Gold Medal Classroom:
The official ezine for CAFE | October 2021 issue
Pulling back the curtains on dark kitchens. The second in a two-part series discussing the reality of ghost kitchens as profitable concepts.
MEET THE GROWERS:
CAFÉ's Industry Resource Centerlists more than 80 commodity boards, associations and growers with links to their foodservice websites. Educators can find classroom visual aids, downloadable materials, blogs, videos and research. Featured industries include poultry, seafood, produce and dairy just to name a few.
CAFÉ Industry Resource Center Feature: US Cranberries
Cranberries, America’s Original Superfruit®, are one of only three commonly cultivated fruits native only to North America. They are a versatile, nutrient-dense fruit that can be easily incorporated into sweet and savory dishes. The site features a downloadable foodservice tool kit that incorporates many teaching tools.
Click here to watch Chef Lorenzo Boni of Barilla America give a presentation on whole grain pasta. This video features Chef Boni discussing and preparing various sauces that pair well with the nutty pasta flavor. He counsels instructors to use umami or assertive flavors such as winter vegetables or aged cheeses in sauces that feature a chunky texture. He also touches on what to avoid with whole grain pasta, such as acidic or creamy sauces.