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This tool can help shave off calories in your recipes without compromising taste and flavor

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax.com

As the saying goes, time is money. So when it comes to revamping your inventory with better-for-you foods, keeping up with the caloric and nutritional content of ingredients is typically not a top priority. This is understandable given that there are hundreds of new products flooding the [...]

What to do when your 1000-calorie burger meets the new menu labeling law

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax.com

Being held responsible for your customers’ diets is probably not something a chef or an operator is looking forward to. Understandable.

But since the menu labeling law is just around the corner, you are going to need an easy-to-implement, reliable solution. Let’s face it: some of your [...]

Changing 'wanting' into 'buying': why the tide is about to turn

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax.com

We say we want to eat healthy…but do we always follow through? Research has shown this is not always the case.

But even though it is proving to be a lot more difficult for consumers to do what they say, I would argue that it is only a [...]

How to Make the Latest Nutritional Research Work For You

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax.com

This week the USDA released a report showing that the cholesterol count in today’s eggs is 14% lower, and the Vitamin D content is 64% higher compared to test results from 2002. This is undoubtedly a great piece of news for some consumers. For operators who display nutritional [...]

Foodservice Dynamics Adapt to Today’s Economy and Consumer Demands

Arthur Burkhart, VP Business Development MenuMax™

When an operator opens his doors each day he knows that a new world order is at play in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Patrons who typically purchased two bottles of wine at dinner now purchase only one. Once, their fare of choice was lobster, now [...]

MenuMax 4.1 Brings Next Generation Food Costing and Nutrition to Food Service Operators

Web-based food service management suite offers unique benefits.

WOODSIDE, Calif. – January 18, 2011 – MenuMax, the food industry’s most versatile and accurate back of house management solution for food service operators, today announced the introduction of the new MenuMax 4.1 suite. Features include an array of distributor partner guides, enhanced menus and [...]

The FDA menu labeling regulations: tips to get you ready

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax.com

New Year brings new resolutions, and it is a perfect time to prepare for what lies ahead in 2011.

If you are an operator, you are aware of the new FDA menu labeling law due to be finalized possibly as early as March. Whether you are a [...]

Menu labeling and nutritional analysis: what’s involved

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist, MenuMax

Placing caloric content next to a menu offering might seem like an easy task, but when all the factors affecting the integrity of an accurate nutritional analysis are considered, it can become quite a chore. With the FDA regulation on menu labeling looming, it is important [...]