Weekly Series: Sustainability Trends

Mario Batali on Hacking a Better Future for Dining

Restaurants can harness new technologies to better inform consumers and reduce food waste.


Exhibitors show off local, alternative foods

Restaurants are showcasing locally grown foods by planting their own gardens in urban settings; the National Restaurant Association even featured one at its annual Hotel-Motel Show.


“Speed Dating” Brings Farmers and Chefs Together

Creative ways of bridging the communication gap between farmers and chefs are easing the process of adding farm-to-table to the menu.


Getting to the Meat of Marketing

Many fast-casual chains are looking for better ways to incorporate sustainable proteins onto their menus.


And speaking of meat, check out these crazy burger creations!