Nutrition Ranks in Culinary Trends

A lot is happening in the restaurant industry these days. On the heals of the FDA menu labeling rule is the National Restaurant Association’s release of the “What’s Hot in 2015” culinary forcast. Healthful kids meals retained its spot in the top 10 and nutrition maintained its rank in the long-term top trends. Restaurant Dietitian can work with you to ride that wave. Our goal is to take the work off your plate. Contact Restaurant Dietitian for assistance in your menu nutrition analysis, menu labeling and development.

FDA Finally Publishes Menu Labeling Rules!

Whether you have over 20 units or just one, publishing nutrition data is hot and Restaurant Dietitian can help you. The FDA just released its rules mandated under the 2010 Affordable Healthcare Act. The Nation’s Restaurant News summarized the guidelines here or get the details from the FDA website. Stay tuned for more information and contact Restaurant Dietitian for assistance in meeting new legislative mandates.

2010 Healthcare Reform requires chain restaurants to provide calorie count of menu items

Today’s Dietitian reports that President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010. Healthcare reform became a reality for all Americans and it mandates chain restaurants to provide calorie levels in menu items at the point of purchase. Darcie Ellyne, President of Restaurant Dietitian comments on the law’s effect on restaurants and their clientele.  Read More…