CSP Kitchen recently had the opportunity to visit fast-casual chain Corner Bakery’s corporate headquarters in Dallas, and we gleaned some ideas from the 178-store chain’s success from Ric Scicchitano, senior vice president of food and beverage.
Healthy kids’ meals ranked No. 4 in the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot 2015 Culinary Forecast,” a survey of nearly 1,300 professional chefs. Also on the list were whole-grain items in kids’ meals (No. 14) and fruit/vegetable children’s sides (No. 19). But are convenience store-operators taking any notice?