: Fruitcake is almost comically heavy — all that dried fruit bound by a soupçon of cake batter, redolent with spices, brandy and rum. But if you forget that it’s a fruitcake, it just […]

Bakers, it’s damp outside. Here’s how to rise above it.

admin | October 5th, 2016 - 1:04 pm

Food In the midst of these damp days, and on the edge of the Jewish New Year’s challah production, our thoughts turn to baking. We have watched enough “Great British Baking Show” episodes to know that one must soldier on through the drips and let the meringues and sugar work droop where they may. But […]

Researchers Suggest Thawing under Cold Water is better, than in the Refrigerator

admin | September 29th, 2016 - 6:25 pm

Quicker thawing of meat products is better than defrosting in the refrigerator, according to Swedish scientists. Researchers at the Food and Bioscience unit of SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden in Gothenburg are reporting that defrosting under cold water is better at limiting bacterial growth than defrosting the conventional way, according to a report in Science Nordic. […]

How to create a nimble supply chain

admin | September 22nd, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Dealing with supply chain in the hospitality industry used to be pretty simple. You figured out what you needed to buy and then beat everyone up to get the best price. Welcome to 2016, and the new world of supply chain. Yes, you still have to get the best price on like items, but if […]

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