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February 7, 2013
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  Today's Special 
  • Doughnut craze takes over D.C.
    Several gourmet doughnut shops are opening their doors in the D.C. metro area as patrons clamor to get their baked-good fix -- a sign doughnuts might be edging out cupcakes for the best sweet treat. "People are reinventing them," said Astro Doughnuts co-owner Elliot Spaisman, "using good ingredients and putting interesting twists on flavors. It’s making them more exciting." Express/The Washington Post (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Ripped Idaho® Potatoes
Chef Schenk obviously knows great steak. But he also knows his way around great potatoes. Proof? This clever side or appetizer can even be made with leftover baked Idaho® Potatoes and still stand up to the high caliber steaks at Strip House. Visit for this and other creative recipes and menu tips.
  Culinary News 
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  The Healthy Kitchen 
  • Diabetes patients may benefit most from Mediterranean diet
    The Mediterranean diet was associated with a mean weight loss of four pounds at six months in adults with type 2 diabetes, while other diet plans studied did not yield similar results, an analysis of 20 studies comparing seven popular diets in diabetes patients revealed. Researchers also noted a 4% to 10% increase in good cholesterol levels and an up to 9% reduction in triglyceride levels in patients who were on Mediterranean, low-carb or low-glycemic diets. The results appear in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Reuters (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Campbell teams with chef on heart health
    Campbell is promoting women's heart health in February in partnership with Chef Antonia Lofaso of "Top Chef All Stars" on Bravo. The website has tips and recipes, and fans can submit their own stories of caring for their hearts for the chance to win a kitchen makeover valued at $50,000. (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Lent Special: Complimentary Case of BOCA Burgers
With over 50% of Americans enjoying a burger at least once a week,* you can't afford to miss out on burger business during the long, six-week Lenten season. BOCA veggie burgers provide similar bite and flavor to beef — keeping burger lovers happy when they're fasting from meat. Claim FREE CASE of Boca Burgers. Hurry— Offer ends 3/31/13.
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  Beverage News 
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  A Side of Business 
  • Cost, customization drive some to smaller fare: Not every dish downsizing is done with healthier dining as the main goal. Pizza Hut's new Pizza Sliders help the chain control costs amid rising commodity prices while providing a way to customize pizza for the whole group, said spokesman Doug Terfehr. Bloomberg Businessweek (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  CIA Offerings 
  • Menus of Change: June 10-12
    What if America’s most talented chefs, scientists, and business leaders worked together to develop business-friendly solutions to our obesity and healthcare crises? This question and many others will be answered at the Menus of Change leadership initiative, developed by The Culinary Institute of America and the Harvard School of Public Health. Open to those who influence the food choices of millions of Americans each day -- from the culinary, volume foodservice, science, business, and policy-making worlds -- Menus of Change will feature a report card for the industry with science-based guidelines that will interest anyone concerned about the health of people, the planet, and their businesses. Get more information and registration details. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Bring your career to a whole new level
    Latin cuisine is one of the hottest segments of the foodservice industry. With restaurant patrons demanding both authentic and creative interpretations of the traditional foods of Latin America, the demand for chefs to be more knowledgeable than ever in these regionally diverse cuisines is on the rise. The CIA's Latin Cuisines Certificate Program will give you the edge you need to make your mark on the foodservice industry. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Food for thought 
I am never bored anywhere: being bored is an insult to oneself."
--Jules Renard,
French author

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